[Ontbirds] WNY Buffalo Bird Report 03 Feb 2011

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- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 02/03/2011
* NYBU1102.03
- Birds mentioned
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  FOX SPARROW
  EASTERN TOWHEE
  YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER
  BOHEMIAN WAXWING
  COMMON REDPOLL
  SNOW BUNTING
  Sharp-sh. Hawk
  Horned Lark
  Brown Creeper
  American Robin
  Northern Shrike
  Amer. Tree Sparrow
  White-thr. Sparrow
  Lapland Longspur

- Transcript
  Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             02/03/2011
  Number:           716-896-1271
  To Report:        Same
  Compiler:         David F. Suggs (dfsuggs localnet com)
  Coverage:         Western New York and adjacent Ontario
  Website:          www.BuffaloOrnithologicalSociety.org

  Thursday, February 03, 2011

  The Buffalo Bird Report 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 January 27 through February 3  from 
the Niagara Frontier Region include FOX SPARROW,  EASTERN TOWHEE, 
YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER, BOHEMIAN WAXWING,
  COMMON REDPOLL and SNOW BUNTINGS.

  January 30, a rare find in winter, especially away from  feeders, a 
FOX SPARROW on Cothran Road in the Niagara County  Town of Porter, 
among a flock of WHITE-THR. SPARROWS and  AMER. TREE SPARROWS. Also on 
Cothran Road, a female EASTERN  TOWHEE, several AMERICAN ROBINS and a 
NORTHERN SHRIKE.

  Also in the Town of Porter, February 3, a YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER
  at a feeder in Ransomville.

  Again, on the 30th, a single BOHEMIAN WAXWING with over 100  CEDAR 
WAXWINGS by the orchards and feeders on Route 18 near  the Town of 
Newfane water plant.

  Still in Niagara County, on Youngstown-Wilson Road near Fisk  Road in 
Wilson, an impressive flock of 1200 SNOW BUNTINGS  with small numbers 
of LAPLAND LONGSPURS and HORNED LARKS.  Another flock of 600 SNOW 
BUNTINGS, also with LAPLAND  LONGSPURS, in the Town of Somerset on 
Lower Lake Road at  Burgess Road.

  After a two week absence, at least 12 COMMON REDPOLLS at a  feeder in 
Orchard Park. COMMON REDPOLLS also at feeders in  Wilson and Porter.

  At the Iroquois Refuge, a trip around the seven mile Mohawk  Pool ski 
loop found SHARP-SH. HAWK, 2 BROWN CREEPERS and 15  AMERICAN ROBINS. 
Nearby on Meadville Road, a NORTHERN  SHRIKE.

  The Bird Report will be updated Thursday evening, February  10. 
Please call in your sightings by noon Thursday. You may  report 
sightings after the tone. Thank you for calling and  reporting.

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