RBA Buffalo Bird Report 12 Jan 2017


Warbling Vireo,©Sophie Webb

- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 01/12/2017
* NYBU1701.12
- Birds mentioned

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  Please submit reports to
  DSuggs@buffaloornithologicalsociety.org
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  KING EIDER
  FISH CROW
  SANDHILL CRANE
  TRUMPETER SWAN
  OREGON JUNCO
  Tundra Swan
  Gadwall
  Harlequin Duck
  Hooded Merganser
  Ruddy Duck
  Rough-legged Hawk
  Little Gull
  Bonaparte's Gull
  Snowy Owl [outside region]
  Short-eared Owl
  Horned Lark
  Eastern Bluebird
  American Robin
  Cedar Waxwing
  Amer. Tree Sparrow
  White-thr. Sparrow
  White-cr. Sparrow
  Dark-eyed Junco
  Snow Bunting

- Transcript
  Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             01/12/2017
  Number:           716-896-1271
  To Report:        Same
  Compiler:         David F. Suggs
  Coverage:         Western New York and adjacent Ontario
  Website:          www.BuffaloOrnithologicalSociety.org

  Thursday, January 12, 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 January 5 through
  January 12 from the Niagara Frontier Region.

  Several highlights from the Ontario side of the
  BOS region.

  At Fort Erie, an immature, male KING EIDER,
  January 5 through at least the 7th, on the upper
  Niagara River at the Catherine Street parking
  area. The KING EIDER has also been viewed from
  Broderick Park, on Unity Island in Buffalo.

  Also at Catherine Street, five FISH CROWS on the
  7th.

  In Niagara Falls, Ontario, January 5 and 6, 17
  SANDHILL CRANES, one of the higher counts in the
  BOS archives, on Crowland Avenue, south of Ridge
  Road.

  And in Port Weller, Ontario, an adult TRUMPETER
  SWAN has been residing at the marina at Jones
  Beach. Back in New York State, an immature
  TRUMPETER SWAN, January 11, on Lake Ontario at
  the Wilson Pier, in Niagara County.

  Other reports from the upper Niagara River this
  week - one LITTLE GULL among 300 BONAPARTE'S
  GULLS below the Peace Bridge. Five TUNDRA SWANS
  at the International Railroad Bridge. And along
  the Bird Island Pier from Broderick Park, a pair
  of HARLEQUIN DUCKS continue, with two RUDDY
  DUCKS, two GADWALLS and seven HOODED MERGANSERS.

  January 8 in Chautauqua County, a rare OREGON
  JUNCO in the fields on Center Road in the Town of
  Sheridan, with DARK-EYED JUNCOS and AMER. TREE
  SPARROWS, plus SNOW BUNTINGS and HORNED LARKS. At
  the Dunkirk Airport, two SHORT-EARED OWLS, and
  numbers of EASTERN BLUEBIRDS, AMERICAN ROBINS,
  CEDAR WAXWINGS, WHITE-CR. SPARROWS and WHITE-THR.
  SPARROWS.

  Also this week - ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK at the Boston
  Road exit from Route 219. And, one of the
  report's frequent contributors, noted a SNOWY OWL
  and ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK, outside the region, on the
  grounds of the Highland Hospital on South Avenue
  in Rochester.

  The Bird Report will be updated Thursday evening,
  January 19. 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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