[Ontbirds]WNY Dial-a-Bird 22 Jun 2006
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Thu Jun 22 22:50:13 EDT 2006
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[UPDATE - Dial-a-Bird will be updated one day early next week,
Wednesday evening June 28. Please call in your sightings by noon
Wednesday. Thank you.]
Bl.-thr. Bl. Warbler
Bl.-thr. Green Warb.
Hotline: Dial-a-Bird at the Buffalo Museum of Science
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Compiler: David F. Suggs (dfsuggs at localnet com)
Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario
Thursday, June 22, 2006
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Highlights of reports received June 15 through June 22 from the
Niagara Frontier Region include BLACK-HEADED GULL and DICKCISSEL.
A first summer BLACK-HEADED GULL was still present June 20 at the
mouth of the Niagara River, at the Coast Guard Station. First
discovered on June 13, the gull has been at the station off and on,
and has been seen from the adjacent Fort Niagara State Park property.
Coast Guard security must be observed.
Initially one, now 3 DICKCISSELS in the Niagara County Town of
Porter. June 22, 2 males and a nest building female along
Youngstown-Wilson Road, 3/4 of a mile east of Dickersonville Road.
GRASSHOPPER SPARROW and ORCHARD ORIOLE also at this location.
A good count for recent years, 6 COMMON NIGHTHAWKS June 21 in
Buffalo, at Delaware and Hertel Avenues.
Unexpected this week - BL.-THR. GREEN WARB. at Fort Niagara State
Park, and BL.-THR. BL. WARBLER in North Buffalo at Beard and Vorhees.
From Chautauqua County, plentiful breeding birds at Wheelers Gulf in
the Town of Pomfret. Highlighted by 7 ACADIAN FLYCATCHERS, 4
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS and 12 AMERICAN REDSTARTS, plus YELLOW-B.
SAPSUCKER, VEERY, WOOD THRUSH, CHESTNUT-S. WARBLER, HOODED WARBLER,
SCARLET TANAGER, EASTERN TOWHEE, ROSE-BR. GROSBEAK and INDIGO BUNTING.
At Chestnut Ridge Park in Orchard Park, 8 warbler species included
PINE WARBLER and LA. WATERTHRUSH, plus 3 ACADIAN FLYCATCHERS,
BLUE-HEADED VIREO, 2 BROWN CREEPERS, 2 HERMIT THRUSHES, 4 SCARLET
TANAGERS and four woodpecker species - RED-BELLIED WDPKR., YELLOW-B.
SAPSUCKER, HAIRY WOODPECKER and PILEATED WOODPECKER. Also in an
Orchard Park neighborhood, RED-SHOULDERED HAWK and BROAD-WINGED HAWK.
Sixteen warblers at Allegany State Park this week included
YELLOW-THR. WARBLER at Maintenance Road.
Other reports - At the Lewiston Road overlook in the Tonawanda
Management Area, 12 GREAT EGRETS. In Porter, at Four Mile Creek State
Park, VIRGINIA RAIL and BL.-GR. GNATCATCHER. Jelly continues to
attract ORCHARD ORIOLES to a yard in Silver Creek. And, though there
have been no reports this season, MUTE SWANS have been found in past
years along the Lake Erie shore off the beaches in Fort Erie, Ontario,
and have bred at Four Mile Creek State Park.
Dial-a-Bird will be updated one day early next week, Wednesday
evening June 28. 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.
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