* New York* Syracuse
- June 19, 2017
* NYSY 06.19.17 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):June 12, 2017 -
June 19, 2017to report by e-mail: brinjoseph AT yahoo.comcovering upstate NY
counties: Cayuga, Montezuma National Wildlife Refugeand Montezuma Wetlands
Complex (MWC) (just outside Cayuga County),Onondaga, Oswego, Lewis, Jefferson,
Oneida, Herkimer, Madison & Cortlandcompiled: June 19 AT 4 p.m.
(EDT)compiler: Joseph BrinOnondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org
Greetings: This is the Syracuse Rare Bird Alert for the week of June 12, 2017.
LEAST BITTERNBLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONLITTLE BLUE HERONRING-NECKED DUCKNORTHERN
GOSHAWKSANDHILL CRANEPIPING PLOVERUPLAND SANDPIPERBLACK TERNACADIAN
FLYCATCHERPROTHONOTARY WARBLERPRAIRIE WARBLERYELLOW-HEADED BLACKBIRDORCHARD
Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex
6/13: A LITTLE BLUE HERON and an ACADIAN FLYCATCHER were both found at
Carncross Road. 6/16: A BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was spotted along the
Wildlife Drive. 6/17: The ACADIAN FLYCATCHER was again found at Carncross
Road. 2 LEAST BITTERNS were seen at Brooder’s Pond on Howland Island. 6/18:
2 PROTHONOTARY WARBLERS continue in the forested area on Armitage Road on the
west side of the one lane bridge. A SANDHILL CRANE was heard in flight at the
same area. A LEAST BITTERN was seen along the Wildlife Drive.
6/12: A BLACK TERN was seen from the Rt. 3 Bridge at Port Ontario. A
LEAST BITTERN was found at the marshy area of Selkirk Shores State Park.
6/14: A rare PIPING PLOVER was seen at Sandy Island State Park on Lake Ontario.
6/17: A NORTHERN GOSHAWK was seen at Derby Hill. Decent flights of
BROAD-WINGED HAWKS and TURKEY VULTURES are still occuring at Derby.
6/15: 4 ORCHARD ORIOLES were seen at Green Lakes State Park. 6/16: An
ACADIAN FLYCATCHER continues at Whiskey Hollow west of Baldwinsville. 6/17:
A PRAIRIE WARBLER continues at Green Lakes State Park. It was found at the
Meadow View parking area.
6/14: A RING-NECKED DUCK continues to linger at Woodman Pond north of
6/14: A very rare for the region YELLOW-HEADED BLACKBIRD was spotted and
photographed at a private residence on Jug Point Road east of Verona Beach
State Park. Unfortunately it has not returned. 6/16: An UPLAND SANDPIPER
was again found at the Deerfield Grasslands south of Poland. 6/17: A
PRAIRIE WARBLER was found on River Road north of Camden.
---Joseph BrinRegion 5 Baldwinsville, NY 13027 USA
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