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Birdline for July 19, 2017

Birdline summary for week ending July 19:

5 reports; 64 species reported

Best of the week:

BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO: Chatham 7/15 (2)

Other notables:

Ruffed Grouse: Austerlitz 7/16

Black Vulture: Austerlitz 7/16

Osprey: Cohoes Flats 7/15 (3); Fort Edward 7/17 (2)

Bald Eagle: Austerlitz 7/16

American Kestrel: Fort Edward 7/17

Bank Swallow: Staats Island Road 7/18 (50)

Eastern Bluebird: Austerlitz 7/16 (2); Fort Edward 7/17 (4)

Wood Thrush: Austerlitz 7/16; Fort Edward 7/17

Pine Warbler: Chatham 7/15

Scarlet Tanager: Austerlitz 7/16

Birdline for July 12, 2017

Birdline summary for week ending July 12:

5 reports; 55 species reported

Best of the week::

VESPER SPARROW: Kinderhook 7/10 (2)

GRASSHOPPER SPARROW: Kinderhook 7/10 (3)

Other notables:

Osprey: Hudson Crossing 7/7

Carolina Wren: Hudson Crossing 7/7

Eastern Bluebird: Hudson Crossing 7/7 (2)

Hermit Thrush: Austerlitz 7/9 (4)

Wood Thrush: Hudson Crossing 7/7 (2); Austerlitz 7/9 (2)

Pine Warbler: Five Rivers 7/6

Prairie Warbler: Five Rivers 7/6

Purple Finch: Austerlitz 7/9 (2)

Birdline for June 28, 2017

Birdline summary for week ending June 28:

4 reports; 38 species reported

Best of the week:

COMMON GALLINULE: Vischer Ferry 6/22

CASPIAN TERN: Hudson 6/28

YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT: Albany Pine Bush 6/22

Other notables:

Osprey: Vischer Ferry 6/22

Bald Eagle: Rexford 6/27; Hudson 6/28

Yellow-throated Vireo: Vischer Ferry 6/22 (2)

Northern Mockingbird: Kinderhook 6/25

Brown Thrasher: Kinderhook 6/25 (2)

Savannah Sparrow: Kinderhook 6/25 (2)

Indigo Bunting: Kinderhook 6/25

Eastern Meadowlark: Kinderhook 6/25

Birdline for June 7, 2017

Birdline summary for week ending June 7:

20 reports; 119 species reported

Best of the week:

AMERICAN BITTERN: Lake Desolation SF 6/2, 6/5

LEAST BITTERN: Black Creek Marsh 6/6 (2); Vischer Ferry 6/7

SNOWY EGRET: Five Rivers 6/5

COMMON GALLINULE: Black Creek Marsh 6/6

YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO: Hudson Crossing 6/1

WHIP-POOR-WILL: Queensbury 6/2 (3)

CHUCK WILLS WIDOW: Queensbury 6/2

YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER: Bog Meadow 6/7

GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH: Bog Meadow 6/7

SWAINSONS THRUSH: Lake Desolation SF 6/2, 6/3, 6/5 (2); Bog Meadow 6/7

WORM-EATING WARBLER: Hudson 6/2

Birdline for May 31, 2017

Birdline summary for week ending May 31

25 reports; 95 species reported

Best of the week:

SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER: Staats Island Rd. 5/26 (4); Cohoes Flats 5/26 (52)

WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER: Wrights Loop 5/31 (2)

COMMON NIGHTHAWK: Queensbury 5/28

WHIP-POOR-WILL: Queensbury 5/27 (2), 5/28 (3), 5/30 (5)

CHUCK WILLS WIDOW: Queensbury 5/27, 5/28, 5/30 (2)

GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH: Lake Desolation SF 5/28

SWAINSONS THRUSH: Albany 5/27; Lake Desolation SF 5/28

MOURNING WARBLER: Schodack Island SP 5/30

ORCHARD ORIOLE: Normanskill Farm 5/27

Other notables:

Birdline for May 24, 2017

Birdline summary for week ending May 24:

