Date: 11/1/17 11:20 am
From: Amy Taracido <amytaracido...>
Subject: RBA western Pennsylvania, 16 October 2017 (two weeks)
RBA
*Pennsylvania
*Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania
*PAWE10.16.17twoweeks

Highlights:
REDHEAD
COMMON/FORSTER'S TERN
SANDERLING
DUNLIN
BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER (Erie and Mercer Counties)
SHORT-EARED OWL
AMERICAN PIPIT
ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER (Venango County)
RUSTY BLACKBIRD

Contributors: Brendyn Baptiste, Matt Juskowich, Geoff Malosh, Jerry McWilliams, Richard Nugent, Tom Roberts, Kate St. John, Steve Sanford, Sue Solomon, Jerry Stanley, Russ States, Mark Vass.

Compiler: Amy Taracido

Monday, 2 October 2017 through Monday, 16 October 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

Transcript-

PLEASE NOTE: COMMON LOON, GREEN-WINGED TEAL, NORTHERN SHOVELER, SWAINSON'S THRUSH, TENNESSEE WARBLER, NASHVILLE WARBLER continue to be reported.

ALLEGHENY COUNTY:

On 10/3 in Hampton Township, 1 PURPLE FINCH (RN).

At Schenley Park golf course on 10/6, 1 MERLIN; on 10/13, WINTER WRENS, PALM WARBLER (KSJ).

On 10/8 at the Imperial Grasslands, 1 NORTHERN HARRIER, 1 PECTORAL SANDPIPER, 1 GREATER YELLOWLEGS, and others (MVas).

At Frick Park on 10/16, 4 WINTER WRENS (SSo).


BEAVER COUNTY:

In Ambridge on 10/13, 1 MERLIN (MVas).


BUTLER COUNTY:

On 10/7 over Worth Township, 2 flyover SANDHILL CRANES (MVas).

At Moraine State Park on 10/7, 1 NORTHERN PINTAIL, 1 GREATER YELLOWLEGS, and others (MVas).

On 10/15 at Lake Oneida, 17 AMERICAN PIPITS (MVas).

At Moniteau High School on 10/16, 4 PINE SISKINS (BB).


CLARION COUNTY:

Near Kahle Lake on 10/9, 4 SANDHILL CRANES (RS).


ERIE COUNTY:

On 10/5 at Presque Isle State Park, 28 NORTHERN PINTAILS, 9 SANDERLINGS; on 10/9, 3 BLACK-BELLIED PLOVERS, 6 SANDERLINGS, 1 DUNLIN; on 10/11, 7 SANDERLINGS; on 10/12, 3 SANDERLINGS, 1 MERLIN; on 10/16, 1 NORTHERN PINTAIL, 1 REDHEAD, 2 SURF SCOTERS, 1 SANDERLING, 10 DUNLIN, 30 COMMON/FORSTER'S TERNS (JM).


MERCER COUNTY:

On 10/8 at Buhl Park, sightings included CAPE MAY WARBLER, BAY-BREASTED WARBLER, PALM WARBLER, WINTER WREN (SSa).

At Shenango Reservoir on 10/8, 1 BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER, 5 PECTORAL SANDPIPERS, 2 LESSER YELLOWLEGS (GM).

On 10/14 in Sharon, WINTER WREN (SSa).


SOMERSET COUNTY:

In Davidsville on 10/13, 1 SHORT-EARED OWL (TR).


VENANGO COUNTY:

On 10/14 in Canal Township, 4 PINE SISKINS (JS).

In Franklin on 10/16, ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER and others (JS).


WASHINGTON COUNTY:

On 10/15 at Cross Creek County Park, 4 RUSTY BLACKBIRDS (MJ).

Amy Taracido
Washington Co., PA

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