RBA

 

*  New York

*  Syracuse

* January 20, 2020

*  NYSY  01. 20. 20

 

Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird Alert

Dates(s):




January 13 2020 to January 20, 2020

to report by e-mail: brinjoseph AT yahoo.com

covering upstate NY counties: Cayuga, Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge

and Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC) (just outside Cayuga County),

Onondaga, Oswego, Lewis, Jefferson, Oneida, Herkimer,  Madison & Cortland

compiled: January 20 AT 7:00 p.m. (EST)

compiler: Joseph Brin

Onondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org

 

 

#686 Monday January 20

 

Greetings. This is the Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert for the week of 

January 13, 2020

 

Highlights:

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RED-NECKED GREBE

TRUMPETER SWAN

SNOW GOOSE

HARLEQUIN DUCK

GOLDEN EAGLE

PEREGRINE FALCON

ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK

GLAUCOUS GULL

ICELAND GULL

LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL

BLACK-HEADED GULL

SNOWY OWL

SHORT-EARED OWL

RED-HEADED WOODPECKER

NORTHERN SHRIKE

DICKCISSEL

LARK SPARROW

FIELD SPARROW

PINE SISKIN










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

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     1/13: A SHORT-EARED OWL was seen in the marsh from Morgan Road.

     1/15: 2 TRUMPETER SWANS were seen on the Loop Road Unit north of Rt. 31. 
An estimated 2,500 SNOW GEESE were seen in the Morgan road Marsh.

     1/17: 6 species of waterfowl including 40 CANVASBACKS were seen at the 
Visitors Center







Cayuga County

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     1/14: A SNOWY OWL was seen at West barrier Bar Park in Fair Haven.







Onondaga County

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     CHIPPING SPARROWS were seen in three locations and seem to be 
overwintering.

     1/13: 11 species of waterfowl and a RED-NECKED GREBE were seen from the 
West Shore trail of Onondaga Lake.

     1/15: 3 PINE SISKINS were seen in Oakwood Cemetery in Syracuse.

     1/18: An ICELAND GULL was seen at the Inner Harbor near Van Renselear 
Street in Syracuse. A ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK was seen on Gully Road near Skaneateles.

     1/19: A rare for the area BLACK-HEADED GULL was found on the Seneca River 
in Baldwinsville. It was relocated again today (1/20) and seems to be moving 
around with the other gulls. Also seen was a LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL. A SNOWY 
OWL was seen at Hancock Airport.

     1/20: A rare for the area DICKCISSEL was found at feeders on Limeledge 
Road at Century Stables. A SNOWY OWL was again seen at Hancock Airport.







Oswego County

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     The LARK SPARROW found last week on Hinman Road north of Pulaski continues 
to Come to feeders and is seen daily.

     1/14: A male HARLEQUIN DUCK was found in Oswego Harbor at Fort Ontario 
Park. An ICELAND GULL was seen from Breitbeck Park in Oswego Harbor.

     1/16: A FIELD SPARROW continues at a feeder in Constantia.

     1/18: The HARLEQUIN DUCK was again seen from Fort Ontario Park.

     1/19: A GLAUCOUS GULL was seen in the Oswego River in Phoenix. 

     1/20: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was seen on Nine Mile Point Road on Lake 
Ontario.







Madison County

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     1/16: A ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK was seen on Eden Hollow Road.







Oneida County

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     1/13: A PEREGRINE FALCON was seen on the Adirondack Bank Building in 
Utica. A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was seen on Drive 34 south of Rt. 49 on Oneida 
Lake in North Bay.







Herkimer county

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     1/17: A NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen at a private residence hunting birds on 
Military Road north of Dolgeville.

     1/18: A GOLDEN EAGLE was seen near Moss Island in Little Falls.




          




         




---- End Report







Joseph Brin

Baldwinsville NY

Region 5



    
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