[Ontbirds] WNY Dial-a-Bird 17 Jun 2010
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L. BLACK-B. GULL
Bl.-thr. Bl. Warbler
Bl.-thr. Green Warb.
Bl. and w. Warbler
Hotline: Dial-a-Bird at the Buffalo Museum of Science
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Compiler: David F. Suggs (dfsuggs at localnet com)
Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario
Thursday, June 17, 2010
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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.
Highlights of reports received the June 3 through June 17, from the
Niagara Frontier Region include EVENING GROSBEAK, UPLAND SANDPIPER,
GRASSHOPPER SPARROW, RED-HEADED WDPKR. and L. BLACK-B. GULL.
June 12 at French Creek Nature Preserve in southwest Chautauqua
County, a reported female EVENING GROSBEAK, plus EASTERN KINGBIRD,
EASTERN BLUEBIRD, NASHVILLE WARBLER, SCARLET TANAGER, a pair of
ROSE-BR. GROSBEAKS and BOBOLINKS.
In early June, two pair of UPLAND SANDPIPERS and at least 10
GRASSHOPPER SPARROWS at the Tillman Wildlife Management Area in
Clarence. Another UPLAND SANDPIPER and many BOBOLINKS in southern Erie
County, on Hunter's Creek Road north of Center Line Road in the Town
GRASSHOPPER SPARROW also at a previous breeding location in Niagara
County, on the Lewiston Plateau near Artpark State Park; park at the
end of South 8th Street in Lewiston and walk the trails to the top of
From Buffalo, June 13, an unexpected RED-HEADED WDPKR., viewed from
the Miss Buffalo cruise ship, on Squaw Island, in the dead trees south
of the Black Rock Canal Lock. Also, an AMERICAN WIGEON on the canal.
June 5, three or four, first summer, L. BLACK-B. GULLS in a large
flock of RING-BILLED GULLS at Lower Lake Road and Burgess Road in the
Town of Somerset, and in Buffalo, June 6, a likely, late migrant
MAGNOLIA WARBLER on Woodbridge Avenue.
Breeding time for warblers - In southern Cattaraugus County, 15
species on the railroad bed west of Salamanca included BLUE-WINGED
WARBLER, NORTHERN PARULA, YELLOW WARBLER, CHESTNUT-S. WARBLER,
MAGNOLIA WARBLER, BL.-THR. BL. WARBLER, BL.-THR. GREEN WARB.,
BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER, CERULEAN WARBLER, BL. AND W. WARBLER, AMERICAN
REDSTART, OVENBIRD, LA. WATERTHRUSH, COMMON YELLOWTHROAT and HOODED
WARBLER, plus BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO and YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO.
In the Iroquois Refuge and Tonawanda Wildlife Management Area, 11
warbler species highlighted by at least 2 PROTHONOTARY WARBLERS west
of Meadville Road on the north side of the canal, plus BL.-THR. BL.
WARBLER at the closed bridge on Ditch Road. Also 17 BLACK TERNS at
Other reports from the past two weeks - In Ontario, 3 RED-
BR. MERGANSERS and 7 SEMIPALM. SANDPIPERS at Rock Point Park in
Dunnville, and 15 SEMIPALM. SANDPIPERS and 6 DUNLIN at Morgan's Point
in Wainfleet. GREAT EGRET in a North Tonawanda field. And, three
reports of one or two COMMON NIGHTHAWKS over North Buffalo and the
Town of Tonawanda.
Dial-a-Bird will be updated Thursday evening, June 24. 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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