[Ontbirds] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 29 Aug 2013
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Thu Aug 29 19:45:30 EDT 2013
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American Black Duck
Bl.-thr. Bl. Warbler
Bl.-thr. Green Warb.
Bl. and w. Warbler
Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science
To Report: Same
Compiler: David F. Suggs
Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario
Thursday, August 29, 2013
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. Press
the pound key to report sightings before the end of this
Highlights of reports received August 22 through August 29
from the Niagara Frontier Region include RED-NECKED
PHALAROPES and warbler migrants.
August 27 and 28, three RED-NECKED PHALAROPES at the Batavia
Waste Water Plant, on Secondary Pond 1; the first pond after
the railroad tunnel. Also, two BAIRD'S SANDPIPERS on the
berm between ponds S1 and S2, plus SEMIPALMATED PLOVER,
SPOTTED SANDPIPER, LESSER YELLOWLEGS, SEMIPALM. SANDPIPER
and LEAST SANDPIPER. Waterfowl at the plant included WOOD
DUCK, AMERICAN BLACK DUCK, BLUE-WINGED TEAL, NORTHERN
SHOVELER, GREEN-WINGED TEAL and RUDDY DUCK. The plant is on
Industrial Blvd., off Route 33. Visitors must sign in at the
office, and the gates close at 3 PM.
Warbler migration is on the rise. 17 species at Amherst
State Park this week, with EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE, YELLOW-B.
FLYCATCHER, LEAST FLYCATCHER, WARBLING VIREO, RED-EYED VIREO
and a GREEN HERON.
From the Niagara Peninsula of Ontario, warblers at the
Wainfleet Bog - BLUE-WINGED WARBLER, CHESTNUT-S. WARBLER and
BL. AND W. WARBLER. At Rock Point Provincial Park in
Dunnville, shorebirds included SANDERLING, plus LONG-TAILED
DUCK, 900 D.-CREST. CORMORANTS and a MERLIN. Nearby at the
Mosaic Ponds - three SHORT-B. DOWITCHERS, and 8 CASPIAN
TERNS. On Hutchins Road, north of Poth Road, 67 BLACK-
In the Oak Orchard Wildlife Management Area, the evening of
August 28, 6 SANDHILL CRANES and 183 GREAT EGRETS at
For the season, the PURPLE MARTIN monitoring program in the
Iroquois Refuge and surrounding areas reported 289 fledged
Very few COMMON NIGHTHAWK reports this summmer - reports
this week from Williamsville and Tonawanda.
And, August 24, in the marsh on the west bank of Oak Orchard
Creek at the Bridges in the Town of Carlton, a LEAST BITTERN
and a reported, very rare, PURPLE GALLINULE.
The Bird Report will be updated Thursday evening, September
5. Please call in your sightings by noon Thursday. You may
report sightings after the tone. Thank you for calling and
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