WNY Dial-a-Bird 01 Aug 2002

D Suggs dfsuggs at localnet.com
Thu Aug 1 19:22:04 EDT 2002


- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 08/01/2002
* NYBU0208.01
- Birds mentioned

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  Please phone in any rare sightings so they 
  may be shared via the DAB telephone update 
  system, and submit email contributions directly 
  to dfsuggs at localnet.com.
  Thank you, David
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  GREAT EGRET
  Osprey
  Bald Eagle
  Cooper's Hawk
  Peregrine Falcon
  Common Moorhen
  Semipalmated Plover
  Killdeer
  Greater Yellowlegs
  Lesser Yellowlegs
  Solitary Sandpiper
  Spotted Sandpiper
  Ruddy Turnstone
  Sanderling
  Semipalm. Sandpiper
  Least Sandpiper
  Pectoral Sandpiper
  Stilt Sandpiper
  Short-b. Dowitcher
  Pileated Woodpecker
  Willow Flycatcher
  Least Flycatcher
  Hooded Warbler
  Scarlet Tanager
  Rose-br. Grosbeak
  Indigo Bunting

- Transcript
  Hotline: Dial-a-Bird at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             08/01/2002
  Number:           716-896-1271
  To Report:        Same
  Compiler:         David F. Suggs (dfsuggs at localnet.com)
  Coverage:         Western New York and adjacent Ontario
  Transcriber:      David F. Suggs

  Thursday, August 1, 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 July 25 through August 1 from 
  the Niagara Frontier Region include shorebirds and GREAT 
  EGRETS. 

  July 28, the BOS field trip to Rock Point Provincial Park in 
  Dunnville, Ontario, reported 11 shorebird species in the 
  park. Highlights were 2 STILT SANDPIPERS along with 
  SEMIPALMATED PLOVER, KILLDEER, LESSER YELLOWLEGS, SPOTTED 
  SANDPIPER, RUDDY TURNSTONE, SANDERLING, SEMIPALM. SANDPIPER, 
  LEAST SANDPIPER, PECTORAL SANDPIPER, and SHORT-B. DOWITCHER. 

  Shorebirds also continue at the Iroquois Refuge, in the 
  Cayuga Pool area along Feeder Road off Route 77. Species 
  included SEMIPALMATED PLOVER, GREATER YELLOWLEGS, LESSER 
  YELLOWLEGS, SOLITARY SANDPIPER, SEMIPALM. SANDPIPER and 
  LEAST SANDPIPER. Also, up to 21 GREAT EGRETS have been 
  reported in the Cayuga Pool area. Nearby, on Meadville Road, 
  COMMON MOORHEN with young and on Bartel Road, a PILEATED 
  WOODPECKER. Two more GREAT EGRETS were reported in the creek 
  at Clinton and Harlem Roads in West Seneca. 

  Once again, please report any GREAT EGRETS with red bands on 
  their upper legs, and try to read the white letters on the 
  band. 

  Other reports this week - 2 OSPREYS on Lake Ontario at 
  Sunset Beach in Carlton. A sub-adult BALD EAGLE stopped 
  briefly in a tree on Transit Road north of Route 400 in West 
  Seneca. A probable PEREGRINE FALCON on Carlton-Yates 
  Townline Road. In the Towns of Carlton and Yates, COOPER'S 
  HAWK, WILLOW FLYCATCHER, LEAST FLYCATCHER, HOODED WARBLER, 
  SCARLET TANAGER and INDIGO BUNTING. And in Buffalo, a ROSE-
  BR. GROSBEAK on Woodbridge Avenue. 

  Dial-a-Bird will be updated Thursday evening, August 8. 
  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. 

- End Transcript
D Suggs <dfsuggs at localnet.com>



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