Saturday, March 19, 2011

Fly-Over at Tifft Tuesday

The BOS spotted a pretty fantastic Fly-Over on tuesday afternoon. Heres the details

Hotline: Buffalo Bird Report at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  Date:             03/17/2011
  Number:           716-896-1271
  To Report:        Same
  Compiler:         David F. Suggs (dfsuggs localnet com)
  Coverage:         Western New York and adjacent Ontario
  Website:          www.BuffaloOrnithologicalSociety.org
 
Early hawk flights are into full motion. March 15, a flight
high over the mounds at Tifft Nature Preserve,on the
Buffalo
waterfront, was highlighted by an adult GOLDEN
EAGLE, plus 2 BALD EAGLES,over 70 RED-TAILED
HAWKS, 4 ROUGH-LEGGED HAWKS, 3 PEREGRINE
FALCONS, COOPER'S HAWK and over 400 TURKEY
VULTURES. At 1 PM, an unexpected SHORT-EARED
OWL flew over the mounds and out over Lake Erie.

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