Date: 10/6/17 12:46 pm
From: Amy Taracido <amytaracido...>
Subject: RBA western Pennsylvania, 18 September 2017 (two weeks)
RBA
*Pennsylvania
*Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania
*PAWE09.18.17twoweeks

Highlights:
SABINE'S GULL (Clarion/Venango County)
STILT SANDPIPER
YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER (Allegheny County)
OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER (Westmoreland County)
PHILADELPHIA VIREO
VEERY
GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH (Allegheny County)
MOURNING WARBLER
CANADA WARBLER
WILSON'S WARBLER
WORM-EATING WARBLER
ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER (Allegheny County)
GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER (Indiana County)
CONNECTICUT WARBLER (Allegheny County)
LARK SPARROW (Westmoreland County)

Contributors: Tony Bledsoe, Alan Buriak, Donna Collett, Michael David, Karyn Delaney, Gary Edwards, John Flannigan, Gigi Gerben, Chris Kubiak, Michael Leahy, Geoff Malosh, Jeff McDonald, Robert Mulvihill, Kate St. John, Jerry Stanley, Shannon Thompson, Bob VanNewkirk, Marge Van Tassel, Mark Vass, Don Weiss, Carole Winslow.

Compiler: Amy Taracido

Monday, 4 September 2017 through Monday, 18 September 2017 (TWO WEEKS)

**This report is distributed by e-mail only. Compiler is not responsible for errors on websites who reproduce/reprint these reports. If you would like to receive western PA RBAs, contact AMYTARACIDO@ YAHOO.COM

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PLEASE NOTE: SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER, SEMIPALMATED PLOVER, CAPE MAY WARBLER, TENNESSEE WARBLER continue to be reported.

ALLEGHENY COUNTY:

At Knob Hill Park on 9/6, sightings included BAY-BREASTED WARBLER, CANADA WARBLER, EMPIDONAX FLYCATCHER SP. (KD).

On 9/9 over Moon Township, flight calls of GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH, MOURNING WARBLER, CANADA WARBLER (GM).

At Sewickley Park on 9/9, YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER, CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER, BAY-BREASTED WARBLERS, and others (GM); on 9/11, WORM-EATING WARBLER, CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER (BV); on 9/13, YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, BAY-BREASTED WARBLER (BV).

On 9/13 at North Park, 1 ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER, VEERY (RM); on 9/15, 1 CONNECTICUT WARBLER, PALM WARBLER, PHILADELPHIA VIREO (AB).

At Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve on 9/13, CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER, YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (CK).

On 9/17 in Forest Hills Borough, 1 MOURNING WARBLER (TB).

At Boyce Park near Monroeville on 9/18, 1 CONNECTICUT WARBLER (MD).


ARMSTRONG COUNTY:

On 9/13 at Crooked Creek Lake, GREAT EGRET, WILSON'S WARBLER (MVan).


BEAVER COUNTY:

In Economy Borough on 9/9, CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER; on 9/17, YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, EMPIDONAX FLYCATCHER SP. (KD).

On 9/11 at Raccoon Creek State Park, CONNECTICUT WARBLER, CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER, 4 BAY-BREASTED WARBLERS (DC).


CLARION COUNTY:

From 9/5 - 9/10 at Kahle Lake, 1 SABINE'S GULL (JSt, JMcD, GE, CW, ML, MD, GM, KSJ, JF); also on 9/6, FORSTER'S TERNS (ML, GM); also on 9/10, 1 BONAPARTE'S GULL (GE).

At the Beaver Creek Nature Area on 9/6, 1 BAY-BREASTED WARBLER, 1 CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER, 1 WILSON'S WARBLER (MD).


INDIANA COUNTY:

At Blue Spruce County Park on 9/15, sightings included 3 BAY-BREASTED WARBLERS, 1 GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER, 4 CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLERS (RM).


SOMERSET COUNTY:

On 9/7 at Somerset Lake, 1 STILT SANDPIPER, 17 LESSER YELLOWLEGS (ST).


VENANGO COUNTY:

From 9/5 - 9/10 at Kahle Lake, 1 SABINE'S GULL (JSt, JMcD, GE, CW, ML, MD, GM, KSJ, JF); also on 9/6, FORSTER'S TERNS (ML, GM); also on 9/10, 1 BONAPARTE'S GULL (GE).


WASHINGTON COUNTY:

From 9/8 to 9/12 at Canonsburg Lake, 1 STILT SANDPIPER (JF, DW, GG); on 9/16, 1 STILT SANDPIPER, 1 GREATER YELLOWLEGS, 2 LESSER YELLOWLEGS (MVas).


WESTMORELAND COUNTY:

On 9/7 AND 9/8 at Donegal Lake, 1 LARK SPARROW (reported to MVas; ST, MF).

In the Laurel Highlands trails area on 9/9, OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER (KSJ).

Amy Taracido
Washington Co., PA

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