[Ontbirds] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 05 Feb 2015
dsuggs at buffaloornithologicalsociety.org
Thu Feb 5 20:36:36 EST 2015
* New York
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Please submit reports to
DSuggs at buffaloornithologicalsociety.org
[The next BOS meeting will be at 7 PM, Wednesday,
February 11 at the Buffalo Museum of Science.
A program on the results and analysis of the BOS
April and May Counts will be presented. Visitors
are always welcome at BOS meetings.]
American Black Duck
Great Black-b. Gull
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, February 5, 2015
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
FISH CROWS were the highlight of reports received January 29
through February 5 from the Niagara Frontier Region.
During early February, at least two FISH CROWS, heard and
seen in Fort Erie, Ontario, in the area of Gilmore Road and
Jennet Street, a short distance from the Niagara River.
February 1, a report that a SNOWY OWL has been at Bear Ridge
Road and Killian Road in the Town of Pendleton for a week.
The open waters of Dunkirk Harbor are supporting winter
waterfowl - February 3, 2 WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS, plus numbers
of AMERICAN BLACK DUCK, CANVASBACK, REDHEAD, GREATER SCAUP,
BUFFLEHEAD, COMMON GOLDENEYE, HOODED MERGANSER, COMMON
MERGANSER, RED-BR. MERGANSER and AMERICAN COOT. Also in the
harbor, 2 D.-CREST. CORMORANTS, over 100 GREAT BLACK-B.
GULLS and 13 BALD EAGLES, including five adults.
Waterfowl this week on the east Niagara River, between North
Tonawanda and Grand Island, included over 1900 CANVASBACKS
and on the Little River at Tonawanda Island, 30 HOODED
Other Niagara River reports - at the north end of Squaw
Island, a female SURF SCOTER, a pair of BALD EAGLES on the
Strawberry Island nest, two PEREGRINE FALCONS off the West
Side Rowing Club in Buffalo, and another BALD EAGLE on the
Also this week - 6 EASTERN BLUEBIRDS at the Buffalo Ski Club
in the Town of Colden. 10 EASTERN BLUEBIRDS on Mapleton Road
in North Tonawanda. EASTERN BLUEBIRDS also attracted to a
sunflower chip feeder in East Amherst. An AMERICAN ROBIN
feeding on mealworms at the same location. At other feeders
- a PINE SISKIN at a feeder at the Buffalo Airport. And
another PINE SISKIN with 3 COMMON REDPOLLS at a feeder in
The next BOS meeting will be Wednesday, February 11 at the
Buffalo Museum of Science. A program on the results and
analysis of the BOS April and May Counts will be presented.
Visitors are always welcome at BOS meetings.
The Bird Report will be updated Thursday evening, February
12. Please call in your sightings by noon Thursday. You may
report sightings after the tone. Thank you for calling and
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