* New York* Syracuse
- March 06 2017
* NYSY 03.06.17 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):February 27, 2017 - March 06, 2017to report by e-mail: brinjoseph AT yahoo.comcovering upstate NY counties: Cayuga, Montezuma National Wildlife Refugeand Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC) (just outside Cayuga County),Onondaga, Oswego, Lewis, Jefferson, Oneida, Herkimer, Madison & Cortlandcompiled: March 06 AT 5 p.m. (EST)compiler: Joseph BrinOnondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org Greetings: This is the Syracuse Rare Bird Alert for the week of February 27, 2017.
CLARK’S GREBEROSS’S GOOSEGREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSEEURASIAN WIGEONGOLDEN EAGLESANDHILL CRANETHAYER’S GULLSHORT-EARED OWLNORTHERN SAW-WHET OWLGREAT GRAY OWL (Extralimital)EVENING GROSBEAK
Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC)------------ 2/27: A SHORT-EARED OWL was again seen in the marshes from Carncross Road. 2/28: An EURASIAN WIGEON was seen at Tschache Pool. 3/1: A GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE was seen in Tschache Pool. A NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen at the Audubon Center north of Savannah. 3/3: 5 EURASIAN WIGEONS were seen at Tschache Pool on a waterfowl count. Some of the birds were seen from restricted areas.
A NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWL continues on the Bog Trail at Beaver Lake Nature Center and was seen today. 3/4: 2 female EVENING GROSBEAKS made a short visit to a feeder in Elbridge but have not reappeared.
The Hawk Watch at Derby Hill has officially begun. The new Hawk Counter is Anna Stunkel. So far 12 species have been recorded highlighted by a GOLDEN EAGLE on 2/28. A SANDHILL CRANE was also seen on 2/28.
The CLARK’S GREBE continues to hang around at Oswego Harbor. Missed this morning it was found from the Marine Museum this afternoon.
At least 1 GREAT GRAY OWL continues at Robert Moses State Park on the St. Lawrence River in St Lawrence county. Another has been found in Essex County in the Town of Keene. It has been seen mostly in the late afternoonon Lime Kiln Road.
Joseph BrinRegion 5Baldwinsville, NY 13027 U.S.A.