Date: 1/11/21 2:05 pm
From: Joseph Brin <brinjoseph...>
Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Syracuse area RBA

RBA

 

*  New York

*  Syracuse

* January 11, 2021

*  NYSY  01. 11. 21

 

Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird Alert

Dates(s):

January 04 to January 11, 2021

to report by e-mail: brinjoseph AT yahoo.com

covering upstate NY counties: Cayuga, Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge

and Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC) (just outside Cayuga County),

Onondaga, Oswego, Lewis, Jefferson, Oneida, Herkimer,  Madison & Cortland

compiled: January 11 AT 3:30 p.m. (EDT)

compiler: Joseph Brin

Onondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org

 

 

#734 

Monday January 11, 2021

 

Greetings. This is the Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert for the week of 

January 04, 2020

 

Highlights:

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RED-THROATED LOON

WHITE-WINGED SCOTER

TURKEY VULTURE

PEREGRINE FALCON

ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK

SANDHILL CRANE

ICELAND GULL

LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL

SNOWY OWL

SHORT-EARED OWL

RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD

NORTHERN SHRIKE

MARSH WREN

HERMIT THRUSH

GRAY CATBIRD

RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET

COMMON YELLOWTHROAT

COMMOM GRACKLE

EVENING GROSBEAK

SAVANNAH SPARROW

WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW

COMMOM REDPOLL

HOARY REDPOLL

RED-CROSSBILL

WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL










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

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     1/4: 13 SANDHILL CRANES and a MARSH WREN were seen at the Guy Baldassarre Marsh.

     1/8: A ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK was seen from East Road.

     1/10: A SHORT-EARED OWL was again seen from Carncross Road.







Cayuga County

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     1/8: A RED-THROATED LOON was seen on Lake Ontario from West Barrier Bar Park in Fair Haven.







Onondaga County

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     The female RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD initially spotted in late fall  at feeders on Doyle Road east of Baldwinsville is still being seen daily.

     1/6: 3 WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS were seen at the southwest end of Onondaga Lake in an area called the Marshy Spits. YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLERS were seen west of Baldwinsville and in Radisson. A COMMON GRACKLE continues on Sunview Drive in Elbridge. 

     1/7: A HERMIT THRUSH wa seen in Barry Park in Syracuse. 10 RED CROSSBILLS continue on Shakham Road in the Morgan Hill State Forest. A COMMON YELLOWTHROAT was seen at the Honeywell Center on Onondaga Lake.

     1/8: A HERMIT THRUSH was seen at Beaver Lake Nature Center west of Baldwinsville.

     1/9: A NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen at Three Rivers WMA north of Baldwinsville. A LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL was see at the Marshy Spits area of Onondaga Lake.

     1/10: A RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET was seen on the Onondaga Lake Creekwalk  north of Hiawatha Boulevard in Syracuse. An ICELAND GULL was seen at Mercer Park in Baldwinsville and on Vincent Corners Road south of Rt. 80 east of Fabius. A WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW continues near the Marshy Spits on Onondaga Lake. A WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL was heard at Shakham Road in the Morgan Hill State Forest.

     1/11: A LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL was seen on Vincent Corners Road east of Fabius.10 RED CROSSBILLS were seen on Shakham Road. 42 COMMON REDPOLLS were seen on Hoag Road south of Baldwinsville.







Oswego County

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     1/4: An ICELAND GULL was seen at Lock 6 in Oswego. A SNOWY OWL was seen at Fort Ontario in Oswego.

     1/5: A SAVANNAH SPARROW was seen on BishopRoad west of Richland. A LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL was seen from Brietbeck Park in Oswego. 

     1/6: A NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen on Smith Road north of Mexico.

     1/7: EVENING GROSBEAKS were seen on Stone Hill Road south of Williamstown.

     1/9: A RED-THROATED LOON was see from Brietbeck Park in Oswego.

     1/10: A PEREGRINE FALCON was seen from Brietbeck Park in Oswego. 23 COMMON REDPOLLS were seen near Lake Neathwanta in Fulton. 

     1/11: A HOARY REDPOLL was seen at the intersection of Atkinson and Salisbury Roads north of Mexico. 18 COMMON REDPOLLS were seen at Port Ontario. An ICELAND GULL was seen from Brietbeck Park in Oswego.







Madison County

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     1/5: EVENING GROSBEAKS were seen at a feeder on Carpenter Road near Sheds and were present through the 10th.

     1/6: A TURKEY VULTURE was seen in  Hamilton.

     1/7: A SNOWY OWL continues at the Fenner Wind Farm. It has been reported that some people may be harassing the Owls by trying to get too close for photos. Please use discretion when viewing and photographing the birds. The American Birding Association has a Code of Ethics for birders and photographers which can easily be found online. 

     1/9: A HOARY REDPOLL was seen with a group of Common Redpolls at the Carpenter Road feeders near Sheds.







Oneida County

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     1/6: A TURKEY VULTURE and a GRAY CATBIRD were found near Hamilton.

     1/10: A HOARY REDPOLL was found north of Holland Patent. A NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen near West Leyden. 20 COMMON REDPOLLS were seen in Blossvale.A GLAUCOUS GULL was see at Sylvan Beach on Oneida Lake.







Herkimer county

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     EVENING GROSBEAKS continue almost daily at a feeder in Salisbury Corneers.

     1/10: A NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen near the feeders in Salisbury Corners. 8 COMMON REDPOLLS were seen at Westgate Drive north of Frankfort.




            







----End Report







Joseph Brin

Baldwinsville NY

Region 5



   
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