birdline report 5/27/99


This is a summary of some of the sightings that were called in to birdline during the past week. Please call the Hudson-Mohawk Bird Club birdline (518-439-8080) for the full report.

New Baltimore 5/19, 5/20, 5/22, 5/24: black-billed cuckoo, scarlet tanager, yellow-throated vireo, sharp-shinned hawk, osprey, bald eagle, common raven, Louisiana waterthrush, red-bellied woodpecker, ruffed grouse, wild turkey; 5/25: 250 brant, gadwall

Parkers Grove Run WMA (Burn, NY) 5/15 & 5/18: barred owl, hermit thrush, bay-breasted warbler, winter wren

Meadowdale Rd 5/21: American woodcock, common snipe, black-billed cuckoo, willow flycatcher, yellow-breasted chat, white-crowned sparrow; 5/22: alder flycatcher, willow flycatchers, American bittern, common snipe, yellow-breasted chat

Altamont 5/21: alder flycatcher, mourning warbler

Voorheesville 5/21: a pair of Carolina wren

Black Creek marsh 5/21: marsh wren, willow flycatcher, blue-gray gnatcatcher, yellow-throated vireo, warbling vireo, Virginia rail, sora, blackpoll warbler, green heron; 5/22: brown creeper, Virginia rail, marsh wren, American bittern, willow flycatcher, least flycatcher, common moorhens, Wilson's warbler, blackpoll warbler, solitary sandpiper

Relyea Rd 5/21: pileated woodpecker, Canada warbler, bay-breasted warbler, blackpoll warbler

Guilderland 5/22: flock of 300 brant flying over

Ft Edward 5/20: American bittern, wood duck, northern harrier, spotted sandpiper, green heron, marsh wren, swamp sparrow, White-crowned sparrow, Henslow's sparrow; 5/22: upland sandpiper, Henslow's sparrow, grasshopper sparrow, vesper sparrow

Hadley Mountian area 5/22: olive-sided flycatcher, mourning warbler

Nott Road 5/22: pine warbler

Moe Rd 5/22: cliff swallow

Thatcher State Park 5/22: red-shouldered hawk, red-tailed hawk, common raven, winter wren, purple finch, Louisiana waterthrush, blue-headed vireo, dark-eyed junco, hermit thrush, golden-crowned kinglet, blackburnian warbler, Canada warbler, yellow-rumped warbler, pileated woodpecker, barred owl

Holt Preserve 5/22: hooded warbler; 5/24: eastern wood-pewee, wood thrush, scarlet tanager, magnolia warbler, indigo bunting, yellow-bellied sapsucker

near Alcove reservoir 5/22: olive-sided flycatcher

Basic Creek Reservoir 5/22: pied-billed grebe

Cold Spring Rd 5/22: whip-poor-will, barred owl

Cohoes 5/22: Caspian tern, greater yellowlegs, lesser yellowlegs, least sandpiper, white-rumped sandpiper, semipalmated plover; 5/24: snowy egret

Albany county 5/22: least bittern, bald eagle, orchard oriole, yellow-breasted chat, least sandpiper, semipalmated sandpiper, spotted sandpiper, semipalmated plover

Canal Road in Halfmoon 5/22: glossy ibis, American wigeon, short-billed dowitcher, semipalmated plover, lesser yellowlegs

Vischer Ferry 5/22: least bittern, ruby-throated hummingbird, greater yellowlegs, lesser yellowlegs, solitary sandpiper, least sandpipers, white-crowned sparrow, green-winged teal

Saratoga Nat'l Historical Park 5/22: golden-winged warbler

Saratoga County airport 5/22: vesper sparrow, horned lark

Saratoga Lake 5/22: purple martin, Bonaparte's gull, common loon, golden-winged warbler, ruddy duck

Birds seen on Saturday's Century Run (5/22) with no location given: blue-winged teal, osprey, all 3 accipiters, 2 northern goshawks, broad-winged hawk, American kestrel, peregrine, wild turkey, sora, common moorhen, pectoral sandpipers, great-horned owl, worm-eating warbler, Swainson's thrush, fish crow

Ann Lee Pond 5/23: indigo bunting

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