[Ontbirds]WNY Dial-a-Bird 26 Jun 2008

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- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 06/26/2008
* NYBU0806.26
- Birds mentioned
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   CLAY-COL. SPARROW
  WORM-EATING WARBLER
  D.-crest. Cormorant
  Great Blue Heron
  Great Egret
  Green Heron
  Bl.-cr. Night-Heron
  Mallard
  Blue-winged Teal
  Gadwall
  Redhead
  Ring-necked Duck
  Lesser Scaup
  Ruddy Duck
  Osprey
  Bald Eagle
  Sharp-sh. Hawk
  Peregrine Falcon
  Upland Sandpiper
  L. Black-b. Gull
  Caspian Tern
  Common Tern
  Black Tern
  Black-billed Cuckoo
  Yellow-billed Cuckoo
  Barred Owl
  Acadian Flycatcher
  Horned Lark
  Eastern Bluebird
  American Redstart
  Hooded Warbler
  Scarlet Tanager
  Vesper Sparrow
  Grasshopper Sparrow
  White-thr. Sparrow

- Transcript
  Hotline: Dial-a-Bird at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             06/26/2008
  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, June 26, 2008

  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 June 19 through June 26 from  the 
Niagara Frontier Region include CLAY-COL. SPARROW and  WORM-EATING 
WARBLER.

  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 
BOBOLINKS.

  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  
TERNS.

  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 
Cayuga Pool.

  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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