* New York* Syracuse
- October 23, 2017
* NYSY 10.23.17 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):October 16, 2017 -
October 23, 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 23 AT 11:30 a.m.
(EDT)compiler: Joseph BrinOnondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org
Greetings: This is the Syracuse Rare Bird Alert for the week of October 17,
SANDHILL CRANEBLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONBRANTCACKLING GOOSEEURASIAN WIGEONPURPLE
SANDPIPERWHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPERPARASITIC JAEGERORANGE-CROWNED WARBLERPINE
SISKINRED CROSSBILL EVENING GROSBEAK
Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex
Shorebird numbers were down to 11 species at the complex this week
10/18: A CACKLING GOOSE was seen at Benning Marsh . 10/20: A BRANT and an
EURASIAN WIGEON were seen in the Main Pool. 10/21: A WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER
was seen at the Visitor’s Center. A PINE SISKIN was found along the Wildlife
Drive.10/22: 20 SANDHILL CRANES were seen from East Road.
10/16: 326 BRANT and two late CASPIAN TERNS were seen at Fair Haven State
Park. 10/20: A PARASITIC JAEGER was seen from the east break wall at Fair
Haven State Park. An early PURPLE SANDPIPER was found on the south side of the
east break wall (usual location) at Fair Have State Park. It was seen through
10/18: A BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERON was again found along Onondaga Creek
from the Creek Walk near Hiawatha Boulevard. Two ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLERS were
seen along the power lines on 60 Road at the Three Rivers WMA north of
Baldwinsville. They were seen through 10/21. 1021: A RED CROSSBILL was
found at Spruce Pond in Morgan Hill state Forest. A SWAINSON’S THRUSH was found
a t Labrador Hollow Nature Area. An EVENING GROSBEAK was found east of Rt. 91
near Labrador Hollow Unique Area. 10/22: A PINE SISKIN was noted at the
Radisson River Park south of Phoenix.
10/18: A CACKLING GOOSE was seen at woodman Pond north of Hamilton. It was
found again on 10/22.
10/17: A BRANT was seen in the Dolgeville area.
---Joseph BrinRegion 5 Baldwinsville, NY 13027 USA
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