[Ontbirds] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 29 Sep 2016
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Cape May Warbler
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, September 29, 2016
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 September 22 through
September 29 from the Niagara Frontier Region.
Night migration of thrushes was noted by two reporters the
night of September 23. VEERY, SWAINSON'S THRUSH and GRAY-
CHEEKED THRUSHES were heard over Tonawanda and Buffalo. Also
this week, a GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH in an Amherst yard.
Other fall migrants - three YELLOW-B. SAPSUCKERS in the
University District in Buffalo, and CAPE MAY WARBLER in the
Cattaraugus County Town of Hinsdale.
From the Bird Island Pier, at the source of the Niagara
River, SURF SCOTER, and on the pier, BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER,
RUDDY TURNSTONE and SANDERLING.
At the Batavia Waste Water Plant, three EARED GREBES
continue with 95 RUDDY DUCKS. Other waterfowl at the plant -
AMERICAN WIGEON, BLUE-WINGED TEAL, NORTHERN SHOVELER,
NORTHERN PINTAIL, GREEN-WINGED TEAL, RING-NECKED DUCK, a
pair of GREATER SCAUP, and COMMON MERGANSER. Also an
AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER at the aerated ponds.
And, a JAEGER SPECIES on Lake Ontario, off Johnson's
Creek in Orleans County.
The Bird Report will be updated Thursday evening, October 6.
Please call in your sightings by noon Thursday. You may
report sightings after the tone. Thank you for calling and
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