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

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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.

- End Transcript

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