RBA



*New York




November 04, 2019




NYSY 11. 04. 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: November 04 at 10:00 a.m. EST




Compiler: Joseph Brin




Onondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org













Greetings: This is the Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert for the week of October 
28, 2019













Highlights:

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RED-THROATED LOON

RED-NECKED GREBE

AMERICAN BITTERN

BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON

TRUMPETER SWAN

TUNDRA SWAN

BRANT

CACKLING GOOSE

GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE

EURASIAN WIGEON

SURF SCOTER

SANDHILL CRANE

COMMON GALLINULE

SANDHILL CRANE

PARASITIC JAEGER

LITTLE GULL

LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL

LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL

RED-HEADED WOODPECKER

NORTHERN SHRIKE

TREE SWALLOW

COMMON YELLOWTHROAT

VESPER SPARROW




























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

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     10/30: Last report of the GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE at the Visitor’s 
Center. 89 PIED-BILLED GREBES were counted at one time from VanDyne Spoor Road.

     10/31: An AMERICAN BITTERN was again seen at Benning Marsh. It was seen 
again of 10/2.

     11/1: A lingering LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER was found at Carncross Road

     11/3: A COMMON GALLINULE and a LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER were seen along the 
Wildlife Drive.An AMERICAN BITTERN, a SORA and 5 BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONS 
were seen at the Sandhill Crane Unit. An EURASIAN WIGEON and 3 DUNLIN were seen 
along the Wildlife Drive. A CACKLING GOOSE was at the Visitor’s Center. 43 
SANDHILL CRANES were seen from East Road. 34 TRUMPETER SWANS and 125 TUNDRA 
SWANS were seen at the flooded fields on Armitage Road. Lesser quantities of 
both species were also seen at Carncross Road.







Cayuga County

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     11/3: A RED-THROATED LOON was seen at Fair Haven State Park







Onondaga county

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     11/2: A late VESPER SPARROW was seen on Schlicht Road in Fabius. A late 
COMMON YELLOWTHROAT was seen along the Creek Walk on Onondaga Creek in 
Syracuse. A late TREE SWALLOW was seen on the West Shore Trail of Onondaga Lake.







Oswego County

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     10/28: 3 late CHIPPING SPARROWS were at a feeder on Baum Road in Hastings.

     11/1: 8 PARASITIC JAEGERS and a LITTLE GULL were seen at the overlook at 
Derby Hill. Also seen were 16 species of Waterfowl, a BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER, a 
SANDERLING, 1,200 DUNLIN and a RED-NECKED GREBE.

     11/2: A late VESPER SPARROW was at a residence on Hinman Road north of 
Pulaski. 7 SURF SCOTERS were seen at Muskrat Bay on Oneida Lake.

     11/3: 13 WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS and 10 BLACK SCOTERS were seen at Derby 
Hill. Also seen were a RED-THROATED LOON and 65 BRANT.







Madison County

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     10/29: 2 CACKLING GEESE were seen at Woodman Pond north of hamilton.







Oneida County

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     10/28: A RED-NECKED GREBE was seen at Verona Beach State Park on Oneida 
Lake.

     10/30: A LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL and 2 RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS were seen 
at Verona Beach State Park.

     10/30: A GOLDEN EAGLE was seen in flight near the intersection of 
Brimfield Street and Rt. 12 south of Utica.







Herkimer County

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     10/29: A NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen hunting at a feeding station on Military 
Road north of Dolgeville.




       

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Joseph Brin




Region 5




Baldwinsville, NY, 13027, USA














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