[Ontbirds] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 25 Oct 2018

David Suggs dsuggs at buffaloornithologicalsociety.org
Thu Oct 25 21:15:01 EDT 2018


- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 10/25/2018
* NYBU1810.25
- Birds mentioned

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  Please submit reports to
  DSuggs at buffaloornithologicalsociety.org
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  EURASIAN WIGEON
  GR. WHITE-FR. GOOSE
  LAPLAND LONGSPUR
  FRANKLIN'S GULL
  Common Loon
  Horned Grebe
  Red-necked Grebe
  Tundra Swan
  Snow Goose
  Brant
  Cackling Goose
  Canvasback
  Redhead
  Greater Scaup
  Black Scoter
  Surf Scoter
  White-winged Scoter
  Common Goldeneye
  Bufflehead
  Ruddy Duck
  Greater Yellowlegs
  White-r. Sandpiper
  Dunlin
  Little Gull
  Great Horned Owl
  Chimney Swift
  Tree Swallow
  American Pipit
  Northern Shrike
  Rusty Blackbird

- Transcript
  Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             10/25/2018
  Number:           716-896-1271
  To Report:        Same
  Compiler:         David F. Suggs
  Coverage:         Western New York and adjacent Ontario
  Website:          www.BuffaloOrnithologicalSociety.org

  Thursday, October 25, 2018

  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
  message.

  Highlights of reports received October 18
  through October 25 from the Niagara Frontier
  Region.

  October 21, a EURASIAN WIGEON in the Iroquois
  Refuge. Found on a hike along Mohawk Pool, off
  Feeder Road north of Route 77. The wigeon was
  an example of the seldom seen transition
  plumage, with rufous flanks.

  The same date, at the Gypsum Ponds in nearby
  Oakfield, three GR. WHITE-FR. GEESE and more
  than 15 CACKLING GEESE, with RUDDY DUCK, 8
  DUNLIN and 3 WHITE-R. SANDPIPERS.

  Also in the Iroquois Refuge and surrounding
  areas, small numbers of TREE SWALLOWS and
  GREATER YELLOWLEGS. 20 RUSTY BLACKBIRDS on Sour
  Springs Road, and a pair of GREAT HORNED OWLS
  calling on Meadville Road.

  Other incoming waterfowl - four BRANT at
  Wilkeson Point on the Buffalo waterfront. Also
  an exotic BLACK SWAN on the waterfront. On the
  upper Niagara River, 10 species among over 1500
  waterfowl at the viewing area on the Robert
  Moses Parkway in Niagara Falls, included
  CANVASBACK, REDHEAD, COMMON GOLDENEYE,
  BUFFLEHEAD, GREATER SCAUP and RUDDY DUCK, plus
  10 HORNED GREBES and a RED-NECKED GREBE. RED-
  NECKED GREBE and COMMON LOON also on the
  Niagara off Grand Island.

  At the Bird Island Pier in Buffalo, an
  unexpected LAPLAND LONGSPUR, plus LITTLE GULL,
  SURF SCOTER, WHITE-WINGED SCOTER and BLACK
  SCOTER.

  Below Niagara Falls, three LITTLE GULLS.

  October 22 in the Lake Ontario Plains, a
  FRANKLIN'S GULL on the grass at the Somerset
  Waste Water Plant at Lower Lake and Quaker
  Roads. NORTHERN SHRIKE on Lower Lake Road near
  Johnson Creek Road, 19 late CHIMNEY SWIFTS on
  Marshall Road, and AMERICAN PIPITS at several
  locations. And, on Lake Ontario, SNOW GOOSE and
  two TUNDRA SWANS.

  There will be a BOS Field Trip to the Lake
  Ontario Plains on Saturday, October 27. Meet at
  8 AM at the Wrights Corners Tops Market at
  Routes 78 and 104, north of Lockport. Bring a
  lunch for a full day trip. Visitors are
  always welcome on BOS trips.

  You may report sightings after the tone. Thank
  you for calling and reporting.

- End Transcript


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