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Birdline for February 3, 2016

Birdline summary for week ending February 3:

15 reports; 38 species reported

Best of the week:

REDHEAD: Selkirk 1/28.

LONG-TAILED DUCK: Moreau 1/30.

LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL: Cohoes Flats 1/28.

SHORT-EARED OWL: Five Rivers 2/2.

NORTHERN SHRIKE: Partridge Run 1/30.

RED CROSSBILL: Rensselaerville 1/30 (4), 1/31.

Other notables:

Greater Scaup: Green Island 1/28 (2)

Bufflehead: Moreau 1/30

Ruffed Grouse: Partridge Run 1/31

Bald Eagle: Green Island 1/28 (4); Lock 2 1/30 (2)

Birdline for January 27, 2016

Birdline summary for week ending January 27:

19 reports; 63 species reported

Best of the week:

REDHEAD: Alcove Reservoir 1/24 (2)

LONG-TAILED DUCK: Hudson Falls 1/22.

RED-BREASTED MERGANSER: Green Island 1/21, 1/24

RED-NECKED GREBE: Montgomery County 1/24

GOLDEN EAGLE: Austerlitz 1/26.

ICELAND GULL: Crescent 1/23; Fultonville 1/24

LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL: Crescent 1/23; Fultonville 1/24

GLAUCOUS GULL: Crescent 1/23; Fultonville 1/24

Other notables:

Snow Goose: Saratoga 1/21 (5); Montgomery County 1/24

Greater Scaup: Lake Lonely 1/26 (4)

Birdline for January 20, 2016

Birdline summary for week ending January 20:

16 reports; 54 species reported

Best of the week:

CANVASBACK: Alcove Reservoir 1/17

REDHEAD: Schodack 1/17

GOLDEN EAGLE (possible): Coeymans 1/17.

ICELAND GULL: Crescent Power Plant 1/15 (2); Waterford 1/17.

LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL: Cohoes 1/15; Waterford 1/17; Crescent 1/18.

GLAUCOUS GULL (probable): Alplaus 1/17.

LAPLAND LONGSPUR: Fort Edward 1/14

SNOW BUNTING: Fort Edward 1/14 (100+)

Other notables:

Greater Scaup: Saratoga Lake 1/17.

Ring-necked Pheasant: Stuyvesant 1/15

Birdline for January 13, 2016

Birdline summary for week ending January 13:

13 reports; 50 species reported

Best of the week:

CANVASBACK: Saratoga Lake 1/9 (3).

RED-BREASTED MERGANSER: Cohoes 1/7, 1/8.

ICELAND GULL: Colonie landfill 1/7; Waterford 1/9; Cohoes 1/9.

LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL: Cohoes 1/13.

SHORT-EARED OWL: Fort Edward 1/9 (2).

SNOW BUNTING: Harrisburg Road 1/7 (14); Montgomery Co. 1/7.

Other notables:

Snow Goose: Montgomery Co. 1/7 (150); Schodack 1/11.

Gadwall: Alcove Reservoir 1/11.

Lesser Scaup: Alcove Reservoir 1/9.

Black Scoter: Cohoes 1/7.

Birdline for January 6, 2016

Birdline summary for week ending January 6:

41 reports; 82 species reported

Best of the week:

CANVASBACK: Hudson Falls 1/01 (3); Coxsackie Reservoir 1/01; Saratoga Lake 1/03 (3)

REDHEAD: Stanton Pond 1/02, 1/03

RED-THROATED LOON: Alcove Reservoir 1/03

LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL: Crescent Power Plant 12/31, 1/02; Troy CBC ; Cohoes 1/03 (2)

NORTHERN GOSHAWK: Copake 1/02

SHORT-EARED OWL: Fort Edward 1/03 (3).

RED-HEADED WOODPECKER: Colonie 1/01, 1/02, 1/03

LARK SPARROW: Troy CBC

SNOW BUNTING: Northumberland 1/02 (150); Fort Edward 1/06 (40-50)

Birdline for December 30, 2015

Birdline summary for week ending December 30

11 reports, 58 species reported

Best of the week:

BLACK VULTURE: SRCBC* (32).

