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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
Friday, December 30, 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 22 through December
30 from the Niagara Frontier Region.
Ten gull species on the Niagara River this week included seven
LITTLE GULLS - two on the lower river at Queenston, four
above the falls, and one at Chippawa. An adult BLACK-HEADED
GULL continues, intermittently, at the lower river
Whirlpool. Other gulls at the falls and power plants -
THAYER'S GULL, ICELAND GULL, L. BLACK-B. GULL and GLAUCOUS
GULL. Also, one HARLEQUIN DUCK above the falls at the barge,
and HORNED GREBE in the falls gorge.
On the Buffalo waterfront, viewed from the Erie Basin
Marina, three L. BLACK-B. GULLS, GLAUCOUS GULL, and two BLACK
December 29 on the Niagara Peninsula of Ontario, a total of
11 SANDHILL CRANES between Fort Erie and Welland - three on
Ridge Road east of Crowland Avenue, and eight SANDHILL
CRANES on McKenney Road, south of Buchner Road.
From northwest Cattaraugus County, two ROUGH-LEGGED HAWKS on
Dredge Road in the Town of Leon.
In Niagara County this week, 15 WHITE-CR. SPARROWS on
Youngstown-Wilson Road at the country club, seven LAPLAND
LONGSPURS on Hulbert Road, five EASTERN BLUEBIRDS and two
BROWN-HEADED COWBIRD in Ransomville, and RED-THROATED LOON
on Lake Ontario.
And, noting the northward expansion of COMMON RAVENS, a
single COMMON RAVEN on Pleasantview Drive in Lancaster.
The Bird Report will be updated Thursday evening, January 5.
Please call in your sightings by noon Thursday. You may
report sightings after the tone. Thank you for calling and
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