[Ontbirds] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 05 Feb 2015

David Suggs dsuggs at buffaloornithologicalsociety.org
Thu Feb 5 20:36:36 EST 2015


- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 02/05/2015
* NYBU1502.05
- Birds mentioned

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  Please submit reports to
  DSuggs at buffaloornithologicalsociety.org
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  [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.]

  FISH CROW
  D.-crest. Cormorant
  American Black Duck
  Canvasback
  Redhead
  Greater Scaup
  Surf Scoter
  White-winged Scoter
  Common Goldeneye
  Bufflehead
  Hooded Merganser
  Common Merganser
  Red-br. Merganser
  Bald Eagle
  Peregrine Falcon
  American Coot
  Great Black-b. Gull
  Snowy Owl
  Eastern Bluebird
  American Robin
  Common Redpoll
  Pine Siskin

- Transcript
  Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             02/05/2015
  Number:           716-896-1271
  To Report:        Same
  Compiler:         David F. Suggs
  Coverage:         Western New York and adjacent Ontario
  Website:          www.BuffaloOrnithologicalSociety.org

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
report.

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
MERGANSERS.

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
Reef Lighthouse.

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
Medina.

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
reporting.

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