* New York* Syracuse
- January 22, 2018
* NYSY 01.22.18 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):January 16, 2018 -
January 23, 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 23 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 16,
GREAT CORMORANT (Extralimital)GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSEBLACK SCOTERSURF
SCOTERICELAND GULLGLAUCOUS GULLLESSER BLACK-BACKED GULLSLATY-BACKED GULLMEW
GULLSNOWY OWLYELLOW-RUMPED WARBLERLAPLAND LONGSPURCOMMON REDPOLL
Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex
1/17: A YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER was seen at Martens Tract.
1/17: A COMMON REDPOLL was seen at the Moon Library on the ESF campus in
Syracuse. One ands sometimes two LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULLS have been seen from
Mercer Park in Baldwinsville on the Seneca River. These birds have been
reported through the 20th. 1/20: A GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE was seen
from Pump House Road near the State Fair. A BLACK SCOTER was seen on
Skaneateles Lake near Spafford. 1/21: A PEREGRINE FALCON was seen near Rock
Cut Road in Jamesville. 2 SNOWY OWLS continue near the State Fair entrance in
Syracuse. 1/22: A LAPLAND LONGSPUR was seen on West Sorrell Hill Road just
north of Conners Road south of Baldwinsville.
1/20: A SNOWY OWL was seen on the breakwall at Fair Haven State Park.
1/18: A SNOWY OWL was seen near the Fenner wind Farm south of Canastota.
It was seen also on the 19th.
1/16: A very rare for the region SLATY-BACKED GULL was found at Lock 6 in
Oswego on the Oswego River. It was seen through the 19th. at that location and
at Minetto but was not refound after that date. 1/17: A LESSER BLACK-BACKED
GULL was seen at Minetto. 1/18: A very rare for the region MEW GULL was
discovered at Minetto on the Oswego River. It was refound at the same location
on the 19th. but not refound since. 1/20: A GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE was
seen at Indian Point on the Oswego River north of Fulton. A female SURF-SCOTER
was seen in Oswego Harbor. 2 SNOWY OWLS were seen at Oswego Harbor. 1/22: A
LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL was seen at Indian Point.
1/19: A GREAT CORMORANT was found at Sodus Point in Sodus Bay (Wayne
County). It was seen through 1/21 and was viewed looking south from the Coast
---Joseph BrinRegion 5 Baldwinsville, NY 13027 USA
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