RBA Buffalo Bird Report 16 Mar 2017


Lazuli Bunting,©Mimi Hoppe Wolf

- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 03/16/2017
* NYBU1703.16
- Birds mentioned

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  Please submit reports to
  DSuggs@buffaloornithologicalsociety.org
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  RING-BILLED GULL X BLACK-HEADED GULL
  SANDHILL CRANE
  Horned Lark
  Red-br. Nuthatch
  Fox Sparrow
  Song Sparrow
  Pine Siskin

- Transcript
  Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date: 03/16/2017
  Number: 716-896-1271
  To Report: Same
  Compiler: David F. Suggs
  Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario
  Website: www.BuffaloOrnithologicalSociety.org

  Thursday, March 16, 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.

  Highlights of reports received March 9 through
  March 16 from the Niagara Frontier Region.

  March 9 and 10, a distinctive, hybrid gull at
  Goat Island, in Niagara Falls, New York.
  Possibly a RING-BILLED GULL X BLACK-HEADED
  GULL, the bird's plummage includes a full black
  hood, plus a red bill with a black ring. The
  gull was roosting in the southern parking lot,
  and on the rocks off the Three Sisters Islands.

  During the past two weeks in Genesee County, 14
  SANDHILL CRANES have endured 60 mph winds and a
  massive snow storm, at Route 98 and Peaviner
  Road in the Town of Alexander.

  From Houghton, in Allegany County, FOX SPARROW
  at a feeder with three PINE SISKINS and a RED-
  BR. NUTHATCH.

  Also this week, SONG SPARROWS at several
  feeders, and a HORNED LARK by the Buffalo
  Airport in Cheektowaga.

  The Bird Report will be updated Thursday
  evening, March 23. 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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