[Ontbirds] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 26 Jul 2012

David Suggs dsuggs at buffaloornithologicalsociety.org
Thu Jul 26 20:16:51 EDT 2012


- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 07/26/2012
* NYBU1207.26
- Birds mentioned

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  WHITE-FACED IBIS [last report July 18]
  Great Egret
  Bl.-cr. Night-Heron
  Black-bellied Plover
  Semipalmated Plover
  Killdeer
  Greater Yellowlegs
  Lesser Yellowlegs
  Spotted Sandpiper
  Sanderling
  Semipalm. Sandpiper
  Least Sandpiper
  Baird's Sandpiper
  Short-b. Dowitcher
  Long-b. Dowitcher
  Bonaparte's Gull
  Belted Kingfisher
  Red-headed Wdpkr.
  Purple Martin
  Red-br. Nuthatch
  Carolina Wren
  Winter Wren
  Bl.-gr. Gnatcatcher
  Magnolia Warbler
  American Redstart
  White-thr. Sparrow
  Red Crossbill

- Transcript
  Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             07/26/2012
  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, July 26, 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.

  Reports received July 19 through July 26 from the Niagara
  Frontier Region.

  The WHITE-FACED IBIS at the Modern Landfill Wetlands, on
  Porter Center Road in the Niagara County Town of Lewiston,
  was last reported the evening of July 18. There are
  additional wetlands in the area where the ibis may have
  wandered, but they are closed to the public.

  Shorebirds at the Modern Wetlands this week included LESSER
  YELLOWLEGS, SEMIPALM. SANDPIPER, LEAST SANDPIPER and SHORT-
  B. DOWITCHER.

  July 26 at Kumpf Marsh, on Route 77 in the Iroquois Refuge,
  a probable LONG-B. DOWITCHER, with arriving GREATER
  YELLOWLEGS and two BONAPARTE'S GULLS.

  At Rock Point Provincial Park in Dunnville, Ontario,
  shorebirds on July 22 included an early arriving juvenile
  BAIRD'S SANDPIPER, plus BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER, SEMIPALMATED
  PLOVER, KILLDEER, LESSER YELLOWLEGS, SPOTTED SANDPIPER,
  SANDERLING, SEMIPALM. SANDPIPER and LEAST SANDPIPER. One
  BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER was said to have been summering at Rock
  Point.

  RED-HEADED WDPKR. was reported again at the north end of
  Squaw Island in Buffalo's Black Rock section - two adults
  feeding two fledged juveniles on July 21.

  In the Southern Tier, at least 2 RED CROSSBILLS on July 24,
  in a conifer plantation at Brown and Vandermark Roads in the
  Allegany County Town of Ward. Also, RED-BR. NUTHATCH, WINTER
  WREN, MAGNOLIA WARBLER and WHITE-THR. SPARROW.

  Breeding news from the Iroquois Refuge - the first nesting
  of GREAT EGRET for the refuge was noted on July 20; two
  nests with juvenile GREAT EGRETS within a GREAT BLUE HERON
  rookery in a closed section of the refuge. At Stafford
  Marsh, in the adjacent Oak Orchard Wildlife Management Area,
  a count of 53 GREAT EGRETS. And, 215 PURPLE MARTINS have
  fledged from the monitored nest boxes in the Iroquois Refuge
  and surrounding areas.

  July 24 at Tifft Nature Preserve in Buffalo, 35 species
  included 5 BL.-CR. NIGHT-HERONS, GREAT EGRET, BL.-GR.
  GNATCATCHER, AMERICAN REDSTART and families of BELTED
  KINGFISHER and CAROLINA WREN.

  A side note, though CHIMNEY SWIFTS have been widely
  reported, the COMMON NIGHTHAWK has not been reported yet
  this summer.

  The Bird Report will be updated Thursday evening, August 2.
  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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