* New York* Syracuse
- January 16, 2018
* NYSY 01.16.18 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):January 08, 2018 -
January 16, 2018to 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: January 16 AT 12:00 p.m.
(EST)compiler: Joseph BrinOnondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org
Greetings: This is the Syracuse Rare Bird Alert for the week of January 8, 2018.
KING EIDERBLACK VULTUREGOLDEN EAGLEICELAND GULLGLAUCOUS GULLLESSER BLACK-BACKED
GULLSNOWY OWLSHORT-EARED OWLMERLINNORTHERN SHRIKESAVANNAH SPARROWLAPLAND
Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex
No reports this week.
1/8: 3 LAPLAND LONGSPURS were seen at a farm near the intersection of Rt.
80 and Vincent corners Road in Fabius. 1/9: A KING EIDER was again seen on
the Oswego River in Phoenix. 1/11: A SHORT-EARED OWL was seen at the South
Meadows Nature Area in Tully. 1/14: An ICELAND GULL was seen on the Seneca
River in Baldwinsville. 1/15: A BLACK VULTURE was seen on Seneca Turnpike
near Taylor Road west of Jamesville. A SNOWY OWL was seen near the entrance to
the State Fair. 1/16: 2 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULLS and 4 ICELAND GULLS were
seen from Mercer Park in Baldwinsville.
1/9: A KING EIDER was seen at the Oswego County side off the Oswego River
in Phoenix. It was seen on the 10th. and the 11th. also. 1/10: A SNOWY OWL
was seen at Oswego Harbor. It was seen on the 11th. also. 1/13: 2 LESSER
BLACK-BACKED GULLS were seen on the Oswego River above the dam. 1/14: A
LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL was seen at Indian Point on the Oswego River north of
Fulton. A GLAUCOUS GULL was seen at Lock 6 in Oswego. 1/15: An ICELAND
GULL was seen in Phoenix.
1/10 A SNOWY OWL was seen on Gee Road north of Chittenango. 1/11: A
GOLDEN EAGLE was seen on Mason Hill east of Hamilton. 1/14: A SNOWY OWL was
seen on Bellinger Road north of Cazenovia. 1/15: A NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen
on Eden Hollow Road south of Erieville.
1/11: A MERLIN was seen at Spring Farm Nature Center south of Clinton.
---Joseph BrinRegion 5 Baldwinsville, NY 13027 USA
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