WNY Dial-a-Bird 19 Sep 2002

D Suggs dfsuggs at localnet.com
Thu Sep 19 22:24:13 EDT 2002


- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 09/19/2002
* NYBU0209.19
- 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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  EARED GREBE
  MERLIN
  Blue-winged Teal
  Northern Shoveler
  Green-winged Teal
  Canvasback
  Ring-necked Duck
  Greater Scaup
  Ruddy Duck
  Osprey
  Amer. Golden Plover
  Greater Yellowlegs
  Lesser Yellowlegs
  Least Sandpiper
  Yellow-billed Cuckoo
  Eastern Screech-Owl
  Ruby-t. Hummingbird
  Least Flycatcher
  Gr. Cr. Flycatcher
  Warbling Vireo
  Philadelphia Vireo
  Red-eyed Vireo
  Tree Swallow
  Black-cap. Chickadee
  Wh.-breasted Nuthatch
  Winter Wren
  Veery
  Gray-cheeked Thrush
  Swainson's Thrush
  Wood Thrush
  Brown Thrasher
  American Pipit
  Golden-wing. Warbler
  Orange-cr. Warbler
  Northern Parula
  Yellow Warbler
  Cape May Warbler
  Pine Warbler
  Bay-breasted Warbler
  Blackpoll Warbler
  Mourning Warbler
  Wilson's Warbler
  Canada Warbler
  Scarlet Tanager
  Rose-br. Grosbeak

- Transcript
  Hotline: Dial-a-Bird at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             09/19/2002
  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, September 19, 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 September 12 through 
  September 19 from the Niagara Frontier Region include EARED 
  GREBE, warblers and MERLIN. 

  September 14, three EARED GREBES were reported at the 
  Batavia Waste Water Plant. Along with 37 BLUE-WINGED TEAL, 
  92 NORTHERN SHOVELERS, 21 GREEN-WINGED TEAL, CANVASBACK, 6 
  RING-NECKED DUCKS, GREATER SCAUP, 290 RUDDY DUCKS, OSPREY, 
  AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER, GREATER YELLOWLEGS, 20 LESSER 
  YELLOWLEGS, LEAST SANDPIPER, almost 1000 TREE SWALLOWS and 5 
  AMERICAN PIPITS. The Waste Water Plant is on Industrial 
  Blvd., off Route 33 in Batavia. Visitors must ask permission 
  at the office before entering the property. 

  September 19, at Goat Island in Niagara Falls, an early 
  morning fallout of over 70 warblers included at least 11 
  species highlighted by 15 CAPE MAY WARBLERS, plus a ROSE-BR. 
  GROSBEAK. 

  September 15, a combined total of 22 warbler species were 
  reported at Goat Island and Tifft Nature Preserve in 
  Buffalo. Highlights at Goat Island were GOLDEN-WING. 
  WARBLER, ORANGE-CR. WARBLER, 3 NORTHERN PARULAS, YELLOW 
  WARBLER and BAY-BREASTED WARBLER. At Tifft, PINE WARBLER, 
  WILSON'S WARBLER, CANADA WARBLER, a probable MOURNING 
  WARBLER and a fallout of a flock of 20 to 30 BLACKPOLL 
  WARBLERS. 

  Other migrants noted this week - at Fort Niagara State Park 
  in Porter, VEERY, GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH, SWAINSON'S THRUSH and 
  WOOD THRUSH. At Tifft, YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, LEAST 
  FLYCATCHER, GR. CR. FLYCATCHER, WARBLING VIREO and RED-EYED 
  VIREO. And at several locations, WINTER WREN and 
  PHILADELPHIA VIREO. 

  Much earlier than expected, a MERLIN returned to the winter 
  roost area on the University at Buffalo Main Street Campus 
  on September 8. 

  Reports from Buffalo this week - at Delaware Park, near 
  Rumsey Road, an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL mobbed by several 
  warbler species, BLACK-CAP. CHICKADEE, WHITE-BREASTED 
  NUTHATCH and SCARLET TANAGER. Also a RUBY-T. HUMMINGBIRD in 
  the park. And a BROWN THRASHER was in a yard on Woodbridge 
  Avenue for several days.  

  Dial-a-Bird will be updated Thursday evening, September 26. 
  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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