Date: 6/5/18 8:56 am
From: Amy Taracido <amytaracido...>
Subject: RBA western Pennsylvania, 29 May 2018 (two weeks)
RBA
*Pennsylvania
*Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania
*PAWE05.29.18twoweeks

Highlights:
CATTLE EGRET (Erie County)
WHITE-WINGED SCOTER
SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER (Allegheny County)
WHIMBREL (Erie, Lawrence, and Venango Counties)
RED-NECKED PHALAROPE (Venango County)
UPLAND SANDPIPER (Crawford County)
DUNLIN
CASPIAN TERN
GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL (Erie County)
RED-HEADED WOODPECKER
WILLOW FLYCATCHER
ALDER FLYCATCHER
YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER (Erie County)
CLIFF SWALLOW
MARSH WREN
GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH
VEERY
WORM-EATING WARBLER
PROTHONOTARY WARBLER
CANADA WARBLER
CONNECTICUT WARBLER (Erie County)
MOURNING WARBLER (Erie County)
NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH
YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT
LINCOLN'S SPARROW (Erie County)
CLAY-COLORED SPARROW (Erie and Mercer Counties)
BOBOLINK

Contributors: Alan Buriak, Mike Fialkovich, John Flannigan, Gigi Gerben, Geoff Malosh, Jerry McWilliams, Dean Newhouse, Clare Nicolls, Kate St. John, Steve Sanford, Jerry Stanley, Russ States, Ryan Tomazin, Mark Vass, Daniel Weeks.

Compiler: Amy Taracido

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 through Tuesday, 29 May 2018 (TWO WEEKS)

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ALLEGHENY COUNTY:

On 5/19 at Bald Knob Pond, 25 SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPERS (GM).

At Boyce-Mayview Park on 5/19, 1 GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH (GG).

On 5/22 in Imperial, 1 SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER (MVas).


ARMSTRONG COUNTY:

On 5/18 along the Butler-Freeport Trail, 2 WORM-EATING WARBLERS, COMMON RAVEN, VEERY (AB).


BUTLER COUNTY:

On 5/19 and 5/20 at Squaw Valley Woodlands, 1 GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH (DW).

At Glade Run Lake on 5/19, 3 ALDER FLYCATCHERS, 1 SORA (AB).


CRAWFORD COUNTY:

On 5/17 in the Pymatuning area, sightings included CLIFF SWALLOWS, BOBOLINKS, UPLAND SANDPIPER, SORA, VIRGINIA RAIL, RED-HEADED WOODPECKER, MARSH WREN, WILLOW FLYCATCHER, PROTHONOTARY WARBLER, PURPLE FINCH, COMMON MOORHEN, SANDHILL CRANE (CN).


ERIE COUNTY:

At Presque Isle on 5/19, 2 NORTHERN HARRIERS, 1 MERLIN, 2 CLIFF SWALLOWS, 30 BOBOLINKS; on 5/20, 1 WHITE-WINGED SCOTER, ~32 flyover WHIMBRELS, 1 CONNECTICUT WARBLER; on 5/21, 1 AMERICAN TREE SPARROW (late); on 5/22, SANDHILL CRANE, 1-2 CLAY-COLORED SPARROWS (JM); on 5/24, 2 YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHERS, 2 ALDER FLYCATCHERS, CANADA WARBLER, WILSON'S WARBLER, and others (MF), NORTHERN HARRIERS, LINCOLN'S SPARROW, CASPIAN TERNS, GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL, CLAY-COLORED SPARROWS, BAY-BREASTED WARBLER, NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH, WILSON'S WARBLER, MOURNING WARBLER (DN); on 5/25, 3 WHIMBRELS; on 5/26, 1 BOBOLINK, 1 CATTLE EGRET (JM).

On 5/23 at State Gamelands #314, SANDHILL CRANE (JM).


FAYETTE COUNTY:

On 5/21 at Quebec Run Wild Area, CANADA WARBLER (KSJ).


LAWRENCE COUNTY:

On 5/20 at the Shaner Road gravel ponds, 1 WHIMBREL (reported to MVas).


MERCER COUNTY:

On 5/23 and 5/24 in Grove City, 1 WHITE-WINGED SCOTER (reported to MVas); on 5/25, 1 WHITE-WINGED SCOTER, 1 YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT, 1 CLAY-COLORED SPARROW (SS).


VENANGO COUNTY:

On 5/19 at Two Mile Run County Park, 1 female RED-NECKED PHALAROPE (RS).

At Kahle Lake on 5/20, 2 flyover WHIMBRELS, 1 GREAT EGRET; on 5/22, 1 DUNLIN, 8 SEMIPALMATED PLOVERS, 1 SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER, 22 unidentified SANDPIPER SP. (JS).


WASHINGTON COUNTY:

On 5/19 at Mingo Creek Park, 2 CERULEAN WARBLERS and others (JF).

At Canonsburg Lake on 5/22, 2 SEMIPALMATED PLOVERS (JF).

On 5/27 in the Pleasant Grove area, 10 WILLOW FLYCATCHERS (RT).


WESTMORELAND COUNTY:

On 5/22 in New Stanton, 2 COMMON RAVENS (MF).

Amy Taracido
Washington Co., PA

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