Date: 11/1/17 9:07 am From: Amy Taracido <amytaracido...> Subject: RBA western Pennsylvania, 2 October 2017 (two weeks)
*Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania
ROSEATE SPOONBILL (Venango County)
CACKLING GOOSE (Erie County)
PIPING PLOVER (Erie County)
GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH (Beaver and Warren Counties)
MOURNING WARBLER (Allegheny County)
LINCOLN'S SPARROW (Allegheny County)
Contributors: Karyn Delaney, Mike Fialkovich, John Flannigan, Matt Juskowich, Michelle Keinholz, Jerry McWilliams, Aidan Place, Kate St. John, Steve Sanford, Russ States, Mark Vass, Daniel Weeks, Carole Winslow.
Compiler: Amy Taracido
Monday, 18 September 2017 through Monday, 2 October 2017 (TWO WEEKS)
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PLEASE NOTE: COMMON LOON, GREEN-WINGED TEAL, TENNESSEE WARBLER, NASHVILLE WARBLER continue to be reported.
On 9/19 at Schenley Park, 1 MOURNING WARBLER (KSJ).
At Frick Park on 9/21, EMPIDONAX SP., PHILADELPHIA VIREO, and others (AP).
On 9/23 at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve, 2 LINCOLN'S SPARROWS, 1 CUCKOO SP., BAY-BREASTED WARBLER (MF).
Along Nine Mile Run Trail on 9/23, 1 PHILADELPHIA VIREO (KSJ).
On 9/29 in Economy Borough, GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH, 2 BAY-BREASTED WARBLERS, 1 CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER (KD).
At Squaw Valley Woodlands on 9/24, sightings included CAPE MAY WARBLER, 2 BAY-BREASTED WARBLERS (DW).
On 9/23 in Pymatuning, 3 LEAST TERNS, 1 COMMON TERN, 2 FORSTER'S TERNS, CASPIAN TERNS, GREAT EGRET, and others (MK).
At Presque Isle State Park on 9/28, 1 PIPING PLOVER, 7 SANDERLINGS, 1 MERLIN; on 9/29, 10 SANDERLINGS, 1 MERLIN, 2 WINTER WRENS, 2 shorebird sp.; on 9/30, 43 NORTHERN PINTAILS, 16 SANDERLINGS (JM).
On 10/2 at the Fairview Business Park pond, 1 CACKLING GOOSE, 1 GREATER YELLOWLEGS, 1 MERLIN (MVas).
Near the Volant Strips on 9/23, 2 PECTORAL SANDPIPERS (MVas).
On 10/1 at the Wampum-New Galilee Road marsh, 7 COMMON GALLINULES (MVas).
At Buhl Park in Hermitage on 9/24, 2 CAPE MAY WARBLERS, BAY-BREASTED WARBLER, and others (SS).
In Oil City on 9/24, 1 ROSEATE SPOONBILL (RS).
On 9/23 at Hickory Creek Wilderness Ranch, flight call of GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH; BAY-BREASTED WARBLER and others (CW).
On 10/1 and 10/2 at Canonsburg Lake, 1 PECTORAL SANDPIPER (MJ, JF).