RBA

 

*  New York

*  Syracuse

* February 17, 2020

*  NYSY  02. 17. 20

 

Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird Alert

Dates(s):




February 10 2020 to February 17, 2020

to report by e-mail: brinjoseph AT yahoo.com

covering upstate NY counties: Cayuga, Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge

and Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC) (just outside Cayuga County),

Onondaga, Oswego, Lewis, Jefferson, Oneida, Herkimer,  Madison & Cortland

compiled: February 17 AT 11:00 a.m. (EST)

compiler: Joseph Brin

Onondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org

 

 

#690 Monday February 17

 

Greetings. This is the Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert for the week of 

February 10, 2020

 

Highlights:

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RED-THROATED LOON

CACKLING GOOSE

WOOD DUCK

NORTHERN SHOVELER

AMERICAN WIGEON

HARLEQUIN DUCK

BARROW’S GOLDENEYE

RUDDY DUCK

BLACK SCOTER

LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL

GLAUCOUS GULL

ICELAND GULL

SNOWY OWL

RED-HEADED WOODPECKER

DICKCISSEL

FIELD SPARROW

CHIPPING SPARROW

WHITE CROWNED SPARROW

LARK SPARROW

DICKCISSEL

LAPLAND LONGSPUR

COMMON REDPOLL













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

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     No reports this week.







Onondaga County

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     2/10: An AMERICAN WIGEON was seen at the mouth of Nine Mile Creek on 
Onondaga Lake.

     2/11: A WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW was spotted at Pratt”s Falls County park. A 
LAPLAND LONGSPUR was seen on No. 9 Road south of Manlius.

     2.12: The female DICKCISSEL found earlier in January on Limeledge Road in 
Marcellus made another appearance but has not been reported since. An ICELAND 
GULL, 2 GLAUCOUS GULLS and 2 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULLS were all seen at the 
Liverpool Marina on Onondaga Lake.

     2/14: The adult male BARROW’S GOLDENEYE was again seen on the Oswego River 
in Phoenix on the onondaga County side. 

     2/15: A WOOD DUCK was seen on the Oswego River from Radisson. 2 ICELAND 
GULLS and a LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL were seen at the Inner Harbor near Destiny 
Shopping Center in Syracuse. 2 SNOWY OWLS were seen at Hancock Airport in 
Syracuse.

     2/16: 2 NORTHERN SHOVELERS and 2 CACKLING GEESE were seen from the West 
Shore Trail of Onondaga Lake. A RUDDY DUCK continues at the Inner Harbor.







Oswego County

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     The LARK SPARROW made it to day 41 yesterday on Hinman Road north of 
Pulaski.

     A FIELD SPARROW continues to overwinter at a feeder in Constantia.

     2/11: A RED-THROATED LOON was seen in Oswego Harbor.

     2/11: A BLACK SCOTER was again seen in Oswego Harbor and continued to 
2/16. A male HARLEQUIN DUCK was again seen in Oswego Harbor and continued to 
2/16. The adult male BARROW’S GOLDENEYE was again found in the oswego River in 
Phoenix and was seen through 2/15.

     2/14: A BLACK SCOTER, an ICELAND GULL and a GLAUCOUS GULL were all found 
in Oswego Harbor. A female BARROW’S GOLDENEYE was spotted from Fort Ontario in 
Oswego and was seen through the 16th. A COMMON REDPOLL was reported on Hoyt 
Road in Pennelville.

     2/16: An ICELAND GULL was seen near Lock 6 on the Oswego River in Oswego.







Cayuga County

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     2/13: A male TUFTED DUCK was found in Little Sodus Bay in Fair Haven and 
has continued to be seen through the 16th.

     2/15: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER continues at the lower camp sites in Fair 
Haven State Park.







Madison County

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     2/16: 5 COMMON REDPOLLS were seen on Pleasant Valley Road south of 
Peterboro.







Oneida County

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     2/16: A WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW was seen on Perimeter Road in Rome.

 




    




         




---- End Report







Joseph Brin

Baldwinsville NY

Region 5



    
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