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GR. WHITE-FR. GOOSE
Great Blue Heron
Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science
To Report: Same
Compiler: David F. Suggs
Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario
Thursday, March 22, 2018
The Buffalo Bird Report is a service provided
by your Buffalo Museum of Science and the
Buffalo Ornithological Society. To contact the
Science Museum, call 896-5200. Press the pound
key to report sightings before the end of this
Highlights of reports received March 8 through
March 22 from the Niagara Frontier Region.
Waterfowl were highlighted by EURASIAN WIGEON
at two locations in the Tonawanda Wildlife
Management Area on March 11 - Feeder Marsh and
Meadville Marsh. March 11 to 18, up to 6 GR.
WHITE-FR. GEESE at Kumpf Marsh in the Iroquois
Refuge. In Oakfield, near the Oak Orchard
Wildlife Management Area, 5 CACKLING GEESE on
the 11th. At Cayuga Pool in the Iroquois
Refuge, abundant RING-NECKED DUCKS and AMERICAN
COOT. And, 525 TUNDRA SWANS at Meadville Marsh.
SNOWY OWLS still on the Lake Erie ice off the
Erie Basin Marina in Buffalo. SNOWY OWLS also
around the Iroquois Refuge - in Oakfield, and
at South Wood Road in Shelby.
March 22, in a yard near the Lake Ontario shore
in Wilson, one BOHEMIAN WAXWING among 100 CEDAR
WAXWINGS. Another Lake Ontario shoreline report
- a reported male ROSE-BR. GROSBEAK, March 17
through March 20, at a feeder at Sunset Beach
in Orleans County.
Other recent reports - in the Southern Tier,
AMERICAN KESTREL returned to a nest site in the
Cattaraugus County Town of Hinsdale. Two adult
BALD EAGLES migrating over I-990 in Amherst. On
the upper Niagara River, ICELAND and GLAUCCOUS
GULLS. And, a BALD EAGLE appeared to flush the
GREAT BLUE HERONS from their nests on Motor
Island. A few days later, six pairs of
herons had returned to the rookery.
You may report sightings after the tone. Thank
you for calling and reporting.
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