[Ontbirds] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 19 Nov 2015

David Suggs dsuggs at buffaloornithologicalsociety.org
Thu Nov 19 19:22:56 EST 2015

* New York
* Buffalo
* 11/19/2015
* NYBU1511.19
- Birds mentioned

  Please submit reports to
  DSuggs at buffaloornithologicalsociety.org

  Common Loon
  Horned Grebe
  Tundra Swan
  Snow Goose
  Cackling Goose
  Turkey Vulture
  Bald Eagle
  Northern Harrier
  Little Gull
  Common Raven
  Fox Sparrow
  Purple Finch

- Transcript
  Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             11/19/2015
  Number:           716-896-1271
  To Report:        Same
  Compiler:         David F. Suggs
  Coverage:         Western New York and adjacent Ontario
  Website:          www.BuffaloOrnithologicalSociety.org

  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.

- End Transcript

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