RBA



*New York




September 02, 2019




NYSY 09. 02. 19




Hotline: Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert




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: September 02 at 11:00 a.m.




Compiler: Joseph Brin




Onondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org













Greetings: This is the Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert for the week of August 26, 
2019













Highlights:

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AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN

WHITE IBIS

LEAST BITTERN

SNOWY EGRET

BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON

LEAST BITTERN

CANVASBACK

READHEAD

EURASIAN WIGEON

GOLDEN EAGLE

BLACK VULTURE

SANDHILL CRANE

SORA

WILSON’S PHALAROPE

WHIMBREL

BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER

AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER

WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER

BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER

STILT SANDPIPER

SANDERLING

LAUGHING GULL

COMMON NIGHTHAWK

WHIP-POOR-WILL

RED-HEADED WOODPECKER

YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER

OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER

DICKCISSEL

GRASSHOPPER SPARROW










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

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     It has been an exciting week at Montezuma. On 8/28 the first ever WHITE 
IBIS showed up at Knox-Marsellus Marsh and has been somewhat cooperative ever 
since. No report on it yet today. In addition the LAUGHING GULL, AMERICAN WHITE 
PELICAN and SNOWY EGRET were present most of the week, also at Knox-Marsellus.




     Shorebirds reported at the complex this week.

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GREATER YELLOWLEGS

LESSER YELLOWLEGS

SPOTTED SANDPIPER

LEAST SANDPIPER

SEMI-PALMATED PLOVER

AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER

BLASK-BELLIED PLOVER

KILLDEER

SOLITARY SANDPIPER

PECTORAL SANDPIPER

SEMI-PALMATED SANDPIPER

AMERICAN WOODCOCK

WHIMBREL

DUNLIN

LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER

STILT SANDPIPER

WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER

RED-NECKED PHALAROPE

WILSON’S SNIPE

SANDERLING

BAIRD’S SANDPIPER




     8/28: 2 COMMON NIGHTHAWKS were seen at VanDyne Spoor Road. the WHITE IBIS 
is discovered at Knox-Marsellus Marsh.

     8/30: A WHIMBREL was found at Knox-Marsellus Marsh. A SNOWY EGRET was seen 
at South Spring Pond.

     8/31: A DICKCISSEL was heard again at East Road. Heard again on 9/1.

     9/1: 10 Warbler species, an OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER and 2 LEAST BITTERNS 
were found on Howland Island. A WILSON’S PHALAROPE and an eclipse male EURASIAN 
WIGEON were seen on the Wildlife Drive near the Eagle sculpture. 150 GREAT 
EGRETS and the SNOWY EGRET were observed roosting near Mays Point. A possible 
Anhinga was thought to be with them. The LAUGHING GULL, the WHITE IBIS and the 
AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN were all caught in one camera frame at Knox-Marsellus 
Marsh.

     9/2: The AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN continues at Knox-Marsellus and the 
EURASIAN WIGEON also continues on the Wildlife Drive.







Cayuga county

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     9/31: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was seen at Fair Haven State Park.







Onondaga County

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     8/29: 2 COMMON NIGHTHAWKS were seen at Three Rivers WMA northe of 
Baldwinsville.







Oswego County

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     8/28: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was seen at Derby Hill

     9/1: A GOLDEN EAGLE was seen at Derby Hill. A YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER 
was seen at Deer Creek Marsh south of Sandy Pond on Lake Ontario.







Madison County

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     8/27: A SORA was seen at the Madison Street Impoundment north of Hamilton.

     8/28: 8 COMMON NIGHTHAWKS were seen at Woodman Pond north of Hamilton.

     8/29: 40 AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVERS and a BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER were found at 
the Sky High turf farm north of Chittenango. A GRASSHOPPER SPARROW was found at 
Mason Hill east of Hamilton.

     9/1: 6 shorebird species including SANDERLING were found at the Sky High 
turf farm.

     9/2: A BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER was seen on Ditchbank road north of 
Canastota.







Oneida County

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     A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was seen at Verona Beach State Park







Herkimer County

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     8/29: A YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER was seen at a private resicence north of 
Dolgeville.

     8/30: A BLACK VULTURE was seen near Middleville.

     8/31: A WHIP-POOR-WILL was seen at a sensitive area near Salisbury.




     




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Joseph Brin




Region 5




Baldwinsville, NY, 13027, USA







     
     
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