birdline

Birdline for August 26, 2015

Birdline summary for week ending August 26:

21 reports; 89 species reported

Best of the week:

BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER: Cohoes Flats 8/21.

SANDERLING: Lock 2 8/21

WILLET: Cohoes Flats 8/21.

SHORT-BILLED DOWTCHER: Cohoes Flats 8/21.

MERLIN: Fort Edward 8/23; Meadowdale 8/23..

TENNESSEE WARBLER: Fort Edward 8/23.

CAPE MAY WARBLER: Bog Meadow 8/22

CANADA WARBLER: Pine Bush 8/20; Bog Meadow 8/22; Vischer Ferry 8/22 (2); Huyck Preserve 8/23 (2)..

Other notables:

Hooded Merganser: Stillwater 8/21 (2)

Common Loon: Selkirk 8/23.

Birdline for August 19, 2015

Birdline summary for week ending August 19:

7 reports; 20 species reported

Best of the week:

SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER: Cohoes Flats 8/15

BLACK TERN: Cohoes Flats 8/18.

Other notables:

Great Egret: Cohoes Flats 8/16 (2).

Bald Eagle: Cohoes Flats 8/16 .

Sharp-shinned Hawk: Niskayuna 8/17.

Semipalmated Plover: Cohoes Flats 8/16 (5).

Greater Yellowlegs: Cohoes Flats 8/16 (2), 8/18 (4-6).

Lesser Yellowlegs: Cohoes Flats 8/16 (4), 8/18 (12-14).

Least Sandpiper: Cohoes Flats 8/16 (4); Falls View Park 8/16 (25).

Eastern Screech-Owl: Niskayuna 8/17, 8/18.

Birdline for August 12, 2015

Birdline summary for week ending August 12:

9 reports; 30 species reported.

Best of the week:

GREAT EGRET: Cohoes Flats 8/6 (9), 8/78 (6), 8/9 (9).

BLACK VULTURE: Pine Bush 8/10 (4).

WILLET: Cohoes Flats 8/12.

COMMON NIGHTHAWK: Bethlehem 8/10.

PHILADELPHIA VIREO: Cohoes Flats 8/9.

Other notables:

Osprey: Crescent Power Plant 8/6 (3); Cohoes Flats 8/9

Bald Eagle: Cohoes Flats 8/6, 8/8 (2); Round Lake 8/9.

Semipalmated Plover: Cohoes Flats 8/8 (3).

Greater Yellowlegs: Cohoes Flats 8/6.

Warbling Vireo: Cohoes Flats 8/9 (2).

Birdline for August 5, 2015

Birdline summary for week ending August 5:

10 reports; 53 species reported.

Best of the week:

GREAT EGRET: Cohoes Flats 7/31; Vischer Ferry 8/1 (12)

BLACK VULTURE: Canajoharie 8/1.

ORCHARD ORIOLE: Saratoga Battlefield 8/2 (2).

Other notables:

Common Loon: New Baltimore 7/31.

Bald Eagle: New Baltimore 7/31 (2).

Fish Crow: Saratoga Spa SP 7/31 (8).

Common Raven: Lake Desolation SF 7/31

Barn Swallow: Schenectady County AP 8/1 (~100).

Hermit Thrush: Lake Desolation SF 7/31 (2)

Chestnut-sided Warbler: Providence 8/5.

Birdline for July 29, 2015

Birdline summary for week ending July 29:

5 reports; 10 species reported

Semipalmated Plover: Cohoes Flats 7/26 (2), 7/28.

Killdeer: Cohoes Flats 7/26 (11), 7/28 (25); Ames 7/26 (18); Normanskill Farm 7/27 (5).

Spotted Sandpiper: Normanskill Farm 7/27 (6).

Solitary Sandpiper: Cohoes Flats 7/26 (6), 7/28; Normanskill Farm 7/27 (3)

Lesser Yellowlegs: Cohoes Flats 7/26, 7/28; Normanskill Farm 7/27 (2).

