Date: 2/22/21 11:09 am
From: Joseph Brin <brinjoseph...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Syracuse area RBA

RBA

 

*  New York

*  Syracuse

* February 22, 2021

*  NYSY  02. 22. 21

 

Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird Alert

Dates(s):

February 15 to February 22, 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: February 22 AT 12:00 p.m. (EDT)

compiler: Joseph Brin

Onondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org

 

 

#740 

Monday February 22, 2021

 

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

February 15, 2021

 

Highlights:

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WOOD DUCK

NORTHERN SHOVELER

KING EIDER

SURF SCOTER

TURKEY VULTURE

PEREGRINE FALCON

GLAUCOUS GULL

ICELAND GULL

LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL

SNOWY OWL

SHORT-EARED OWL

NORTHERN SHRIKE

RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET

SAVANNAH SPARROW

FOX SPARROW

BROWN THRASHER

YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER

RUSTY BLACKBIRD

EVENING GROSBEAK

PINE GROSBEAK

HOARY REDPOLL

RED CROSSBILL













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

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     2/19: 1 SHORT-EARED OWL was seen from Loop Road north of Rt. 31 near the Hamlet of Montezuma.

     2/21: 2 SHORT-EARED OWLS were seen from Loop Road.







Cayuga County

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     2/15: 6 HOARY REDPOLLS were seen in a group of over 900 Common Redpolls on Maiden Lane Road north of Port Byron. Also seen there was a SAVANNAH SPARROW.

     2/18: A FOX SPARROW was seen near Rt. 34 south of Cato.

     2/22: 3 WHITE-CROWNED SPARROWS on Jordan Road north ofJordan.







Onondaga County

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     An adult LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL continues at Mercer Park in Baldwinsville. A HOARY REDPOLL continues frequently at the Marshy Pits area on Onondaga Lake south of the Honeywell Center. WHITE-CROWNED SPARROWS continue at many locations throughout the county.

     2/16: An ICELAND GULL was seen from Mercer Park in Baldwinsville. 

     2/17: A NORTHERN SHOVELER was seen from the Marshy Spits area. A PEREGRINE FALCON was seen near Oakwood Cemetery in Syracuse.

     2/18: A pair of WOOD DUCKS continue at the Inner Harbor on Onondaga Creek north of Kirkpatrick Street in Syracuse.

     2/21: 5 YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLERS were seen at Radisson 

river Park (private) on River Road north of Rt. 31 in Baldwinsville. 3 PINE SISKINS were seen at Harrington Road in Syracuse. A RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET was seen on the West Shore Trail of Onondaga Lake.

     2/22: A RED-SHOULDERED HAWK was again seen near Barry Park in Syracuse.







Oswego County

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     2/18: Up to 3 KING EIDERS and an adult male BLACK SCOTER were seen from Fort Ontario Park in Oswego Harbor. They were seen through the 21st.

     2/20: A SURF SCOTER was seen in Oswego Harbor. It was relocated on 2/21.

     2/19: A BROWN THRASHER was seen on West Lake Road in Oswego.A GLAUCOUS GULL, a RED-THROATED LOON and an ICELAND GULL were seen in Oswego Harbor.

     2/21: A PEREGRINE FALCON was seen near Oswego Harbor.







Madison County

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     2/17: A TURKEY VULTURE and a COMMON GRACKLE were seen at Sullivan Town Park in Chittenango.

     2/18: a NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen on Eden Hollow Road east of Erieville. A SNOWY OWL was again seen on Bellinger Road near the Fenner Wind Farms. 2 PINE SISKINS were seen on Skyline Drive in Morrisville.







Oneida County

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     2/16: 4 RED CROSSBILLS were seen from Kellog Street in Clinton. 2 EVENING GROSBEAKS were seen on Potato Hill Road in Boonville. 







Herkimer County

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     2/15: 2 PINE SISKINS were seen on Dropp Road north of Richfield Springs.

     2/16: 7 PINE GROSBEAKS and a HOARY REDPOLL were seen at a feeding area in Salisbury Corners north of Dolgeville.

     2/18: A NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen near Salisbury Corners.




     

   







----End Report







Joseph Brin

Baldwinsville NY

Region 5


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