* New York* Syracuse
- August 14, 2017
* NYSY 08.14.17 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):Aygyst 07, 2017 -
August 14, 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: August 14 AT 1:00 p.m.
(EDT)compiler: Joseph BrinOnondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org
Greetings: This is the Syracuse Rare Bird Alert for the week of August 07, 2017.
Highlights--------------LEAST BITTERNSNOWY EGRETBLACK-CROWNED
NIGHT-HERONWILSON’S PHALAROPELITTLE GULLCOMMON NIGHTHAWKRED-HEADED
WOODPECKEROLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHERHENSLOW’S SPARROW
Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex
15 species of Shorebirds were reported at the complex this week.
Highlights were WILSON’S PHALAROPE and BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER. 8/8: 11
species of shorebirds including the WILSON’S PHALAROPE were seen in
Knox-Marsellus Marsh. 8/12: A SNOWY EGRET was found at Knox-Marsellus
Marsh. One adult and two juvenile RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS were again seen at the
end of Mays Point road. A LEAST BITTERN was seen along the Wildlife Drive.
8/13: An ACADIAN FLYCATCHER was still being seen at Carncross Road near the
Away from Montezuma Shorebirds are being reported in areas such as Waters road
north of Rt. 80 east of Fabius, Sandy Island State Park and Jamesville Beach.
Ten species were reported this week. Onondaga County------------
8/8: The HENSLOW’S SPARROW reported last week at Green Lakes State Park
was again heard and has been reported through the 13th. 8/11:An adult and a
juvenile BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON were seen near the Hiawatha Boulevard Bridge
near Destiny Mall in Syracuse.
8/8: A BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER was seen at Oswego Harbor.
8/13: An OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER was spotted on Ditchbank Road north of
8/7: The last report of the LITTLE GULL at Sylvan Beach. 8/8: 4
RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS were seen at the north end of Forest Ave. at Verona
Beach State Park. Two were seen the next day.
---Joseph BrinRegion 5 Baldwinsville, NY 13027 USA
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