WNY Dial-a-Bird 11 Sep 2003

D Suggs dfsuggs at localnet.com
Thu Sep 11 19:30:10 EDT 2003


- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 09/11/2003
* NYBU0309.11
- 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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  Bl.-cr. Night-Heron
  Mute Swan
  Cooper's Hawk
  Merlin
  Peregrine Falcon
  Black-bellied Plover
  American Golden-Plove
  Semipalmated Plover
  Killdeer
  Greater Yellowlegs
  Lesser Yellowlegs
  Solitary Sandpiper
  Spotted Sandpiper
  Ruddy Turnstone
  Sanderling
  Semipalm. Sandpiper
  Western Sandpiper
  Least Sandpiper
  White-r. Sandpiper
  Baird's Sandpiper
  Pectoral Sandpiper
  Dunlin
  Short-b. Dowitcher
  Caspian Tern
  Common Tern
  Eastern Screech-Owl
  Common Nighthawk
  Whip-poor-will
  Red-br. Nuthatch
  Nashville Warbler
  Yellow Warbler
  Magnolia Warbler
  Bl.-thr. Bl. Warbler
  Bl.-thr. Green Warb.
  Pine Warbler
  American Redstart
  Wilson's Warbler

- Transcript
  Hotline: Dial-a-Bird at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             09/11/2003
  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 11, 2003 

  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. 

  September 4 through September 11 was a generally quite week 
  for reports from the Niagara Frontier Region. 

  A total of 18 shorebird species were reported this week from 
  the Lake Erie shore of Ontario. 16 species at Fort Erie were 
  highlighted by a WESTERN SANDPIPER on September 7 at 
  Stonemill Point. At the Poth Road turf farms in Dunnville on 
  the 9th, 17 BLACK-BELLIED PLOVERS and 29 AMERICAN GOLDEN-
  PLOVERS. 

  Also in Ontario, MERLINS were noted at the turf farms and 
  along the shore at Fort Erie. Over 500 COMMON TERNS at Long 
  Beach in Wainfleet. At Rock Point Park, RED-BR. NUTHATCH. 
  And 11 MUTE SWANS and 5 COMMON NIGHTHAWKS at Stonemill Road. 

  September 7, on the beach at Beaver Island State Park on 
  Grand Island, one each of AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER and BAIRD'S 
  SANDPIPER, along with 10 CASPIAN TERNS. 

  September 9, in Wainfleet, Ontario, three or four WHIP-POOR-
  WILLS and two EASTERN SCREECH-OWLS were calling at 9 PM 
  along Wilson Road.  

  The BOS field trip to Tifft Nature Preserve in Buffalo on 
  September 7 reported at least 50 species including a 
  PEREGRINE FALCON plus BL.-CR. NIGHT-HERON, COOPER'S HAWK and 
  eight warbler species - NASHVILLE WARBLER, YELLOW WARBLER, 
  MAGNOLIA WARBLER, BL.-THR. BL. WARBLER, BL.-THR. GREEN 
  WARB., PINE WARBLER, AMERICAN REDSTART and WILSON'S WARBLER. 

  Plan ahead to attend the next BOS meeting on Wednesday, 
  September 24 at 7:30 PM at the Buffalo Museum of Science. A 
  program will be presented on the birds of Polar Bear Park on 
  Hudson's Bay in Ontario, by Jean Iron, president of the 
  Ontario Field Ornithologists. The next BOS field trip will 
  be on Sunday, September 21, to the western Lake Ontario 
  Plains. Meet at 8 AM at the Tops Market on Center Street in 
  Lewiston. Visitors are always welcome at BOS meetings and on 
  field trips. 

  Dial-a-Bird will be updated Thursday evening, September 18. 
  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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