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
- Transcript 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.