Date: 4/30/18 12:14 pm
From: Joseph Brin <brinjoseph...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Syracuse RBA

 RBA




*New York

- Syracuse
- April 30, 2018
- NYSY 04. 30.18




Hotline: Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert

Dates: April 23 - April 30

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 23 AT 3:30 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 23, 2018




Highlights:




ROSS’S GOOSE

BLACK VULTURE

GOLDEN EAGLE

NORTHERN GOSHAWK

SORA

UPLAND SANDPIPER

LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL

ICELAND GULL

BLACK TERN

SHORT-EARED OWL

WESTERN MEADOWLARK







Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (MNWR) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC)

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     The WESTERN MEADOWLARK is still present on Armitage Road just west of Rt. 89. The ROSS’S GOOS is still bresent on the Wildlife Drive at Eaton Marsh. The AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN was last reported on 4/23 on the Wildlife Drive.

     4/24: A SHORT-EARED OWL was seen on Carncross Road.

     4/28: A BLACK TERN was seen from the Wildlife Drive.

     4/29: A NORTHERN GOSHAWK was heard from the trees on VanDyne Spoor Road.







Derby Hill Bird Observatory

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     Three good days this week with counts over 2,000 including a partial count from today. In all 8,132 raptors counted so far this week. On 4/24 4 GOLDEN EAGLES and a NORTHERN GOSHAWK were seen. On 4/27 the second BLACK VULTURE of the season was seen.







Oswego County

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     4/27: A SORA , a VIRGINIA RAIL and an AMERICAN BITTERN were all found on Depot Road in West Monroe.

     4/28: An UPLAND SANDPIPER continues at the Oswego County Airport.







Onondaga County

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     4/25: A LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL was seen at the Gerber Topsoil Farm south of Bridgeport. An ICELAND GULL was seen from Onondaga Lake Park.

     4/26: A GOLDEN EAGLE was seen from Collamer Road in East Syracuse.

     4/27: 5 GREAT EGRETS were seen on Onondaga Lake at the Nine Mile Creek outlet near the State Fairgrounds.

     4/29: 4 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULLS wer seen at the Inner Harbor near Destiny in Syracuse.







Oneida County

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     4/27: A BLACK TERN was seen at Utica Marsh.




         

      







  




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Joseph Brin

Region 5


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