*  New York*  Syracuse   
   - July 04, 2017
*  NYSY  07.04.17 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):June 27, 2017 - 
July 04, 2017to 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: July 04  AT 4 p.m. 
(EDT)compiler: Joseph BrinOnondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org  
Greetings: This is the Syracuse Rare Bird Alert for the week of June 27, 2017.

Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex 
     6/29: A pair of REDHEADED WOODPECKERS are using a nest on Mays Point Road. 
Note they are being seen beyond the dead trees where they were in the past and 
are near the houses on the right before the dead end. They have been reported 
through 7/3.         6/30: An EURASIAN WIGEON was seen at Kip Island off of Co. 
Rt. 90 south of the Thruway.     7/2: An EURASIAN WIGEON in eclipse plumage was 
seen at Eaton Marsh on the Wildlife Drive.      7/3: BLACK TERNS were seen 
along the Wildlife Drive. at Tshhache Pooland from East Road.

Cayuga County------------
     6/30: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was seen on West Bay Road on the west side 
of Little Sodus Bay in Fair Haven. A little farther down the road a PEREGRINE 
FALCON was seen at West Barrier Bar Park.     7/3: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was 
seen at the State Park Camp Grounds at Fair Haven State Park.

Onondaga County------------
     6/30: A GRASSHOPPER SPARROW was seen at the Dewitt Landfill along the Erie 
Canal Trail.     7/4: An ACADIAN FLYCATCHER continues at Whiskey Hollow west of 

Madison county------------
     6/28: 2 RED CROSSBILLS were seen gritting at Muller Hill State Forest. A 
COMMON LOON was seen on Bradley Brook Reservoir     6/29: A PEREGRINE FALCON 
was seen at Ditchbank Road north of Chittenango.     7/2: An ORCHARD ORIOLE was 
seen at a private residence in Cazenovia.

Oswego County------------
     6/27: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was seen at Selkirk Shores State Park. A 
RED-SHOULDERED HAWK was seen near a Great Blue Heron Rookery in the Town of 
Albion near Happy Valley.     7/1: An UPLAND SANDPIPER continues at the Oswego 
County Airfield on Howard Road.

Herkimer County------------
     6/28: A RED-SHOULDERED HAWK was seen on Jerseyfield Road in the Town of 
Salisbury.     7/3: 2 SWAINSON’S THRUSHES were found on Jerseyfield Road.

     DICKSISSELS were reported from two lacations this week. On 7/3 one was 
reported on Kingdom Road south of Co Rt. 117 between Seneca Falls and Waterloo 
in Seneca County. Another was reported on Co. Rt. 18 west of Gorham in Ontario 
County, also on 7/3.               
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---Joseph BrinRegion 5 Baldwinsville, NY  13027  USA

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