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Birdline for September 14, 2016

Birdline summary for week ending September 14:

14 reports; 74 species reported

Best of the week:

AMERICAN BITTERN: Vischer Ferry 9/13.

PHILADELPHIA VIREO: Five Rivers 9/13.

BAY-BREASTED WARBLER: Vischer Ferry 9/10 (2).

CONNECTICUT WARBLER: Albany Pine Bush 9/9 (2); Scotia 9/13.

LINCOLNS SPARROW: Scotia 9/13 (3).

Other notables:

Ruffed Grouse: Bog Meadow 9/8

Great Egret: Vischer Ferry 9/9 (16), 9/10 (46), 9/13 (3); Selkirk 9/12

Bald Eagle: Coxsackie 9/9 (3)

Northern Harrier: Bog Meadow 9/8

Birdline for September 7, 2016

Birdline summary for week ending September 7:

17 reports; 73 species reported

Best of the week:

RUDDY TURNSTONE: Cohoes Flats 9/1

CASPIAN TERN: Crescent Power Plant 9/2 (3).

COMMON NIGHTHAWK: Ballston Spa 9/6.

SWAINSONS THRUSH: Lake Desolation SF 9/4.

NORTHERN PARULA: Pine Bush 9/6.

WILSONS WARBLER: Bog Meadow 9/4, 9/5 (2); Pine Bush 9/6.

LINCOLNS SPARROW: West Sand Lake 9/7.

Other notables:

American Wigeon: Stanton Pond 9/4.

Northern Pintail: Stanton Pond 9/4 (2).

Great Egret: Vischer Ferry 9/4 (2).

Green Heron: Five Rivers 9/4 (6).

Birdline for August 31, 2016

Birdline summary for week ending August 31:

20 reports; 58 species reported

Best of the week:

BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERON: Lock 2 8/25 (3).

RUDDY TURNSTONE: Cohoes Flats 8/30, 8/31.

COMMON NIGHTHAWK: Greene County 8/25 (4); Salem 8/26 (14); Saratoga NHP 8/26 (6); Pine Bush 8/26 (101); West Sand Lake 8/27 (50); Clifton Park 8/28 (3).

YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER: Five Rivers 8/28.

Other notables:

Great Egret: Peebles Island 8/25; Crescent 8/25; Vischer Ferry 8/25; Stockport 8/27 (2)

Osprey: Cohoes Flats 8/25; Stockport 8/27 (3).

Bald Eagle: Stockport 8/27

Birdline for August 24, 2016

Birdline summary for week ending August 24:

18 reports; 74 species reported

Best of the week:

UPLAND SANDPIPER: Albany Airport 8/24.

WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER: Stanton Pond 8/21, 8/23.

PECTORAL SANDPIPER: Cohoes Flats 8/21 (2); Stanton Pond 8/22 (2-3).

SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER: Cohoes Flats 8/21.

COMMON NIGHTHAWK: Meadowdale 8/19 (3); Delmar 8/19; Pine Bush 8/22 (33), 8/23 (69); Ballston Spa 8/22 (6); Queensbury 8/24 (5).

PHILADELPHIA VIREO: Peebles Island 8/21.

CLIFF SWALLOW: Bog Meadow 8/20 (2)

Other notables:

Birdline for August 17, 2016

Birdline summary for week ending August 17:

23 reports; 31 species reported

Best of the week:

SNOWY EGRET: Cohoes Flats 8/13 (2), 8/14; Cohoes Falls 8/16, 8/17.

SANDHILL CRANE: Feura Bush 8/12?8/16

SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER: Cohoes Flats 8/14.

COMMON NIGHTHAWK: Albany 8/16 (2); Schenectady 8/16 (3).

Other notables:

Great Egret: Cohoes Falls 8/16

Turkey Vulture: Crescent Power Plant 8/16 (32)

Bald Eagle: Coxsackie 8/11 (4); Cohoes Falls 8/16 (2).

