[Ontbirds]WNY Dial-a-Bird 25 May 2006
David F. Suggs
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Thu May 25 22:29:44 EDT 2006
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SWAINSON'S WARBLER [possible]
28 warbler species
Cape May Warbler
Bl.-thr. Bl. Warbler
Bl.-thr. Green Warb.
Bl. and w. Warbler
Hotline: Dial-a-Bird at the Buffalo Museum of Science
To Report: Same
Compiler: David F. Suggs (dfsuggs at localnet com)
Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario
Thursday, May 25, 2006
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Ornithological Society. Press (2) to leave a message, (3)
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instructions on how to report sightings and use this system.
To contact the Science Museum, call 896-5200.
Highlights of reports received May 18 through May 25 from
the Niagara Frontier Region include TRICOLORED HERON, a
possible SWAINSON'S WARBLER and reports from the BOS May
On Grand Island, May 21, a TRICOLORED HERON was still
present at Buckhorn Island State Park, at the west end of
the hiking trail. This location also provides a view of the
BALD EAGLE nest on Navy Island.
May 19, a possible SWAINSON'S WARBLER was reported on
private property in the Cattaraugus County Town of Dayton.
Reports from the BOS May count on the 21st - the section
centered on the Niagara-Orleans Countyline Road in the Lake
Ontario Plains reported 105 species including 23 warbler
species. The list included 2 WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS and 3
LONG-TAILED DUCKS on Lake Ontario. On Hosmer Road in
Hartland, 2 WHITE-R. SANDPIPERS plus LESSER YELLOWLEGS and
77 LEAST SANDPIPERS. At Krull Park in Olcott, 2 PINE
WARBLERS and 3 CAPE MAY WARBLERS. ORANGE-CR. WARBLER at
Golden Hill State Park in Somerset. Other warblers in the
section - GOLDEN-WING. WARBLER, CERULEAN WARBLER, WILSON'S
WARBLER and CANADA WARBLER, plus YELLOW-THR. VIREO,
PHILADELPHIA VIREO, CLIFF SWALLOW, VEERY, SWAINSON'S THRUSH,
VESPER SPARROW, LINCOLN'S SPARROW and ORCHARD ORIOLE.
Sixty-eight species in the Town of Lancaster section were
highlighted by 2 RED-HEADED WDPKRS. along Cayuga Creek in
Como Park. The Grand Island section reported the previously
mentioned TRICOLORED HERON, plus CLIFF SWALLOW, 12 warbler
species, SCARLET TANAGER, ROSE-BR. GROSBEAK, BOBOLINK and a
likely escaped NORTHERN BOBWHITE.
Other count highlights - 12 warbler species in a
Williamsville yard, PRAIRIE WARBLER among 14 warblers
species at Four Mile Creek State Park in Porter, and ORANGE-
CR. WARBLER at Wilson-Tuscaurora State Park.
Spring migration was still going strong on May 24. 103
species in the Towns of Wilson and Porter included BLACKPOLL
WARBLER with 20 warbler species, 5 BL.-GR. GNATCATCHERS,
multiple SCARLET TANAGERS, RED-EYED VIREOS, WOOD THRUSHES,
EASTERN WOOD-PEWEES, and ORCHARD ORIOLE at Fort Niagara
Other reports this week - 3 DUNLIN on the Lake Ontario shore
at Fort Niagara. BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO at Amherst State Park
and in Dayton. GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH at Four Mile Creek State
Park. And, an ORCHARD ORIOLE in Royalton.
Dial-a-Bird will not be updated until Thursday evening, June
8. Rare reports will be added to the update during this
time. You may report sightings after the tone. Thank you for
calling and reporting to Dial-a-Bird.
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