[Ontbirds] WNY Dial-a-Bird 27 May 2010

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Thu May 27 18:49:28 EDT 2010


- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 05/27/2010
* NYBU1005.27
- Birds mentioned
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  SUMMER TANAGER
  Common Loon
  D.-crest. Cormorant
  Osprey
  Chukar
  Virginia Rail
  Sora
  Black-bellied Plover
  Semipalmated Plover
  Lesser Yellowlegs
  Solitary Sandpiper
  Ruddy Turnstone
  Semipalm. Sandpiper
  Least Sandpiper
  White-r. Sandpiper
  Dunlin
  Black Tern
  Yellow-billed Cuckoo
  Common Nighthawk
  Red-headed Wdpkr.
  Yellow-b. Flycatcher
  Acadian Flycatcher
  Alder Flycatcher
  Willow Flycatcher
  Least Flycatcher
  Purple Martin
  Bank Swallow
  Veery
  Gray-cheeked Thrush
  Swainson's Thrush
  Wood Thrush
  Cedar Waxwing
  White-eyed Vireo
  Yellow-thr. Vireo
  Philadelphia Vireo
  Golden-wing. Warbler
  "Brewster's Warbler"
  Blackpoll Warbler
  Cerulean Warbler
  Scarlet Tanager
  Rose-br. Grosbeak
  Lincoln's Sparrow

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  Hotline: Dial-a-Bird at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             05/27/2010
  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, May 27, 2010

  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.

  SUMMER TANAGER was the highlight of reports received May 20  through 
May 27 from the Niagara Frontier Region.

  May 22, a SUMMER TANAGER on the hiking trails at the east  end of 
Wilson-Tuscaurora State Park in Niagara County. A  first year male with 
striking half-red and half-green  plumage, there have no other reports 
since the 22nd. Also at  the park, YELLOW-B. FLYCATCHER, ALDER 
FLYCATCHER, WILLOW  FLYCATCHER, LEAST FLYCATCHER, VEERY, SWAINSON'S 
THRUSH, WOOD  THRUSH and eight warbler species.

  WHITE-EYED VIREO - May 15 at Amherst State Park with YELLOW-
  BILLED CUCKOO, YELLOW-THR. VIREO, PHILADELPHIA VIREO and  LINCOLN'S 
SPARROW. Another WHITE-EYED VIREO May 21 in the  Chautauqua County Town 
of Sheridan, along the railroad bed  off Center Road, along with 20 
CEDAR WAXWINGS, nine warbler  species, SCARLET TANAGER and 5 ROSE-BR. 
GROSBEAKS.

  At Tifft Nature Preserve in Buffalo this week, ACADIAN  FLYCATCHER 
and GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH, plus 4 LINCOLN'S  SPARROWS and 14 warbler 
species including BLACKPOLL WARBLERS  and many later arriving female 
warblers.

  May 25 at Rock Point Park in Dunnville, Ontario, RUDDY  TURNSTONE and 
WHITE-R. SANDPIPER, plus 5 COMMON LOONS and  670 D.-CREST. CORMORANTS. 
At the nearby Mosaic Ponds on  Rymer Road, BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER, 
SEMIPALMATED PLOVER,  SEMIPALM. SANDPIPER, WHITE-R. SANDPIPER and 
DUNLIN.

  Shorebirds in the Tonawanda Wildlife Management Area, in the  marsh 
on the south side of Route 77 opposite Kanyoo Trail -  BLACK-BELLIED 
PLOVER, SEMIPALMATED PLOVER, LESSER  YELLOWLEGS, SOLITARY SANDPIPER, 
RUDDY TURNSTONE, SEMIPALM.  SANDPIPER, LEAST SANDPIPER WHITE-R. 
SANDPIPER and DUNLIN.  Other reports from the Tonawanda Wildlife 
Management Area,  the only spring report so far of COMMON NIGHTHAWK, 
plus  VIRGINIA RAIL, SORA, BLACK TERN and CERULEAN WARBLER.

  Missed on the report last week - on the BOS May 16 count,  the 
section covering eastern Niagara County reported an  impressive 149 
species including 27 warbler species  highlighted by GOLDEN-WING. 
WARBLER and "BREWSTER'S  WARBLER".

  Other reports this week - a pair of OSPREYS nest building on  a 
communications tower on Liberty Drive, off River Road in  the Niagara 
County Town of Wheatfield. RED-HEADED WDPKR. at  Lakeside Cemetery in 
Hamburg. Thousands of BANK SWALLOWS  along Lake Erie between Hamburg 
and Sturgeon Point in Evans.  At the Sturgeon Point marina, an active 
PURPLE MARTIN  colony. And a CHUKAR, an introduced gamebird, on 
Meadville  Road in the Tonawanda Wildlife Management Area.

  Dial-a-Bird will be updated Thursday evening, June 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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