Date: 4/20/17 5:18 am
From: <philwhitney17...> [hmbirds] <hmbirds-noreply...>
Subject: [HMBirds] April 19 Birdline


Birdline summary for week ending April 19:

38 reports, 90 species reported



Best of the week:

RED-THROATED LOON: Saratoga Lake 4/18

RED-NECKED GREBE: Round Lake 4/13 (6)

AMERICAN BITTERN: Black Creek Marsh 4/15, 4/16

RED-SHOULDERED HAWK: Schodack 4/12 (2)

BONAPARTES GULL: Round Lake 4/13 (5); Colonie 4/14; Saratoga Lake 4/18

RUSTY BLACKBIRD: Niskayuna 4/18



Other notables:

Pied-billed Grebe: Black Creek Marsh 4/15

Great Egret: Saratoga 4/18

Green Heron: Black Creek Marsh 4/16

Black Vulture: Troy 4/15; Valtatie 4/15 (9)

Osprey: Schodack Island SP 4/13, 4/15; Hudson 4/17; Coxsackie 4/17, 4/18 (2); Albany 4/18

Bald Eagle: Staats Island Road 4/15 (2); Hudson 4/17 (2); Loudonville 4/18 (2)

Broad-winged Hawk: Wilton Wildlife Preserve 4/14

Virginia Rail: Bog Meadow 4/15 (2); Black Creek Marsh 4/15, 4/16 (5), 4/18

Greater Yellowlegs: Wrights Loop 4/18 (2)

Lesser Yellowlegs: Wrights Loop 4/18 (5)

Barred Owl: Wilton Wildlife Preserve 4/14; Salem 4/16 (2)

Wilsons Snipe: American Oil Road 4/15 (4)

Merlin: Coxsackie 4/18

Horned Lark: Saratoga County AP 4/14

Carolina Wren: Hudson 4/17

Marsh Wren: Black Creek Marsh 4/12 (2+)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet: Ballston Creek Preserve 4/13 (5); Bog Meadow 4/15 (2); Troy 4/18 (2)

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher: Black Creek Marsh 4/15; Five Rivers 4/16

Eastern Bluebird: Clifton Park 4/14 (2)

Hermit Thrush: Wilton Wildlife Preserve 4/14

Brown Thrasher: Five Rivers 4/16

Pine Warbler: Ballston Creek Preserve 4/13 (2); Providence 4/18; Albany 4/19 (2)

Palm Warbler: Ballston Creek Preserve 4/13 (2); Clifton Park 4/14; Black Creek Marsh 4/15; Five Rivers 4/16

Eastern Towhee: Troy 4/13; Wilton Wildlife Preserve 4/14; Black Creek Marsh 4/15

Eastern Meadowlark: Coxsackie 4/17; Black Creek Marsh 4/18

Purple Finch: Schodack 4/12; Hudson 4/17 (3); Coxsackie 4/18



Thanks to Susan Beaudoin (Round Lake, Saratoga Lake), Barb Beebe (Albany), Nancy Castillo (Providence), Drew Cashman (Schodack), Ron Harrower (Ballston Creek, Round Lake, Wilton Wildlife Preserve, Saratoga County AP, Bog Meadow, Wrights Loop), Brenda Inskeep (Coxsackie), Nancy Kern (Schodack Island SP, American Oil Road, Staats Island Road, Valatie, Hudson, Black Creek Marsh, Wrights Loop, Saratoga Lake, Saratoga), Heidi Klinowski (Troy), Naomi Lloyd (Black Creek Marsh), Tristan Lowery (Albany), Alan Mapes (Delmar), Ellen Pemrick (Clifton Park), Zach Schwartz-Weinstein (Five Rivers), Rob Snell (Niskayuna), Scott Varney (Salem) and Tom Williams (Colonie, Black Creek Marsh)

 
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