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
- Transcript 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.