*  New York*  Syracuse   
   - June 05, 2017
*  NYSY  06. 05.17 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):May 29, 2017 - 
June 05, 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 05  AT 3 p.m. 
(EDT)compiler: Joseph BrinOnondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org  
Greetings: This is the Syracuse Rare Bird Alert for the week of May 29, 2017.
Highlights--------------
LEAST BITTERNCATTLE EGRETBLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONNORTHERN GOSHAWKSHORT-BILLED 
DOWITCHERUPLAND SANDPIPERLESSER BLACK-BACKED GULLCOMMON 
NIGHTHAWKWHIP-POOR-WILLRED-HEADED WOODPECKERACADIAN FLYCATCHERYELLOW-BELLIED 
FLYCATCHEROLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHERPROTHONOTARY WARBLERORCHARD ORIOLE




Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex 
(MWC)------------
     5/31: An ACADIAN FLYCATCHER was sound on Tyre Toad west of Rt. 89.     
6/1:  An ACADIAN FLYCATCHER continues on Carncross Road. A LEAST BITTERN  was 
seen along the Wildlife Drive.     6/3: A PROTHONOTARY WARBLER continues at the 
forested area of Armitage Road west of the Seneca River.     6/4: A CATTLE 
EGRET was seen on an Amish farm on Rt. 90 south of the Thruway. A BLACK-CROWNED 
NIGHT-HERON was seen at tne Visitor’s Center. 2 LEAST BITTERNS were heard on 
Howland Island.

Derby Hill Bird Observatory----------------------------------
     The last three days of the Hawk count turned out to be quite productive. 
In all 2,265 raptors were counted in those three days. Highlight was 35 BALD 
EAGLES on 5/30. 39 COMMON NIGHTHAWKS were counted also.

Oswego County------------
     6/3: An UPLAND SANDPIPER continues at the Oswego County Airfield on Howard 
Road.

Onondaga County------------
     5/30: A SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER was found along the new trail on the west 
side of Onondaga Lake. A CERULEAN WARBLER was found on Oxbow Road in Kirkville. 
    5/31: A LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL was seen from the west side trail on 
Onondaga Lake.     6/1: A LEAST BITTERN continues in the marsh on the south 
side of Potter Road at Three Rivers WMA north of Baldwinsville and was heard 
again on 6/3. A BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was again seen south of Hiawatha 
Boulevard on the Creek Walk near Destiny Mall in Syracuse.     6/2: An ORCHARD 
ORIOLE was seen on the Erie Canal Trail in Fayetteville.     6/4: 3 ORCHARD 
ORIOLES were seen at Green Lakes State Park.

Cayuga County------------
     5/30: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was seen at Fair Haven State Park.

Madison County------------
     6/2: A NORTHERN GOSHAWK was found at Morrow Mountain State Forest south of 
Erieville.     6/4: An ORCHARD ORIOLE was seen on Ditchbank Road north of 
Chittenango.

Oneida County------------
     5/31: An OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER was seen on East Carter Road in 
Westmoreland. A YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER was found on Humphrey Road in 
Whitestown.     6/2: An UPLAND SANDPIPER was seen at the Deerfield Grasslands 
south of Poland.

Herkimer County------------
     5/31: 3 WHIP-POOR-WILLS were heard on private property in the Town of 
Salisbury.     

-end report 
    
Joseph BrinRegion 5Baldwinsville, NY 13027  U.S.A.  
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