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Rare Bird Alert for BUFFALO Thursday, September 30, 2004

- RBA
* New York
* Buffalo
* 09/30/2004
* NYBU0409.30
- 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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NELSON'S SHARP-T. SPARROW
WHITE-EYED VIREO
Great Egret
Bald Eagle
Red-shouldered Hawk
Wild Turkey
Black-bellied Plover
Greater Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs
Common Nighthawk
Red-bellied Wdpkr.
Yellow-b. Sapsucker
Eastern Phoebe
Red-br. Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
House Wren
Winter Wren
Golden-cr. Kinglet
Ruby-cr. Kinglet
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Swainson's Thrush
Wood Thrush
Brown Thrasher
Blue-headed Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Philadelphia Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
Cape May Warbler
Pine Warbler
Field Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
White-thr. Sparrow

- Transcript
Hotline: Dial-a-Bird at the Buffalo Museum of Science
Date: 09/30/2004
Number: 716-896-1271
To Report: Same
Compiler: David F. Suggs ([email protected])
Coverage: Western New York and adjacent Ontario
Transcriber: David F. Suggs
Website: www.BOSBirding.org

Thursday, September 30, 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.

NELSON'S SHARP-T. SPARROW and WHITE-EYED VIREO were the
highlights of reports received from the Niagara Frontier
Region September 23 through September 30.

On September 26, a NELSON'S SHARP-T. SPARROW was found along
the Ellicott Creek bike path in the Town of Amherst, in the
cattail marsh about one mile from the North Forest entrance
to the trail. The sparrow was also reported on the 27th, and
has been in the same marsh where a NELSON'S SHARP-T. SPARROW
was discovered last fall.

At Tifft Nature Preserve in Buffalo, a very rare in fall
WHITE-EYED VIREO, an immature, was reported on September 28.
On the 25th at Tifft, a rare in fall CAPE MAY WARBLER. Other
species at Tifft this week - GREAT EGRET, WILD TURKEY,
YELLOW-B. SAPSUCKER, SWAINSON'S THRUSH, GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH,
BROWN THRASHER, 13 warbler species, LINCOLN'S SPARROW and
WHITE-THR. SPARROW. And migrating over the preserve, BALD
EAGLE and RED-SHOULDERED HAWK.

Nearby, at Times Beach, on Fuhrmann Blvd. next to the Coast
Guard Station, 6 GREAT EGRETS, 3 GREATER YELLOWLEGS and a
LESSER YELLOWLEGS. And at Woodlawn Beach State Park in
Hamburg, 9 BLACK-BELLIED PLOVERS.

This week at Amherst State Park, formerly known at the
Williamsville Glen in Amherst, 12 warbler species included a
PINE WARBLER, plus RED-BELLIED WDPKR., YELLOW-B. SAPSUCKER,
EASTERN PHOEBE, BLUE-HEADED VIREO, WARBLING VIREO,
PHILADELPHIA VIREO, RED-EYED VIREO, BROWN CREEPER, HOUSE
WREN, WINTER WREN, GOLDEN-CR. KINGLET, RUBY-CR. KINGLET,
WOOD THRUSH, FIELD SPARROW and LINCOLN'S SPARROW.

From Chautauqua County, at the Canadaway Creek Management
Area in the Town of Arkwright, a hike along the east side
Overland Trail found 4 PINE WARBLERS among 4 warbler
species, plus BLUE-HEADED VIREO, BROWN CREEPER, GOLDEN-CR.
KINGLET, WHITE-THR. SPARROW and numerous RED-BR. NUTHATCHES.

And on September 24, up to 16 COMMON NIGHTHAWKS were noted
at several locations over Eggertsville in Amherst.

Dial-a-Bird will be updated Thursday evening, October 7.
Please call in your sightings by noon Thursday. You may
report sightings after the tone. Thank you for calling and
reporting to Dial-a-Bird.

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