[Ontbirds]WNY Dial-a-Bird 30 Jul 2004

David F. Suggs dfsuggs at localnet.com
Fri Jul 30 21:00:15 EDT 2004


- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 07/30/2004
* NYBU0407.30
- Birds mentioned
  
  ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// 
  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
  \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\

  CATTLE EGRET
  MERLIN
  YELLOW-THR. WARBLER
  WILSON'S PHALAROPE
  L. BLACK-B. GULL
  American Kestrel
  Semipalmated Plover
  Killdeer
  Lesser Yellowlegs
  Solitary Sandpiper
  Spotted Sandpiper
  Upland Sandpiper
  Semipalm. Sandpiper
  Least Sandpiper
  Pectoral Sandpiper
  Short-b. Dowitcher
  Wilson's Snipe
  Bonaparte's Gull
  Ring-billed Gull
  Caspian Tern
  Red-headed Wdpkr.
  Red-bellied Wdpkr.
  Gr. Cr. Flycatcher
  Carolina Wren
  Marsh Wren
  Northern Mockingbird
  Cedar Waxwing
  Yellow Warbler
  Savannah Sparrow
  Grasshopper Sparrow
  Eastern Meadowlark
  Baltimore Oriole
  Purple Finch

- Transcript
  Hotline: Dial-a-Bird at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             07/30/2004
  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
  Website:          www.BOSBirding.org

  Friday, July 30, 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 22 through July 29 from 
  the Niagara Frontier Region include CATTLE EGRET, MERLIN, 
  YELLOW-THR. WARBLER, WILSON'S PHALAROPE and L. BLACK-B. 
  GULL. 

  July 22, a CATTLE EGRET was discovered to the east of Rock 
  Point Provincial Park in Dunnville, Ontario. The egret has 
  been reported at several locations in Dunnville, most 
  recently July 28, on the west side of King Road, betwee 
  Rymer and Regional Road 3. 

  The evening of July 29, one MERLIN was found at the 
  Unviersity at Buffalo Main Street Campus. 

  July 28, the YELLOW-THR. WARBLER was still present at 
  Chestnut Ridge Park in Orchard Park. It was observed for 
  over two hours in the area of picinic shelter 29, as it 
  moved between the pines and an apple tree. 

  Eleven shorebird species have been reported in the Niagara 
  County Town of Newfane, on the south side of chestnut Road, 
  just east of Coomer Road. The highlight was a juvenile 
  WILSON'S PHALAROPE, reported on the 27th and 28th. Other 
  shorebirds at this location - SEMIPALMATED PLOVER, KILLDEER, 
  LESSER YELLOWLEGS, SOLITARY SANDPIPER, SPOTTED SANDPIPER, 
  SEMIPALM. SANDPIPER, LEAST SANDPIPER, PECTORAL SANDPIPER, 
  SHORT-B. DOWITCHER and WILSON'S SNIPE, plus a BONAPARTE'S 
  GULL among the RING-BILLED GULLS. 

  From Lake Ontario, July 24, a L. BLACK-B. GULL was reported 
  in the Town of Wilson, on the pier at Route 425, along with 
  11 CASPIAN TERNS. 

  Also in the Lake Ontario Plains this week, RED-HEADED WDPKR. 
  on Wilson-Burt Road east of the Wilson-Newfane line, 
  CAROLINA WREN on Wicks Road in Newfne, MARSH WREN on Quaker 
  Road at the Hartland-Royalton line, and an adult and young 
  GRASSHOPPER SPARROW in a cut wheat field on Pearson Road in 
  Hartland. 

  July 24, at the Tillman Wildlife Management Area in 
  Clarence, a good count of 5 UPLAND SANDPIPERS, plus 3 
  AMERICAN KESTRELS, RED-BELLIED WDPKR., NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD, 
  CEDAR WAXWING, numerous SAVANNAH SPARROW, 3 GRASSHOPPER 
  SPARROWS, 10 EASTERN MEADOWLARKS and a BALTIMORE ORIOLE. 

  And from a yard in Williamsville this week, GR. CR. 
  FLYCATCHER, YELLOW WARBLER and PURPLE FINCH. 

  Dial-a-Bird will be updated Wednesday evening, August 4. 
  Please call in your sightings by noon Wednesday. You may 
  report sightings after the tone. Thank you for calling and 
  reporting to Dial-a-Bird. 

- End Transcript 




More information about the ONTBIRDS mailing list