Date: 5/31/18 5:51 pm From: David Suggs <dsuggs...> Subject: [nysbirds-l] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 31 May 2018
- RBA * New York * Buffalo * 05/31/2018 * NYBU1805.31 - Birds mentioned
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Black-bellied Plover Semipalmated Plover Whimbrel Ruddy Turnstone Red Knot Sanderling Semipalm. Sandpiper Least Sandpiper Dunlin Short-b. Dowitcher Black-billed Cuckoo Yellow-billed Cuckoo Common Nighthawk Whip-poor-will Merlin Eastern Wood-Pewee Alder Flycatcher Willow Flycatcher Least Flycatcher Veery Gray-cheeked Thrush Wood Thrush Cedar Waxwing Blue-headed Vireo Philadelphia Vireo Tennessee Warbler Nashville Warbler Northern Parula Chestnut-s. Warbler Magnolia Warbler Bl.-thr. Bl. Warbler Yellow-r. Warbler Bl.-thr. Green Warb. Blackburnian Warbler Palm Warbler Bay-breasted Warbler Blackpoll Warbler American Redstart Common Yellowthroat Wilson's Warbler Canada Warbler Rose-br. Grosbeak Eastern Towhee Lincoln's Sparrow Yellow-h. Blackbird Pine Siskin
- Transcript Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science Date: 05/31/2018 Number: 716-896-1271 To Report: Same Compiler: David F. Suggs Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario Website: www.BuffaloOrnithologicalSociety.org
Thursday, May 31, 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 message.
Highlights of reports received May 17 through May 31 from the Niagara Frontier Region.
Still a good count of migrant warblers at Forest Lawn in Buffalo on May 20. Sixteen species included TENNESSEE WARBLER, NASHVILLE WARBLER, COMMON YELLOWTHROAT, AMERICAN REDSTART, NORTHERN PARULA, MAGNOLIA WARBLER, BAY-BREASTED WARBLER, BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER, CHESTNUT-S. WARBLER, BLACKPOLL WARBLER, BL.- THR. BL. WARBLER, PALM WARBLER, YELLOW-R. WARBLER, BL.-THR. GREEN WARB., CANADA WARBLER and WILSON'S WARBLER, plus BLUE-HEADED VIREO, PHILADELPHIA VIREO, LINCOLN'S SPARROW and GRAY- CHEEKED THRUSH. PHILADELPHIA VIREO also reported at Tifft Nature Preserve in Buffalo.
A fallout of shorebird migrants occurred on May 22. At the Port Dalhousie piers, on Lake Ontario in Saint Catharine's, Ontario, 1200 DUNLINS, 65 WHIMBRELS and 7 RED KNOTS, plus SHORT-B. DOWITCHER, SANDERLING, SEMIPALMATED PLOVER and SEMIPALM. SANDPIPER. The same date in Niagara County, 11 shorebird species. Highlights at Burgess and Lower Lake Roads - 11 BLACK-BELLIED PLOVERS and 10 SHORT-B. DOWITCHERS, with RUDDY TURNSTONE, DUNLIN, SEMIPALMATED PLOVER and peep sandpipers.
May 26, the BOS WHIP-POOR-WILL Field Trip to the Wainfleet Bog Sanctuary, on the Niagara Peninsula of Ontario, reported four calling WHIP-POOR-WILLS after sunset at Wilson and Garringers Roads. Also on the evening trip, COMMON NIGHTHAWK, BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO, YELLOW- BILLED CUCKOO, EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE, ALDER FLYCATCHER, WILLOW FLYCATCHER, LEAST FLYCATCHER, GR. CR. FLYCATCHER, VEERY, WOOD THRUSH, 21 CEDAR WAXWINGS, EASTERN TOWHEE and 3 ROSE-BR. GROSBEAKS.
At feeders - May 18, a reported YELLOW-H. BLACKBIRD at Sunset Beach, on Lake Ontario in Orleans County. A PINE SISKIN still at a feeder in North Boston on May 20.
And, MERLINS are nesting in a North Buffalo neighborhood.
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