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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)

Birdline for July 26, 2017

Birdline summary for week ending July 26:

12 reports; 73 species reported

Best of the week:

LEAST BITTERN: Stillwater 7/22 (2), 7/23 (2)

BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON: Colonie 7/24, 7/25

VESPER SPARROW: Saratoga County Airport 7/26

Other notables:

Green Heron: Colonie 7/24, 7/25 (4); Hudson Crossing 7/26

Barred Owl: Stillwater 7/22 (4)

American Kestrel: Kinderhook 7/25 (2)

Merlin: Glens Falls 7/21 (2)

Yellow-throated Vireo: Hudson Crossing 7/26

Winter Wren: Lake Desolation SF 7/26 (2)

Eastern Bluebird: Ballston Spa 7/24 (2)

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

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