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GR. WHITE-FR. GOOSE
Gr. Cr. Flycatcher
Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science
To Report: Same
Compiler: David F. Suggs
Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario
Thursday, December 1, 2016
The Buffalo Bird Report is a service provided by your
Buffalo Museum of Science and the Buffalo Ornithological
Society. To contact the Science Museum, call 896-5200. Press
the pound key to report sightings before the end of this
Highlights of reports received November 17 through December
1 from the Niagara Frontier Region.
Between November 23 and 27, uncommon waterfowl at the Gypsum
ponds on Hutton Road in Genesee County - 4 ROSS'S GEESE, 4
GR. WHITE-FR. GEESE and up to 18 CACKLING GEESE. Also at the
ponds, small numbers of white and blue phase SNOW GEESE.
On the upper Niagara River, November 25, 4 HARLEQUIN DUCKS,
including at least 2 males, off the waterfowl viewing area
along the Niagara Scenic Parkway in Niagara Falls, New York.
A single HARLEQUIN DUCK, female, on the 24th, at Point
Breeze, at the mouth of Oak Orchard Creek at Lake Ontario.
November 19, a late AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER on the Lake Erie
shore at Hamburg Town Park. MARSH WREN at Kumpf Marsh in the
Iroquois Refuge on the 27th. And on the 26th, a reported GR.
CR. FLYCATCHER on the Ellicott Creek bike trail in Amherst.
This would be the first November record of GR. CR.
FLYCATCHER in the BOS archives.
November 28, at least two FISH CROWS among the crow roost at
Forest Lawn in Buffalo.
First report of the season - NORTHERN SHRIKE in the Iroquois
Refuge, along Oak Orchard Ridge Road, and 9 PINE SISKINS at
a feeder in Medina. And, scattered reports of SNOW BUNTINGS
Other recent reports - three PEREGRINE FALCONS at the Peace
Bridge in Buffalo. PEREGRINE FALCON and MERLIN interacting
in downtown Niagara Falls, Ontario. MERLINS also at two
locations in Buffalo. In the Southern Tier, COMMON RAVEN on
Bentley Hill Road in the Town of Gerry. And, 9 WILD TURKEYS
residing in Elmlawn Cemetery in Tonawanda.
The Bird Report will be updated Thursday evening, December
8. Please call in your sightings by noon Thursday. You may
report sightings after the tone. Thank you for calling and
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