[Ontbirds]WNY Dial-a-Bird 11 Oct 2007
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HUMMINGBIRD [reported as RUBY-T. HUMMINGBIRD]
Cape May Warbler
Bl.-thr. Green Warb.
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Compiler: David F. Suggs (dfsuggs at localnet com)
Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario
Thursday, October 11, 2007
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Highlights of reports received October 4 through October 11 from the
Niagara Frontier Region include HUMMINGBIRD, PINE SISKIN, BRANT,
RED-THROATED LOON and GREAT EGRETS.
October 10 and 11, from Houghton in the Allegany County Town of
Caneadea, a reported RUBY-T. HUMMINGBIRD at a backyard feeder. Any
HUMMINGBIRD SPECIES during October should be carefully identified.
RUBY-T. HUMMINGBIRDS generally have migrated from the region in early
October, while rare, out-
of-range HUMMINGBIRDS tend to occur in the northeastern states
during this time. More details of the observation would be appreciated.
At a feeder in the Town of Colden, October 9, the season's first
report of PINE SISKIN.
October 10 on Lake Ontario at Olcott Harbor, BRANT and 2
RED-THROATED LOONS, plus 4 WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS, 8 COMMON LOONS, 10
HORNED GREBES, PEREGRINE FALCON, 5 AMERICAN COOTS and 20 RUSTY
A record October count on the 9th, and maybe a record fall count -
112 GREAT EGRETS at the Tonawanda Wildlife Management Area. Two of the
EGRETS were banded as nestlings this summer at the Motor Island
heronry in the Niagara River.
Fall migrants still moving though the region. October 7 at Goat
Island, above Niagara Falls - nine warbler species - ORANGE-CR.
WARBLER, NASHVILLE WARBLER, MAGNOLIA WARBLER, CAPE MAY WARBLER,
BL.-THR. GREEN WARB., PINE WARBLER, PALM WARBLER and BLACKPOLL
WARBLER, among a flock of over 200 YELLOW-R. WARBLERS.
ORANGE-CR. WARBLER also at Amherst State Park on the 10th, with
NASHVILLE WARBLER, YELLOW-R. WARBLER and BL.-THR. GREEN WARB., plus 6
YELLOW-B. SAPSUCKERS, EASTERN PHOEBE, BLUE-
HEADED VIREO, 6 BROWN CREEPERS, 8 WINTER WRENS, GOLDEN-CR. KINGLETS,
RUBY-CR. KINGLETS, 3 EASTERN BLUEBIRDS, GRAY-
CHEEKED THRUSH, HERMIT THRUSH, GRAY CATBIRD, LINCOLN'S SPARROW,
SWAMP SPARROW, ROSE-BR. GROSBEAK and PURPLE FINCH.
Other reports this week - abundant WHITE-THR. SPARROWS and a few
WHITE-CR. SPARROWS at several locations. At Allegany State Park, on
the Wolf Run hiking loop, BALD EAGLE, 2 COMMON RAVENS and 2 singing
BLUE-HEADED VIREOS. At the Park's reservoir at Wolf Run, BAIRD'S
SANDPIPER, PECTORAL SANDPIPER and KILLDEER. In Buffalo, at the Bird
Island Pier, BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER, 6 SANDERLINGS and 9 DUNLIN. And,
along Route 219 in the Town of Boston, a PEREGRINE FALCON kept pace
with an automobile traveling at 50 mph.
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18. Please call in your sightings by noon Thursday. You may report
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