* New York* Syracuse
- November 06, 2017
* NYSY 11.06.17 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):October 30, 2017 -
November 06, 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: November 06 AT 2:00 p.m.
(EST)compiler: Joseph BrinOnondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org
Greetings: This is the Syracuse Rare Bird Alert for the week of October 30,
GLOSSY/WHITE-FACED IBISCATTLE EGRETGREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSEEURASIAN
WIGEONBLACK SCOTERGOLDEN EAGLESANDHILL CRANERED PHALAROPEPARASITIC
JAEGERBLACK-LEGGED KITTYWAKEBLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONSHORT-EARED OWLNORTHERN
SHRIKECAVE SWALLOWCAPE MAY WARBLERLAPLAND LONGSPURRED CROSSBILL
Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC)
Shorebird species numbers were down to six this week. 10/31: One and
sometimes two CATTLE EGRETS were seen at Wilgoose Field on Rt.89. One was
still being seen yesterday 11/5. 11/4: 13 GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GEESE were
seen flying into Knox-Marsellus Marsh. An EURASIAN WIGEON was again seen in the
Main Pool. 11/5: A GLOSSY/WHITE FACED IBIS was found on the north side of
Armitage Road. ID had not been established yet. 11/6: A SHORT-EARED OWL was
seen hunting in the early morning along Rt. 89 at Wilgoose Field.
11/1: A late CAPE MAY WARBLER was seen at West Barrier Beach at Fair
Haven. A late RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET was see at Fair Haven State Park. 3 CAVE
SWALLOWS were seen with numerous TREE SWALLOWS at Fair Haven State Park.
11/4: 5 species of shorebirds inclucing late LESSER YELLOWLEGS were seen on
flooded fields on Maiden Lane north of Port Byron. Most were seen again on
11/6. A LAPLAND LONGSPUR was seen at Fair Haven State Park.
11/1: A WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL was seen at Labrador Hollow Unique Area.
11/2: 5 juvenile BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONS were seen on the Creek Walk north
of Hiawatha boulevard in Syracuse. 11/4: A CATTLE EGRET was seen along
Brewerton Road near Mid State Machinery in Brewerton. 11/5: A BLACK SCOTER
was seen at the south end on Onondaga Lake at the end of the Creek Walk. A
NORTHERN SHRIKE was spotted in Caudenouy 11/6: A RED-THROATED LOON was seen
on Beaver Lake.
10/30: 2 RED PHALAROPES, 4 PARASITIC JAEGERS and 1 BLACK-LEGGED KITTYWAKE
were seen at Derby Hill. 11/6: A LAUGHING GULL was spotted at Derby Hill.
10/30: NORTHERN SHRIKES were seen on Eden Hill Road and Irish Hill Road
south of Cazenovia. 11/3: A CATTLE EGRET was seen on Borden Road north of
Earlville. 11/4: A GOLDEN EAGLE was seen over Woodman Pond.
---Joseph BrinRegion 5 Baldwinsville, NY 13027 USA
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