birdline report 5/6/99


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

Tomhannock Reservoir 4/27: eastern towhee; 4/28: evening grosbeak

Vischer Ferry 4/28, 5/1, 5/2: American tree sparrow, Savannah
sparrow, rusty blackbird, American bittern, least bittern, blue-gray
gnatcatcher, yellow-throated vireo, blue-winged teal, chimney swift,
house wren, yellow-rumped warbler, lesser yellowlegs, black-throated
green warbler, warbling vireo, swamp sparrow, Virginia rail, belted

Five Rivers 4/29: American woodcock, black-and-white warbler

Lake George 4/29: broad-winged hawk, chipping sparrow

Moreau Lake State Park 4/29, 5/1: common merganser, junco, ruby-
crowned kinglet, yellow-rumped warbler, pine warbler, golden-crowned
kinglet, red-eyed vireo

Fort Edward: wild turkey, green-winged teal, American pipit, barn
swallow, American kestrel, upland sandpiper, northern harrier, brown
thrasher, red-tailed hawk, killdeer, eastern meadowlark, northern
mockingbird, Savannah sparrow, white-throated sparrow

Gansevoort 5/1: cedar waxwing, wild turkey

Northumberland 5/1: blue-gray gnatcatcher, great blue heron,
double-crested cormorant, blue-winged teal, eastern bluebird, wild
turkey, purple finch, eastern phoebe, American kestrel, Savannah

Cold Spring Rd (So of Saratoga Lake) 5/1: brown creeper, pine
warbler, yellow-rumped warbler, pileated woodpecker, red-breasted
nuthatch, broad-winged hawk, ruby-crowned kinglet.

Fort Miller 5/1: bufflehead, belted kingfisher, double-crested
cormorant, blue-gray gnatcatcher, yellow warbler, common merganser,
red-breasted merganser, ring-necked duck

Saratoga Nat'l Historical Park ("The Battlefield"): brown creeper,
eastern towhee, field sparrow, eastern meadowlark, northern flicker,
brown thrasher, eastern kingbird, great blue heron, pileated
woodpecker, eastern bluebird, yellow warbler, eastern phoebe,
blue-gray gnatcatcher

Fort Edward 5/1: upland sandpiper, wild turkey, red-tailed hawk,
Savannah sparrow, eastern meadowlark, American kestrel, killdeer,
brown thrasher, wood duck, common snipe, greater yellowlegs

Loudenville 5/1: raven, chipping sparrow

New Baltimore 5/1: Cerulean warblers, yellow warblers, black & white
warbler, warbling vireo, rusty blackbird, osprey, fish crow, common

New Salem 5/1: bald eagle, house wren

Peebles Island SP 5/1: house wren, rough-winged and tree swallows,
wood duck, "a scaup", spotted sandpipers, killdeer.

Poestenkill 5/1: yellow warbler, blue-headed vireo, northern flicker,
ruby-crowned kinglet

Guilderland 5/1: common yellowthroat, yellow warbler

Black Creek Marsh 5/1: yellow warbler, yellow-rumped warbler,
Virginia rail, common snipe, least flycatcher, blue-gray gnatcatcher,
brown thrasher

Knott Road Park 5/2: green heron, spotted sandpiper, wood duck,
chimney swift, great-crested flycatcher, blue-headed vireo, blue-gray
gnatcatcher, winter wren, eastern bluebird, red-bellied woodpecker,
field sparrow, Savannah sparrow, rusty blackbird, Louisiana

Thatcher Park 5/2: broad-winged hawk, common raven, black & white

New Scotland 5/2: cliff swallow

Saratoga Lake 5/2: purple martin, bufflehead, belted kingfisher

Halfmoon 5/3: palm warbler

Black Creek Marsh 5/4: brown thrasher, brown creeper, yellow warbler,
blue-gray gnatcatcher, swamp sparrows, American bittern, Virginia
rail, phoebe, grackle, northern flicker

Lishakill Preserve 5/3: Louisiana waterthrush, brown creeper,
golden-crowned and ruby-crowned kinglet,

Niskayuna 5/3: sharp-shinned hawk

Ann Lee Pond 5/4: Baltimore oriole

Delmar 5/4: eastern kingbird

Voorheesville 5/6: rose-breasted grosbeak

Schenectady 5/5: chimney swift, Baltimore oriole

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