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From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...>
Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 06 Apr 2017
- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 04/06/2017
* NYBU1704.06
- Birds mentioned

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SNOWY OWL
LONG-B. DOWITCHER
KING EIDER
EURASIAN WIGEON
EARED GREBE
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
American Bittern
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Trumpeter Swan
Gr. White-fr. Goose
Snow Goose
Cackling Goose
Long-tailed Duck
Turkey Vulture
Osprey
Bald Eagle
Northern Goshawk
Rough-legged Hawk
Sandhill Crane
Killdeer
Wilson's Snipe
American Woodcock
Little Gull
Bonaparte's Gull
L. Black-b. Gull
Common Tern
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Eastern Phoebe
Horned Lark
Tree Swallow
Golden-cr. Kinglet
Eastern Bluebird
Hermit Thrush
Brown Thrasher
Eastern Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
Fox Sparrow

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Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science
Date: 04/06/2017
Number: 716-896-1271
To Report: Same
Compiler: David F. Suggs
Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario
Website: www.BuffaloOrnithologicalSociety.org

Thursday, April 6, 2017

The Buffalo Bird Report is a service provided
by your Buffalo Museum of Science and the
Buffalo Ornithological Society. To contact the
Science Museum, call 896-5200. Press the pound
key to report sightings before the end of this
report.

Wide range of highlights received March 23
through April 6 from the Niagara Frontier
Region.

From the Southern Tier - Cattaraugus County,
SNOWY OWL still present at a farm in Hinsdale
and NORTHERN GOSHAWK in Humphrey. Chautauqua
County, two rare LONG-B. DOWITCHERS, plus 10
WILSON'S SNIPE, 125 HORNED LARKS, and FIELD
SPARROW on March 29 in Sheridan. EARED GREBE
with 2 L. BLACK-B. GULLS at Dunkirk Harbor.
VESPER SPARROW at the Dunkirk Airport. And
in Olean, a tagged TRUMPETER SWAN on the
Allegany River.

The BOS field trip to the Lake Ontario Plains
on March 30 was highlighted by an immature male
KING EIDER at Golden Hill State Park, plus 2
GR. WHITE-FR. GEESE, 5 CACKLING GEESE and 11
SNOW GEESE around the Niagara-Orleans
Countyline Road. Also on the field trip, HORNED
GREBE, RED-NECKED GREBE, ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK,
KILLDEER, AMERICAN WOODCOCK and PILEATED
WOODPECKER.

On the upper Niagara River - BALD EAGLES on
nest at Strawberry Island. GREAT BLUE HERONS and
GREAT EGRETS at the Motor Island heronry,
OSPREY at Tonawanda and COMMON TERNS at Grand
Island. On the lower river, 2 LITTLE GULLS
among BONAPARTE'S GULLS and LONG-TAILED DUCKS
off Lewiston.

In the Iroquois Refuge, EURASIAN WIGEON at
Kumpf Marsh on March 29, 2 SANDHILL CRANES
along Lewiston Road, and EASTERN BLUEBIRDS at
the refuge headquarters.

From Buffalo, arriving AMERICAN BITTERN and
BROWN THRASHER at Tifft Nature Preserve, and at
Forest lawn, GOLDEN-CR. KINGLETS, HERMIT THRUSH
and EASTERN TOWHEE.

Also during the past two weeks, multiple
reports of migrant raptors, flocks of TURKEY
VULTURES, NORTHERN FLICKER, EASTERN PHOEBE,
TREE SWALLOW, CHIPPING SPARROW and FOX SPARROW.

The Bird Report will be updated Thursday
evening, April 13. Please call in your
sightings by noon Thursday. You may report
sightings after the tone. Thank you for calling
and reporting.

- End Transcript

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