Date: 7/9/18 12:52 pm
From: Joseph Brin <brinjoseph...>
Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Syracuse RBA




 RBA




*New York

- Syracuse
- July 09, 2018
- NYSY 07.09.18




Hotline: Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert

Dates: July 02 - July 09

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: July 02 AT 3:30 p.m. EDT

compiler: Joseph Brin

Onondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondgaaudubon.org







Greetings: This is the Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert for the week on July 02, 2018




Highlights:




GREAT EGRET

BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON

TUNDRA SWAN

SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER

LEAST TERN (EXTRALIMITAL)

RED-HEADED WOODPECKER

GRAY JAY

PROTHONOTARY WARBLER

GRASSHOPPER SPARROW

WESTERN MEADOWLARK

ORCHARD ORIOLE

RED CROSSBILL










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

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     Shorebird season is upon us. 10 species including SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER were reported from the complex this week.




     7/3: A TUNDRA SWAN is still lingering along the Wildlife Drive.

     7/4: A PROTHONOTARY WARBLER was seen along Towpath Road. The WESTERN MEADOWLARK is still being seen and heard on the eastern end of Armitage Road. 14 GREAT EGRETS were seen there also. An ORCHARD ORIOLE was found at the Visitor’s Center.

     7/6: A SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER was seen at the Morgan Road Marsh

     7/8: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was seen at the Visitor’s Center. A BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON and 8 GREAT EGRETS were seen along the Wildlife Drive. 2 ORCHARD ORIOLES and 5 BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONS were seen at VanDyne Spoor Road.







Cayuga County

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     7/7: Up to 8 RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS were seen at Fair Haven State Park.







Onondaga County

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     7/2: 2 BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONS were seen at the Liverpool Marina on Onondaga Lake.

     7/7: 2 ORCHARD ORIOLES were seen at Green Lakes State Park.







Madison County

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     7/5: A GRASSHOPPER SPARROW was found at the Tioghnioga WMA east of New Woodstock.







Oneida County

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     7/5: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was seen at Verona Beach State Park.

     7/6: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was seen at Blossvale.

     7/8: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was seen east of Cleveland.







Herkimer County

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     7/5: 2 RED CROSSBILLS were seen near the Moose River on Independence Road.

     7/8: A GRAY JAY was seen near Limekiln Lake south of Inlet.







Extralimital

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     7/8; A very rare for the area LEAST TERN was spotted at the east spit of Braddock Bay on Lake Ontario in Monroe County. There has been no report of the bird today.




     




        

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Joseph Brin

Region 5

Baldwinsville, N.Y. 13027 USA


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