August 9 Birdline


philwhitney17
 

Birdline summary for week ending August 9:

13 reports; 68 species reported

 

Best of the Week:

LEAST BITTERN: Stillwater 8/3 (4)

SNOWY EGRET: Cohoes Flats 8/3; Lock 2 8/6

VESPER SPARROW: Kinderhook 8/5

ORCHARD ORIOLE: Shenantaha Creek Park 8/9

 

Other notables:

Great Egret: Lock 2  8/3  (11), 8/6 (2); Five Rivers 8/7

Osprey:  Lock 2 8/3 (2)

Bald Eagle: Lock 2 8/3 (3)

Lesser Yellowlegs: Cohoes Flats  8/3 (4-5)

Northern Harrier: Kinderhook 8/5

Coopers Hawk: Shenantaha Creek Park 8/9

American Kestrel: Stuyvesant 8/5 (2)

Eastern Bluebird: Kinderhook 8/5; Shenantaha Creek Park 8/9

Wood Thrush: Shenantaha Creek Park 8/9

Scarlet Tanager: Shenantaha Creek Park 8/9

Savannah Sparrow: Kinderhook 8/5 (7)

Indigo Bunting: Kinderhook 8/5 (5)

Bobolink: Kinderhook 8/5 (4)

 

Thanks to Ron Harrower (Shenantaha Creek Park),  John Kent (Lock 2), Nancy Kern (Stuyvesant, Kinderhook), Bill Lee (Stillwater, Lock 2), Jim de Waal Malefyt (Stillwater), Zach Schwartz-Weinstein  (Cohoes Flats), John Shea (Cohoes Flats)and Louis Suarato (Five Rivers)

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