- April 15, 2019
- NYSY 04. 15. 19
Hotline: Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert
Dates: April 08 - April 15, 2019
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 15 AT 2:00 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 08,
LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (MNWR) and and Montezuma Wetlands Complex
4/8: A GLOSSY IBIS found in the Marsh south of Carncross Road is still
4/10: A female RUFF or REEVE was seen on Carncross Road. It had not been
seen during the week but reappeared again today.
4/11: A LEAST BITTERN was heard at Carncross Road.
4/12: A GREAT EGRET was seen in the main pool along the Wildlife Drive. An
EURASIAN WIGEON was seen in Knox-Marsellus Pool from East Road.
Derby Hill Bird Observatory
In a week of changing weather conditions Derby went from a day with 4,337
raptors to another with only 137. In all 9,258 raptors were counted. The first
BROADWING HAWKS were seen on 4/12. Other highlights were NORTHERN GOSHAWK,
GOLDEN EAGLE, COMMON REDPOLLS, PINE SISKIN, SANDHILL CRANE, ICELAND GULL,
BLUE-GRAY GNATCATCHER and GREAT EGRET.
4/9: 12 EVENING GROSBEAKS were seen at a feeder in Willianstown. Two were
seen at the same location on 4/11.
4/9: A SANDHILL CRANE was seen at Oneida Shores Park.
4/14: A PEREGRINE FALCON was seen from Marble Street Island in
EVENING GROSBEAKS persist at feeders on Carpenter Road in Sheds and on
Eden Hollow Road near Erieville.
4/13: A LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL was seen on Ditchbank Road north of
EVENING GROSBEAKS persist at a feeder on Military Road north of Dolgeville.
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