RBA Buffalo Bird Report 23 Feb 2017


Tanisyptera sylvid

- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 02/23/2017
* NYBU1702.23
- Birds mentioned

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  Please submit reports to
  DSuggs@buffaloornithologicalsociety.org
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  PINE WARBLER
  KING EIDER
  AMERICAN WOODCOCK
  Red-throated Loon
  Red-necked Grebe
  Tundra Swan
  Trumpeter Swan
  Cackling Goose
  American Black Duck
  Northern Pintail
  American Wigeon
  Ring-necked Duck
  Hooded Merganser
  Turkey Vulture
  Bald Eagle
  Northern Harrier
  Red-shouldered Hawk
  Rough-legged Hawk
  American Kestrel
  Killdeer
  L. Black-b. Gull
  Glaucous Gull
  Eastern Screech-Owl
  Great Horned Owl
  Snowy Owl
  Short-eared Owl
  Northern Flicker
  Common Raven
  American Robin
  Red-w. Blackbird
  Common Grackle
  Pine Siskin

- Transcript
  Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date: 02/23/2017
  Number: 716-896-1271
  To Report: Same
  Compiler: David F. Suggs
  Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario
  Website: www.BuffaloOrnithologicalSociety.org

  Thursday, February 23, 2017

  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.

  February highlights from the Niagara Frontier
  Region.

  Winter birds were quiet during early February.
  At Krull Park in Olcott, February 18, a PINE
  WARBLER south of the center gate, and four PINE
  SISKINS. On the Niagara River at Buffalo, at
  least one SNOWY OWL, several L. BLACK-B. GULLS,
  GLAUCOUS GULL, and a pair of BALD EAGLES at
  Strawberry Island. In the Lake Ontario Plains,
  several ROUGH-LEGGED HAWKS and NORTHERN
  HARRIERS. And up to three TRUMPETER SWANS and 2
  CACKLING GEESE at Wilson Harbor.

  Early spring weather returned migrants in
  the past two weeks. In Chautauqua County, RED-
  SHOULDERED HAWK, AMERICAN WOODCOCK and
  KILLDEER. Widespread reports of TURKEY VULTURE,
  AMERICAN KESTREL, NORTHERN FLICKER, AMERICAN
  ROBIN, COMMON GRACKLE and RED-W. BLACKBIRD. At
  Cayuga Pool in the Iroquois Refuge, over 250
  TUNDRA SWANS, plus AMERICAN BLACK DUCK,
  NORTHERN PINTAIL, AMERICAN WIGEON, RING-NECKED
  DUCK and HOODED MERGANSER.

  Also in the Iroquois Refuge, a single COMMON
  RAVEN at the Swallow Hollow Trail. A pair of
  BALD EAGLES at the Cayuga Pool nest, and four
  BALD EAGLES at Ring-neck Marsh. GREAT HORNED
  OWLS calling near Kumpf Marsh. North of the
  refuge in Shelby, two SHORT-EARED OWLS and a
  pair of EASTERN SCREECH-OWLS at a nest box.

  Other February reports - COMMON RAVENS nesting
  in Bethany in Genesee County and two COMMON
  RAVENS at the Cassadaga Creek Preserve in
  Chautauqua County. And, on Lake Ontario at
  Wilson, female KING EIDER, four RED-THROATED
  LOONS and seven RED-NECKED GREBES.

  The Bird Report will be updated Thursday
  evening, March 2. 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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