Semipalmated Sandpiper: Cohoes Flats 7/26 (2), 7/28 (2)

Least Sandpiper: Cohoes Flats 7/26 (22), 7/28 (30).

Wood Thrush: Saratoga 7/25.

Birdline for July 22, 2015

Birdline summary for week ending July 22:

9 reports; 50 species reported.

Best of the week:

LEAST BITTERN: Niskayuna 7/19.

SANDHILL CRANE: Hudson Falls 7/18 (3).

MOURNING WARBLER: Lake Desolation 7/22.

GRASSHOPPER SPARROW: Saratoga County Airport 7/22 (2).

Other notables:

Great Egret: Vischer Ferry 7/18 (2); Lake Desolation 7/22.

Bald Eagle: Cohoes Flats 7/19 (4).

Broad-winged Hawk: Thacher Park 7/15; New Baltimore 7/15; Lake Desolation 7/22.

Lesser Yellowlegs: Cohoes Flats 7/19 (2).

Least Sandpiper: Cohoes Flats 7/19 (21).

Birdline for July 15, 2015

Birdline summary for week ending July 15:

7 reports, 58 species reported

Best of the week:

GREAT EGRET: Vischer Ferry 7/14 (2).

RED-SHOULDERED HAWK: Wilton Preserve7/11.

BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO: Lake Desolation SF 7/10.

MOURNING WARBLER: Lake Desolation SF 7/10.

VESPER SPARROW: Saratoga Co. Airport 7/9 (2).

Other notables:

Ruffed Grouse: Lake Desolation SF 7/10.

Bald Eagle: Cohoes Flats 7/9; Coeymans Landing 7/14 (6).

Lesser Yellowlegs: Cohoes Flats 7/9, 7/14.

Swainsons Thrush: Lake Desolation SF 7/10.

Hermit Thrush: Lake Desolation SF 7/10 (4).

Birdline for July 8, 2015

Birdline summary for week ending July 8:

11 reports; 72 species reported

Best of the week:

LEAST BITTERN: Carter Pond 7/5.

GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER: Putnam Station 7/2.

CANADA WARBLER: Bog Meadow 7/3.

LARK SPARROW: Wilton Wildlife Preserve 7/5, 7/6.

ORCHARD ORIOLE: Saratoga NHP 7/4 (5).

Other notables:

Wilson's Snipe: Bog Meadow 7/3.

Barred Owl: Wilton Wildlife Preserve 7/6.

Common Raven: Hadley 7/3.

Purple Martin: New Baltimore 7/8.

Winter Wren: Glens Falls 7/3.

Hermit Thrush: Hadley 7/3 (3); Wilton Wildlife Preserve 7/6 (3).

Birdline for July 1, 2015

Birdline summary for week ending July 1:

6 reports; 60 species reported

Best of the week:

YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO: Fort Edward 6/29.

GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER: Putnam Station 6/25.

MOURNING WARBLER: Lake Desolation 6/30.

VESPER SPARROW: Saratoga County Airport 6/26 (2).

GRASSHOPPER SPARROW: Saratoga County Airport 6/26; Fort Edward 6/29

ORCHARD ORIOLE: Fort Edward 6/29.

Other notables:

Black-billed Cuckoo: Fort Edward 6/29.

American Kestrel: Saratoga County Airport 6/26.

Horned Lark: Saratoga County Airport 6/26

Bank Swallow: Lake Desolation 6/30.

Birdline for June 24, 2015

Birdline summary for week ending June 24:

4 reports; 73 species reported.

Best of the week:

BLACK VULTURE: Johnstown 6/21.

VIRGINIA RAIL: Bog Meadow 6/20 (2).

CANADA WARBLER: Bog Meadow 6/20 (5).

Other notables:

Blackburnian Warbler: Cherry Plain 6/20.

Indigo Bunting: East Hoosick 6/23

Pine Siskin: Providence 6/21 (2)

Thanks to Nancy Castillo (Providence), Edward Donnan (Johnstown), Ron Harrower (Bog Meadow) and R. Reed (East Hoosick).

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