Greetings. This is the Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert for the week of
February 27, 2022
LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (MNWR) and Montezuma and Montezuma
3/3: An EURASIAN WIGEON was seen at Howland Island. Another EURASIAN was seen from Carncross Road. A SHORT-EARED OWL was seen from Railroad Road.
3/5: 15 SANDHILL CRANES were seen from the tower at the visitor’s Center.
3/6: A MARSH WREN was found at VanDyne Spoor Road.
3/2: Up to 120 BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS were seen on Tryon Rpad off of Rainbow Shores Road. Smaller groups were seen on the 3rd. and the 4th. at the same area.
3/3: 5 COMMON REDPOLLS and a GOLDEN EAGLE were seef from Tryon Road.
3/4: 330 BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS were seen on Hinman Road north of Pulaski.
3/5: 10 EVENING GROSBEAKS were seen at the corner of Wart Road and North Church Road in the northern part of the County. 3 LAPLAND LONGSPURS were seen on Tryon Road. A PINE SISKIN and a NORTHERN SHRIKE were seen at Derby Hill.
3/1: A SURF SCOTER was seen on Onondaga Lake at the Liverpool Marina. 2 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULLS were seen at the Onondaga Lake Visitor’s Center near the State Fair.
3/2: A LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL was seen at the Liverpool Marina.
an ICELAND GULL was seen at the Liverpool Marina.
3/5: A BLACK VULTURE was seen at Jamesville Beach County Paor.A GRAY CATBIRD was seen on Taft road north of Liverpool.A RED CROSSBIL was seen at the Morgan Hill State Forest.near Shakham Road.
2/28: A GOLDEN EAGLE was seen from Rt. 12 east of Poolville.
3/2: A GOLDEN EAGLE was seen from Rt. 80 near Georgetown. A NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen near Hubbardsville.
3/3: A GOLDEN EAGLE was seen from Indian Lookout Road north of Cazenovia.
3/5: A CACKLING GOOSE, a LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL and a GLAUCOUS GULL were all seen from Hardwood Island Road north of Canastota.
3/6: EVENING GROSBEAKS were seen on Hawes Road near the Eaton Reservoir and on Eden Hollow Road.
3/2: A SHORT-EARED OWL was seen on Jug Point Road. A RED CROSSBILL was seen on Pennystreet Road in Rome.
3/3: A COMMON REDPOLL was seen in Waterville.
3/4: A SHORT-EARED OWL was again found on Jugpoint Road.
3/4: A PINE SISKIN was at a feeder in Dolgeville. BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS and EVENING GROSBEAKS were near a residence in Salisbury north of Dolgeville. They both were seen again on 3/5.