Date: 3/29/18 6:39 pm
From: David Suggs <dsuggs...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 29 Mar 2018
- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 03/29/2018
* NYBU1803.29
- Birds mentioned

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Pied-billed Grebe
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Gr. White-fr. Goose
Cackling Goose
Black Scoter
Turkey Vulture
Bald Eagle
Rough-legged Hawk
Chukar
Sandhill Crane
Killdeer
Little Gull
Snowy Owl
Short-eared Owl
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Tree Swallow
Purple Finch
Pine Siskin

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Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science
Date: 03/29/2018
Number: 716-896-1271
To Report: Same
Compiler: David F. Suggs
Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario
Website: www.BuffaloOrnithologicalSociety.org

Thursday, March 29, 2018

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 March 22 through
March 29 from the Niagara Frontier Region.

GREAT EGRETS returned to the region this week.
At least five pair on nest with the GREAT BLUE
HERONS at Motor Island in the upper Niagara
River. Single GREAT EGRET on Johnson's Creek at
Lake Ontario in Carlton.

March 26, 20 TREE SWALLOWS in the Tonawanda
Wildlife Management Area.

In the Southern Tier, SHORT-EARED OWL and
ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK in the Cattaraugus County
Town of Hinsdale.

Two SNOWY OWLS on the outer harbor breakwall in
Buffalo. Also at the harbor, BLACK SCOTER at
the Bell Slip.
On the lower Niagara River, two reports of LITTLE
GULL at Lewiston. From Grand Island, PILEATED
WOODPECKER at Buckhorn Island State Park,
PIED-BILLED GREBE at Beaver Island State Park
and a CHUKAR, likely an escaped game bird, at
a Grand Island feeder.

GR. WHITE-FR. GEESE still at several locations.
One at the Gypsum Ponds in Oakfield, two at
Murdock Road and Route 18 in Yates, three at
Burgess and Lower Lake Road in Somerset, and at
least four GR. WHITE-FR. GEESE still at Kumpf
Marsh in the Iroquois Refuge. CACKLING GEESE
also at several locations in the Lake Ontario
Plains.

Other reports - two SANDHILL CRANES on Fletcher
Chapel Road in Shelby. BALD EAGLE over the
Village of Depew. PINE SISKIN at two locations.
PURPLE FINCH in Wilson. And, continued reports
of TURKEY VULTURES, KILLDEER and NORTHERN
FLICKERS.

There will be a BOS field trip this Saturday,
March 31, to the Lake Ontario Plains of Niagara
and Orleans Counties. Meet at 8 AM at the Tops
Market in Wrights Corners, at Routes 78 and
104, north of Lockport. Bring a lunch for a
full day trip. Visitors are always welcome on
BOS trips.

You may report sightings after the tone. Thank
you for calling and reporting.

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