RBA Buffalo Bird Report 15 Dec 2016


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- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 12/15/2016
* NYBU1612.15
- Birds mentioned

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  Please submit reports to
  DSuggs@buffaloornithologicalsociety.org
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  SHORT-EARED OWL
  PINE SISKIN
  SABINE'S GULL
  BLACK-LEG. KITTIWAKE
  BLACK-HEADED GULL
  LITTLE GULL
  GLAUCOUS GULL
  THAYER'S GULL
  ICELAND GULL
  L. BLACK-B. GULL
  BONAPARTE'S GULL
  RING-BILLED GULL
  HERRING GULL
  GREAT BLACK-B. GULL
  HARLEQUIN DUCK
  TUNDRA SWAN

- Transcript
  Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             12/15/2016
  Number:           716-896-1271
  To Report:        Same
  Compiler:         David F. Suggs
  Coverage:         Western New York and adjacent Ontario
  Website:          www.BuffaloOrnithologicalSociety.org

  Thursday, December 15, 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
  report.

  Highlights of reports received December 8 through December
  15 from the Niagara Frontier Region.

  December 13, a SHORT-EARED OWL near the Sheridan Cemetery,
  outside Fredonia in Chautauqua County. Also 4 WHITE-CR.
  SPARROWS and 7 AMER. TREE SPARROWS.

  In Cheektowaga, PINE SISKINS at a feeder near the airport.

  On the Niagara River, 12 gull species on December 10.
  Highlights were on the lower river - SABINE'S GULL roosting
  upriver from the power plants, BLACK-LEG. KITTIWAKE at the
  power plants, BLACK-HEADED GULL continues at the Whirlpool
  with LITTLE GULL, and above the falls, GLAUCOUS GULL at the
  water control gates in Ontario. Other gull species reported
  on the river - BONAPARTE'S GULL, RING-BILLED GULL, HERRING
  GULL, THAYER'S GULL, ICELAND GULL, L. BLACK-B. GULL and
  GREAT BLACK-B. GULL.

  Also on the river, 2 HARLEQUIN DUCKS above the falls and 50
  TUNDRA SWANS at the beach at Beaver Island State Park on
  Grand Island. And on Lake Ontario, a pair of TUNDRA SWANS
  continue at Point Breeze in Orleans County.

  The Bird Report will be updated Thursday evening, December
  22. 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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