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Please submit reports to
L. Black-b. Gull
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, December 8, 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 December 1 through December 8
from the Niagara Frontier Region.
December 1, at Sunset Beach on the Lake Ontario shore in
Orleans County, 5 BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS with 15 CEDAR WAXWINGS.
On the Niagara River, 11 gull species during the past week.
At the river source in Buffalo, a juvenile BLACK-LEG.
KITTIWAKE in a flock of BONAPARTE'S GULLS, reported at the
Peace Bridge and at the north end of Unity Island. An adult
BLACK-HEADED GULL on the lower Niagara River, reported at
the Whirlpool, power plants, and at the mouth of the river.
Other gulls at the falls and lower river - LITTLE GULL, 2
THAYER'S GULLS, 5 ICELAND GULLS, 12 L. BLACK-B. GULLS and 2
Also along the Niagara River - four, male, HARLEQUIN DUCKS
above the falls, viewed from the Three Sisters Islands off
Goat Island. Another pair of HARLEQUIN DUCKS at the Peace
Bridge. A PINE WARBLER on the Niagara Parkway at the
greenhouse above the falls in Ontario. And, BLACK VULTURES
continue in the Village of Lewiston.
December 5, at the Port Weller pier in Ontario, RED-THROATED
LOON, BALD EAGLE, EASTERN SCREECH-OWL, 3 AMERICAN PIPITS and
40 SNOW BUNTINGS.
And in Buffalo, FISH CROW reported again at Forest Lawn
The December BOS meeting will be on Wednesday, December 14,
at 7 PM, at the Buffalo Museum of Science. A program on the
Niagara River and waterfront environment will be followed by
the annual holiday party. Bring a desert to share, and
visitors are always welcome at BOS meetings.
The Bird Report will be updated Thursday evening, December
15. Please call in your sightings by noon Thursday. You may
report sightings after the tone. Thank you for calling and
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