Date: 4/25/19 8:14 am
From: Amy Taracido <amytaracido...>
Subject: RBA western Pennsylvania, 16 April 2019
RBA
*Pennsylvania
*Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania
*PAWE04.16.19

Highlights:
AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN (Butler County)
AMERICAN BITTERN
LITTLE BLUE HERON (Crawford County)
NORTHERN GOSHAWK (Erie County)
CASPIAN TERN
FORSTER'S TERN

Contributors: Nolan Garman, Glenn Koppel, Jeff McDonald, Jerry McWilliams, Kim Springer, Jack Solomon, Jerry Stanley, Tom and Nancy Moeller, Marjorie Van Tassel, Mark Vass, Daniel Weeks.

Compiler: Amy Taracido

Tuesday, 9 April 2019 through Tuesday, 16 April 2019

**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-

NOTE: RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET, RUDDY DUCK, RING-NECKED DUCK, BROAD-WINGED HAWK continue to be reported, and first-of-year NORTHERN ROUGH-WINGED SWALLOW, GREEN HERON, BLUE-GRAY GNATCATCHER, GREAT EGRET, SPOTTED SANDPIPER, ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK, PALM WARBLER, BLUE-HEADED VIREO, etc.

ALLEGHENY COUNTY:

At Frick Park on 4/13, FOX SPARROW (JSo).


ARMSTRONG COUNTY:

On 4/14 at Crooked Creek Lake, 1 AMERICAN BITTERN (reported to MVan).

At Duck Hollow on 4/15, 1 FORSTER'S TERN and others (TM).


BUTLER COUNTY:

On 4/13 in Allegheny Township, PURPLE FINCH (DW).

At Lake Oneida on 4/14, 1 AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN (reported to MVas; MVas, GK).


CRAWFORD COUNTY:

Along Mt. Pleasant Road on 4/16, LITTLE BLUE HERON (NG).


ERIE COUNTY:

On 4/12 at Presque Isle, sightings included 17 NORTHERN HARRIERS, 1 NORTHERN GOSHAWK, 1 MERLIN, 7 BONAPARTE'S GULLS, 10 LESSER YELLOWLEGS, 9 CASPIAN TERNS, 8 PURPLE MARTINS; on 4/13, 3 NORTHERN HARRIERS, 1 PURPLE MARTIN (JMcW).


FOREST COUNTY:

At the Tionesta Lake Dam on 4/11, 2 LONG-TAILED DUCKS (KS).


LAWRENCE COUNTY:

On 4/13 at the Copper Road Marsh, COMMON GALLINULE (MV).


VENANGO COUNTY:

At Kahle Lake on 4/14, 2 SURF SCOTERS (JSt).


WASHINGTON COUNTY:

From last week: on 4/6 in the Greencove area, VIRGINIA RAILS (JMcD).

Amy Taracido
Washington Co., PA

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