[Ontbirds] WNY Dial-a-Bird 17 Jun 2010

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- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 06/17/2010
* NYBU1006.17
- Birds mentioned
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  EVENING GROSBEAK
  UPLAND SANDPIPER
  GRASSHOPPER SPARROW
  RED-HEADED WDPKR.
  L. BLACK-B. GULL
  Great Egret
  Red-br. Merganser
  Semipalm. Sandpiper
  Dunlin
  Black Tern
  Black-billed Cuckoo
  Yellow-billed Cuckoo
  Common Nighthawk
  Eastern Kingbird
  Eastern Bluebird
  Blue-winged Warbler
  Nashville 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
  Prothonotary Warbler
  Ovenbird
  La. Waterthrush
  Common Yellowthroat
  Hooded Warbler
  Scarlet Tanager
  Rose-br. Grosbeak
  Bobolink

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  Hotline: Dial-a-Bird at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             06/17/2010
  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, June 17, 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.

  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 
of Wales.

  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 
the plateau.

  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 
Cayuga Pool.

  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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