*  New York*  Syracuse   
   - July 18, 2016
*  NYSY  07. 18. 16 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):July 11, 2016 - 
July 18, 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: July 18  AT 5:00 p.m. 
(EDT)compiler: Joseph BrinOnondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org  
Greetings: This is the Syracuse Rare Bird Alert for the week of July 11, 2015.

Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex 
     12 species of shorebirds were reported from the complex this week, most 
coming along the Wildlife Drive or in Knox-Marsellus Marsh.     7/13: A 
BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was seen at Knox-Marsellus Marsh.     7/14: A STILT 
SANDPIPER was among seven shorebird species seen along the wildlife Drive. 
Dowitchers were seen also but were not positively identified.     7/17: 5 
PROTHONOTARY WARBLERS including 3 fledglings were seen on the Erie Canal north 
of Tschache Pool. They were seen from kayaks as there is no foot access to this 
location. Another adult PROTHONOTARY WARBLER was seen from a kayak on the east 
side of Howland Island.

Onondaga County------------
     7/12: Four species of shorebirds including SEMI-PALMATED SANDPIPER were 
seen at Jamesville Beach.     7/16: An adult male RUDDY DUCK continues at 
Beaver Lake.     7/17: 2 ORCHARD ORIOLES were seen in the fields above Green 
Lakes State Park. Five species of shorebirds including LEAST SANDPIPER were 
seen in a wet area along New Seneca Turnpike northeast of Skaneateles. A 
BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was seen from Mercer Park in Baldwinsville. 

Oneida County------------
     7/11: A CLAY-COLORED SPARROW continues at Spring Farm Nature Sanctuary 
south of Clinton.     7/14: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was seen in the woods east 
of Verona Beach State Park.

Herkimer County------------
     7/11: A WHIP-POOR-WILL was again heard in an area in the Town of Salisbury 
on private property.     7/17: 6 species of shorebirds including SEMI-PALMATED 
SANDPIPER were seen in a pond on McKoons Road north of Mohawk.

                       --end report 
Joseph BrinRegion 5Baldwinsville, NY 13027  U.S.A.  

Cayugabirds-L List Info:

1) http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html
2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds
3) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html

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