WNY Dial-a-Bird 18 Jul 2002
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Thu Jul 18 18:04:12 EDT 2002
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Compiler: David F. Suggs (dfsuggs at localnet.com)
Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario
Transcriber: David F. Suggs
Thursday, July 18, 2002
Dial-a-Bird is a service provided by your Buffalo Museum of
Science and this answering system was donated by the Buffalo
Ornithological Society. Press (2) to leave a message, (3)
for updates, meeting and field trip information and (4) for
instructions on how to report sightings and use this system.
To contact the Science Museum, call 896-5200.
Highlights of reports received during a very hot and dry
week from July 11 through July 18 in the Niagara Frontier
Region include CLAY-COL. SPARROW, PRAIRIE WARBLER, WHITE-
THR. SPARROW and BALD EAGLES.
From Allegany County this week, a report that two male CLAY-
COL. SPARROWS have been singing at a traditional breeding
location, the pine plantation on Pingrey Road in the Town of
Andover. The plantation is private property, but in past
years, the sparrows could be heard and seen from the road.
In addition, on Pingrey Road, VESPER SPARROW and GRASSHOPPER
SPARROW. Elsewhere in Allegany County, PRAIRIE WARBLER at 15
locations and at Foster Lake, five singing WHITE-THR.
In the Lake Ontario Plains, BALD EAGLES at two locations
this week. An adult at the Somerset Power Plant, and a
subadult BALD EAGLE at Shadigee in the Town of Yates along
with five TURKEY VULTURES. Also in Yates, fledged YELLOW
WARBLERS at four locations.
Also reported this week - SCARLET TANAGER on Cole Road in
Orchard Park. And a reminder to watch for GREAT EGRETS
dispersing from the Motor Island heronry. Nestling egrets
were marked with red bands on their upper legs.
Dial-a-Bird will be updated Thursday evening, July 25.
Please call in your sightings by noon Thursday. You may
report sightings after the tone. Thank you for calling and
reporting to Dial-a-Bird.
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