* New York* Syracuse
- January 29, 2018
* NYSY 02.12.18 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):February 05 2018 -
February 12, 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: February 12 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 February 05,
SURF SCOTERRED-SHOULDERED HAWKBLACK VULTUREICELAND GULLGLAUCOUS GULLLESSER
BLACK-BACKED GULLSLATY-BACKED GULLMERLINPEREGRINE FALCONSNOWY OWLNORTHERN
SHRIKEFISH CROWYELLOW-RUMPED WARBLERRED CROSSBILL
Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex
No reports this week
2:6: A SLATY-BACKED GULL, previously reported in Oswego, was relocated in
Baldwinsville on the ice near Meadow Street. It was relocated the next day near
Mercer Park also in Baldwinsville but has not been reported since. 2/8: 2
BLACK VULTURES were seen near the OCCRA site off of Rt. 91 in Jamesville. One
or both have been reported each day since including today. One and sometimes
two LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULLS have been reported on the Seneca River in
Baldwinsville near Mercer Park. They have been reported through the 11th. A
PEREGRINE FALCON was seen near Rt.690 in Syracuse. 2/10: A YELLOW-RUMPED
WARBLER was seen at Meadow Street in Baldwinsville. A NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen
on Turner Road south of Baldwinsville. A MERLIN was seen near the Rt. 695
Camillus Bypass just off of Rt. 690. 2/11: A GLAUCOUS GULL was seen at the
end of the Onondaga Creek Creek Walk near Destiny Mall in Syracuse. 6 ICELAND
GULLS and 2 FISH CROWS were seen from Mercer Park in Baldwinsville. A SNOWY OWL
was see at Drivers Village in North Syracuse.
2/9: A SNOWY OWL was seen at Oswego Harbor. It was seen up to the 11th.
2/11: One ICELAND and one GLAUCOUS GULL were seen at Indian Point on the
Oswego River north of Fulton. An ICELAND GULL was seen on Lake Ontario from
Lakeview Road near the Ontario Bible Camp.
2/8: A NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen on Skinner Road west of Westmoreland.
2/6: A SNOWY OWL was seen near Rt. 29 In Fairfield.
---Joseph BrinRegion 5 Baldwinsville, NY 13027 USA
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