birdline report 4/15/99


This is a summary of some of the birds called into the birdline this
past week. Please call 518-439-8080 for the full report.

Albany 4/9 - wild turkey, hermit thrush

Ballston Spa 4/9 - pine warbler, fox sparrow, white-throated sparrow

Fort Edward 4/9 - belted kingfisher, killdeer, American kestrel,
eastern meadowlark, eastern bluebird, wild turkey, green-winged teal,
wood duck, common snipe, 4/10 - 4 oldsquaw

Hudson River 4/9 - (below Fort Edward) double-crested cormorant,
ring-necked duck, common merganser, wood duck, American black duck,
blue-winged teal

Vischer Ferry 4/10 - great blue heron, blue-winged teal, wood duck,
ruffed grouse, eastern phoebe, rusty blackbird, great horned owl,
golden-crowned kinglet, brown creeper, Cooper's hawk

Cold Spring Rd (just south of Saratoga Lake) 4/10 - brown creeper,
yellow-rumped warbler, golden-crowned kinglet, red-breasted
Nuthatch, pileated woodpecker

Saratoga Lake 4/10, 4/11 - common merganser, red-breasted merganser,
ring-billed gull, great black-backed gull, greater scaup, lesser
scaup, belted kingfisher, American wigeon, Eurasian wigeon (off
Brown's Beach), redhead, ruddy duck, canvasback, ring-necked duck,
bufflehead, gadwall, lesser scaup, pied-billed grebe, common loon,
horned grebe. Note: Brown's Beach is private property, please respect
this fact.

Black Creek marsh 4/10 - wood duck, northern harrier, rusty
blackbird, common snipe, turkey vulture, American kestrel, Virginia
rail, common raven, northern rough-winged swallow, barn swallow,
northern mockingbird, swamp sparrow

Colonie 4/10 - red-breasted nuthatch, cedar waxwing

New Baltimore 4/10 - osprey

Guilderland 4/10 - wood duck, sharp-shinned hawk, wild turkey, red-
bellied woodpecker, yellow-bellied sapsucker, pileated woodpecker,
northern rough-winged swallow, winter wren, eastern bluebird,
northern mockingbird, ruby-crowned kinglet, yellow-rumped warbler,
palm warbler, Louisiana waterthrush, field sparrow, rusty blackbird

Towasentha Park 4/10 - Coopers hawk, sharp-shinned hawk,
golden-crowned kinglet, winter wren, hermit thrush

Vischer Ferry 4/11 - blue-gray gnatcatcher, eastern phoebe, tree
swallow, American wigeon, mallard, Canada goose, blue-winged teal,
green-winged teal, wood duck, red-bellied woodpecker, golden-crowned
kinglet, red-tailed hawk

Coxsackie 4/11 - Iceland gull, palm warbler

Pine Bush 4/11 - pine warbler

Fort Edward 4/12 - wild turkey, northern harrier, ruffed grouse, wood
duck, green-winged teal, common snipe, greater yellowlegs

Hudson 4/13 - possible merlin

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