Greetings: This is the Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert for the week of September 23, 2019
GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE
CAPE MAY WARBLER
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (MNWR) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC)
Shorebirds seen at the complex this week.
AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER
9/25: 7 Warbler species and a PHILADELPHIA VIREO were seen on Howland Island.
9/26: the last day for a positive sighting of the GLOSSY IBIS at Knox-Marsellus Marsh.
9/28: A PEREGRINE FALCON, 3 LINCOLN’S SPARROWS, a STILT SANDPIPER and a LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER were all noted on the Wildlife Drive.
9/29: A CACKLING GOOSE and a BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER were seen from East Road. A PHILADELPHIA VIREO and a late MOURNING WARBLER were seen along Towpath Road.
9/25: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was seen along the Onondaga Creek Creek Walk north of Hiawatha Blvd. in Syracuse.
9/26: An OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER was seen at Green Lakes State Park.
9/28: A GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH was see at Three Rivers WMA north of Baldwinsville.
9/29: A PHILADELPHIA VIREO and 11 Warbler species including 7 CAPE MAYS were seen at Oneida Shores State Park. 12 Warbler species including 2 BAY BREASTED WARBLERS were seen at Three Rivers WMA. A PEREGRIND FALCON was seen fro Jamesville Ave. in Syracuse.
9/26: A PRAIRIE WARBLER was seen in Constantia.
9/28: A PIPIT was seen on Baum Road in Hastings.
9/24: A LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER was seen at the Madison Street Impoundment north of Hamilton.
9/27: A CACKLING GOOSE was seen on Woodman Pond north of Hamilton.
9/28: A GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOODE was seen on Co. Rt. 85 near Woodman Pond.
9/25: A GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH was seen near Rt.12 south of Clinton.
9/28: 9 Warbler species including 6 CAPE MAYS were seen at the Woodford Memorial State Forest east of Sangerfield.