RED-SHOULDERED HAWK: SRCBC*

ICELAND GULL: Crescent Power Plant 12/29; Cohoes 12/30.

LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL: Crescent Power Plant 12/29; Cohoes 12/30.

SNOWY OWL: Schenectady Co. Airport 12/26, 27.

RED-HEADED WOODPECKER: Latham 12/28

SNOW BUNTING: Saratoga County 12/30 (22); Fort Edward 12/30 (16).

Other notables:

Snow Goose: Selkirk 12/26.

Bufflehead: SRCBC *(7).

Common Loon: SRCBC*

Bald Eagle: Catskill 12/26; SRCBC* (10).

Birdline for December 23, 2015

Birdline summary for week ending December 23

10 reports; 73 species reported

Best of the week:

CANVASBACK: Saratoga Lake 12/19 (4); SCCBC (Schenectady County)

RED-BREASTED MERGANSER: Saratoga Lake 12/20.

NORTHERN GOSHAWK: ACCBC (Albany County)

AMERICAN WOODCOCK: ACCBC

GLAUCOUS GULL: Crescent Power Plant 12/17

RED-HEADED WOODPECKER: SCCBC

MERLIN: SCCBC

COMMON YELLOWTHROAT: SCCBC

RUSTY BLACKBIRD: SCCBC (3)

Other notables:

Mute Swan: SCCBC

Northern Shoveler: SCCBC

Northern Pintail: SCCBC (3)

Lesser Scaup: Saratoga Lake 12/20 (2)

Birdline for December 16, 2015

Birdline summary for week ending December 16, 2015

13 reports; 51 species reported

Best of the week:

RED-BREASTED MERGANSER: Saratoga Lake 12/12.

SNOWY OWL (injured): Amsterdam 12/10.

SHORT-EARED OWL: Fort Edward 12/12 (2), 12/13.

RED-HEADED WOODPECKER: Latham 12/11.

COMMON YELLOWTHROAT: Albany 12/16.

Other notables:

Snow Goose: Fort Edward 12/13.

Mute Swan: Halfmoon 12/10

Gadwall: Galway Lake 12/9 (18)

Northern Shoveler: Vischer Ferry 12/15.

Lesser Scaup: Galway Lake 12/9 (8); Copake Lake 12/12 (3).

Common Loon: Saratoga Lake 12/12 (2)

Birdline for December 10, 2015

Birdline summary for week ending December 9:

14 reports; 54 species reported

Best of the week:

REDHEAD: Loughberry Lake 12/5 (2); Stanton Pond 11/9.

RED-NECKED GREBE: Saratoga Lake 12/5.

GOLDEN EAGLE: Coeymans 12/9.

NORTHERN GOSHAWK: Fort Edward 12/5.

SNOWY OWL: Lebanon Valley 12/6.

SHORT-EARED OWL: Fort Edward 12/5 (2), 12/9.

RED-HEADED WOODPECKER: Latham 11/8.

Other notables:

Mute Swan: Colonie 11/7.

Northern Shoveler: Stanton Pond 12/9.

Ring-necked Duck: Loughberry Lake 12/5 (850).

Greater Scaup: Loughberry Lake 12/5 (45).

Birdline for December 2, 2015

Birdline summary for week ending December 2:

9 reports; 55 species reported

Best of the week:

BARROWS GOLDENEYE: Hudson Falls 11/26

RED-BREASTED MERGANSER: Saratoga Lake 11/28 (2)

Other notables:

Snow Goose: Five Rivers 11/30 (11)

Mute Swan: Stockport Flats 11/27

Northern Shoveler: Vischer Ferry 11/30

Northern Pintail: Saratoga Lake 11/28; Vischer Ferry 11/29.

Lesser Scaup: Saratoga Lake 11/28 (6)

Bufflehead: Saratoga Lake 11/28 (150).

Common Loon: Saratoga Lake 11/28

Bald Eagle: Hudson Falls 11/26; Stockport Flats 11/27 (2)

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