* New York* Syracuse
- June 05, 2017
* NYSY 06. 05.17 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):May 29, 2017 -
June 05, 2017to 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: June 05 AT 3 p.m.
(EDT)compiler: Joseph BrinOnondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org
Greetings: This is the Syracuse Rare Bird Alert for the week of May 29, 2017.
LEAST BITTERNCATTLE EGRETBLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONNORTHERN GOSHAWKSHORT-BILLED
DOWITCHERUPLAND SANDPIPERLESSER BLACK-BACKED GULLCOMMON
NIGHTHAWKWHIP-POOR-WILLRED-HEADED WOODPECKERACADIAN FLYCATCHERYELLOW-BELLIED
FLYCATCHEROLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHERPROTHONOTARY WARBLERORCHARD ORIOLE
Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex
5/31: An ACADIAN FLYCATCHER was sound on Tyre Toad west of Rt. 89.
6/1: An ACADIAN FLYCATCHER continues on Carncross Road. A LEAST BITTERN was
seen along the Wildlife Drive. 6/3: A PROTHONOTARY WARBLER continues at the
forested area of Armitage Road west of the Seneca River. 6/4: A CATTLE
EGRET was seen on an Amish farm on Rt. 90 south of the Thruway. A BLACK-CROWNED
NIGHT-HERON was seen at tne Visitor’s Center. 2 LEAST BITTERNS were heard on
Derby Hill Bird Observatory----------------------------------
The last three days of the Hawk count turned out to be quite productive.
In all 2,265 raptors were counted in those three days. Highlight was 35 BALD
EAGLES on 5/30. 39 COMMON NIGHTHAWKS were counted also.
6/3: An UPLAND SANDPIPER continues at the Oswego County Airfield on Howard
5/30: A SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER was found along the new trail on the west
side of Onondaga Lake. A CERULEAN WARBLER was found on Oxbow Road in Kirkville.
5/31: A LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL was seen from the west side trail on
Onondaga Lake. 6/1: A LEAST BITTERN continues in the marsh on the south
side of Potter Road at Three Rivers WMA north of Baldwinsville and was heard
again on 6/3. A BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was again seen south of Hiawatha
Boulevard on the Creek Walk near Destiny Mall in Syracuse. 6/2: An ORCHARD
ORIOLE was seen on the Erie Canal Trail in Fayetteville. 6/4: 3 ORCHARD
ORIOLES were seen at Green Lakes State Park.
5/30: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was seen at Fair Haven State Park.
6/2: A NORTHERN GOSHAWK was found at Morrow Mountain State Forest south of
Erieville. 6/4: An ORCHARD ORIOLE was seen on Ditchbank Road north of
5/31: An OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER was seen on East Carter Road in
Westmoreland. A YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER was found on Humphrey Road in
Whitestown. 6/2: An UPLAND SANDPIPER was seen at the Deerfield Grasslands
south of Poland.
5/31: 3 WHIP-POOR-WILLS were heard on private property in the Town of
Joseph BrinRegion 5Baldwinsville, NY 13027 U.S.A.
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