* New York* Syracuse
- August 07, 2017
* NYSY 08.07.17 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):July 31, 2017 -
August 07, 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: August 07 AT 3:00 p.m.
(EDT)compiler: Joseph BrinOnondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org
Greetings: This is the Syracuse Rare Bird Alert for the week of July 31, 2017.
Highlights--------------LEAST BITTERNBLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONWHITE-RUMPED
SANDPIPERSANDERLINGLITTLE GULLFORSTER’S TERNBLACK TERNRED-HEADED
WOODPECKERPROTHONOTARY WARBLERPRAIRIE WARBLERGRASSHOPPER SPARROWHENSLOW’S
Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex
11 species of Shorebirds were reported at the complex this week. 7/31:
This is the last report of the RED-HEADED WOODPECKER(S) on Mays Point Road. A
WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER was reported at Seneca Flats along the Wildlife Drive.
8/4: A PROTHONOTARY WARBLER was seen on Towpath Road. 8/6: A PROTHONOTARY
WARBLER was seen on Rt.89 at the Bridge by MaysPoint Road. A LEAST BITTERN was
seen on the Wildlife Drive. 2 BLACK TERNS were see at Tschache Pool.
8/1: 9 species of Shorebirds including a BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER were seen on
Waters Road north of Rt. 80 east of Fabius 8/3: A HENSLOW’S SPARROW was
found in the Fields above the Camping area at Green Lakes State Park. It was
reported through 8/5. 8/4: A GRASSHOPPER SPARROW and a PRAIRIE WARBLER
were reported at Green Lakes State Park.
7/31: A BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was seen on the breakwall in Oswego
Harbor. It was reported through 8/2. 8/2: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was seen
on West Lake Road south of Oswego. 8/5: A FORSTER’S TERN and a SANDERLING
were seen at Sandy Island State Park on Lake Ontario. A LEAST BITTERN was seen
at the Maple Ave wetland west of Oswego.
7/31: An ORCHARD ORIOLE was seen on Ditchbank Road north of Chittenango.
8/1: This was the last report of the LITTLE GULL at Sylvan Beach on Oneida
Lake. 8/3: A SANDERLING was seen at Sylvan Beach.
7/31: An ORCHARD ORIOLE was seen on Cederville Road in the Town of
Litchfield. ---end transcript
---Joseph BrinRegion 5 Baldwinsville, NY 13027 USA
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