[Ontbirds] WNY Dial-a-Bird 25 Jun 2009

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Thu Jun 25 21:01:59 EDT 2009


- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 06/25/2009
* NYBU0906.25
- Birds mentioned
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  Please phone in rare sightings for update
  Submit email to dfsuggs localnet com
  Thank you, David
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  Red-throated Loon
  Bald Eagle
  Barred Owl
  Yellow-b. Sapsucker
  Acadian Flycatcher
  Brown Creeper
  Winter Wren
  Veery
  Swainson's Thrush
  Wood Thrush
  Blue-headed Vireo
  Northern Parula
  Yellow-thr. Warbler
  Pine Warbler
  Scarlet Tanager
  Savannah Sparrow
  Bobolink
  Orchard Oriole
  Purple Finch

- Transcript
  Hotline: Dial-a-Bird at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             06/25/2009
  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 25, 2009

  Dial-a-Bird is a service provided by your Buffalo Museum of  Science 
and 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. To contact the Science 
Museum, call 896-5200.

  Reports received June 18 through June 25 from the Niagara  Frontier Region.

  At Allegany State Park, the first summer RED-THROATED LOON  was still 
present on June 21 at Quaker Lake. Up to 3 YELLOW-
  THR. WARBLERS and 5 NORTHERN PARULAS plus PINE WARBLER at  
Maintenance Road and Allegany State Park Road 1. And, a hike  on the 
Wolf Run Loop reported 14 warbler species plus  ACADIAN FLYCATCHERS, 
WINTER WREN and SWAINSON'S THRUSH.

  Other ACADIAN FLYCATCHERS this week in Chautauqua County at  
Wheeler's Gulf on Fredonia-Stockton Road in Pomfret,  Luensman Overlook 
Park on Thayer Road in Portland, and Old  Allegany Road in Hanover. 
Also in Chautauqua County, female  and first summer male ORCHARD ORIOLE 
at the Berry Road marsh  in Pomfret, and 6 BOBOLINKS and 5 SAVANNAH 
SPARROWS on Farr  Road in Portland.

  Another BOBOLINK was reported this week at an unexpected  location - 
a yard on the Wales-Aurora Townline.

  June 24, highlights from the Protection Road Bog in the Erie  County 
Town of Holland included BARRED OWL, a family of  YELLOW-B. SAPSUCKERS 
and 11 warbler species, plus BLUE-
  HEADED VIREO, BROWN CREEPER, VEERY, SWAINSON'S THRUSH, WOOD  THRUSH, 
SCARLET TANAGER and PURPLE FINCH.

  In Genesee County, the BALD EAGLE nest in the Town of  Alexander has 
two young eagles ready to fledge. The nest is  over Tonawanda Creek, 
about 100 yards north of Route 20.  Though partially obscured, the nest 
is visible from the  Route 20 bridge. Outside the region, at the 
Montezuma  National Wildlife Refuge in Central New York, up 30 BALD  
EAGLES, mostly subadults, feeding on carp stranded in the  main pool.

  Dial-a-Bird will be updated Thursday evening, July 2. 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.

- End Transcript





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