February 14 Birdline


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Birdline summary for week ending February 14:

18 reports, 36 species reported

 

Best of the week:

GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE: Schaghticoke 2/13 (2)

ICELAND GULL:  Crescent 2/12 (4)

GLAUCOUS GULL: Crescent 2/12

LAPLAND LONGSPUR: Kinderhook 2/9; Schenectady County Airport 2/11

SNOW BUNTING: Kinderhook 2/9 (90); Northumberland 2/13 (48); Saratoga 2/13 (37)

 

Other notables:

Black Vulture: Ravena 2/14 (8)

Bald Eagle: Cohoes 2/13, Schaghticoke 2/13; Troy 2/13 (2)

Rough-legged Hawk: Northumberland 2/13

American Kestrel: Halfmoon 2/13

Merlin: Saratoga 2/13 (2)

Horned Lark: Kinderhook 2/9 (11); Castleton 2/12; Saratoga 2/13 (12)

Eastern Bluebird: South Glens Falls 2/13; Northumberland 2/13 ; Saratoga 2/13 (7)

Fox Sparrow: Northumberland 2/13

Common Grackle: Castleton 2/12 (400)

 

Thanks to Mona Bearor (South Glens Falls), David Harrison (Schenectady Co. AP), John Hershey (Crescent), Ron Harrower (Northumberland, Saratoga Halfmoon), Michelle Joyce (Ravena), Nancy Kern (Kinderhook, Valatie, Castleton, Troy, Cohoes) and Jim de Waal Malefyt (Schaghticoke)

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