[Ontbirds] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 19 Nov 2015
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GR. WHITE-FR. GOOSE
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, November 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
Highlights of reports received November 12 through November
19 from the Niagara Frontier Region.
November 14, above Niagara Falls, a PARASITIC JAEGER, viewed
from the Three Sisters Islands at Goat Island. On the 12th
an unidentified JAEGER SPECIES on the Lake Erie side of the
Peace Bridge in Buffalo.
On the lower Niagara River, a juvenile BLACK-LEG. KITTIWAKE,
November 18, at the fishing pier at the base of the Robert
Moses Power Plant. LITTLE GULLS this week on the upper
Niagara River at the Peace Bridge, International Railroad
Bridge and the north end of the Black Rock Canal.
November 17, in the Iroquois Refuge, seven GR. WHITE-FR.
GEESE appeared to have moved from Kumpf Marsh to Ringneck
Marsh. Also, eight CACKLING GEESE at Ringneck Marsh. Small
numbers of SNOW GEESE this week at the Johnson Creek pond in
Lyndonville and in the Town of Shelby.
On the 15th, a late season SPOTTED SANDPIPER on the Lake
Ontario shore at Dietz Road in the Niagara County Town of
Porter, and a GRAY CATBIRD in Fort Erie, Ontario, at Kraft
and Edgemere Roads.
Other reports this week - 35 TUNDRA SWANS on Lake Erie at
Buffalo Road in Fort Erie, and 6 TUNDRA SWANS on the upper
Niagara River at Beaver Island State Park. COMMON LOONS - 4
at Beaver Island State Park and over 10 COMMON LOONS and
HORNED GREBES off Fort Niagara State Park in Porter. Two
COMMON RAVENS near the River Road power plant in Tonawanda.
Four FOX SPARROWS at a feeder in the Town of Concord.
PURPLE FINCH on Woodbridge Avenue in Buffalo. And, just east
of the region, four BALD EAGLES, several TURKEY VULTURES and
a NORTHERN HARRIER feeding on a deer carcass near Route 63
in the Town of York.
The Bird Report will be updated in two weeks - Thursday
evening, December 3. 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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