[Ontbirds]WNY Dial-a-Bird 15 Jul 2004

David F. Suggs dfsuggs at localnet.com
Thu Jul 15 21:02:30 EDT 2004


- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 07/15/2004
* NYBU0407.15
- Birds mentioned
  
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  YELLOW-THR. WARBLER
  WHITE-WINGED SCOTER
  D.-crest. Cormorant
  Great Blue Heron
  Great Egret
  Bl.-cr. Night-Heron
  Mute Swan
  Cooper's Hawk
  Lesser Yellowlegs
  Upland Sandpiper
  Semipalm. Sandpiper
  Least Sandpiper
  Bonaparte's Gull
  Caspian Tern
  Red-br. Nuthatch
  Brown Creeper
  Hermit Thrush
  Northern Mockingbird
  Yellow-r. Warbler
  Bl.-thr. Green Warb.
  Blackburnian Warbler
  Pine Warbler
  Hooded Warbler
  Scarlet Tanager
  Dark-eyed Junco

- Transcript
  Hotline: Dial-a-Bird at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             07/15/2004
  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
  Web site:         www.BOSBirding.org

  Thursday, July 15, 2004 

  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 8 through July 15 from 
  the Niagara Frontier Region include YELLOW-THR. WARBLER and 
  WHITE-WINGED SCOTER. 

  July 11, a male YELLOW-THR. WARBLER was discovered at 
  Chestnut Ridge Park, in Orchard Park. The warbler was 
  singing and seen on the west side of the park in the area of 
  picnic shelters 28 and 29, and was still present on the 
  13th. YELLOW-THR. WARBLER, at best a very rare spring 
  migrant, has have never been recorded in Erie County during 
  the summer season. In the Southern Tier, YELLOW-THR. WARBLER 
  has been found breeding this summer in Allegany State Park 
  and a few locations in Chautauqua County. 

  Also at Chestnut Ridge Park, RED-BR. NUTHATCH, BROWN 
  CREEPER, HERMIT THRUSH, YELLOW-R. WARBLER, BL.-THR. GREEN 
  WARB., BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER, PINE WARBLER feeding young, 
  HOODED WARBLER, SCARLET TANAGER and DARK-EYED JUNCO feeding 
  young. 

  From Ontario this week, off the Lake Erie shore at Rock 
  Point Provincial Park in Dunnville, a very rare in summer, 
  adult male WHITE-WINGED SCOTER was reported on July 14. 
  Along with 2500 D.-CREST. CORMORANTS, 7 LESSER YELLOWLEGS, 
  SEMIPALM. SANDPIPER, 5 LEAST SANDPIPERS, a high count of 471 
  BONAPARTE'S GULLS and numbers of CASPIAN TERNS. In Fort 
  Erie, at Stone Mill Road, 9 MUTE SWANS and a GREAT EGRET. 

  Another GREAT EGRET was reported several days at the big 
  pond in Sheridan Park in Tonawanda, along with 2 GREAT BLUE 
  HERONS and a BL.-CR. NIGHT-HERON. A NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD was 
  present at least 2 days at Sheridan and River Road, also in 
  Tonawanda. 

  At Tillman Wildlife Management Area in Clarence, UPLAND 
  SANDPIPER continues on the landfill near the Tillman 
  perimeter trail. And COOPER'S HAWKS were reported to have 
  nested in a yard on Stephenson Blvd., in the residential 
  area of Eggertsville in Amherst. 

  Dial-a-Bird will be updated Thursday evening, July 22. 
  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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