Date: 4/13/17 6:06 pm From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...> Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 13 Apr 2017
- RBA * New York * Buffalo * 04/13/2017 * NYBU1704.13 - Birds mentioned
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DICKCISSEL Horned Grebe Tundra Swan Blue-winged Teal Canvasback Common Goldeneye Bufflehead Ruddy Duck Broad-winged Hawk Golden Eagle Peregrine Falcon Ring-necked Pheasant Common Moorhen Sandhill Crane Greater Yellowlegs Wilson's Snipe Caspian Tern Yellow-b. Sapsucker Purple Martin N. Rough-w. Swallow Barn Swallow Ruby-cr. Kinglet Eastern Bluebird Hermit Thrush Brown Thrasher Yellow-r. Warbler Eastern Towhee Amer. Tree Sparrow Chipping Sparrow Field Sparrow Vesper Sparrow Fox Sparrow Swamp Sparrow White-thr. Sparrow Purple Finch
- Transcript Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science Date: 04/13/2017 Number: 716-896-1271 To Report: Same Compiler: David F. Suggs Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario Website: www.BuffaloOrnithologicalSociety.org
Thursday, April 13, 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.
Highlights of reports received April 6 through April 13 from the Niagara Frontier Region.
From Jamestown, in the Southern Tier, a DICKCISSEL has been at the feeders at the Jamestown Audubon Center.
Hawk flights are ramping up. Highlights include two reports of GOLDEN EAGLES along the Lake Ontario shore, plus the first BROAD-WINGED HAWKS.
Arrivals and migrants this week included YELLOW-B. SAPSUCKER, PURPLE MARTIN, N. ROUGH-W. SWALLOW, BARN SWALLOW, RUBY-CR. KINGLET, EASTERN BLUEBIRD, HERMIT THRUSH, BROWN THRASHER, YELLOW-R. WARBLER, EASTERN TOWHEE, PURPLE FINCH, and sparrows - AMER. TREE SPARROW, CHIPPING SPARROW, FIELD SPARROW, FOX SPARROW, SWAMP SPARROW, WHITE-THR. SPARROW and at Tifft Nature Preserve in Buffalo, a VESPER SPARROW on Rabbit Run.
In the Iroquois Refuge and areas, 5 GREATER YELLOWLEGS off Oak Orchard Ridge Road and at 3 more GREATER YELLOWLEGS at Kumpf Marsh with WILSON'S SNIPE, a pair of TRUMPETER SWANS, BLUE-WINGED TEAL and COMMON MOORHEN. At Ruddy Marsh, 20 TUNDRA SWANS. And SANDHILL CRANES at two locations in the refuge area.
On Lake Erie, April 8, CASPIAN TERNS arrived at Dunkirk Harbor, and a pair of PEREGRINE FALCONS on the power plant.
At South Park Lake in South Buffalo, 11 waterfowl species included CANVASBACK, COMMON GOLDENEYE and two pair of RUDDY DUCKS. And at Delaware Park Lake, 18 BUFFLEHEADS and 7 HORNED GREBES.
Also this week, a RING-NECKED PHEASANT at Pembroke, and through the winter in a Buffalo yard, a NORTHERN CARDINAL with a white head.
The Bird Report will be updated Thursday evening, April 20. Please call in your sightings by noon Thursday. You may report sightings after the tone. Thank you for calling and reporting.