RBA
 
*  New York
*  Syracuse
* November 04, 2013
*  NYSY  11. 04. 13
 
Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird Alert
Dates(s):

October 29, 2013 - November 04, 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:November 04 AT 5:00 p.m. (EST)
compiler: Joseph Brin
Onondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org
 
 
#367 Tuesday October 29, 2013
 
Greetings. This is the Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert for the week of 
October 29, 2013
 
Highlights:
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WHITE-FACED IBIS
GLOSSY IBIS
ROSS’S GOOSE
GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE
ROSS’S GOOSE
ROUGH-LEGGED HAEK
GOLDEN EAGLE
COMMON GALLINULE
ICELAND GULL
BLACK-LEGGED KITTYWAKE
SANDHILL CRANE
WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER
LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER
ICELAND GULL
RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD
BOHEMIAN WAXWING



Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (MNWR) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC)
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     10/30: DUNLIN, PECTORAL SANDPIPER, LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER and WILSON’S 
SNIPE were all seen at Colvin Marsh south of the MAC on Rt. 89.
     11/2: Both the GLOSSY and WHITE-FACED IBIS were seen at the Visitor’s 
Center. WHITE-RUMPED and LEAST SANDPIPER were seen at Colvin Marsh. 3 
LONG-BILLED DOWITCHERS and a ROSS’S GOOSE were seen at Knox-Marsellus Marsh.
     11/4: Both the GLOSSY and WHITE-FACED IBIS were seen at Larue’s Lagoon 
along the Wildlife Drive.
     No mention of the American Pelicans was seen this week.


Oneida County
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     11/3: A BLACK-LEGGED KITTYWAKE was seen being harassed by Bonaparte’s 
Gulls from the lighthouse at Verona Beach State Park. At the parking lot of the 
park an ICELAND GULL  was spotted.


Oswego County
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     11/3: Seven species of Raptor were noted at bishop Hill Road north of 
Pulaski. Highlights were 6 GOLDEN EAGLES and 4 ROUGH-LEGGED HAWKS. anearly 
BOHEMIAN WAXWING was seen in a flock of Ceder Waxwings at Derby Hill. Also 
noted were a SANDHILL CRANE and a RED-TTHROATED LOON.


Onondaga County
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     10/30: This was the last positive report of the WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE at Van 
Buren Park in Baldwinsville. Goose numbers have increased so it still may be 
there.
     11/4: TUNDRA SWANS were reported at Beaver Lake west of Baldwinsville.


Extralimital
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     11/3: A RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD continues at the home of Dave Kennedy on 
Mynderse Street in Seneca Falls.

     
     
--  end report



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