* New York* Syracuse
- October 16, 2017
* NYSY 10.16.17 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):October 10, 2017 -
October 16, 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: October 16 AT 2:30 p.m.
(EDT)compiler: Joseph BrinOnondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org
Greetings: This is the Syracuse Rare Bird Alert for the week of October 10,
ROUGH-LEGED HAWKSANDHILL CRANEBLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONBRANTGREATER
WHITE-FRONTED GOOSECACKLING GOOSEEURASIAN WIGEONBLACK-BELLIED
PLOVERWHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPERORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER
Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex
13 species of shorebirds were reported at the complex this week.
10/14: An EURASIAN WIGEON and a single BRANT were still being seen in the Main
Pool. A WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER and a BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER were seen at Benning
Marsh. 7 SANDHILL CRANES were seen from East Road. 10/15: A BLACK-CROWNED
NIGHT-HERON was seen along the Wildlife Drive.
10/11: 2 ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLERS were seen along the power lines in Three
Rivers WMA north of Baldwinsville. Singles were seen on the 13th. and the 14
th. at the same area.
10/11: An early ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK was seen from Bishop Road north of
Pulaski 10/14: ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLERS were seen on Sherman Road north of
Mexico and at derby Hill. 10/16: all three SCOTER species were seen at
A WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE, a CACKLING GOOSE and a SURF SCOTER were seen on
Woodman Pond north of Hamilton. A PEREGRINE FALCON was seen at Ditchbank Road
north of Canastota.
---Joseph BrinRegion 5 Baldwinsville, NY 13027 USA
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