*  New York*  Syracuse   
   - December 05, 2016
*  NYSY  12. 05.16 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):November 28, 2016 
- December 05, 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: December 05  AT 5 p.m. 
(EST)compiler: Joseph BrinOnondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org  
Greetings: This is the Syracuse Rare Bird Alert for the week of November 28, 

Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex 
     Two CATTLE EGRETS remain in the area as of today. They have been seen on 
East Tyre Road with horses and not at Goose Haven.     11/30: 53 TUNDRA SWANS 
were seen in the mucklands along Rt. 31 just west of the Seneca River. 2 MARSH 
WRENS remain along the Wildlife Trail.     12/2: 4 TRUMPETER SWANS were seen in 
the Armitage Road fields. 6 SANDHILL CRANES were seen from East Road, 
substantially fewer than numbers of a few weeks ago.

Cayuga County------------
     11/30: An EVENING GROSBEAK was noted from Fair Haven State Park. An (the) 
AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN was seen at Fair Haven State Park for the second time in 
recent weeks. It was seen again on December 1. It then (assuming it is the same 
bird) showed up at the south end of Cayuga Lake for two days and was seen 
drifting south at the end of Sunday.      12/1: A GLAUCOUS GULL and a 
RED-THROATED LOON were reported at Fair Haven State Park.     12/4: A PURPLE 
SANDPIPER has returned to Fair Haven State Park. It was seen at it’s usual 
place at the end of the east break wall and on the south side. It was reported 
again today.

Onondaga County------------
     12/3: A FISH CROW was seen at the farm on Vincent Corners Road in Fabius.  
   12/5: A NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen at Three Rivers WMA north of Baldwinsville. 
It was near the duck blind on Smokey Hollow Road, the same location where one 
was seen for several weeks last year,

Madison County------------
     12/3: 2 SANDHILL CRANES remain at an onion farm on Gee Road north of 
Chittenango. An EVENING GROSBEAK was seen at a feeder on Carpenter Road in 
Sheds. This has been one of the only consistent places to find these birds in 
the last few years.

Oneida county------------
     11/30: A NORTHERN GOSHAWK was seen on Town Line Road west of Rt. 26.     
12/4: An EVENING FGROSBEAK was seen at Spring Farms Nature Sanctuary south of 
Clinton. A RED-THROATED LOON was seen at Sylvan Beach on Oneida Lake.

--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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