Date: 6/4/18 12:59 pm
From: Joseph Brin <brinjoseph...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Syracuse RBA




 RBA




*New York

- Syracuse
- June 04, 2018
- NYSY 06.04.18




Hotline: Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert

Dates: May 29 - June 04

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: June 04 AT 11:30 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 29, 2018




Highlights:




LEAST BITTERN

TUNDRA SWAN

NORTHERN GOSHAWK

RED KNOT

RED-NECKED PHALAROPE

UPLAND SANDPIPER

AMERICAN AVOCET

COMMON NIGHTHAWK

RED-HEADED WOODPECKER

ACADIAN FLYCATCHER

LOUISIANA WATERTHRUSH

PROTHONOTARY WARBLER

PRAIRIE WARBLER

GRASSHOPPER SPARROW

WESTERN MEADOWLARK

ORCHARD ORIOLE

PINE SISKIN

RED CROSSBILL













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

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     Shorebird species numbers were down to 13 this week but rarities such as AMERICAN AVOCET and other tough to find species such as RED KNOT and RED-NECKED PHALAROPE were around.

     5/28: A RED-NECKED PHALAROPE was seen in the Thru-way Pools on the Wildlife Drive. It was seen again on the 29th. but not since.

     5/29: This date was the last sighting of the WESTERN MEADOWLARK on 

Armitage Road. A RED KNOT was seen at Tschache Pool. It was found again on the 30th. but not since. SANDHILL CRANE pairs with a colt were seen near the Potato Barn on Rt. 31 and at Knox-Marsellus Marsh

     5/30: PROTHONOTARY WARBLERS were seen at one of the nest box in the forested area of Armitage Road and are believed to be breeding.

     5/31: A BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON and an AMERICAN AVOCET were seen in the Morgan Road Marsh.

     6/1: A (the) AMERICAN AVOCET  was seen at Tschache Pool and later along the Wildlife Drive. 

     6/2: A TUNDRA SWAN was seen from Est Road. A (the ) AMERICAN AVOCET was seen at Knox-Marsellus Marsh. It was seen there again today.







Cayuga County

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     6/3: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER continues of West Barrier Park in Fair Haven. 2 ACADIAN FLYCATCHERS were seen at Sterling Nature Center.







Oswego County

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     6/3: A LOUISIANA WATERTHRUSH was again seen at Salmon River Falls north of Altmar. A PINE SISKIN was seen at a feeder near Mexico.







Onondaga County

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     5/29: A PRAIRIE WARBLER was seen at Green Lakes State Park. It was seen again of 6/3.

     6/1: A LEAST BITTERN was seen at Hamlin Marsh.

     6/2: A GRASSHOPPER SPARROW and an ORCHARD ORIOLE were seen at Three Rivers WMA north of Baldwinsville. 2 COMMON NIGHTHAWKS were seen at the NBT stadium in Syracuse.

     6/3: An ORCHARD ORIOLE was seen at Green Lakes State Park. A CERULEAN WARBLER was found in Cicero Swamp.







Oneida County

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     5/31: An ORCHARD ORIOLE was found at Spring Farms Nature Center south of Clinton.

     6/1: 2 UPLAND SANDPIPERS were seen at the Deerfield Grasslands south of Poland. A NORTHERN GOSHAWK was found at Woodford Forest east of Sangerfield.







Herkimer County

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     5/30: A RED CROSSBILL was seen near Little Moose Lake south of Old Forge.

     6/1: An UPLAND SANDPIPER was seen on North Gage Road south of Poland.







-end transcript




Joseph Brin

Region 5

Baldwinsville, N.Y. 13027 USA


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