Date: 10/26/17 5:41 am
From: <philwhitney17...> [hmbirds] <hmbirds-noreply...>
Subject: [HMBirds] October 25 Birdline


Birdline summary for week ending October 25:

20 reports; 74 species reported



Best of the week:

CACKLING GOOSE: Stillwater 10/19

GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE: Schuylerville 10/19-10/22

LONG-TAILED DUCK: Saratoga Lake 10/20 (6), 10/21 (5)

RED-BREASTED MERGANSER: Saratoga Lake 10/20 (4), 10/21 (3)

BONAPARTES GULL: Alcove Reservoir 10/23 (2)

LINCOLNS SPARROW: Rensselaerville SF 10/19

RUSTY BLACKBIRD: Bog Meadow 10/23 (3)

RED CROSSBILL: Rensselaerville SF 10/19 (3), 10/23 (25)



Other notables:

Northern Shoveler: Alcove Reservoir 10/19; Stanton Pond 10/20

Northern Pintail: Basic Creek 10/20; Stanton Pond 10/20

Canvasback: Saratoga Lake 10/20

Greater Scaup: Loughberry Lake 10/23 (8)

Lesser Scaup: Loughberry Lake 10/23 (16)

Surf Scoter: Saratoga Lake 10/25

White-winged Scoter: Saratoga Lake 10/21 (11), 10/25 (4)

Black Scoter: Saratoga Lake 10/25

Ruddy Duck: Basic Creek 10/20 (200)

Common Loon: Saratoga Lake 10/21 (10); Alcove Reservoir 10/23

Pied-billed Grebe: Basic Creek 10/20; Nassau Lake 10/23

Horned Grebe: Saratoga Lake 10/25

American Coot: Basic Creek 10/20; Saratoga Lake 10/25

Greater Yellowlegs: Basic Creek 10/20

Ruby-throated Hummingbird: New Baltimore 10/25

Carolina Wren: Loughberry Lake 10/23 (2)

Winter Wren: Rensselaerville SF 10/19

American Pipit: Saratoga 10/22 (30)

Purple Finch: Rensselaerville SF 10/19

Pine Siskin: Rensselaerville SF 10/19



Thanks to Susan Beaudoin (Saratoga Lake), Alan French (Glenville), Rich Guthrie (New Baltimore), Ron Harrower (Saratoga, Saratoga Lake, Schuylerville, Loughberry Lake, Bog Meadow), John Hershey (Rensselaerville SF, Saratoga Lake), John Kent (Basic Creek, Stanton Pond), Heidi Klinowski (Troy), Barb Putnam (Schuylerville, Stillwater), Gregg Recer (Schuylerville), Zach Schwartz-Weinstein (Alcove Reservoir, Rensselaerville SF) and Scott Varney (Bog Meadow)

 
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