Date: 10/21/19 9:24 am
From: Joseph Brin <brinjoseph...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Syracuse area RBA

RBA




*New York




October 21, 2019




NYSY 10. 21. 19




Hotline: Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert




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: October 21 at 1:00 p.m.




Compiler: Joseph Brin




Onondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org













Greetings: This is the Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert for the week of October 14, 2019













Highlights:

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RED-THROATED LOON

RED-NECKED GREBE

LEAST BITTERN

BRANT

GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE

EURASIAN WIGEON

LONG-TAILED DUCK

SURF SCOTER

WHITE-WINGED SCOTER

GOLDEN EAGLE

SANDHILL CRANE

BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER

PARASITIC JAEGER

RED-HEADED WOODPECKER

WHITE-EYED VIREO

VESPER SPARROW

ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER

























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

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     10/14: A BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was seen from Towpath Road.

     10/16: A rare for Montezuma LONG-TAILED DUCK was spotted at the Visitor’s Center.

     10/18: A LEAST BITTERN was seen from the Wildlife Drive.

     10/19: A MARSH WREN was found on Towpath Road. 71 SANDHILL CRANES and an EURASIAN WIGEON were seen in Knox-Marcellus Marsh.

     10/20: A GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE was seen at the Visitor’s Center.







Cayuga County

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     10/15: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was found at Fair Haven State Park. It was found again on the 20th.







Onondaga County

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     10/15: A rare WHITE-EYED VIROE was found on the West Shore Trail of Onondaga lake near the ampitheater. Unfortunately it has not been relocated. A VESPER SPARROW was also seen. An ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER was found at Three Rivers WMA north of Baldwinsville.

     10/18: 31 BRANT were seen on Onondaga Lake from the Honeywell Center.

     10/19: 3 SURF SCOTERS and 4 WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS were seen on the West Shore Trail of Onondaga Lake.







Oswego County

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     10/17: A PARASITIC JAEGER was seen at Derby Hill.

     10/18: 200+ WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS and 11 SURF SCOTERS were seen at Oswego Harbor.

     10/19: A GOLDEN EAGLE was seen at Bishop Hill north of Pulaski. A RED-THROATED LOON was seen from Hinman Road north of Port Ontario. A RED-NECKED GREBE was seen at Selkirk Shores State Park on Lake Ontario. A BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER and a SANDERLING were seen at the Sandy Pond Outlet on Lake Ontario.







Madison County

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     10/18: 2 WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS were seen on Woodman Pond North of Hamilton.







Oneida County

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     10/19: An ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER and 4 VESPER SPARROWS were seen on Dunbarton Road in Durhamville.

     10/20: 2 RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS were seen at Verona Beach State Park.







Herkimer County

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     10/18: A SOLITARY SANDPIPER and a LESSER YELLOWLEGS were seen on Saltsman Road south of Dolgeville.







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Joseph Brin




Region 5




Baldwinsville, NY, 13027, USA


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