* New York* Syracuse
- July 24, 2017
* NYSY 07.24.17 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):July 17, 2017 -
July 24, 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: July 24 AT 12:00 p.m.
(EDT)compiler: Joseph BrinOnondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org
Greetings: This is the Syracuse Rare Bird Alert for the week of July 17, 2017.
AMERICAN WHITE PELICANLEAST BITTERNIBIS sp.BLACK-CROWNED
NIGHT-HERONBRANTNORTHERN GOSHAWKSANDHILL CRANERUFFLONG-BILLED
DOWITCHERSHORT-BILLED DOWITCHERSTILT SANDPIPERBLACK TERNCOMMON
NIGHTHAWKRED-HEADED WOODPECKERACADIAN FLYCATCHER
Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex
14 species of Shorebirds were reported at the complex this week. The RUFF
seems to be gone but other goodies like STILT SANDPIPER and both DOWITCHERS are
still being reported. 7/19: The last day the RUFF was reported. It was from
Eaton Marsh. The last report of the RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS from Mays Point Road
although they may still be around. 7/21: An AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN was
reported at Benning Marsh on the Wildlife Trai. The Pelican was reported
through yesterday both at Benning and at Tschache Pool. 7/22: An IBIS was
spotted and photographed, somewhat distantly, along the Wildlife Drive but a
positive ID could not be made. No reports since.BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON and
BLACK TERNS were reported at Morgan Road Marsh. LEAST BITTERN was reported at
NanDyne Spoor Road, Howland Island and the Wildlife Drive. 7/23:
BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONS and SANDHILL CRANES were seen at Knox-Marsellus
7/17: A BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was sighted along the Erie Canal on
Cedar Bay Road in Dewitt. 7/19: 2 ACADIAN FLYCATCHERS continue at Whiskey
Hollow west of Baldwinsville.
7/19: 2 RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS continue at Sunset Bay Park on Lake
Ontario. 7/21: An early BRANT was seen at Oswego Harbor. 7/23: A LEAST
BITTERN was seen at Snake Creek onLakeshore Road south of Oswego.
7/21: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was see on the bluff at Fair Haven State
7/21: A NORTHERN GOSHAWK was found at Morrow Mountain State Park south of
7/22: A COMMON NIGHTHAWK was found on Unclemier Road north of Middleville.
---Joseph BrinRegion 5 Baldwinsville, NY 13027 USA
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