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Birdline for February 21, 2018

Birdline summary for week ending February 21:

28 reports; 43 species reported

Best of the week:

GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE: Stillwater 2/17 (2)

ROSS'S GOOSE: Schuylerville 2/21 (2)

ICELAND GULL: Waterford 2/21

SNOWY OWL: Stillwater 9/16

HARRIS'S SPARROW: Meadowdale 2/16 - 2/21

Other notables:

Mute Swan: Castleton 2/18

Northern Pintail: Stillwater 2/17

Turkey Vulture: 4 reports

Bald Eagle: Hudson River 2/14 (20); Coxsackie 2/14 (2); Cohoes 2/15; Charlton 2/18

Northern Harrier: Valatie 2/18; Kinderhook 2/20

Birdline for January 17, 2018

Birdline summary for week ending January 17:

34 reports, 44 species reported

Best of the week:

REDHEAD: Vischer Ferry Power Plant 1/14 (3), 1/15 (2)

GOLDEN EAGLE: Copake 1/14, 1/15

ICELAND GULL: Port of Albany 1/15

LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL: Port of Albany 1/15

SNOWY OWL: Northumberland 1/11; Ft. Edward 1/11(3), 1/15, 1/16 (2); Albany Airport 1/14 (2), 1/15 (2)

EASTERN PHOEBE: Austerlitz 1/15

LAPLAND LONGSPUR: Northumberland 1/11 (3)

SNOW BUNTING: Northumberland 1/11 (75); Fort Edward 1/15 (2)

RUSTY BLACKBIRD: Palenville 1/16

Other notables:

Birdline for December 6, 2017

Birdline summary for week ending December 6:

9 reports; 32 species reported

Best of the week:

PINK-FOOTED GOOSE: Coxsackie Flats 12/6

CACKLING GOOSE: Coxsackie Flats 12/6

GOLDEN EAGLE: Austerlitz 12/5

Other notables:

Northern Shoveler: Vischer Ferry 12/1 (9)

Northern Pintail: Vischer Ferry 12/1 (6)

Red-breasted Merganser: Saratoga Lake 12/5

Horned Grebe: Saratoga Lake 12/5 (2)

Bald Eagle: Salem 12/2 (7)

Eastern Bluebird: Glenville 12/4 (6)

Yellow-rumped Warbler: Albany 12/2

Birdline for November 15, 2017

Birdline summary for week ending November 15:

15 reports; 63 species reported

Best of the week:

CACKLING GOOSE: Schuylerville 11/10

LONG-TAILED DUCK: Tomhannock 11/11 (19); Queechy Lake 11/12

RED-THROATED LOON: Saratoga Lake 11/9 (2), 11/14 (2)

RED-NECKED GREBE: Saratoga Lake 11/9 (2)

CATTLE EGRET: Canajoharie 11/14, 11/15

BONAPARTES GULL: Saratoga Lake 11/9 (2)

SNOW BUNTING: Saratoga Lake 11/9 (25-30)

RUSTY BLACKBIRD: Vischer Ferry 11/12

Other notables:

Northern Pintail: Vischer Ferry 11/12 (5)

Ring-necked Pheasant: Kinderhook 11/12 (2)

Birdline for November 1, 2017

Birdline summary for week ending November 1:

20 reports; 73 species reported

Best of the week:

LONG-TAILED DUCK: Greenwich 10/29 (6)

RED-NECKED GREBE: Saratoga Lake 10/26 (3)

NORTHERN GOSHAWK: Rensselaerville SF 10/28

LAUGHING GULL: Saratoga Lake 10/30 (2)

RUSTY BLACKBIRD: Saratoga Lake 11/1 (2)

RED CROSSBILL: Rensselaerville SF 10/28 (35)

Other notables:

Brant: Saratoga Lake 10/27 (4), 10/28 (6); New Baltimore 11/1 (30)

Northern Pintail: Stanton Pond 10/27 (12)

Greater Scaup: Loughberry Lake 11/1 (24)

Lesser Scaup: Loughberry Lake 11/1 (35)

Birdline for October 18, 2017

Birdline summary for week ending October 18

16 reports; 65 species reported

Best of the week:

