Date: 4/12/18 6:16 pm
From: David Suggs <dsuggs...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 12 Apr 2018
- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 04/12/2018
* NYBU1804.12
- Birds mentioned

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YELLOW-HEADED BLACKBIRD
FISH CROW
Common Loon
Horned Grebe
Trumpeter Swan
Snow Goose
Brant
Osprey
Sora
Wilson's Snipe
Snowy Owl
Eastern Phoebe
Purple Martin
Barn Swallow
American Crow
Common Raven
Eastern Bluebird
Eastern Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
White-thr. Sparrow
Eastern Meadowlark
Baltimore Oriole
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch

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Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science
Date: 04/12/2018
Number: 716-896-1271
To Report: Same
Compiler: David F. Suggs
Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario
Website: www.BuffaloOrnithologicalSociety.org

Thursday, April 12, 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 April 5 through
April 12 from the Niagara Frontier Region.

April 10, a very rare, and male, YELLOW-H.
BLACKBIRD at a feeder in Appleton, near Olcott,
at West Somerset and Hess Roads.

FISH CROWS on the west side of Buffalo - five
to ten FISH CROWS mingled with AMERICAN CROWS
at Elmwood Avenue and North Street.

A BRANT continues in a flock of CANADA GEESE
and one SNOW GOOSE at an unexpected location -
Winter Pond in North Collins. Also unexpected,
an EASTERN MEADOWLARK at Woodlawn Beach in
Hamburg. And, a surprisingly early BALTIMORE
ORIOLE at Sunset Beach, on Lake Ontario in
Orleans County.

Arrivals in the last few days - SORA at the
Berry Road marsh south of Dunkirk. OSPREYS at
two nest sites on Grand Island. PURPLE MARTIN
also on Grand Island, at colony boxes on the
West River. Also reported - WILSON'S SNIPE,
EASTERN PHOEBE, BARN SWALLOW, EASTERN TOWHEE,
CHIPPING SPARROW, FIELD SPARROW and WHITE-THR.
SPARROW.

Other reports - SNOWY OWL at Cambria Town Park.
COMMON LOONS with HORNED GREBES at Bond Lake
Park in Lewiston and at Alpine Quarry in
Orchard Park. HORNED GREBE also on Ellicott
Creek. COMMON RAVEN and TRUMPETER SWAN at the
wetlands on Porter Center Road in Niagara
County. Another TRUMPETER SWAN at Wilson Harbor
on Lake Ontario. EASTERN BLUEBIRDS nesting at
Sunset Beach. At the sunflower fields on
Lockport Townline Road, VESPER SPARROW and 40
AMERICAN GOLDFINCHES. And, small flocks of PINE
SISKINS at several locations.

The Bird Report will be updated Thursday
evening, April 19. Please call in your
sightings by noon Thursday. You may report
sightings after the tone. Thank you for calling
and reporting.

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