*  New York*  Syracuse   
   - August 07, 2017
*  NYSY  08.07.17 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):July 31, 2017 - 
August 07, 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: August 07  AT 3:00 p.m. 
(EDT)compiler: Joseph BrinOnondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org  
Greetings: This is the Syracuse Rare Bird Alert for the week of July 31, 2017.

Montezuma National Wildlife Complex (MNWC) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex 
     11 species of Shorebirds were reported at the complex this week.     7/31: 
This is the last report of the RED-HEADED WOODPECKER(S) on Mays Point Road. A 
WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER was reported at Seneca Flats along the Wildlife Drive.   
  8/4: A PROTHONOTARY WARBLER was seen on Towpath Road.     8/6: A PROTHONOTARY 
WARBLER was seen on Rt.89 at the Bridge by MaysPoint Road. A LEAST BITTERN was 
seen on the Wildlife Drive. 2 BLACK TERNS were see at Tschache Pool.

Onondaga County------------
     8/1: 9 species of Shorebirds including a BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER were seen on 
Waters Road north of Rt. 80 east of Fabius     8/3: A HENSLOW’S SPARROW was 
found in the Fields above the Camping area at Green Lakes State Park. It was 
reported through 8/5.      8/4: A GRASSHOPPER SPARROW and a PRAIRIE WARBLER 
were reported at Green Lakes State Park.

Oswego County------------
     7/31: A BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was seen on the breakwall in Oswego 
Harbor. It was reported through 8/2.      8/2: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was seen 
on West Lake Road south of Oswego.      8/5: A FORSTER’S TERN and a SANDERLING 
were seen at Sandy Island State Park on Lake Ontario. A LEAST BITTERN was seen 
at the Maple Ave wetland west of Oswego.

Madison County------------
     7/31: An ORCHARD ORIOLE was seen on Ditchbank Road north of Chittenango.

Oneida County------------
     8/1: This was the last report of the LITTLE GULL at Sylvan Beach on Oneida 
Lake.     8/3: A SANDERLING was seen at Sylvan Beach.

Herkimer county------------
     7/31: An ORCHARD ORIOLE was seen on Cederville Road in the Town of 
Litchfield.     ---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

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