Date: 5/15/18 7:49 am
From: Joseph Brin <brinjoseph...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Syracuse RBA

 RBA




*New York

- Syracuse
- May 15, 2018
- NYSY 05. 15.18




Hotline: Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert

Dates: May 07 - May 15

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: May 15 AT 10:30 a.m. EDT

compiler: Joseph Brin

Onondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondgaaudubon.org







Greetings: This is the Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert for the week on May 07, 2018




Highlights:




AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN

LEAST BITTERN

CATTLE EGRET

SNOWY EGRET

BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON

ROSS’S GOOSE

BLACK SCOTER

SURF SCOTER

SWALLOW-TAILED KITE

GOLDEN EAGLE

SANDHILL CRANE

UPLAND SANDPIPER

ICELAND GULL

LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL

WHIP-POOR-WILL

RED-HEADED WOODPECKER

PHILADELPHIA VIREO

PROTHONOTARY WARBLER

CERULEAN WARBLER

GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER

PRAIRIE WARBLER

CLAY-COLORED SPARROW

WESTERN MEADOWLARK

ORCHARD ORIOLE













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

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     The recent rarities are still around and being reported almost daily.

     ROSS’S GOOSE - Seen at Eaton Marsh on Wildlife Drive.

     AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN - Seen in the main pool on Wildlife Drive

     WESTERN MEADOWLARK - Seen and heard on Armitage Road just west of Rt.89.

     PROTHONOTARY WARBLER - Seen in the forested area on Armitage Road on west side of the bridge.




     5/9: ORCHARD ORIOLES were seen on the Wildlife Drive and at the Audubon Center north of Savannah.

     5/11: A SANDHILL CRANE was seen at Tschache Pool.

     5/12: A CATTLE EGRET was seen from East Road. A WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER was seen at Tschache Pool. A BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was seen at the Morgan Road marshes.

     5/14: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER has returned to mays Point Road.







Cayuga County

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     5/12: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was spotted on West Barrier Bar in Fair Haven.







Derby Hill Bird Observatory

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     It was a slow week numbers wise at Derby Hill. Only 1,229 hawks were counted. The highlight of the week was a rare SWALLOW-TAILED KITE spotted on Saturday. On 5/9 a GOLDEN EAGLE was seen along with 3 RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS. On 5/11 a SANDHILL CRANE was seen.







Oswego County

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     5/8: A CLAY-COLORED SPARROW was found at Sunset Bay Park.

     5/9: BLACK and SURF SCOTERS were seen from Phillips Point on Oneida Lake. A WHIP-POOR-WILL was heard at Roosevelt Road on Co. Rt. 17 north of Constantia. A PRAIRIE WARBLER was found at Sunset Bay Park.

     5/10: A pair of RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS are being seen at Sunset Bay Park.

     5/12: LESSER BLACK-BACKED and ICELAND GULLS were seen from Sunset Bay Park.







Onondaga County

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     5/7: A SNOWY EGRET was again seen at the south end of Onondaga Lake.

     5/8: A BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was seen on the creek walk near Hiawatha Boulevard in Syracuse. A GOLDEN WARBLER was found on Gully Road north of Skaneateles.

     5/9: LESSER BLACK-BACKED and ICELAND GULLS were seen at Onondaga Lake Park near Liverpool. A LEAST BITTERN was heard in the Dewitt Marsh at the end of Fisher Road.

     5/11: A PRAIRIE WARBLER was found at Green Lakes State Park. It was relocated on 5/12 and 5/13.

     5/15: A CATTLE EGRET was spotted at Hancock Airport near Terminal B







Madison County

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     5/9: An ORCHARD ORIOLE and a PHILADELPHIA VIREO were seen at Ditchbank Road north of Chittenango.

     5/13: A PRAIRIE WARBLER was seen on Muller Hill Road near Sheds.

     




   

              

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Joseph Brin

Region 5

Baldwinsville, N.Y. 13027 USA


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