36 reports; 144 species reported

(CR: reported on one or more Century Runs on May 20)

Best of the week:

LEAST BITTERN: Vischer Ferry 5/21; CR (2)

YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO: CR

WHIP-POOR-WILL: CR

OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER: Lake Lauderdale 5/18, 5/20

ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER: Charlton 5/21

CERULEAN WARBLER: Schodack Island SP 5/19

WORM-EATING WARBLER: CR

MOURNING WARBLER: Five Rivers 5/19

HOODED WARBLER: Coeymans 5/23 (2); Voorheesville 5/23 (3)

VESPER SPARROW: Saratoga County AP 5/18

Birdline for May 17, 2017

Birdline summary for week ending May 17:

43 reports; 116 species reported

Best of the week:

AMERICAN BITTERN: Vischer Ferry 5/16

LEAST BITTERN: Vischer Ferry 5/12

COMMON GALINULE: Vischer Ferry 5/14

LITTLE GULL: Saratoga Lake 5/13 (2), 5/14, 5/15 (2)

BLACK TERN: Saratoga Lake 5/17

WHIP-POOR-WILL: Hillsdale 5/17 (2)

ORCHARD ORIOLE: Five Rivers 5/13; Pine Bush 5/17 (2)

EVENING GROSBEAK: Chatham 5/11 (2)

New arrivals and transients:

Brant: Hudson River 5/17

Red-Breasted Merganser: Saratoga Lake 5/13 (2)

Common Loon: Saratoga Lake 5/13 (4)

Birdline for May 10, 2017

Birdline summary for week ending May 10:

42 reports; 135 species reported

Best of the week:

RED-BREASTED MERGANSER: Saratoga Lake 5/8

AMERICAN BITTERN: Vischer Ferry 5/4, 5/7, 5/10; Cline Road Marsh 5/4 (3); Albany 5/7

LEAST BITTERN: Cline Road Marsh 5/4; Black Creek Marsh 5/6

SORA: Cline Road Marsh 5/4

COMMON GALLINULE: Black Creek Marsh 5/6; Vischer Ferry 5/7

UPLAND SANDPIPER: Ames 5/4 (3)

BLACK TERN: Saratoga Lake 5/8 (3), 5/9

COMMON TERN: Saratoga Lake 5/8 (9), 5/9 (3)

CLIFF SWALLOW: Saratoga Lake 5/8

KENTUCKY WARBLER: Warren County 5/7

Birdline for April 26, 2017

Birdline summary for week ending April 26:

40 reports; 92 species reported

Best of the week:

RED-NECKED GREBE: Collins Lake 4/21 (2)

AMERICAN BITTERN: Black Creek Marsh 4/22 (2); Vischer Ferry 4/23, 4/24

LEAST BITTERN: Black Creek Marsh 4/22

VIRGINIA RAIL: Black Creek Marsh 4/22 (3); Oppenheim 4/22 Five Rivers 4/23

UPLAND SANDPIPER: Ames 4/22

PECTORAL SANDPIPER: Wrights Loop 4/22- 4/25

RUSTY BLACKBIRD: Vischer Ferry 4/23 (2)

EVENING GROSBEAK: Wrights Loop 4/22 (2)

Other Notables:

Ring-necked Pheasant: Saratoga NHP 4/23

Birdline for April 19, 2017

Birdline summary for week ending April 19:

38 reports, 90 species reported

Best of the week:

RED-THROATED LOON: Saratoga Lake 4/18

RED-NECKED GREBE: Round Lake 4/13 (6)

AMERICAN BITTERN: Black Creek Marsh 4/15, 4/16

RED-SHOULDERED HAWK: Schodack 4/12 (2)

BONAPARTES GULL: Round Lake 4/13 (5); Colonie 4/14; Saratoga Lake 4/18

RUSTY BLACKBIRD: Niskayuna 4/18

Other notables:

Pied-billed Grebe: Black Creek Marsh 4/15

Great Egret: Saratoga 4/18

Green Heron: Black Creek Marsh 4/16

Black Vulture: Troy 4/15; Valtatie 4/15 (9)

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