August 16 Birdline


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Birdline summary for week ending August 16:

15 reports; 41 species reported

 

Best of the week:

LITTLE BLUE HERON:  Cohoes-Crescent Road 8/13

PECTORAL SANDPIPER: Cohoes Flats 8/11, 8/12; Cohoes Falls 8/15 (2), 8/16

STILT SANDPIPER: Cohoes Falls 8/15, 8/16

SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER: Cohoes Falls 8/15 (2), 8/16 (2)

WILSONS PHALAROPE: Cohoes Falls 8/14

BONAPARTES GULL: Wilton 8/12

BLACK TERN: Cohoes Flats 8/12

DICKCISSEL: Putnam 8/13

 

Other notables:

Great Egret: Lock 2 8/14

Osprey: Cohoes Flats 8/10 (3); Lock 2 8/14

Bald Eagle: Lock 2 8/14 (2)

Semipalmated Plover: Cohoes Flats 8/10-8/12

Greater Yellowlegs: Cohoes Flats 8/11, 8/12

Lesser Yellowlegs: 6 reports

Semipalmated Sandpiper: Cohoes Flats 8/10, 8/12

Least Sandpiper: Cohoes Flats 8/10-8/12; Tomhannock 8/10

Common Nighthawk: Ballston Spa 8/13; Meadowdale 8/14

Scarlet Tanager: West Charlton 8/11

Indigo Bunting: West Charlton 8/11

Purple Finch: West Charlton 8/11

 

Thanks to Larry Alden (Meadowdale), Nancy Castillo (Providence), Jeremy Collison (Cohoes Falls), Lindsey Duval (Wilton), Ron Harrower (Ballston Spa, Lock 2), John Kent (Cohoes Flats , Cohoes Falls), Naomi Lloyd (Cohoes Flats, Tomhannock), Ellen Pemrick (West Charlton), Stacy Robinson (Putnam) ,  Zach Schwartz-Weinstein (Cohoes Flats, Cohoes-Crescent Road) and Tom Williams (Cohoes Falls)

 

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