Date: 5/23/18 1:28 pm
From: Amy Taracido <amytaracido...>
Subject: RBA western Pennsylvania, 15 May 2018
RBA
*Pennsylvania
*Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania
*PAWE05.15.18

Highlights:
RED-THROATED LOON
AMERICAN BITTERN
LEAST BITTERN (Erie County)
PIPING PLOVER (Erie County)
WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER
WILLET (Erie County)
SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER
CASPIAN TERN
PHILADELPHIA VIREO
BONAPARTE'S GULL
ALDER FLYCATCHER
WILLOW FLYCATCHER
OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER (Allegheny County)
BANK SWALLOW
CLIFF SWALLOW
PURPLE MARTIN
VEERY
WILSON'S WARBLER
WORM-EATING WARBLER
CANADA WARBLER
MOURNING WARBLER (Allegheny and Armstrong Counties)
LAWRENCE'S WARBLER (Erie County)
GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER /HYBRID (Erie County)
GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER (Erie County)
PROTHONOTARY WARBLER
ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER (Erie County)
NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH
YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT
SAVANNAH SPARROW
CLAY-COLORED SPARROW (Erie County)
LINCOLN'S SPARROW (Armstrong County)
BOBOLINK

Contributors: Carole Borek, Alan Buriak, Karyn Delaney, Gigi Gerben, Steve Gosser, Sam Gutherie, Craig Holt, Marjorie Howard, Geoff Malosh, Jerry McWilliams, Jerry Stanley, Shannon Thompson, Ryan Tomazin, Mark Vass, Carole Winslow.

Compiler: Amy Taracido

Tuesday, 8 May 2018 through Tuesday, 15 May 2018

**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: GREAT EGRET, TENNESSEE WARBLERS, BAY-BREASTED WARBLERS, continue to be reported.

ALLEGHENY COUNTY:

On 5/12 in the Imperial area, ~55 SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHERS (GM).

At Boyce-Mayview Park on 5/12, 1 BROAD-WINGED HAWK, 1 PHILADELPHIA VIREO (RT).

On 5/12 at Harrison Hills Park, YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, 7 PURPLE MARTINS, 2 WORM-EATING WARBLERS, 1 KENTUCKY WARBLER, 2 CERULEAN WARBLERS, 1 CANADA WARBLER (SGo).

At Frick Park on 5/13, 1 MOURNING WARBLER, 1 OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER; on 5/14, OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER, VEERY, 4 CANADA WARBLERS (ST).

On 5/14 over Moon Township, numerous WARBLER SP., BOBOLINKS, CUCKOO SP., and more; also on 5/14, 1 CANADA WARBLER (GM).

On 5/15 along the Three Rivers Heritage Trail in Lawrenceville, 1 WILSON'S WARBLER (CB).


ARMSTRONG COUNTY:

At Crooked Creek Lake on 5/12, 1 PHILADELPHIA VIREO, 1 COMMON RAVEN, 1 MOURNING WARBLER, 1 CERULEAN WARBLER, 1 CANADA WARBLER, 1 WILSON'S WARBLER, 1 LINCOLN'S SPARROW (SGo); on 5/14, CERULEAN WARBLER (AB).

On 5/14 in the Worthington area, WILLOW FLYCATCHERS, SAVANNAH SPARROWS, 4+ BOBOLINKS (AB).

Near the village of Yellow Dog on 5/15, 1 ALDER FLYCATCHER (SGu).


BEAVER COUNTY:

In Economy Borough on 5/12, sightings included WILSON'S WARBLER (KD).

On 5/13 at Independence Marsh, 3 SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHERS (MVas).


CLARION COUNTY:

In Sligo on 5/14, BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO and others (CW).


CRAWFORD COUNTY:

On 5/11 at Pymatuning, 55 CLIFF SWALLOWS, BONAPARTE'S GULL, 2 CASPIAN TERNS, 30 PURPLE MARTINS, BOBOLINKS (CH).


ERIE COUNTY:

At Presque Isle State Park on 5/7, 1 WILLET; on 5/8, LEAST BITTERN; on 5/9, 1 NORTHERN HARRIER, 2 ROUGH-LEGGED HAWKS, 2 BANK SWALLOWS, 1 GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER/HYBRID, 37 BOBOLINKS, 1 PURPLE FINCH; on 5/10, 1 LAWRENCE'S WARBLER, 1 PROTHONOTARY WARBLER; on 5/11, 1 GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER; also this week, 2 PIPING PLOVERS continue, 3-4 ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLERS, 2-3 CLAY-COLORED SPARROWS (JM).


GREENE COUNTY:

On 5/14 in Wayne Township, 2 SANDHILL CRANES (MH).


LAWRENCE COUNTY:

Along Shaner Road on 5/12, 2 WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPERS (MVas).


VENANGO COUNTY:

At Kahle Lake on 5/13, 1 RED-THROATED LOON, PEREGRINE FALCON, NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH, CLIFF SWALLOW (JS).


WARREN COUNTY:

On 5/13 near the Hickory Creek Wilderness Ranch outside of Tidioute, 1 AMERICAN BITTERN (reported to CW).


WASHINGTON COUNTY:

Near Burgettstown on 5/11, PURPLE FINCH (CB).

On 5/11 near Taylorstown, 1 ALDER FLYCATCHER, 4 WILLOW FLYCATCHERS, 1 YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT, 9+ CERULEAN WARBLERS, 1 WILSON'S WARBLER, 1 BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO, 2 SAVANNAH SPARROWS, 1 BOBOLINK (RT).

At Peters Lake on 5/14, YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS (GG).

Amy Taracido
Washington Co., PA

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