RBA



*New York
   
   - Syracuse
   - April 09, 2018
   - NYSY 04.09.18




Hotline: Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert

Dates: April 02 - April 09

To report by email: brinjoseph AT yahoo DOT com

Reporting upstate counties: Onondaga, Oswego, Madison, Oneida, Herkimer, 
Cayuga, Montezuma Wildlife Refuge and Montezuma Wetlands complex

compiled: April 09 AT 2:30 p.m. EDT

compiler: Joseph Brin

Onondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondgaaudubon.org







Greetings: This is the Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert for the week on April 02, 
2018




Highlights:




ROSS’S GOOSE

EURASIAN GREEN-WINGED TEAL

EURASIAN WIGEON

COMMON GALLINULE

SABDHILL CRANE

GREATER YELLOWLEGS

DUNLIN

LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL

ICELAND GULL

SHORT-EARED OWL

FOX SPARROW




Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (MNWR) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC)

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     4/2: The EURASIAN GREEN-WINGED TEAL continues to be seen at the Visitors 
Center up to today.

     4/4: An EURASIAN WIGEON was sen at Martens Tract.

     4/5: An EURASIAN WIGEON and an ICELAND GULL were seen along the Wildlife 
Trail. A ROSS’S GOOSE was found on the berm at Eaton Marsh and has been present 
through today.

     4/6: A first of the year COMMON GALLINULE was found at the Visitors Center 
and has been seen up to 4/8. 

     4/7: A SHORT-EARED OWL was seen at the Rt. 89 overlook. One SANDHILL CRANE 
was at VanDyne Spoor Road.

     Up to 32 BALD EAGLES were seen in a boil (kettle) along the Wildlife 
Trail, some seen talon grasping. 8 SANDHILL CRANES were seen at the end of the 
Wildlife Trail.







Cayuga County

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     4/7: 3 GREATER YELLOWLEGS and a DUNLIN were seen along Maiden Lane in Port 
Byron. Up to 20 GREATER YELLOWLEGS were seen the next day.







Onondaga county

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     4/2: A SANDHILL CRANE was seen from Valley Drive in Elbridge.

     4/6: 2 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULLS were seen at the Inner Harbor. 4 were 
counted on 4/8.







Derby Hill Bird Observatory

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     6,833 raptors were counted at Derby Hill this week. Most were seen on 4/2 
(3,819) and most all week were TURKEY VULTURES only 2 GOLDEN EAGLES seen this 
week.







Oswego County

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4/7: An EURASIAN WIGEON was seen in Peter Scott Swamp and was relocated on the 
8th.







Oneida County

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     4/7: 2 SHORT-EARED OWLS were seen along Jug Point Road east of Verona 
Beach. They were seen again the next day.







Herkimer County

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     4/2: A ROSS’S GOOSE was seen on Miner Road west of Dolgeville.




     







  




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Joseph Brin

Region 5

Baldwinsville, N.Y. 13027 USA


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