[Ontbirds] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 09 Jul 2015

David Suggs dsuggs at buffaloornithologicalsociety.org
Thu Jul 9 18:21:31 EDT 2015


- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 07/09/2015
* NYBU1507.09
- Birds mentioned

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  Please submit reports to
  DSuggs at buffaloornithologicalsociety.org
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  WILLET
  BLACK-BELLIED WHISTLING-DUCK
  CLAY-COL. SPARROW
  Common Loon
  D.-crest. Cormorant
  American Bittern
  Least Bittern
  Great Egret
  Osprey
  Cooper's Hawk
  Red-shouldered Hawk
  Broad-winged Hawk
  Ruffed Grouse
  Common Moorhen
  Caspian Tern
  Black Tern
  Barred Owl
  Yellow-b. Sapsucker
  Acadian Flycatcher
  Gr. Cr. Flycatcher
  Tree Swallow (ALBINO)
  Common Raven
  Red-br. Nuthatch
  Brown Creeper
  Winter Wren
  Golden-cr. Kinglet
  Veery
  Swainson's Thrush
  Hermit Thrush
  Northern Mockingbird
  Blue-headed Vireo
  Pine Warbler
  La. Waterthrush
  Scarlet Tanager
  Indigo Bunting
  Bobolink
  Orchard Oriole
  Purple Finch
  Pine Siskin

- Transcript
  Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             07/09/2015
  Number:           716-896-1271
  To Report:        Same
  Compiler:         David F. Suggs
  Coverage:         Western New York and adjacent Ontario
  Website:          www.BuffaloOrnithologicalSociety.org

  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
  report.

  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
  Dunkirk.

  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
  County.

  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
  reporting.

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