* New York* Syracuse
- November 14, 2017
* NYSY 11.14.17 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):November 06, 2017 -
November 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: November 14 AT 3:00 p.m.
(EST)compiler: Joseph BrinOnondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org
Greetings: This is the Syracuse Rare Bird Alert for the week of November 06,
RED-THROATED LOONGREAT CORMORANT (Extralimital)CATTLE EGRETBLACK-CROWNED
NIGHT-HERONGREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSEEURASIAN WIGEONBLACK SCOTEROSPREYSANDHILL
CRANEDUNLINWHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPERRED PHALAROPELITTLE GULLLESSER BLACK-BACKED
GULLGLAUCOUS GULLNORTHERN SHRIKECAVE SWALLOWSAVANNAH SPARROWLAPLAND LONGSPUR
Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC)
11/7: A LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER was seen on the Wildlife Drive. 11/10:
An EURASIAN WIGEON continues in the main pool.A CATTLE EGRET continues at
Wilgoose on Rt. 89. A WILSON’S SNIPE was seen on the Wildlife Drive 11/11:
16 GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GEESE were seen at Knox-Marsellus Marsh from East
Road. Up to 6 were seen the next day. 11/12: 54 SANDHILL CRANES were seen
from East Road.Numbers of both TUNDRA and TRUMPETER SWANS were seen in the
flooded fields on Armitage Road. 11/13: A late SAVANNAH SPARROW was seen on
Armitage Road. 2 DUNLIN were seen on the Wildlife Drive.
11/11: A WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER, 6 DUNLIN and a CACKLING GOOSE were seen
along Rt.38 in Conquest. 11/7: A CAVE SWALLOW was seen at Fair Haven State
11/7: A BLACK SCOTER and a BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON were seen at the end
on the creek walk along Onondaga Creek near Destiny in Syracuse. 11/8: A
GREAT EGRET was seen near Wegman’s on Rt. 11 inNorth Syracuse 11/11: A
RED-THROATED LOON was seen on the East Shore of Onondaga Lake in Liverpool.
11/12: A GREAT EGRET was seen along the Creek walk near Destiny in Syracuse.
11/7: A LAPLAND LONGSPUR was seen in Oswego Harbor. 11/9: A SANDHILL
CRANE was seen at Derby Hill. 11/10: A LITTLE GULL and a RED PHALAROPE were
seen at derby Hill. A GLAUCOUS GULL was seen at Oswego Harbor. 11/11: A
NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen near Derby Hill. 11/12: A LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL
was seen at Sandy Pond from Green Point.
11/9: A late OSPREY, a TUNDRA SWAN and a CACKLING GOOSE were seen at
Woodman Pond. 11/12: A NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen on Eden Hollow Road.
A juvenile GREAT CORMORANT found on Sunday at the south end of Seneca Lake
in Watkins Glen was reported again today.It was last seen on pilings at the
base of a metal tower at the west end of a concrete breakwater.
---Joseph BrinRegion 5 Baldwinsville, NY 13027 USA
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