[Ontbirds] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 12 Jul 2012
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LOGGERHEAD SHRIKE [outside region - Monroe County]
Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science
To Report: Same
Compiler: David F. Suggs (dfsuggs localnet com)
Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario
Thursday, July 12, 2012
The Buffalo Bird Report is a service provided by your
Buffalo Museum of Science and the Buffalo Ornithological
Society. To contact the Science Museum, call 896-5200.
Highlights of reports received June 28 through July 12 from
the Niagara Frontier Region include HORNED GREBE, RED-HEADED
WDPKR. and just outside the region, LOGGERHEAD SHRIKE.
July 10, a very rare in July, HORNED GREBE, in breeding
plumage, on Lake Erie off Grabel Point in Wainfleet,
Ontario. This would be the BOS region's first July record of
HORNED GREBE in 35 years.
Also, shorebirds along the Lake Erie shore in Ontario
included BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER, GREATER YELLOWLEGS, LESSER
YELLOWLEGS, RUDDY TURNSTONE, SEMIPALM. SANDPIPER, LEAST
SANDPIPER, PECTORAL SANDPIPER and SHORT-B. DOWITCHER, plus 7
RED-BR. MERGANSERS. Under the Peace Bridge at Fort Erie, 30
CLIFF SWALLOWS with 71 nests and 20 nestlings.
From Buffalo, an adult and juvenile RED-HEADED WDPKR., July
9, at the north end of Squaw Island in Black Rock. The
woodpeckers were by the parking lot at the railroad bridge.
Just outside the BOS region, July 8, a New York State
endangered species - a LOGGERHEAD SHRIKE, at Braddock Bay
Park, at the Manitou Road entrance to the Lake Ontario
Eighty-six species were recorded during a week of camping in
Allegany State Park the first week of July. Highlights
included an immature D.-CREST. CORMORANT on Quaker Lake,
four active OSPREY nests, BROAD-WINGED HAWK, BARRED OWL,
ACADIAN FLYCATCHER, COMMON RAVEN, RED-BR. NUTHATCH, BROWN
CREEPER, WINTER WREN, SWAINSON'S THRUSH, and 17 warbler
species including NORTHERN PARULA, YELLOW-R. WARBLER, PINE
WARBLER and LA. WATERTHRUSH. Other Allegany State Park
reports - YELLOW-THR. WARBLER at the Administration Building
and Maintenance Road at Road 1, PRAIRIE WARBLER at the Red
House entrance, and MERLINS at various locations in the
In the Iroquois Refuge recently, at Kumpf Marsh on Route 77,
5 BLACK TERNS, plus 3 CASPIAN TERNS, abundant AMERICAN COOTS
with young, and a flyover SOLITARY SANDPIPER.
In and around the Carlton Hill Multiple Use Area in the
Wyoming County Town of Middlebury, BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO,
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, YELLOW-B. SAPSUCKER, PILEATED
WOODPECKER, ACADIAN FLYCATCHER, YELLOW-THR. VIREO, RED-EYED
VIREO, COMMON RAVEN, VEERY, WOOD THRUSH, NORTHERN PARULA,
CHESTNUT-S. WARBLER, AMERICAN REDSTART, HOODED WARBLER,
SCARLET TANAGER, GRASSHOPPER SPARROW, ROSE-BR. GROSBEAK and
And in a Town of Wilson yard by Lake Ontario, an immature
male ORCHARD ORIOLE and 4 PINE SISKINS.
The Bird Report will be updated Thursday evening, July 19.
Please call in your sightings by noon Thursday. You may
report sightings after the tone. Thank you for calling and
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