[Ontbirds] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 19 Feb 2015
dsuggs at buffaloornithologicalsociety.org
Thu Feb 19 19:47:01 EST 2015
* New York
- Birds mentioned
Please submit reports to
DSuggs at buffaloornithologicalsociety.org
[There will be a BOS field trip to Dunkirk Harbor on Sunday, February 22.
Meet at 9 AM at the harbor pier.]
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 19, 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
An understandably quiet week for reports - February 12 to
February 19, the PINE WARBLER was still at a feeder in Port
Weller, Ontario, at 709 Read Road, at the north end of the road at
February 17, the previously reported male HARLEQUIN DUCK on
the upper Niagara River was seen off the north end of
Central Avenue in Fort Erie, Ontario, opposite the north end
of Squaw Island.
Also on the upper river - a HORNED GREBE, February 16, among
waterfowl off the West Side Rowing Club in Buffalo. SNOWY
OWL on the Reef Lighthouse above the Peace Bridge. And, BALD
EAGLES at several locations on the river from the Peace
Bridge to Grand Island.
At Tifft Nature Preserve in Buffalo, a RED-W. BLACKBIRD and
WHITE-THR. SPARROW at the cabin feeders, plus several
AMERICAN ROBINS in the preserve. At a feeder near the
Buffalo Airport, a reported FOX SPARROW.
A flock of 250 SNOW BUNTINGS and 150 HORNED LARKS, plus 2
EASTERN BLUEBIRDS, attracted to the stored grain at a bunker
silo at a farm in the Genesee County Town of Alexander.
There will be a BOS field trip to Dunkirk Harbor on Sunday,
February 22. Meet at 9 AM at the harbor pier. The harbor
waters have been intermittently frozen, however a dozen BALD
EAGLES have been lingering in the area.
The Bird Report will be updated Thursday evening, February
26. Please call in your sightings by noon Thursday. You may
report sightings after the tone. Thank you for calling and
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