Broad-winged Hawk: Greene County 8/15 (3).

Greater Yellowlegs: Cohoes Flats 8/14

Birdline for August 10, 2016

Birdline summary for week ending August 10:

15 reports; 34 species reported

Best of the week:

SNOWY EGRET: Lock 2 8/6 (2).

YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT HERON: Kingsbury 8/5.

GLOSSY IBIS: Watervliet Reservoir 8/7 (8).

VIRGINIA RAIL: Vischer Ferry 8/7.

WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER: Stillwater 8/6 .

LAUGHING GULL: Cohoes Flats 8/5.

BONAPARTES GULL: Cohoes Flats 8/8.

Other notables:

Great Egret: Lock 2 8/6 (6); Vischer Ferry 8/7; Watervliet Reservoir 8/7.

Osprey: Vischer Ferry 8/7; Cohoes Flats 8/7.

Semipalmated Plover: Cohoes Flats 8/7.

Birdline for August 3, 2016

Birdline summary for week ending August 3:

7 reports; 31 species reported

Best of the week:

AMERICAN BITTERN: Brunswick 7/29.

WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER: Kinderhook 8/3.

YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO: Loudonville 8/1 (2).

Other notables:

Ring-necked Pheasant: Kinderhook 8/3.

Great Egret: Mohawk River 8/3 (35).

Red-shouldered Hawk: Greene County 7/29.

Barred Owl: Greene County 7/28 (2), 8/1.

American Kestrel: Kinderhook 8/3.

Indigo Bunting: Kinderhook 8/3.

Birdline for July 27, 2016

Birdline summary for week ending July 27:

8 reports; 18 species reported.

Best of the week:

GREATER SCAUP: Vischer Ferry Power Plant 7/23.

VIRGINIA RAIL: Vischer Ferry 7/24.

BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO: Vischer Ferry 7/23.

EVENING GROSBEAK: Providence 7/25 (2).

Other notables:

Great Egret: Vischer Ferry Power Plant 7/23; Vischer Ferry 7/23, 7/24.

Red-shouldered Hawk: Greene County 7/27.

Broad-winged Hawk: New Baltimore 7/24.

Willow Flycatcher: Vischer Ferry 7/23.

Bank Swallow: Vischer Ferry 7/23; Wrights Loop 7/23.

Marsh Wren: Vischer Ferry 7/23.

Birdline for July 20, 2016

Birdline summary for week ending July 20:

21 reports; 78 species reported

Best of the week:

LEAST BITTERN: Vischer Ferry 7/14.

LITTLE BLUE HERON: Lock 2 7/16-7/19.

CLIFF SWALLOW: Schodack Landing 7/13.

Other notables:

Gadwall: Coeymans Hollow 7/16.

Common Loon: Coeymans Landing 7/14.

Pied-billed Grebe: Basic Creek 7/16

Great Egret: 6 reports.

Black Vulture: Thatcher Park 7/13 (2).

Bald Eagle: Cohoes Flats 7/16; Basic Creek 7/16; Lock 2 7/20 (2).

Lesser Yellowlegs: Cohoes Flats 7/16 (3)

Semipalmated Sandpiper: Coeymans Hollow 7/16

Birdline for July 13, 2016

Birdline for week ending July 13:

7 reports; 14 species reported

Best of the week:

GREAT EGRET: Vischer Ferry Power Plant 7/12.

UPLAND SANDPIPER: Fort Edward 7/5 .

CASPIAN TERN: Coeymans Landing 7/12

GRASSHOPPER SPARROW: Fort Edward 7/5 (2)

Other notables:

Osprey: Vischer Ferry Power Plant 7/12.

Broad-winged Hawk: Greene Co. 7/12 (2).

Lesser Yellowlegs: Cohoes Flats 7/9

Semipalmated Sandpiper: Cohoes Flats 7/9

Least Sandpiper: Cohoes Flats 7/9

Common Raven: Rexford 7/12 (3).

Blue-winged Warbler: West Charlton 7/8

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