*  New York*  Syracuse   
   - August 15, 2016
*  NYSY  15. 08.16 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):August 08, 2016 - 
August 15, 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 15  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 08, 2015.

Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex 
     15 species of shorebirds were reported from the complex this week. Nothing 
new for the season. Highlight’s were BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER at Towpath Road and 
BAIRD’S SANDPIPER at Morgan Road.     8/9: A BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER was seen at 
Towpath Road..     8/11: 9 species of shorebirds including SHORT-BILLED 
DOWITCHER and STILT SANDPIPER were seen along the Wildlife Drive,      8/12: A 
WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER was reported at Morgan Road Marsh.     8/13: 2 
REDD-HEADED WOODPECKERS were seen at the end of Mays Point Road. 2 SANDHILL 
CRANES  and a lingering SNOW GOOSE were seen from East Road. 7 species of 
shorebirds including a juvenile BAIRD’S SANDPIPER were seen at the Morgan Road 
Marsh. A RED-SHOULDERED HAWK was seen there also.      8/15: The BAIRD’S 
SANDPIPER was again seen at Morgan Road.

Onondaga County------------
     8/10: A GREAT EGRET was seen at the end of the Creekwalk near the Destiny 
Shopping Mall.     8/11: A SORA was found along the Creekwalk.     8/14: A 
female AMERICAN WIGEON continues in the Seneca River below the bridge  in 
Baldwinsville.     8/15: 6 species of shorebirds and 4 GREAT EGRETS were seen 
from duck blind on Smokey Hollow Road in Three Rivers WMA north of 

Oswego County------------
     8/14: 7 species of shorebirds including a WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER were seen 
in a wet area at the corner of Rt.1 and Lakeview Road in the Town of Scriba.

Madison County------------
     8/8: A RED-NECKED GREBE was found on Woodman Pond.     8/9: 5 species of 
the more common shorebirds were seen at Woodman Pond.

Oneida County------------
     8/12: 9 species of the more common shorebirds were seen at the Main Street 
Fishing Access at Delta Lake.

Herkimer County------------
     8/8: PINE SISKINS were reported at a feeder north of Eagle Bay.
                          --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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