Date: 10/23/18 3:50 am
From: August Mirabella <00000010a3d6847b-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Peace Valley Park (IBA) -Bucks Co. (10/14-10/20)
All,
The reported species count was 104 this past week. List below shows some late normally early migrants and arriving normally later migrants. So, not just unusual species, which I hope I can focus on for these reports going forward. Highlights included:
1 Cackling Goose 10/20 -first fall report here

12 duck species including:
Wood Duck continued to 10/19 photo

N. Shoveler-high report 2 10/19 photo

Gadwall-high report 9 10/17

American Wigeon photo

Amer. Black Duck-high report 10 10/20

Green-winged Teal

Ring-necked Duck -high report 9 10/19 photo

3 Lesser Scaup-10/16-10/17

Bufflehead-high report 17 10/19 photo

Common Merganser

Ruddy Duck - high report 37 10/20

1 Pied-billed Grebe 10/17-10/19
Chimney Swift-high report ~60 10/14
2 Dunlin 10/20
1 Greater Yellowlegs 10/14, 10/19 photo, 10/20
1 Solitary Sandpiper 10/19-10/20 at bridge
Bonaparte's Gull-high report 4 10/19-10/20
Lesser Black-backed Gull-high report ~100 10/14, 10/20
1 Green Heron 10/19 photo
Bald Eagle & Osprey continue
Amer. Coot - high report 5 10/19 photo
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker -high report 5 10/14
Merlin (photo) & Amer. Kestrel
1 Yellow-throated Vireo 10/14
Blue-headed Vireo continues
1 Common Raven 10/16
N. Rough-winged Swallow 10/14
Tree Swallow-high report ~75 10/19
1 Red-breasted Nuthatch 10/19 photo
1 Brown Creeper 10/16
1 Winter Wren 10/14
Ruby-crowned & Golden-crowned Kinglet common
E. Bluebird
1 Swainson's Thrush 10/14
1 Hermit Thrush 10/20
American Pipit -high report ~50 10/17
Cedar Waxwing
Purple Finch-now common-high report 21 10/20 at bird blind feeders
10 sparrow species including:
Dark-eyed Junco 10/19

Savannah Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow 10/17,10/19

Swamp Sparrow

11 Warbler species including:
1 Tennessee Warbler 10/16

1 Nashville Warbler 10/16

1 American Redstart 10/14

Cape May Warbler continued regular to at least 10/19

1 N. Parula 10/14

1 Bay-breasted Warbler(male) 10/14

Blackpoll Warbler continued to at least 10/19 (photo)-high report 17 10/14!!

1 Black-throated Blue 10/14

Palm Warbler & Yellow-rumped Warbler

3 Black-throated Green Warbler 10/14

1 Scarlett Tanager 10/14
1 E. Meadowlark 10/19 photo


Thanks to all who submitted their sightings.
August Mirabella
North Wales

 
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