Certainly did last night here. We added Green Heron, Indigo Bunting,
Wood Thrush, Black and White Warbler and Black-billed cuckoo. Looking at
our 31 year norms, most of these were 9 days late.
On the 11th we had Black-throated Green, Least Flycatcher, Blue-winged
Warbler and Red-eyed Video all right on the 31 year norm date. A hummer
on the 12th was only two days late.
As we are at altitude we usually lad the valley locations by one to two
John and Sue Gregoire
Kestrel Haven Migration Observatory
5373 Fitzgerald Rd
Burdett, NY 14818
On 2017-05-14 16:34, Kenneth V. Rosenberg wrote:
> Dave, thanks for this welcome report!
> A few of us did a Seneca County Big Day yesterday, and although our total
> count (171) was excellent it was bolstered by great variety of lingering
> ducks and other waterbirds (especially at north end of Seneca Lake), but many
> common breeders- warblers, Pewees, other flycatchers, cuckoos were not to be
> had. Passage migrants were still dominated by Yellow-rumped Warblers, typical
> of the early spring migrant waves.
> Still lots of spring to come!
> Sent from my iPhone
> On May 13, 2017, at 2:31 PM, David Nicosia <daven102...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> We have endured a prolonged cool spell with plenty of rain
>> and many of our neotropical migrants are late or their
>> main "surge" of numbers has been delayed, at least here
>> in the southern tier. Looking at the weather models, from
>> Tuesday night through Wednesday night a strong surge
>> of warm southerly winds are expected from the Gulf of
>> Mexico all the way through the Ohio Valley to the northeast
>> U.S. I would expect a lot of our neotropical migrants to surge
>> in and even the later ones too, like tennessee, cape may,
>> bay-breast, wilsons, canada warblers and even blackpoll.
>> I know I left many off...
>> For additional more in-depth specie forecasts see
>> ebird's "birdcast".
>> Dave Nicosia
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