Rare Bird Alerts & Sightings

 WNY Dial-A-Bird   (716) 896-1271

Dial-A-Bird is a public service provided by the Buffalo Museum of Science and the Buffalo Ornithological Society. It is updated every Thursday with the noteworthy sightings of the previous week. BOS meeting and field trip updates are also given at the end of the recorded message. You will be instructed in how to leave a message if you so choose. Dial-a-bird is also available in transcript form through the link below.

Click here to view the latest transcript  


 BOS One Call Hotline

Only BOS members are permitted to sign up for this automated telephone "hotline." The hotline immediately notifies subscribing members of rare birds that have been sighted in the BOS study area. This is one of the benefits of joining the BOS. Details are provided with your membership.

Click here to find out more about becoming a member:  BOS Membership  


 Mailing Lists

Area birders may wish to subscribe to one or more of the following mailing lists: