March 14 Birdline


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Birdline summary for week ending March 14

17 reports; 53 species reported

 

Best of the week:

NORTHERN GOSHAWK: Poestenkill 3/10

AMERICAN WOODCOCK: West Sand Lake 3/7, 3/9 (5)

SHORT-EARED OWL: Selkirk 3/11 (5); Castleton 3/12 (3)

SNOW BUNTING: Selkirk 3/11 (30)

 

Other notables:

Mute Swan: Basic Creek 3/10 (2)

Northern Shoveler: Vischer Ferry 3/9 (2)

Northern Pintail: Wrights Loop 3/6 (100), Vischer Ferry 3/9, Alcove Reservoir 3/10

Bald Eagle: Hudson 3/10 (9); Selkirk 3/11; Castleton 3/12

 Northern Harrier: Selkirk 3/11 (3)

American Kestrel: Castleton 3/8

Merlin: Castleton 3/8; Ghent 3/11

Carolina Wren: West Sand Lake 3/8

Eastern Bluebird: Wrights Loop 3/6 (8)

Fox Sparrow: West Sand Lake 3/8,3/13; Stanton Pond 3/10; Ghent 3/11

Purple Finch: Lake Desolation 3/6 (4)

Pine Siskin: Lake Desolation 3/6 (5)

 

Thanks to Ron Harrower (Lake Desolation, Wrights Loop), John Kent (Selkirk), Nancy Kern (Castleton, Schodack, Ghent, Hudson), Naomi Lloyd (West Sand Lake, Poestenkill),  Curt Morgan (West Sand Lake) , Brenda Stiffen (Latham), and Tom Williams (Basic Creek, Alcove Reservoir, Stanton Pond)

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