Date: 5/3/18 4:46 pm
From: David Suggs <dsuggs...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 03 May 2018
- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 05/03/2018
* NYBU1805.03
- Birds mentioned

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AMER. WHITE PELICAN
Common Loon
Horned Grebe
American Bittern
Great Egret
Turkey Vulture
Osprey
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Sharp-sh. Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
American Kestrel
Virginia Rail
Greater Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs
Spotted Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
Bonaparte's Gull
Black Tern
Eastern Screech-Owl
Snowy Owl
Barred Owl
Gr. Cr. Flycatcher
Eastern Kingbird
Cliff Swallow
Fish Crow
Common Raven
House Wren
Winter Wren
Marsh Wren
Bl.-gr. Gnatcatcher
Swainson's Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Wood Thrush
Blue-headed Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Blue-winged Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Northern Parula
Yellow Warbler
Chestnut-s. Warbler
Cape May Warbler
Yellow-r. Warbler
Bl.-thr. Green Warb.
Blackburnian Warbler
Pine Warbler
Palm Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Bl. and w. Warbler
Ovenbird
Northern Waterthrush
La. Waterthrush
Rose-br. Grosbeak
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-col. Sparrow
Field Sparrow
White-thr. Sparrow
White-cr. Sparrow
Rusty Blackbird
Baltimore Oriole
Pine Siskin

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Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science
Date: 05/03/2018
Number: 716-896-1271
To Report: Same
Compiler: David F. Suggs
Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario
Website: www.BuffaloOrnithologicalSociety.org

Thursday, May 3, 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 26 through
May 3 from the Niagara Frontier Region.

The snow stopped, and migration opened up this
week.

At least 16 warbler species. Highlights were
two LA. WATERTHRUSHES in a woods in the
Chautauqua County Town of Sheridan. A female
BLACKPOLL WARBLER, usually a later migrant, at
Golden Hill State Park on the Lake Ontario
shore. On property in Elma, NORTHERN PARULA and
CAPE MAY WARBLER. Other warblers - OVENBIRD,
NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH, BLUE-WINGED WARBLER, BL.
AND W. WARBLER, NASHVILLE WARBLER, BLACKBURNIAN
WARBLER, YELLOW WARBLER, CHESTNUT-S. WARBLER,
PALM WARBLER, PINE WARBLER, YELLOW-R. WARBLER
and BL.-THR. GREEN WARB.

Also reported this week - GR. CR. FLYCATCHER,
EASTERN KINGBIRD, BLUE-HEADED VIREO, WARBLING
VIREO, CLIFF SWALLOW, HOUSE WREN, WINTER WREN,
MARSH WREN, BL.-GR. GNATCATCHER, SWAINSON'S
THRUSH, HERMIT THRUSH, WOOD THRUSH, CHIPPING
SPARROW, FIELD SPARROW, abundant WHITE-THR.
SPARROWS, WHITE-CR. SPARROW, ROSE-BR. GROSBEAK
and BALTIMORE ORIOLE.

In addition to many of the listed migrants,
at Tifft Nature Preserve in Buffalo - 5 COMMON
LOONS, 9 HORNED GREBES, AMERICAN BITTERN, GREAT
EGRET, VIRGINIA RAIL, SPOTTED SANDPIPER, and
numbers of RUSTY BLACKBIRDS.

April 29, an AMER. WHITE PELICAN, at sunset,
off the Small Boat Harbor on the Buffalo
waterfront. Five SNOWY OWLS still on the
waterfront breakwalls.

In Niagara County, one or two FISH CROWS at the
Wilson Pier on Lake Ontario. CLAY-COL. SPARROW
in a Wilson yard, and at a previous breeding
area at Krull Park in Olcott. And, a hawk
flight over Wilson Road on the first included
1000 BROAD-WINGED HAWKS, plus TURKEY VULTURE,
OSPREY, BALD EAGLE, NORTHERN HARRIER, SHARP-SH.
HAWK, COOPER'S HAWK, RED-TAILED HAWK and
AMERICAN KESTREL.

From the Iroquois Refuge, 10 BLACK TERNS at
Cayuga Pool and at Kumpf Marsh, numbers of
GREATER YELLOWLEGS, LESSER YELLOWLEGS, three
LEAST SANDPIPERS and a BONAPARTE'S GULL. North
of the refuge, five PINE SISKINS at a feeder in
Shelby.

COMMON RAVENS in the Southern Tier at Golden
Hill State Forest with calling BARRED OWL and
EASTERN SCREECH-OWL, and two COMMON RAVENS in
the Lake Ontario Plains, at Lakeside Beach
State Park.

There will be a BOS meeting, this Wednesday,
May 9, at 7 PM at the Buffalo Museum of
Science. A program will be presented on
Birding Cayuga Lake - the Montezuma NWR
and Cayuga County. Visitors are always welcome
at BOS meetings

The Bird Report will be updated Thursday
evening, May 10. 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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