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Rare Bird Alert for BUFFALO Thursday, June 3, 2004

- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 06/03/2004
* NYBU0406.03
- Birds mentioned


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Please phone in any rare sightings so they
may be shared via the DAB telephone update
system, and submit email contributions directly
to [email protected]
Thank you, David

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The Dial-a-Bird main announcement not be updated for two
weeks - Thursday evening, June 17. In the mean time, check
the update for reports of any rare sightings, and please
report sightings after the tone. Thank you for calling.

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LITTLE GULL
WHITE-R. SANDPIPER
PROTHONOTARY WARBLER
PINE WARBLER
Redhead
Osprey
Bald Eagle
Broad-winged Hawk
Common Moorhen
Killdeer
Lesser Yellowlegs
Spotted Sandpiper
Semipalm. Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
Dunlin
Black Tern
Black-billed Cuckoo
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Common Nighthawk
Gr. Cr. Flycatcher
Red-br. Nuthatch
Veery
Hermit Thrush
Blue-headed Vireo
Yellow-thr. Vireo
Chestnut-s. Warbler
Magnolia Warbler
Yellow-r. Warbler
Bl.-thr. Green Warb.
Blackburnian Warbler
American Redstart
Ovenbird
Northern Waterthrush
Mourning Warbler
Hooded Warbler
Rose-br. Grosbeak
Savannah Sparrow
Purple Finch

- Transcript
Hotline: Dial-a-Bird at the Buffalo Museum of Science
Date: 06/03/2004
Number: 716-896-1271
To Report: Same
Compiler: David F. Suggs ([email protected])
Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario
Transcriber: David F. Suggs
Web site: www.BOSBirding.org

Thursday, June 3, 2004

Dial-a-Bird is a service provided by your Buffalo Museum of
Science and this answering system was donated by the Buffalo
Ornithological Society. Press (2) to leave a message, (3)
for updates, meeting and field trip information and (4) for
instructions on how to report sightings and use this system.
To contact the Science Museum, call 896-5200.

Highlights of reports received May 27 through June 3 from
the Niagara Frontier Region include LITTLE GULLS, WHITE-R.
SANDPIPERS, PROTHONOTARY WARBLERS and PINE WARBLER.

On the Niagara River, June 2, 2 LITTLE GULLS were reported
at Beaver Island State Park on Grand Island. This may be the
region's first record of LITTLE GULL in the month of June.

The first WHITE-R. SANDPIPERS of the shorebird migration
were reported May 31 on the Lake Erie shore between Jaeger
Rocks and Buffalo Road, in Fort Erie, Ontario. Eight white-
rumps were among seven shorebird species that included
KILLDEER, LESSER YELLOWLEGS, SPOTTED SANDPIPER, SEMIPALM.
SANDPIPER, LEAST SANDPIPER and 10 DUNLIN.

From the Tonawanda Wildlife Management Area, May 30, 3
PROTHONOTARY WARBLERS were reported along the canal and
woods to the west of Meadville Road - one singing male, and
a pair exploring a nest box.

A total of 11 warbler species were reported in the Tonawanda
Area and Iroquois Refuge. MOURNING WARBLER was found on the
east side of Sour Springs Road at Ring-neck Marsh, and 3
NORTHERN WATERTHRUSHES were in the woods to the west of
Meadville Road, south of Bartel Road. At Wood Marsh, an
OSPREY on the platform, 5 REDHEADS and 3 BLACK TERNS; at
Cayuga Pool, 3 BALD EAGLES, COMMON MOORHEN, SPOTTED
SANDPIPER, SEMIPALM. SANDPIPER and DUNLIN. And throughout
the refuge areas, BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO, YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO,
COMMON NIGHTHAWK, GR. CR. FLYCATCHER, YELLOW-THR. VIREO and
SAVANNAH SPARROW.

At Amherst State Park this week, both cuckoos and ROSE-BR.
GROSBEAK.

May 28, at Chestnut Ridge Park in Orchard Park, it was noted
that a PINE WARBLER has been residing near Shelter 28A since
April. Also in the park, one of the later migrant songbirds,
a YELLOW-B. FLYCATCHER, plus possible breeding species
BROAD-WINGED HAWK, YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, BLUE-HEADED VIREO,
RED-BR. NUTHATCH, VEERY, HERMIT THRUSH, CHESTNUT-S. WARBLER,
MAGNOLIA WARBLER, YELLOW-R. WARBLER, BL.-THR. GREEN WARB.,
BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER, AMERICAN REDSTART, OVENBIRD, HOODED
WARBLER and PURPLE FINCH.

The Dial-a-Bird main announcement not be updated for two
weeks - Thursday evening, June 17. In the mean time, check
the update for reports of any rare sightings, and please
report sightings after the tone. Thank you for calling.

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