birdline

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

Birdline for July 6, 2016

Birdline summary for week ending July 6:

13 reports; 68 species reported

Best of the week:

AMERICAN BITTERN: Carter Pond 7/3

VIRGINIA RAIL: Carter Pond 7/3 (5).

COMMON GALLINULE: Carter Pond 7/3 (6).

WHIP-POOR-WILL: Saratoga Co. Airport 6/30 (2)

VESPER SPARROW: Saratoga Co. Airport 6/30

GRASSHOPPER SPARROW: Saratoga Co. Airport 6/30 (2)

DICKCISSEL (extralimital): Essex County 7/1

Other notables:

Ruffed Grouse: Austerlitz 7/2

Pied-billed Grebe: Carter Pond 7/3

Green Heron: Five Rivers 6/30 (6); Carter Pond 7/3.

Black Vulture: Salem 7/1

Birdline for June 29, 2016

Birdline summary for week ending June 29:

7 reports; 54 species reported

Best of the week:

RED-SHOULDERED HAWK: Greene Co. 6/28 (3)

VIRGINIA RAIL: Vischer Ferry 6/26

COMMON GALLINULE: Vischer Ferry 6/26 (2)

BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO: Salem 6/23

SWAINSONS THRUSH: Lake Desolation SF 6/25 (2)

CLAY-COLORED SPARROW: Fort Edward 6/25

Other notables:

Ruffed Grouse: Lake Desolation SF 6/25

Northern Harrier: Fort Edward 6/25

Least Flycatcher: Bog Meadow 6/25

Yellow-throated Vireo: Bog Meadow 6/25

Common Raven: Lake Desolation SF 6/25

Birdline for June 22, 2016

Birdline summary for week ending June 22

6 reports; 59 species reported

Best of the week:

COMMON GALLINULE: Vischer Ferry 6/16 (2)

LEAST BITTERN: Vischer Ferry 6/16

There was also a report of a possible LARK BUNTING in Clifton Park on 6/20.

Other notables:

Bufflehead: Basic Creek 6/19.

Common Goldeneye: Basic Creek 6/19.

Ruddy Duck: Basic Creek 6/19.

Black Vulture: New Baltimore 6/22.

Virginia Rail: Vischer Ferry 6/16.

Alder Flycatcher: Cherry Plain 6/17, 6/18.

Winter Wren: Cherry Plain 6/18.

Northern Waterthrush: Cherry Plain 6/18.

Birdline for June 15, 2016

Birdline summary for week ending June 15:

7 reports; 50 species reported

Best of the week:

RED-SHOULDERED HAWK: Fox Hill 6/15

YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO: Fort Edward 6/11

ACADIAN FLYCATCHER: Rensselaer SF 6/15.

MOURNING WARBLER: Fox Hill 6/15

VESPER SPARROW: Saratoga Co. Airport 6/12

GRASSHOPPER SPARROW: Fort Edward 6/11; Saratoga Co. Airport 6/12

CLAY-COLORED SPARROW: Fort Edward 6/11 (2).

RED CROSSBILL: Berlin Mtn. 6/15.

Other notables:

Peregrine Falcon: Saratoga Co. Airport 6/12

Blackburnian Warbler: Fox Hill 6/12

Birdline for June 6, 2016

Birdline summary for week ending June 8

12 reports; 71 species reported

Best of the week:

NORTHERN GOSHAWK: Fox Hill 6/4.

UPLAND SANDPIPER: Ames 6/2.

SANDHILL CRANE: Warrensburg 6/6 (2)

YELLOW-BILLLED CUCKOO: Putnam 6/4

GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER: Putnam 6/4.

“BREWSTERS” WARBLER: Garnsey Park 6/4, 6/6.

MOURNING WARBLER: Fox Hill 6/4.

Other notables:

Ruffed Grouse: Fox Hill 6/4.

Barred Owl: Dyken Pond 6/4

Winter Wren: Dyken Pond 6/4.

Golden-crowned Kinglet: Fox Hill 6/4.

Swainson's Thrush: Fox Hill 6/4 (2).

Birdline for June 1, 2016

Birdline summary for week ending June 1

11 reports; 50 species reported

Best of the week:

AMERICAN BITTERN: Fox Hill 5/29.

WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER: Wrights Loop 5/26

BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO: Cohoes Flats 5/27; Normanskill Farm 5/28.

YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO: Cohoes Flats 5/27

ACADIAN FLYCATCHER: Rensselaerville SF 5/29-5/31

CLIFF SWALLOW: Amsterdam 5/26.

GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER: Putnam 5/26

“BREWSTERS” WARBLER: Putnam 5/26.

MOURNING WARBLER: Fox Hill 5/29.

RED CROSSBILL: Rensselaerville SF 5/30 (5).

Other notables:

Wood Thrush: Glenville 5/30 (2).

Birdline for May 25, 2016

Birdline summary for week ending May 25

38 reports including 6 Century Runs; 151 species reported.

Best of the week:

LONG-TAILED DUCK: East Canada Lake 5/21.

AMERICAN BITTERN: Charleston SF 5/21; Rural Grove 5/21

LEAST BITTERN: Vischer Ferry 5/20, 5/22

SNOWY EGRET: Cohoes Flats 5/21

COMMON GALLINULE: Rural Grove 5/21

UPLAND SANDPIPER: West Ames 5/21.

LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER: Stillwater 5/20.

SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER: Cohoes Flats 5/20 (12); Stanton Pond 5/20 (7); Stillwater 5/20 (4).

BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO: Vischer Ferry 5/20 (2); West Charlton 5/20

Birdline for May 18, 2016

Birdline summary for week ending May 18:

47 reports; 128 species reported including 28 warbler species

Best of the week:

AMERICAN BITTERN: Vischer Ferry 5/14 (2).

LEAST BITTERN: Vischer Ferry 5/14

SANDHILL CRANE: Bethlehem 5/17.

AMERICAN AVOCET: Kingsbury 5/17.

WILLET: Kingsbury 5/17.

DOWITCHER sp.: Kingsbury 5/17 (3).

BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO: Vischer Ferry 5/12; Five Rivers 5/13; Halfmoon 5/14.

OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER: Five Rivers 5/13-5/17.

PHILADELPHIA VIREO: Pine Bush 5/17.

CLIFF SWALLOW: Catskill Point 5/13.

GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER: Five Rivers 5/12.

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