[Ontbirds]WNY Dial-a-Bird 24 May 2007

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* New York
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* 05/24/2007
* NYBU0705.24
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  Hotline: Dial-a-Bird at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             05/24/2007
  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

  LARK BUNTING
  SNOWY EGRET
  GLOSSY IBIS
  WILSON'S PHALAROPE
  PEREGRINE FALCON
  YELLOW-BR. CHAT
  Bald Eagle
  Black-bellied Plover
  Semipalmated Plover
  Killdeer
  Greater Yellowlegs
  Lesser Yellowlegs
  Solitary Sandpiper
  Willet
  Spotted Sandpiper
  Semipalm. Sandpiper
  Least Sandpiper
  Dunlin
  Glaucous Gull
  Yellow-billed Cuckoo
  Common Nighthawk
  Cape May Warbler
  Prairie Warbler
  Prothonotary Warbler
  Rose-br. Grosbeak
  Indigo Bunting

  Thursday, May 24, 2007

  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 May 17 through May 24 from  the 
Niagara Frontier Region include LARK BUNTING, SNOWY  EGRET, GLOSSY 
IBIS, WILSON'S PHALAROPE, PEREGRINE FALCON and  YELLOW-BR. CHAT.

  The evening of May 19, a male LARK BUNTING was closely  observed 
behind the Woodlawn Diner at 2nd Street and Route 5  in the Woodlawn 
area of the Town of Hamburg. There have been  no additional reports. 
Only two previous records of LARK  BUNTING in the BOS archives.

  May 20 and 21, SNOWY EGRET on the upper Niagara River, in  the barge 
slip on the eastbound Robert Moses Parkway in  Niagara Falls, New York. 
The slip is near the recently  established waterfowl viewing area on 
the parkway.

  GLOSSY IBIS at two locations this week. May 19 at Tifft  Nature 
Preserve in Buffalo, and May 17 through 21 another  GLOSSY IBIS at 
Cayuga Pool, on Route 77 in the Iroquois  Refuge.

  Also at Iroquois, in the Kumpf Marsh adjacent to Cayuga  Pool, 2 
WILSON'S PHALAROPES on May 22, with BLACK-BELLIED  PLOVER, SEMIPALMATED 
PLOVER, KILLDEER, GREATER YELLOWLEGS,  LESSER YELLOWLEGS, SOLITARY 
SANDPIPER, SEMIPALM. SANDPIPER,  LEAST SANDPIPER and DUNLIN, plus a 
singing YELLOW-BILLED  CUCKOO.

  May 20, a WILLET at Rock Point Provincial Park in Dunnville,  
Ontario. And DUNLIN and SPOTTED SANDPIPERS at the Buffalo  Commerce 
Park on the south side of Tifft Street at Route 5.

  In the Niagara Falls gorge, a PEREGRINE FALCON nest with at  least 
two young chicks was discovered in the abandoned power  plant on the 
Ontario side of the gorge; visible only from  Goat Island in New York.

  May 20, a late GLAUCOUS GULL on Lake Ontario at the Olcott  Piers.

  Other reports this week. Two YELLOW-BR. CHATS among over 23  warblers 
species this week. One CHAT at Rock Point between  the platform and 
stairs, and another CHAT on Dietz Road,  along the east side of Four 
Mile Creek State Park in Porter.  PRAIRIE WARBLER on Goat Island. 
PROTHONOTARY WARBLER  returned to the Tonawanda Wildlife Management 
Area, on the  canal west of Meadville Road. COMMON NIGHTHAWKS - eight 
at  Wilson-Tuscaurora State Park, two over Shirley Avenue in  Buffalo, 
and a single COMMON NIGHTHAWK over Snyder in  Amherst. BALD EAGLE over 
Evangola State Park. And, on Salt  Road in Clarence, a CAPE MAY 
WARBLER, plus an INDIGO BUNTING  feeding on sunflower seeds with 
ROSE-BR. GROSBEAKS.

  Dial-a-Bird will be updated Thursday evening, May 31. 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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