RBA
 
*  New York
*  Syracuse
* March  11, 2013
*  NYSY  03. 11. 13
 
Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird Alert
Dates(s):
March 04, 2013 - March 11, 2013
to report by e-mail: brinjoseph AT yahoo.com
covering upstate NY counties: Cayuga, Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge
and Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC) (just outside Cayuga County),
Onondaga, Oswego, Lewis, Jefferson, Oneida, Herkimer,  Madison & Cortland
compiled:March 11 AT 5:00 p.m. (EST)
compiler: Joseph Brin
Onondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org
 
 
#345 -Monday March 11, 2013
 
Greetings. This is the Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert for the week of 
March 04 , 2013
 
Highlights:
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BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON
CACKLING GOOSE
SNOW GOOSE
TUFTED DUCK
BARROW’S GOLDENEYE
NORTHERN GOSHAWK
PEREGRINE FALCON
GLAUCOUS GULL
SHORT-EARED OWL
NORTHERN SHRIKE
BOHEMIAN WAXWING
RED CROSSBILL

Migrants this week
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KILLDEER
NORTHERN HARRIER
RED-SHOULDERED HAWK
NORTHERN GOSHAWK
EASTERN MEADOWLARK



Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (MNWR) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC)
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     3/6: SNOW GEESE have arrived in the Montezuma area as well as most of 
central New York. 500 were reported at the mucklands this day while up to 5,000 
were reported at the Visitor’s Center on 3/7.
     3/7: 3 SHORT-EARED OWLS were seen at the Morgan Road location and up to 6 
have been reported up till yesterday.


Derby Hill
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     Derby Hill is now in full swing. Although numbers were not high (452) this 
week viewing has been great with many low birds such as RED-SHOULDERED HAWK, 
ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK, NORTHERN HARRIER, NORTHERN GOSHAWK and GOLDEN EAGLE. Non 
raptor highlights included NORTHERN SHRIKE, BOHEMIAN WAXWING, CACKLING 
GOOSE,TUNDRA SWAN and RED CROSSBILL.


Oswego County
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     3/4: A GLAUCOUS GULL was seen at the Marina on Weber Road on Oneida Lake 
in Brewerton. 
     3/5 An ICELAND GULL and a possible THAYER’S GULL were spotted in Oswego 
Harbor.
     3/6: The TUFTED DUCK continues to be seen in Oswego Harbor.


Cayuga County
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     3/5: A female BARROW’S GOLDENEYE continues to be seen at Fairhaven State 
Park.


Onondaga County
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     3/7: 3 BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON’S are still present on the Creekwalk 
between Bear Road and Hiawatha Boulevard near Carousel Center in Syracuse.
     3/8: 15 BALD EAGLES, 5 adult and 10 immature, were seen on the east side 
of Cross Lake from Farnham Road.


  
--  end report



Joseph Brin
Region 5
Baldwinsville, N.Y.  13027  U.S.A.
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