* New York* Syracuse
- October 17, 2016
* NYSY 10.17.16 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):October 10, 2016 -
October 17, 2016to 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: October 17 AT 5:00 p.m.
(EDT)compiler: Joseph BrinOnondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org
Greetings: This is the Syracuse Rare Bird Alert for the week of October 10,
CACKLING GOOSEBRANTGREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSEEURASIAN WIGEONWHITE-WINGED
SCOTERBAIRD’S SANDPIPERWHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPERSTILT SANDPIPERLONG-BILLED
Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex
12 species of Shorebirds were reported from the complex this week. Again
all were reported either from the Visitor’s Center or along the Wildlife Drive.
WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER, LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER and STILT SANDPIPER continue to
hang around. 10/15: A male EURASIAN WIGEON was seen in the main pool. It
was seen again today./14: 10/17: A LINCOLN’S SPARROW was seen along the
Wildlife Drive near the carp barrier.
10/17: 51 BRANT were seen at Fair Haven State Park. One appears to be
injured. A BAIRD’S SANDPIPER was also seen.
10/11: A CACKLING GOOSE was reported from Beaver Lake. 10:14: A late
YELLOW-THROATED VIREO was seen on the Erie Canal Trail near Fayetteville.
10/16: A GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH was found at the Kirkville Pools Brook picnic area.
10/11: 2 LINCOLN’S SPARROWS were seen on the wooded trails at Derby Hill.
10/16: A GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH was seen on Hinman Road.
10/13: A pair of WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS were seen on Bradley Brook
Reservoir. 10/16: A GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE was spotted on Woodman
Pond. It was seen multiple times this past week but was missed today.
Joseph BrinRegion 5
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