- RBA * New York * Buffalo * 04/05/2018 * NYBU1804.05 - Birds mentioned
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Red-throated Loon Common Loon Horned Grebe Red-necked Grebe Great Egret Cackling Goose Common Goldeneye Barrow's Goldeneye Golden Eagle Wilson's Snipe Iceland Gull Snowy Owl Horned Lark Red-br. Nuthatch Winter Wren Golden-cr. Kinglet Northern Mockingbird Vesper Sparrow Savannah Sparrow Lapland Longspur Eastern Meadowlark Pine Siskin
- Transcript Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science Date: 04/05/2018 Number: 716-896-1271 To Report: Same Compiler: David F. Suggs Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario Website: www.BuffaloOrnithologicalSociety.org
Thursday, April 5, 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 29 through April 5 from the Niagara Frontier Region.
Another week with more weather resistant migrants. WILSON'S SNIPE, VESPER SPARROW and SAVANNAH SPARROW in the Chautauqua County Town of Sheridan. Along Crick's Run in Allegany State Park, a singing WINTER WREN.
March 31, on the BOS field trip to the Lake Ontario Plains - EASTERN MEADOWLARK with NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD on Hosmer Road. Five LAPLAND LONGSPURS, including one in near breeding plumage, with HORNED LARKS on Marshall Road. On Lake Ontario at Barker Park in Somerset, RED-THROATED LOON, COMMON LOON, RED- NECKED GREBE, HORNED GREBE, GREAT EGRET and ICELAND GULL. And, small numbers of CACKLING GEESE at two locations in the lake plains.
Also March 31, a BARROW'S GOLDENEYE among a dozen COMMON GOLDENEYES on Lake Ontario at the mouth of Johnson's Creek.
A SNOWY OWL has been residing for a month on Walden Avenue in Alden. SNOWY OWLS still on the ice-packed Buffalo waterfront.
Ten waterfowl species at Gouinlocks Pond, on Sage Road in Attica, included nine HORNED GREBES. Also, a GOLDEN EAGLE over the Town of Attica.
And, in the Southern Tier, a flock of PINE SISKINS with RED-BR. NUTHATCHES and GOLDEN-CR. KINGLET at Golden Hill State Forest in Cattaraugus County.
The next BOS meeting will be on Wednesday, April 11, at 7 PM at the Buffalo Museum of Science. A program on habitat restoration in the state of Tennessee will be presented. Visitors are always welcome at BOS meetings.
The Bird Report will be updated Thursday evening, April 12. Please call in your sightings by noon Thursday. You may report sightings after the tone. Thank you for calling and reporting.