- New York
- March 05, 2018
- NYSY 03.05.18
hotline: Syracuse Rare Bird Alertdates: February 26 - March 05, 2018to report
by email: brinjoseph AT Yahoo DOT comcovering upstate NY Counties: Cayuga,
Montezuma National WildlifeRefuge and Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC)
Onondaga, Oswego, OneidaHerkimer and Madison.compiled: March 05 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 February 26.
ROSS’S GOOSECACKLING GOOSEEURASIAN GREEN-WINGED TEALEURASIAN WIGEONGOLDEN
EAGLEBLACK VULTURENORTHERN SHRIKETREE SWALLOWFOX SPARROWRED CROSSBILL
Montezuma National Wildlife Preserve (MNWR) and Montezuma Wetlands
2/27: A ROSS’S GOOSE was seen in the mucklands along Rt. 31 near the
potato building. 2/28: The season’s first TREE SWALLOW was seen at
Carncross Road. A ROSS’S GOOSE was seen from East Road and also VanDyne Spoor
Road. An EURASIAN WIGEON was seen at Carncross Road. 3/1: An EURASIAN
GREEN-WINGED TEAL and an EURASIAN WIGEON were found at the Visitor’s Center.
They both continued through yesterday. A CACKLING GOOSE was seen at
Knox-Marsellus Marsh. 3/4: 2 SHORT-EARED OWLS were seen at Carncross Road.
Derby Hill Bird Observatory------------
The hawk counting season at Derby Hill (Oswego County) is off and running.
Although officially starting on 3/1 the best day this week was 2/28 when 70
birds were counted including the first GOLDEN EAGLE and the first
RED-SHOULDERED HAWKS. A big welcome back to Anna Stunkel who is our hawk
counter for the second year.
3/4: An EURASIAN WIGEON was found on Ox Creek at Co. Rt. 14 south of
Fulton. It was relocated again today.
3/1: A NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen on Watervale Road in Manlius. 3/3: 2
BLACK VULTURES were seen north of Rt. 5 in Fayitteville just east of the
Onondaga Country Club. These are perhaps the same two birds seen recently at
the OCRRA facility in nearby Jamesville.
3/4: A NORTHERN SHRIKE continues on Eden Hollow Road east of Erieville.
2/27: A RED CROSSBILL was seen at Woodgate along Rt.28. 2/28: A
CACKLING GOOSE was seen in Sherrill. 3/1: An apparent migrant FOX SPARROW
was seen at a feeder in Durhamville.
3/3: 2 RED CROSSBILLS were seen on Atwood Lake Road east of the Hinkley
---Joseph BrinRegion 5Baldwinsville, NY 13027 USA
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