[Ontbirds] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 21 Mar 2019

David Suggs dsuggs at buffaloornithologicalsociety.org
Thu Mar 21 21:10:46 EDT 2019


- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 03/21/2019
* NYBU1903.21
- Birds mentioned

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  DSuggs at buffaloornithologicalsociety.org
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  GR. WHITE-FR. GOOSE
  HARLEQUIN DUCK
  BOHEMIAN WAXWING
  EASTERN TOWHEE
  Tundra Swan
  Lesser Scaup
  Turkey Vulture
  Bald Eagle
  Red-shouldered Hawk
  Wild Turkey
  Killdeer
  Bonaparte's Gull
  Snowy Owl
  Pileated Woodpecker
  Winter Wren
  American Robin
  Northern Mockingbird
  Cedar Waxwing
  Northern Shrike
  Red-w. Blackbird
  Eastern Meadowlark
  Common Grackle

- Transcript
  Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             03/21/2019
  Number:           716-896-1271
  To Report:        Same
  Compiler:         David F. Suggs
  Coverage:         Western New York and adjacent Ontario
  Website:          www.BuffaloOrnithologicalSociety.org

  March 21, 2019

  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 late winter and early spring
  reports from the Niagara Frontier Region.

  During February, an exceptional count of 21 GR.
  WHITE-FR. GEESE, at Oak Orchard Creek in
  Waterport, in Orleans County. At Niagara Falls,
  three male HARLEQUIN DUCKS wintered above the
  falls off the Three Sisters Islands, and were
  still present on March 7. Up to 140 TUNDRA
  SWANS on Lake Ontario at Point Breeze during
  January. In February, early TUNDRA SWANS in
  Wilson, and a single reported TUNDRA SWAN over
  Lake Erie at Derby.

  February 27, in Chautauqua County, a BOHEMIAN
  WAXWING among 110 CEDAR WAXWINGS on Temple Road
  in Fredonia.

  RED-SHOULDERED HAWK wintered on Lake Road near
  Maple Road in Wilson. Late February, a RED-
  SHOULDERED HAWK returned to a nest site in
  North Boston. February 9, a TURKEY VULTURE,
  either an early migrant or a wandering
  resident, over the Town of Tonawanda. Small
  numbers of SNOWY OWLS along the ice-jammed
  Buffalo waterfront, and a single SNOWY OWL on
  Route 219 at the Milestrip exit.

  On the uper Niagara River, wintering
  BONAPARTE'S GULLS, with unexplained full black
  hoods, off Unity Island, and up to ten BALD
  EAGLES at Strawberry Island.

  Backyard and feeder highlights in late January
  - NORTHERN SHRIKE in a Hamburg yard, and
  EASTERN TOWHEE at a feeder in Blasdell, and
  another towhee at a peanut butter feeder on
  Grand Island.

  Flocks of WILD TURKEYS were widely reported,
  including 11 at the south Grand Island bridges,
  and 72 in a Medina yard.

  Now into March, many early spring migrants.
  EASTERN MEADOWLARK and KILLDEER at the Dunkirk
  Airport. A LESSER SCAUP on Ellicott Creek at
  the UB Campus. Multiple reports of TURKEY
  VULTURES, AMERICAN ROBINS, COMMON GRACKLES and
  RED-W. BLACKBIRDS. And, a singing WINTER WREN
  in Eggertsville.

  Other reports - PILEATED WOODPECKER in the
  Village of Williamsville, and a NORTHERN
  MOCKINGBIRD in the Genesee County Town of
  Alexander.

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

- End Transcript


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