*  New York*  Syracuse   
   - August 08, 2016
*  NYSY  08. 08.16 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):August 01, 2016 - 
August 08, 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: August 08  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 August 01, 2015.

Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex 
     Shorebirds picked up this week with 16 species being reported. New were 
RUDDY TURNSTONE in the Main Pool and SANDERLING at the Visitor’s Center. Both 
birds were reported on 8/3. However the greatest numbers and diversity seems to 
be at May’s Point Pool.     8/3: An ORCHARD ORIOLE was seen on the Wildlife 
Drive.A WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER was found at May’s Point Pool.     8/7: A STILT 
SANDPIPER was again seen at May’s Point Pool. A LEAST BITTERN was seen from 
VanDyne Spoor Road.

Onondaga county------------
     8/6: 10 species of Shorebirds were seen at Three Rivers WMA from the 
Smokey Hollow Road access including PECTORAL SANDPIPER and SEMI-PALMATED 
PLOVER. 6 GREAT EGRETS were there also.     8/8: A female  AMERICAN WIGEON was 
seen in the Seneca River in Baldwinsville.

Oneida County------------
     8/2: 9 species of Shorebirds were seen at Delta Lake including SANDERLING 
and WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER.      8/6: 10 species of Shorebirds including the 
SANDERLING and the WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER were again seen at Delta Lake. 19 
GREAT EGRETS were also counted.     
                       --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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