Date: 4/26/18 8:50 am
From: <philwhitney17...> [hmbirds] <hmbirds-noreply...>
Subject: [HMBirds] April 25 Birdline


Birdline summary for week ending April 25:

36 reports; 85 species reported



Best of the week:

AMERICAN BITTERN: Vischer Ferry 4/23; Black Creek Marsh 4/23 (3); Bog Meadow 4/23 (2)

BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON: Albany 4/23; Halfmoon 4/23 (5)

COMMON GALLINULE: Carters Pond 4/23

CASPIAN TERN: Saratoga Lake 4/19

VESPER SPARROW: Schenectady County AP 4/19; Colonie 4/20

RUSTY BLACKBIRD: Wrights Loop 4/21 (3); Bog Meadow 4/23 (48); Vischer Ferry 4/23



Other notables:

Pied-billed Grebe: South Glens Falls 4/19; Vischer Ferry 4/21

Great Egret: Vischer Ferry 4/21; Halfmoon 4/23 (2)

Osprey: Vischer Ferry 4/23; Bog Meadow 4/23; Niskayuna 4/23 (2)

Northern Harrier: Carters Pond 4/23

Virginia Rail: Black Creek Marsh 4/23 (6)

Greater Yellowlegs: Wrights Loop 4/20 (2), 4/24 (7); Stillwater 4/21 (4)

Pectoral Sandpiper: Wrights Loop 4/21 (4); 4/24 (3)

Dunlin: Wrights Loop 4/18 (2)

Wilsons Snipe: Wrights Loop 4/18 (10), 4/24 (8); Staats Island Road 4/20; Black Creek Marsh 4/23

Chimney Swift: Stillwater 4/22

Blue-headed Vireo: Lake Lauderdale 4/22

Winter Wren: South Glens Falls 4/19; Five Rivers 4/23 (2)

Marsh Wren: Black Creek Marsh 4/23 (2); Nutten Hooke 4/23 (2)

Hermit Thrush: South Glens Falls 4/19; Vischer Ferry 4/23; Saratoga NHP 4/24

American Pipit: Colonie 4/20; Staats Island Road 4/20

Pine Warbler: Five Rivers 4/23; Vischer Ferry 4/23; Niskayuna 4/23

Palm Warbler: Wrights Loop 4/18 (2); Vischer Ferry 4/21 (20), 4/23; Niskayuna 4/23 (2)

Louisiana Waterthrush: Five Rivers 4/23

Fox Sparrow: Five Rivers 4/23

Eastern Meadowlark: Saratoga NHP 4/24 (3)

Purple Finch: Edinburg 4/18 (4); Kinderhook 4/23



Thanks to Liz Curley (Vischer Ferry, Halfmoon), David DiSiena (Wrights Loop), Lindsey Duval (Bog Meadow, Carters Pond), Alan French (Glenville)Ron Harrower (Saratoga Lake, Stillwater, Wrights Loop, Edinburg, Saratoga Co. AP, Saratoga NHP), John Hershey (Vischer Ferry), Michelle Joyce (Earlton), John Kent (Black Creek Marsh, Five Rivers), Nancy Kern (Staats Island Road, Kinderhook), Tristan Lowery (Albany), Rob Snell (Niskayuna, Vischer Ferry), Scott Varney (South Glens Falls, Saratoga NHP, Stillwater, Wrights Loop, Vischer Ferry) and Janet Wolken (Wynantskill)

 
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