[Ontbirds]WNY Dial-a-Bird 05 Oct 2006

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Thu Oct 5 20:03:46 EDT 2006


- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 10/05/2006
* NYBU0610.05
- Birds mentioned
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   Wednesday, October 11 - BOS meeting at 7 PM at the Buffalo  Museum 
of Science. Michael Hamilton and Robert DeLeon will
  present results of the 2005 BOS April and May Count,
  including comparisons with previous 70 years of count data.
  Visitors are always welcome at BOS meetings.

  RED-NECKED PHALAROPE
  EARED GREBE
  LONG-B. DOWITCHER
  RED-HEADED WDPKR.
  RUSTY BLACKBIRD
  Common Loon
  Pied-billed Grebe
  Horned Grebe
  Great Egret
  Green Heron
  Green-winged Teal
  American Black Duck
  Northern Pintail
  Blue-winged Teal
  Northern Shoveler
  White-winged Scoter
  Common Merganser
  Ruddy Duck
  Cooper's Hawk
  Chukar
  Common Moorhen
  Black-bellied Plover
  Semipalmated Plover
  Greater Yellowlegs
  Spotted Sandpiper
  Pectoral Sandpiper
  Dunlin
  Bonaparte's Gull
  Forster's Tern
  Yellow-b. Sapsucker
  Northern Flicker
  Carolina Wren
  House Wren
  Winter Wren
  Marsh Wren
  Golden-cr. Kinglet
  Ruby-cr. Kinglet
  Eastern Bluebird
  Gray-cheeked Thrush
  Swainson's Thrush
  American Pipit
  Blue-headed Vireo
  Orange-cr. Warbler
  Northern Parula
  Yellow-r. Warbler
  Pine Warbler
  Rose-br. Grosbeak
  Lincoln's Sparrow
  White-thr. Sparrow
  White-cr. Sparrow
  Dark-eyed Junco

- Transcript
  Hotline: Dial-a-Bird at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             10/05/2006  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, October 5, 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 September 28 through October  5 from 
the Niagara Frontier Region include RED-NECKED  PHALAROPE, EARED GREBE, 
LONG-B. DOWITCHER, RED-HEADED WDPKR.  and RUSTY BLACKBIRD.

  At the Batavia Waste Water Plant, a RED-NECKED PHALAROPE,  first 
reported September 27, was still present October 1.  Also at the plant, 
1 or 2 EARED GREBES, 508 NORTHERN  SHOVELERS and 269 RUDDY DUCKS, plus 
PIED-BILLED GREBE, GREAT  EGRET, GREEN HERON, AMERICAN BLACK DUCK, 
BLUE-WINGED TEAL,  NORTHERN PINTAIL, GREEN-WINGED TEAL, COMMON 
MERGANSER,  COMMON MOORHEN, BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER, SEMIPALMATED PLOVER,  
GREATER YELLOWLEGS, SPOTTED SANDPIPER, PECTORAL SANDPIPER  and DUNLIN.

  September 30, the BOS field trip to Lakeside Beach State  Park, on 
the Lake Ontario shore in the Orleans County Town  of Carlton, reported 
a LONG-B. DOWITCHER, seen and heard  flyin along the beach, 3 
RED-HEADED WDPKRS. in the oak trees  at the restrooms, and out over the 
lake, COMMON LOON, HORNED  GREBE, WHITE-WINGED SCOTER, COOPER'S HAWK, 
BONAPARTE'S GULL,  3 AMERICAN PIPITS and YELLOW-R. WARBLERS. To the 
east of  Lakeside, at Point Breeze, 2 FORSTER'S TERNS and a LINCOLN'S  
SPARROW.

  From the Town of Hamburg, it was reported this week that  RED-HEADED 
WDPKRS. likely bred at Lakeside Memorial Park.  Three adults and 2 
juvenile RED-HEADED WDPKRS. were seen  through the summer in a yard on 
Morgan Parkway, adjoining  the memorial park.

  Fall migrant RUSTY BLACKBIRDS this week at the Tonawanda  Wildlife 
Management Area and Tifft Nature Preserve in  Buffalo. Also at Tifft, 
11 warbler species on October 2,  including ORANGE-CR. WARBLER, 
NORTHERN PARULA and PINE  WARBLER.

  September 29 at Amherst State Park, four wren species -  CAROLINA 
WREN, HOUSE WREN, WINTER WREN and MARSH WREN. On  the 30th, 9 WINTER 
WRENS and 17 NORTHERN FLICKERS at  Cattaraugus Creek in the Town of 
Hanover in Chautauqua  County.

  From the Town of Aurora, an interesting report of 2 male and  a 
female EASTERN BLUEBIRD exploring a nest box on October 2.

  Other reports this week - at the Countryside Gravel Ponds,  on Route 
62 in the Town of Dayton, 10 PIED-BILLED GREBES and  20 RUDDY DUCKS. 
Along the Pendleton-Wheatfield Townline in  Niagara County, a CHUKAR, 
certainly an escaped or released  game bird. In a Wilson yard, an 
unusual ROSE-BR. GROSBEAK  with an entirely buffy-yellow plumage. And 
widely reported  this week - abundant GOLDEN-CR. KINGLETS and RUBY-CR.  
KINGLETS, plus YELLOW-B. SAPSUCKER, BLUE-HEADED VIREO, GRAY-
  CHEEKED THRUSH, SWAINSON'S THRUSH, WHITE-THR. SPARROW,  WHITE-CR. 
SPARROW and DARK-EYED JUNCO.

  Dial-a-Bird will be updated Thursday evening, October 12.  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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