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|Date: 4/9/18 1:09 pm
From: Joseph Brin <brinjoseph...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Syracuse RBA
- April 09, 2018
- NYSY 04.09.18
Hotline: Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert
Dates: April 02 - April 09
To report by email: brinjoseph AT yahoo DOT com
Reporting upstate counties: Onondaga, Oswego, Madison, Oneida, Herkimer, Cayuga, Montezuma Wildlife Refuge and Montezuma Wetlands complex
compiled: April 09 AT 2:30 p.m. EDT
compiler: Joseph Brin
Onondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondgaaudubon.org
Greetings: This is the Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert for the week on April 02, 2018
EURASIAN GREEN-WINGED TEAL
LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (MNWR) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC)
4/2: The EURASIAN GREEN-WINGED TEAL continues to be seen at the Visitors Center up to today.
4/4: An EURASIAN WIGEON was sen at Martens Tract.
4/5: An EURASIAN WIGEON and an ICELAND GULL were seen along the Wildlife Trail. A ROSS’S GOOSE was found on the berm at Eaton Marsh and has been present through today.
4/6: A first of the year COMMON GALLINULE was found at the Visitors Center and has been seen up to 4/8.
4/7: A SHORT-EARED OWL was seen at the Rt. 89 overlook. One SANDHILL CRANE was at VanDyne Spoor Road.
Up to 32 BALD EAGLES were seen in a boil (kettle) along the Wildlife Trail, some seen talon grasping. 8 SANDHILL CRANES were seen at the end of the Wildlife Trail.
4/7: 3 GREATER YELLOWLEGS and a DUNLIN were seen along Maiden Lane in Port Byron. Up to 20 GREATER YELLOWLEGS were seen the next day.
4/2: A SANDHILL CRANE was seen from Valley Drive in Elbridge.
4/6: 2 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULLS were seen at the Inner Harbor. 4 were counted on 4/8.
Derby Hill Bird Observatory
6,833 raptors were counted at Derby Hill this week. Most were seen on 4/2 (3,819) and most all week were TURKEY VULTURES only 2 GOLDEN EAGLES seen this week.
4/7: An EURASIAN WIGEON was seen in Peter Scott Swamp and was relocated on the 8th.
4/7: 2 SHORT-EARED OWLS were seen along Jug Point Road east of Verona Beach. They were seen again the next day.
4/2: A ROSS’S GOOSE was seen on Miner Road west of Dolgeville.
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