[Ontbirds]WNY Dial-a-Bird 22 Jun 2006

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Thu Jun 22 22:50:13 EDT 2006


- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 06/22/2006
* NYBU0606.22
- 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 localnet com.
  Thank you, David
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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.]

  BLACK-HEADED GULL
  DICKCISSEL
  Great Egret
  Red-shouldered Hawk
  Broad-winged Hawk
  Virginia Rail
  Yellow-billed Cuckoo
  Common Nighthawk
  Red-bellied Wdpkr.
  Yellow-b. Sapsucker
  Yellow-b. Sapsucker
  Hairy Woodpecker
  Pileated Woodpecker
  Acadian Flycatcher
  Brown Creeper
  Bl.-gr. Gnatcatcher
  Veery
  Hermit Thrush
  Wood Thrush
  Blue-headed Vireo
  Chestnut-s. Warbler
  Bl.-thr. Bl. Warbler
  Bl.-thr. Green Warb.
  Pine Warbler
  American Redstart
  La. Waterthrush
  Hooded Warbler
  Scarlet Tanager
  Rose-br. Grosbeak
  Indigo Bunting
  Eastern Towhee
  Grasshopper Sparrow
  Orchard Oriole

- Transcript
  Hotline: Dial-a-Bird at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             06/22/2006
  Number:           716-896-1271
  To Report:        Same
  Compiler:         David F. Suggs (dfsuggs at localnet com)
  Coverage:         Western New York and adjacent Ontario
  Website:          www.BOSBirding.org

  Thursday, June 22, 2006

  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 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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