*  New York*  Syracuse   
   - July 10, 2017
*  NYSY  07.10.17 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):July 04, 2017 - 
July 10, 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 10  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 July 04, 2017.

Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex 
     Eleven species of shorebirds were noted at the complex this week 
highlighted by the continuing male RUFF and also SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER and 
STILT SANDPIPER. All three birds were seen at Kipp Island although the RUFF 
also made another appearance at Eaton Marsh on Saturday but was only seen by 
two people.     7/12: A STILT SANDPIPER was seen at Kipp Island.     7/14: The 
last report of the RUFF at Kipp Island although there may be other reports not 
on ebird.     7/15: The RUFF was seen at Eaton Marsh at about 11:30 but did not 
stay long and was not relocated the rest of the day . A SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER 
was seen at KippIsland. A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER and probably a family group 
continues at the end of Mays Point road on the south side in the cottonwood 
tree. Numerous people reported seeing a LEAST BITTERN on the WildlifeTrail near 
Larue’s Lagoon.

Onondaga county------------
     7/14: An ACADIAN FLYCATCHER continues at Whiskey Hollow Nature Preserve 
west of Baldwinsville.

Oswego County------------
     7/12: A GREAT EGRET was south of Co. Rt. 49 west of Central Square.     
7/14: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was seen at Sunset Bay Park on Lake Ontario. A 
SWAINSON’S THRUSH was found on Otto Mills Road in north of Redfield. A LEAST 
BITTERN was seen at Derby Hill. an UPLAND SANDPIPER continues at the Oswego 
County Airfield on Howard Road.

Madison County------------
     A pair of RING-NECKED DUCKS continue at Woodman Pond north of Hamilton.

     Two DICKCISSELS were found at a stakeout on Kingdom Road south of River 
road between Seneca Falls and Waterloo in Seneca County.       
---end transcript
---Joseph BrinRegion 5 Baldwinsville, NY  13027  USA

NYSbirds-L List Info:

1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html
2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/NYSBirds-L
3) http://birding.aba.org/maillist/NY01

Please submit your observations to eBird:


Reply via email to