[Ontbirds] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 29 Aug 2013

David Suggs dsuggs at buffaloornithologicalsociety.org
Thu Aug 29 19:45:30 EDT 2013


- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 08/29/2013
* NYBU1308.29
- Birds mentioned

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  Please submit reports to
  DSuggs at buffaloornithologicalsociety.org
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  RED-NECKED PHALAROPE
  D.-crest. Cormorant
  Least Bittern
  Great Egret
  Green Heron
  Wood Duck
  Green-winged Teal
  American Black Duck
  Blue-winged Teal
  Northern Shoveler
  Long-tailed Duck
  Ruddy Duck
  Merlin
  Sandhill Crane
  Black-bellied Plover
  Semipalmated Plover
  Lesser Yellowlegs
  Spotted Sandpiper
  Sanderling
  Semipalm. Sandpiper
  Least Sandpiper
  Baird's Sandpiper
  Short-b. Dowitcher
  Caspian Tern
  Common Nighthawk
  Eastern Wood-Pewee
  Yellow-b. Flycatcher
  Least Flycatcher
  Purple Martin
  Warbling Vireo
  Red-eyed Vireo
  Blue-winged Warbler
  Tennessee Warbler
  Nashville Warbler
  Yellow Warbler
  Chestnut-s. Warbler
  Magnolia Warbler
  Bl.-thr. Bl. Warbler
  Bl.-thr. Green Warb.
  Blackburnian Warbler
  Bay-breasted Warbler
  Blackpoll Warbler
  Bl. and w. Warbler
  American Redstart
  Northern Waterthrush
  Common Yellowthroat
  Hooded Warbler
  Wilson's Warbler

- Transcript
  Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             08/13/2013
  Number:           716-896-1271
  To Report:        Same
  Compiler:         David F. Suggs
  Coverage:         Western New York and adjacent Ontario
  Website:          www.BuffaloOrnithologicalSociety.org

  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
  report.

  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-
  BELLIED PLOVERS.

  In the Oak Orchard Wildlife Management Area, the evening of
  August 28, 6 SANDHILL CRANES and 183 GREAT EGRETS at
  Windmill Marsh.

  For the season, the PURPLE MARTIN monitoring program in the
  Iroquois Refuge and surrounding areas reported 289 fledged
  PURPLE MARTINS.

  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
  reporting.

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