Date: 6/21/18 6:45 pm From: David Suggs <dsuggs...> Subject: [nysbirds-l] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 21 Jun 2018
- RBA * New York * Buffalo * 06/21/2018 * NYBU1806.21 - Birds mentioned
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SNOWY EGRET D.-crest. Cormorant Bald Eagle Cooper's Hawk Red-tailed Hawk American Kestrel Merlin Upland Sandpiper Black Tern Pileated Woodpecker Acadian Flycatcher Purple Martin Pine Warbler Cerulean Warbler Prothonotary Warbler Rose-br. Grosbeak Grasshopper Sparrow Baltimore Oriole
- Transcript Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science Date: 06/21/2018 Number: 716-896-1271 To Report: Same Compiler: David F. Suggs Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario Website: www.BuffaloOrnithologicalSociety.org
Thursday, June 21, 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 June reports from the Niagara Frontier Region.
June 18, a SNOWY EGRET, at the north end of the Heritage Boardwalk at Tifft Nature Preserve in Buffalo.
At the Tillman Wildlife Management Area in Clarence, at least three UPLAND SANDPIPERS, and several GRASSHOPPER SPARROWS.
Reports from the Iroquois Refuge and surrounding areas - a singing PROTHONOTARY WARBLER on the Kanyoo Trail, and 4 PROTHONOTARY WARBLERS on Meadville Road. CERULEAN WARBLERS at the Sour Springs Road bridge and Ring-neck Marsh. PINE WARBLER on the Owens Road trail. Four ACADIAN FLYCATCHERS on the Onondaga Trail. And BLACK TERNS and BALD EAGLES at Cayuga Pool.
Raptors in the City of Buffalo - one, possibly two, nesting families of MERLINS. And a COOPER'S HAWK nest with three young. In the Southern Tier, AMERICAN KESTRELS fledging from a nest box in the Cattaraugus County Town of Hinsdale.
At the Batavia Waste Water Plant - 24 newly installed PURPLE MARTIN gourd houses are fully occupied, yielding at least 100 nestlings.
In Orleans County, at Sunset Beach on Lake Ontario - nesting RED-TAILED HAWK, PILEATED WOODPECKER, ROSE-BR. GROSBEAK and BALTIMORE ORIOLE. Nearby at the mouth of Johnson Creek, BALD EAGLES continue to feed on salmon carcasses. And at Point Breeze, 18 D.-CREST. CORMORANTS, and a reported, and possibly injured, SNOWY OWL on the jetty.
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