[Ontbirds] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 09 Jul 2015
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Thu Jul 9 18:21:31 EDT 2015
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Gr. Cr. Flycatcher
Tree Swallow (ALBINO)
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, July 9, 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
Highlights of reports received June 25 through July 9 from
the Niagara Frontier Region.
July 7, on the Lake Erie shore in Chautauqua County, a
southbound, migrant WILLET at the Main Street beach in
On June 26, the BLACK-BELLIED WHISTLING-DUCK was still
present at the mouth of 12 Mile Creek, on the west side of
Wilson-Tuscarora State Park, in Niagara County.
Also in Niagara County, CLAY-COL. SPARROW at a previous
breeding location - the brushy field at Krull Park in
Olcott. ORCHARD ORIOLE also at Krull Park. And PINE SISKINS
continue their summer on the Lake Ontario shore - 12 at the
Wilson harbor boathouse, and five at Sunset Beach in Orleans
Several reports from the higher elevations of Cattaraugus
and Allegany Counties. 86 species listed during several days
of camping in Allegany State Park, highlighted by 16 warbler
species including LA. WATERTHRUSH and PINE WARBLER, plus D.-
CREST. CORMORANT at Red House Lake, five OSPREY nests,
BARRED OWL, ACADIAN FLYCATCHER, COMMON RAVEN, RED-BR.
NUTHATCH, BROWN CREEPER, WINTER WREN and SWAINSON'S THRUSH.
In the hills of Allegany County, at least 12 warbler
species, plus RUFFED GROUSE, COMMON RAVEN, COOPER'S HAWK,
RED-SHOULDERED HAWK, BROAD-WINGED HAWK and multiples of
YELLOW-B. SAPSUCKER, BLUE-HEADED VIREO, GOLDEN-CR. KINGLET,
VEERY, HERMIT THRUSH, SCARLET TANAGER, INDIGO BUNTING,
BOBOLINK and PURPLE FINCH. And in the Cattaraugus County
Town of Hinsdale, a surprising NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD.
June 8, along the Niagara River in North Tonawanda, a
striking, albino TREE SWALLOW was photographed at the nest
boxes at the south end of Gratwick Park.
In the Iroquois Refuge, July 4, an unexpected COMMON LOON on
Mohawk Pool, viewed from post #10 on the Kanyoo Trail.
Nearby in the Tonawanda Wildlife Management Area, 40 GREAT
EGRETS at west Wood Marsh included a wing-tagged GREAT
EGRET, fledged last year on the Georgian Bay in Ontario.
Also, 10 CASPIAN TERNS at Wood Marsh and over 20 BLACK TERNS
at Cayuga Pool.
Recent reports from the marshes of Tifft Nature Preserve in
Buffalo - LEAST BITTERN, AMERICAN BITTERN and nesting COMMON
MOORHENS. And, in residential Tonawanda, a GR. CR.
FLYCATCHER on Delaware Road.
The Bird Report will be updated Thursday evening, July 16.
Please call in your sightings by noon Thursday. You may
report sightings after the tone. Thank you for calling and
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