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Year Firsts at BWWTP and a Eurasian-collared Dove in Wilson

Published May 01, 2015
Tags: Parks and Preserves, Virginia Rail, Lesser Yellowlegs, Greater Yellowlegs, Eurasian-collared Dove, Eastern Kingbird, Yellow Warbler, Swamp Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow

I was out looking for a few first-of-year birds this morning at the Batavia Waste Water Treatment Plant when I heard about a Eurasian-collared Dove up in Wilson, NY.  I finished up at the treatment plant and quickly zoomed up to Wilson to see if I could catch sight of this nice and unusual bird for Western New York.

Photos of the dove and some of the sightings at the treatment plant are below.


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Eurasian-collared Dove
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Distant flyover of an American Bittern
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Eastern Kingbird, a FOY
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Lesser and Greater Yellowlegs
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Virginia Rail
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Virginia Rail
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One of several Yellow Warblers
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Female Yellow Warbler
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Swamp Sparrow - another FOY
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Back at home - a White-throated Sparrow