[Ontbirds] NE Shore of Lake Erie- 12 Shorebird sp. 10 warbler sp. Tennesse Warbler

WilliamWatsonSr at aol.com WilliamWatsonSr at aol.com
Sun Aug 19 18:24:12 EDT 2007


August 19 - Today was the Buffalo Ornithological Society Shorebird Count.  In 
Section 8 (20 miles west of Fort Erie, Ontario and Buffalo, NY) between Brawn 
 Road and Mohawk Point, and centered at Long Beach Conservation Area where 
most  of the shorebirds were seen there were:
3 Black-bellied Plovers
2 Semi-palmated Plovers
37  Killdeer
5 Lesser Yellowlegs
1 Solitary Sandpipers
22 Spotted Sandpipers
2 Sanderlings
9 Semipalmated Sandpipers
1 Short-billed Dowitcher
and at the end of Mohawk Point Road TENNESSE WARBLER, 2 Canada Warblers,  am. 
Redstart, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Magnolia Warbler, & Yellow Warbler,  and 90 
Common Terns at Long Beach CA.
 
At Rock Point Provincial Park on Nice Road we added Ruddy Turnstone,  
Pectoral Sandpiper, two Black-and-white Warblers, Black-throated Green Warbler,  
Common Yellow-throat, Blackburnian Warbler, and a  Cuckoo.                Warbler 
Migration has begun!
 
At the Mozaic Ponds (which are a mile due north of Rock Point P. P. and be  
reached by taking Downy Road north from Nice Road, to Rymer Road and going west 
 on Rymer 200 meters) 2 Northern Shovelers, Canvasback, Green-winged Teal, 
and a  GREAT EGRET THAT DID NOT HAVE A RED LEG BAND.
 
 
If you see any GREAT EGRETS  WITH RED LEG BANDS PLEASE TRY TO READ THE CODE, 
and report ALL observations  (weather you could red the code or not).  Also 
please record the date,  location, number of other egrets with them, and, if 
possible, the letter(s) and  number(s) of the banding code, so we can better 
document the dispersal pattern  of these fledglings. Report all sighting of Great 
Egret with red color bands to  at least one of the following locations.  
D. V. Chip  Weseloh
Canadian Wildlife Service-Ontario Region
4905 Dufferin St.  
Downsview, Ontario
M3H 5T4
Phone: 416-739-5846
email:  _chip.weseloh at ec.gc.ca_ (mailto:chip.weseloh at ec.gc.ca) .
and/or
Connie  Adams
NYSDEC
270 Michigan Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone (716)  851-7010
email:  _cmadams at gw.dec.state.ny.us_ (mailto:cmadams at gw.dec.state.ny.us)  
William  Watson 
771 Fletcher  Street 
Tonawanda,  NY  14150 
Phone  (716)  695-2820 
w_illiamwatsonsr at aol.com_ (mailto:Williamwatsonsr at aol.com)    

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Best Wishes for GREAT  birding, 
Bill Watson 
Tonawanda,  NY



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