RBA



*New York
   
   - Syracuse
   - April 23, 2018
   - NYSY 04. 23.18




Hotline: Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert

Dates: April 16 - April 23

To report by email: brinjoseph AT yahoo DOT com

Reporting upstate counties: Onondaga, Oswego, Madison, Oneida, Herkimer, 
Cayuga, Montezuma Wildlife Refuge and Montezuma Wetlands complex

compiled: April 23 AT 3:30 p.m. EDT

compiler: Joseph Brin

Onondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondgaaudubon.org







Greetings: This is the Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert for the week on April 16, 
2018




Highlights:




RED-NECKED GREBE

AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN

SNOWY EGRET

ROSS’S GOOSE

EURASIAN GREEN-WINGED TEAL

EURASIAN WIGEON

GOLDEN EAGLE

NORTHERN GOSHAWK

RUFF

SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER

SANDHILL CRANE

LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL

ICELAND GULL

SHORT-EARED OWL

NORTHERN SHRIKE

LOUISIANA WATERTHRUSH

WESTERN MEADOWLARK







Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (MNWR) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC)

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     A number of rarities have been around longer than a week and are still 
here.

     

     WESTERN MEADOWLARK - Being seen and heard on Armitage Road in the fields 
and impoundments just west of Rt. 89 . It flies across Armitage at times giving 
it status in both Wayne and Seneca County.

     ROSS’S GOOSE - Still being seen on a berm near Eaton Marsh along the 
Wildlife Drive.

     AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN - Still being seen in the Main Pool.

     EURASIAN GREEN-WINGED TEAL - Seen at the Visitor’s Center up to yesterday 
but not reported today.

     4/19: An EURASIAN WIGEON was seen in Tschache Pool.

     4/21: A NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen at Carncross Road. A LAPLAND LONGSPUR was 
seen on Armitage Road. A SHORT-EARED OWL was seen at Marten’s Tract.







Derby Hill Bird Observatory

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     Things really picked at Derby this week. 5,609 raptors were counted. On 
4/18 a NORTHERN GOSHAWK was seen and the first BROAD-WINGED HAWKS arrived. By 
the end  of the week the Broad-wings started to overtake TURKEY VULTURE as the 
most numerous  bird counted. On 4/20 a NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen at the south 
lookout. On 4/21 4 SANDHILL CRANES flew over. On 4/23 5 GOLDEN EAGLES reported 
so far today.







Cayuga county

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     4/20: The REEVE or female RUFF was again seen in the wet area along Maiden 
Lane Road in Port Byron.

     4/21: An UPLAND SANDPIPER was seen and nicely photographed at Sterling 
Nature Center.

     4/22: A SNOWY EGRET was found at Howland Island in the Seneca River near 
the steel bridge on Howland Island Road.

 north of Port Byron.







Onondaga County

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     4/19: An ICELAND GULL and a LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL were seen at the 
Inner Harbor. A SNOWY OWL continues at the State Fair Entrance area.

     4/20: A LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL was seen at Liverpool Marina . A 
RED-NECKED GREBE was seen on Onondaga Lake.

     4/22: A SANDHILL CRANE was seen at Clark Reservation. A SHORT-EARED OWL 
was seen on the west trail on Onondaga Lake. 

     4/23: 2 LOUISIANA WATERTHRUSHES were found on Gully Road north of 
Skaneateles.







Madison County

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     4/22: A RED-NECKED GREBE was seen on Woodman Pond. 







     

      







  




--end transcript




Joseph Brin

Region 5

Baldwinsville, N.Y. 13027 USA


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