Date: 8/24/17 4:55 pm
From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...>
Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 24 Aug 2017
- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 08/24/2017
* NYBU1708.24
- Birds mentioned

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D.-crest. Cormorant
Great Egret
Redhead
Merlin
American Golden-Plover
Lesser Yellowlegs
Upland Sandpiper
Ruddy Turnstone
Red Knot
Sanderling
Baird's Sandpiper
Short-b. Dowitcher
Long-b. Dowitcher
Little Gull
L. Black-b. Gull
Red-headed Wdpkr.
Olive-s. Flycatcher
Cape May Warbler
Grasshopper Sparrow

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Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science
Date: 08/24/2017
Number: 716-896-1271
To Report: Same
Compiler: David F. Suggs
Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario
Website: www.BuffaloOrnithologicalSociety.org

Thursday, August 24, 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 August reports received through
August 24 from the Niagara Frontier Region.

Shorebird reports during the past week from the
Lake Ontario Plains. The wet fields at Lower
Lake and Burgess Roads in Somerset included a
juvenile BAIRD'S SANDPIPER and 6 SHORT-B.
DOWITCHERS. Earlier in the month, an UPLAND
SANDPIPER was heard at this location. At
Ellicott Road in Hartland, both LONG-B.
DOWITCHER and SHORT-B. DOWITCHER. And, August
24, at Porter-Center and Youngstown-Wilson
Roads, 4 AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVERS.

August 23, a juvenile RED KNOT with a
SANDERLING, on the Lake Erie shore at Dunkirk
Harbor. Also in the harbor, REDHEAD, L. BLACK-
B. GULL and abundant D.-CREST. CORMORANTS.

Recent shorebirds on the Bird Island Pier in
Buffalo - SEMIPALMATED PLOVER, RUDDY TURNSTONE,
SANDERLING, SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER AND LEAST
SANDPIPER.

At the wetland at North Bailey and Ridge Lea in
Amherst, LESSER YELLOWLEGS and GREAT EGRET.

August 24, an adult LITTLE GULL on Lake Ontario
passing Fort Niagara State Park.

Other migrants - OLIVE-S. FLYCATCHER on the 9th
in Somerset, and CAPE MAY WARBLER at Times
Beach Nature Preserve in Buffalo on August 16.

Other August reports - multiple GRASSHOPPER
SPARROWS, adult and juveniles, in their
breeding habitat at Tillman Wildlife Management
Area in Clarence. MERLINS through the breeding
season in North Buffalo and the city's
University District. And from Chautauqua
County, a RED-HEADED WDPKR. frequenting a seed
feeder near Barcelona Harbor.

The Bird Report will be updated in September.
You may report sightings after the tone. Thank
you for calling and reporting.

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