Date: 4/1/18 9:03 am
From: August Mirabella <00000010a3d6847b-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Peace Valley Park- IBA Bucks Co. (3/25-3/31)
All,
The reported species total was 78 this past week. The highlight was a waterfowl fallout 3/30.
14 duck species were reported including:
1 Blue-winged Teal male - 3/30
Green-winged Teal - high report 22 3/30
1 Greater Scaup male - 3/26 photo
8 Long-tailed Duck 3/30
Bufflehead - high report 14 3/30
Ruddy Duck - high report 26 3/30-3/31
Common Loon - high report 3 3/31

Wild Turkey - several males strutting both on Creek Rd. and New Galena Rd.
Pied-billed Grebe
Horned Grebe - high 41 3/30
Double-crested Cormorant - high report 89 3/31
Osprey - high report 3 3/25 & 3/30
4 gull species including Lesser Black-blacked Gull -high report 25 3/31 and Great Black-backed Gull - high report 5 3/27
E. Phoebe- high report 2 3/27
Tree Swallow - high report 9 3/31


Some others: Wood Duck, Bald Eagle, Amer. Coot, Belted Kingfisher, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Pileated Woodpecker, Amer. Kestrel, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, E. Bluebird, Cedar Waxwing, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Field Sparrow, Fox Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, E. Towhee


The Sandhill Cranes continued at Pine Run to at least 3/28.. The two birds last spring in the upper county were last reported 3/28/17.
Thanks to all who reported their sightings.


August Mirabella
North Wales, PA
 
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