RBA
 
*  New York
*  Syracuse
* December 16, 2013
*  NYSY  12. 16. 13
 
Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird Alert
Dates(s):

December 09, 2013 - December 16, 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:December 16 AT 7:00 p.m. (EST)
compiler: Joseph Brin
Onondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org
 
 
#373 Monday December 16, 2013
 
Greetings. This is the Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert for the week of 
December 09, 2013
 
Highlights:
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RED-SHOULDERED HAWK
ICELAND GULL
GLAUCOUS GULL
LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL
SNOWY OWL
SHORT-EARED OWL
HERMIT THRUSH
GRAY CATBIRD
YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER




Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (MNWR) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC)
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     No reports this week.


Onondaga County
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     12/10:  A SNOWY OWL was spotted at Hancock Airport. Three more were seen 
the next day.
     12/13: 2 ICELAND and 1 GLAUCOUS GULL were seen at the Inner Harbor.
     12/14: Highlights of the Syracuse CBC included HERMIT THRUSH, ICELAND 
GULL, LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, GLAUCOUS GULL, MERLIN and PEREGRINE FALCON. Out 
of the circle a ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK and a GRAY CATBIRD were seen on Sunview 
Drive in Elbridge.


Madison County
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     12/11: 4 ICELAND, 1 GLAUCOUS and 1 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL were found at 
the Madison County Landfill.
     12/14: A SNOWY OWL was seen on Eatonbrook Road in the Town of Nelson.
     12/15: A SNOWY OWL was seen on Peterboro Road south of Canastota.


Oneida County
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     12/13: 5 SHORT-EARED OWLS were found at the intersection of Miller Road 
and Rt. 31. 4 were relocated the next day at the same location.


Oswego county
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      12/16: 66 species were found on the Oswego Christmas Count. Highlights 
were RED-SHOULDERED HAWK, ICELAND GULL, GLAUCOUS GULL, SNOWY OWL and 
YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER.

   


    

 --  end report



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