LONG-TAILED DUCK: Saratoga Lake 10/18 (5)

CONNECTICUT WARBLER: Fort Edward 10/14

VESPER SPARROW: Meadowdale 10/12; Kinderhook 10/14; Coxsackie Grasslands 10/15

RUSTY BLACKBIRD: Bog Meadow 10/15 (5)

Other notables:

Snow Goose: Overlook Park 10/14

Ring-necked Pheasant: Schodack Landing 10/13

Ruffed Grouse: Bog Meadow 10/12, 10/15

Pied-billed Grebe: Selkirk 10/12

Bald Eagle: American Oil Road 10/13; New Baltimore 10/13 (2)

Birdline for October 11, 2017

Birdline summary for week ending October 11:

16 reports; 75 species reported

Best of the week:

CACKLING GOOSE: Greenwich 10/7

BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER: Cohoes Flats 10/5 (2), 10/7, 10/10

WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER: Cohoes Flats 10/7

PECTORAL SANDPIPER: Cohoes Flats 10/5 (3), 10/7, 10/10

MOURNING WARBLER: Vischer Ferry 10/5

LINCOLNS SPARROW: Saratoga Spa SP 10/5

RUSTY BLACKBIRD: Saratoga Spa SP 10/5 (2)

Other notables:

Black Vulture: Hudson 10/9

Bald Eagle: Dutchmans Landing 10/6 (3), 10/9

Northern Harrier: Stuyvesant 10/7

Birdline for September 13, 2017

Birdline summary for week ending September 13:

16 reports; 88 species reported

Best of the week:

LEAST BITTERN: Vischer Ferry 9/9

COMMON GALLINULE: Greenwich 9/9 (2)

PHILADELPHIA VIREO: Five Rivers 9/9, Pine Bush 9/10

TENNESSEE WARBLER: Saratoga Spa SP 9/7; Bog Meadow 9/7; Pine Bush 9/10; Providence 9/12

BAY-BREASTED WARBLER: Vischer Ferry 9/9; Pine Bush 9/10

Other notables:

Common Loon: Saratoga Lake 9/7

Pied-billed Grebe: Bog Meadow 9/7

Bald Eagle: Old Chatham 9/9

Red-shouldered Hawk: Saratoga Spa SP 9/7

Broad-winged Hawk: Helderbergs 9/9 (60)

Birdline for August 16, 2017

Birdline summary for week ending August 16:

15 reports; 41 species reported

Best of the week:

LITTLE BLUE HERON: Cohoes-Crescent Road 8/13

PECTORAL SANDPIPER: Cohoes Flats 8/11, 8/12; Cohoes Falls 8/15 (2), 8/16

STILT SANDPIPER: Cohoes Falls 8/15, 8/16

SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER: Cohoes Falls 8/15 (2), 8/16 (2)

WILSONS PHALAROPE: Cohoes Falls 8/14

BONAPARTES GULL: Wilton 8/12

BLACK TERN: Cohoes Flats 8/12

DICKCISSEL: Putnam 8/13

Other notables:

Great Egret: Lock 2 8/14

Osprey: Cohoes Flats 8/10 (3); Lock 2 8/14

Bald Eagle: Lock 2 8/14 (2)

Birdline for August 9, 2017

Birdline summary for week ending August 9:

13 reports; 68 species reported

Best of the Week:

LEAST BITTERN: Stillwater 8/3 (4)

SNOWY EGRET: Cohoes Flats 8/3; Lock 2 8/6

VESPER SPARROW: Kinderhook 8/5

ORCHARD ORIOLE: Shenantaha Creek Park 8/9

Other notables:

Great Egret: Lock 2 8/3 (11), 8/6 (2); Five Rivers 8/7

Osprey: Lock 2 8/3 (2)

Bald Eagle: Lock 2 8/3 (3)

Lesser Yellowlegs: Cohoes Flats 8/3 (4-5)

Northern Harrier: Kinderhook 8/5

Coopers Hawk: Shenantaha Creek Park 8/9

American Kestrel: Stuyvesant 8/5 (2)

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