birdline sightings 3/18/99


This is not a transcription of the Birdline tape. It is summary of
some of the sightings that were called in to birdline during the past
week. Please call the birdline (518-439-8080) for the full report.

3/10 Fort Edward - snowy owl (it evidently didn't hang around)

3/12 Mechanicville - 4 bald eagles

3/13 Fort Edward - red-tailed hawk, rough-legged hawks (lots), horned
lark, eastern bluebird, northern harrier, 3 raven, 4 lapland longspurs,
11 short-eared owls, snow bunting

3/13 Town of Northumberland - 29 red-tailed hawks (25 in sight at one
time), rough-legged hawk

3/13 Rte 113 (Washington county) - American black duck, northern pintail,
wild turkey

3/13 Saratoga Lake - raven

3/13 Vischer Ferry - bald eagle, raven

3/13 Hudson River north of Schuylerville - common goldeneye, common
merganser, hooded merganser, bufflehead

3/16 Old Chatham - a good description of a golden eagle was called in.

3/17 Stillwater - Barrow's goldeneye, pileated woodpecker

3/17 Vischer Ferry - wood duck

3/17 Schodack - American woodcock

3/17 New Baltimore - wild turkey, fish crow

3/18 Mechanicville - bald eagle, red-tailed hawk

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