Date: 4/25/19 8:14 am From: Amy Taracido <amytaracido...> Subject: RBA western Pennsylvania, 16 April 2019
*Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania
AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN (Butler County)
LITTLE BLUE HERON (Crawford County)
NORTHERN GOSHAWK (Erie County)
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
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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.
At Frick Park on 4/13, FOX SPARROW (JSo).
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).
On 4/13 in Allegheny Township, PURPLE FINCH (DW).
At Lake Oneida on 4/14, 1 AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN (reported to MVas; MVas, GK).
Along Mt. Pleasant Road on 4/16, LITTLE BLUE HERON (NG).
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).
At the Tionesta Lake Dam on 4/11, 2 LONG-TAILED DUCKS (KS).
On 4/13 at the Copper Road Marsh, COMMON GALLINULE (MV).
At Kahle Lake on 4/14, 2 SURF SCOTERS (JSt).
From last week: on 4/6 in the Greencove area, VIRGINIA RAILS (JMcD).