[Ontbirds]WNY Dial-a-Bird 26 Jun 2008
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Great Blue Heron
L. Black-b. Gull
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Compiler: David F. Suggs (dfsuggs at localnet com)
Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario
Thursday, June 26, 2008
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Highlights of reports received June 19 through June 26 from the
Niagara Frontier Region include CLAY-COL. SPARROW and WORM-EATING
June 24, CLAY-COL. SPARROW was still present in the Town of
Lancaster, at the northeast corner of Ransom and Westwood Roads.
In Cattaraugus County, the WORM-EATING WARBLER in the Town of
Carrollton was seen on the 20th and heard on the 21st. The warbler has
been ranging up and down the hill. Search from the logging road at
pole #255, at the Hamlet of Vandalia sign on Route 417, eight miles
east of Salamanca.
June 23, a kayak trip on the west branch of Twelve Mile Creek in the
Town of Wilson found an unexpected WHITE-THR. SPARROW at the the creek
mouth at Lake Ontario. Also along the creek, GREEN HERON, SHARP-SH.
HAWK, AMERICAN REDSTART, HOODED WARBLER and SCARLET TANAGER.
At the Carlton Hill Area in the Wyoming County Town of Middlebury, a
roadside tour counted 53 species. Eight sparrow species included 4
VESPER SPARROWS and a GRASSHOPPER SPARROW in one field, also many
A combined list for the Batavia Waste Water Plant and Iroquois
Refuge totaled 61 species. At the waste water plant, 62 D.-CREST.
CORMORANTS, 454 MALLARDS, 27 RUDDY DUCKS, 2 GADWALL and one each of
REDHEAD, RING-NECKED DUCK and LESSER SCAUP. In the Iroquois Refuge and
Tonawanda Area, 11 OSPREYS and four OSPREY nests. At the Lewiston
Overlook, 2 male BLUE-WINGED TEALS. And at Cayuga Pool, 16 BLACK
Another report from the Tonawanda Management Area, on the trail on
the south side of Owen Road, a pair of BARRED OWLS, 2 YELLOW-BILLED
CUCKOOS and 4 ACADIAN FLYCATCHERS.
The morning of June 20, a PEREGRINE FALCON perched atop the steeple
of Saint Peter and Paul's Church on Main Street in Williamsville.
BALD EAGLES this week - an adult soaring low over West Seneca.
Fledgling on nest at Bird Swamp in the Cattaraugus County Town of
Machias. Two BALD EAGLES at Saint Columbans in Sheridan, and four at
Other reports - At the pond in Tonawanda's Sheridan Park, GREAT BLUE
HERON, GREAT EGRET, GREEN HERON and BL.-CR. NIGHT-HERON. On Lake
Ontario at the Wilson Piers, L. BLACK-
B. GULL, 9 CASPIAN TERNS and 8 COMMON TERNS. BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO at
Tifft Nature Preserve in Buffalo. EASTERN BLUEBIRD nesting in Eden.
And at the Tillman Wildlife Management Area in Clarence, two pair of
UPLAND SANDPIPERS, HORNED LARK and GRASSHOPPER SPARROW.
Dial-a-Bird will be updated Thursday evening, July 3. 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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