* New York* Syracuse
- September 05, 2017
* NYSY 09.05.17 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):August 28, 2017 -
Septermber 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: September 05 AT 11:00 a.m.
(EDT)compiler: Joseph BrinOnondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org
Greetings: This is the Syracuse Rare Bird Alert for the week of August 28, 2017.
Highlights-------------- SNOWY EGRETRUDDY TURNSTONEBLACK-BELLIED PLOVERRED
KNOTSTILT SANDPIPERLONG-BILLED DOWITCHERSHORT-BILLED DOWITCHERBAIRD’S
SANDPIPERRED-NECKED PHALAROPEWILSON’S PHALAROPECOMMON NIGHTHAWKRED-HEADED
WOODPECKEROLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHERYELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER
Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex
Another great week for Shorebirds with 20 species being reported. Although
there were great reports from the Wildlife Drive and Knox-Marsellus Marsh
Marten’s Tract was also very productive this past weekend with 11 species being
reported yesterday. 8/29: A RED KNOT was seen from East Road. 9/1: An
ACADIAN FLYCATCHER continues at Carncross Road. 9/2: A SNOWY EGRET was seen
at the Visitor’s Center. A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER continues on Mays Point Road.
9/4: 11 Shorebird species were reported at Marten’s Tract including
WILSON’S PHALAROPE, RED-NECKED PHALAROPE, BAIRD’S SANDPIPER,WHITE-RUMPED
SANDPIPER and STILT SANDPIPER.
OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHERS were reported this week at Oakwood Cemetary in
Syracuse, Three Rivers WMA in Baldwinsville and Radisson River Park south of
Phoenix. 9/1: A SWAINSON’S THRUSH was seen at Three Rivers WMA north of
Baldwinsville. 9/3: 10 COMMON NIGHTHAWKS were counted at Radisson River
Park (Private) south of Phoenix.
OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHERS were seen Depot Road in West Monroe and Sandy
Island State Park. 8/30: A SAW-WHET OWL was heard at Markowitz Road in
Palermo. 9/2: A PHILADELPHIA VIREO was seen at Sandy Island State Park.
9/4: 2 RED KNOTS were seen at Sandy Island State Park.
8/28: A YELOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER was seen on Tinsley Hill Road in
Erieville. A BAIRD’S SANDPIPER was seen at the Sky High Sod Farm north of
Chittenango. 9/3: An AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER was seen at the Sod Farm.
OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHERS were reported from Rt.12 in Kirkland and Spring
Farm Nature Sanctuary south of Clinton.
---Joseph BrinRegion 5 Baldwinsville, NY 13027 USA
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