Date: 4/29/18 6:48 am
From: August Mirabella <00000010a3d6847b-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Peace Valley Park (IBA) - (4/22-4/28)
All,
The reported species totaled 92 this week. The main highlights focus is on new spring arrivals.
7 duck species including one N. Shoveler 4/22-4/24, 7 Buffleheads 4/28 & 1 Red-breasted Merganser 4/26 (photo)-4/28
Wild Turkey - very vocal at the Nature Center as well as continuing at Sailor's Point corn fields

Common Loon-high report 6 4/28
Double-crested Cormorant-high report 106 4/24

1 Solitary Sandpiper - first report 4/28
1 Bonaparte's Gull 4/28
Caspian Tern -late report from last week - 2 4/21 (photo)
Lesser Black-backed Gull-high report 3 4/26

1 Merlin 4/28 photo
1 Least Flycatcher-heard and seen-1st report 4/28
Great Crested Flycatcher-1st report 4/24
2 Eastern Kingbird first report 4/28
1 White-eyed Vireo-1st report 4/26
1 Purple Martin- 4/28


Cliff Swallow-1st report 4/26
2 Wood Thrush 1st report 4/22
11 warbler species including:
2 Ovenbird-1st report 4/28
2 N. Waterthrush-1st report 4/22
Common Yellow-throat- 1st report 4/23
1 Prairie Warbler-1st report 4/25
1 Black-throated Warbler-1st report 4/28
2 Yellow Warbler -1st report 4/28

2 Rose-breasted Grosbeaks -1st report 4/28

2 Orchard Orioles-1st report 4/28
1 Baltimore Oriole - 1st report 4/28
Some of the other now regular migrants and newly arrived residents include: Osprey, Spotted Sandpiper, E. Phoebe, Blue-headed Vireo, Tree Swallow, Rough-winged Swallow, Barn Swallow, House Wren, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Hermit Thrush, Gray Catbird, Palm Warbler, Pine Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, E. Towhee, Field Sparrow, & Swamp Sparrow.


Thanks to all who share their sightings.


August Mirabella
North Wales, PA
 
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