Date: 4/8/18 5:48 am
From: August Mirabella <00000010a3d6847b-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Peace Valley Park (IBA) Bucks Co. (4/1-4/7), etc.
All,
Birder reports were light this week. The reported species count was 68. Highlights included:
10 duck species including 2 +N. Shoveler 4/4-4/5; 1 Long-tailed Duck 4/7
At least ~25 Wild Turkeys continue displaying at Sailor's Point corn fields
Common Loon-high report 6 4/4-4/7
Pied-billed Grebe-high report 2 4/7
Horned Grebe-high report 7 4/7
Double-crested Cormorant - high report 243 4/7
1 Green Heron-late report from last week 3/31 -matches the county early date.
Ospreys are regular now
1 N. Harrier 4/2

4 gull species including 31 Lesser Black-backed 4/7
4 Lesser Yellowlegs 4/4
1 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 4/1
Also, Bald Eagle, Pileated Woodpecker, Golden-crowned & Ruby-crowned Kinglets, E. Bluebird, Hermit Thrush, Cedar Waxwing, Yellow-rumped Warbler, E. Towhee, Field Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow are among the species that were encountered.


The Harris's Sparrow was still present 4/2 at 135 Rickerts Rd., Doylestown
Haven't had any reports of the Sandhill Cranes after 3/28. Has anyone seen them?


Thanks to all who shared their sightings.


August Mirabella
North Wales, PA
 
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