*  New York*  Syracuse   
   - May 09, 2016
*  NYSY  05. 09. 16 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):May 02, 2015 - 
May 09, 2016to 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: May 09  AT 5:00 p.m. 
(EST)compiler: Joseph BrinOnondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org  
Greetings: This is the Syracuse Rare Bird Alert for the week of May 02, 2015.
Highlights--------------
BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONNORTHERN GOSHAWKGOLDEN EAGLESANDHILL CRANEPIPING 
PLOVERRUFFUPLAND SANDPIPERSTILT SANDPIPERHUDSONIAN GODWITSTILT SANDPIPERBLACK 
TERNWHIP-POOR WILLPROTHONOTARY WARBLERLINCOLN’S SPARROWORCHARD ORIOLE

Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex 
(MWC)------------
     10 species of shorebirds were noted at the complex this week highlighted 
by a HUDSONIAN GODWIT today at the Visitor’s Center.     5/6: A LINCOLN’S 
SPARROW was noted  near the platform at Tschache Pool. A BLACK-CROWNED 
NIGHT-HERONwas seen from Towpath Road. A PROTHONOTARY WARBLER has returned to 
the wooded area on Armitage Road just past the bridge.     5/7: SANDHILL CRANES 
were seen at the Visitor’s Center. BLACK TERNS were see along the Wildlife 
Drive.     5/8: An ORCHARD OLIOLE was found at Mays Point. BLACK TERNS were 
seen at VanDyne Spoor Road.

Derby Hill------------
     Three good days (4,543 hawks counted on 5/3) and three poor days produced 
9,058 hawks counted this week. Most were Broad-winged Hawks and Turkey 
Vultures. On 5/7 the first LINCOLN’S SPARROW was seen and on 5/8 there was a 
low flying GOLDEN EAGLE.

Oswego county------------
     5/8: 16 species of Warblers were found including 3 CAPE MAY WARBLERS.

Onondaga County------------
     5/3: A FORSTER’S TERN was seen at Oneida Shores.     5/7: An ORCHARD 
ORIOLE was seen at Green Lakes State Park. A STILT SANDPIPER was seen at the 
Pony Farm on Lamson Road.A PIPING PLOVER was seen at Oneida Shores     5/9: 16 
species of Warblers were found at Three Rivers WMA including a CERULEAN WARBLER.

Madison County------------
     5/2: A RUFF was seen at Ditchbank Road north of Chittenango.     5/8: An 
ORCHARD ORIOLE and a CERULEAN WARBLER were seen on Ditchbank Road.     5/9: A 
NORTHERN GOSHAWK was found on Muller Hill Road.

Oneida County------------
     5/7: A WHIP-POOR-WILL was heard in a traditional location at the Preston 
Hill Stone Quarry north of Oneida Lake. An UPLAND SANDPIPER was seen on Harris 
Road in Deerfield north of Utica.     5/8: An ORCHARD ORIOLE was seen in 
Waterville.

This was a big week for returning migrants, especially warblers. Seen this week 
were:
CERULEAN WARBLERHOODED WARBLERGOLDEN-WINGED WARBLERNORTHERN PARULACAPE MAY 
WARBLERBLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLERMOURNING WARBLERTENNESSEE WARBLERINDIGO 
BUNTINGSWAINSON’S THRUSHORCHARD ORIOLEBAY-BREASTED WARBLERCANADA 
WARBLERWHIP-POOR-WILL


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Joseph BrinRegion 5Baldwinsville, NY 13027  U.S.A.  
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