Date: 5/16/19 7:56 am From: Amy Taracido <AMYTARACIDO...> Subject: RBA western Pennsylvania, 7 May 2019
*Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania
WHIP-POOR-WILL (heard, Mercer County)
LEAST BITTERN (Erie County)
GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER (Allegheny and Erie Counties)
LAWRENCE'S WARBLER (Erie County)
ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER (Erie County)
SUMMER TANAGER (Crawford County)
BLUE GROSBEAK (Allegheny County)
Contributors: Dave Brooke, Ron Burkert, Karyn Delaney, Bill Drolsbaugh, Nolan Garman, Paul Hess, Glenn Koppel, Chris Kubiak, Mark McConaughy, Jerry McWilliams, Ellwood Meyers, Richard Nugent, Aidan Place, Kate St. John, Steve Sanford, Kimberly Springer, Jerry Stanley, Daniel Weeks, Kendall Zook.
Compiler: Amy Taracido
Tuesday, 30 April 2019 through Tuesday, 7 May 2019
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NOTE: NORTHERN SHOVELER, PINE WARBLER, CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER continue to be reported, and first-of-year SWAINSON'S THRUSH.
At Frick Park on 5/1, sightings included 2 PURPLE FINCHES, 1 male BLUE GROSBEAK; on 5/2, 1 RED-HEADED WOODPECKER (DW, AP), BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO, 9 PURPLE FINCHES, 2 flyover PINE SISKINS, GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER (AP); on 5/4, BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO, PURPLE FINCH, TENNESSEE WARBLER (DW).
On 5/1 in Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve, TENNESSEE WARBLERS and others (CK).
At Harrison Hills Park on 5/2, 1 RED-HEADED WOODPECKER (DB); on 5/3 and 5/6, VIRGINIA RAILS (RB).
In Natrona Heights on 5/4, 1 BLUE GROSBEAK (PH).
On 5/1 at Schenley Park, highlights were PURPLE FINCH, CERULEAN WARBLER, TENNESSEE WARBLER (KSJ).
On 5/1 in Economy Borough, 1 PINE SISKIN (KD).
At Moraine State Park on 5/4, SORA, 1 VEERY (GK).
In Cambridge Springs on 5/1, 4 BOBOLINKS (NG).
On 5/5 in Conneautville, 1 SUMMER TANAGER (reported to KZ).
At Presque Isle on 5/1, sightings included 1 BLACK VULTURE, 17 NORTHERN HARRIERS, 2 MERLINS, 1 PEREGRINE FALCON, COMMON RAVEN, 1 ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER, CERULEAN WARBLER; on 5/2, 1 LAWRENCE'S WARBLER; on 5/4, 1 GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER; also this week, LEAST BITTERN (JM); on 5/6, CASPIAN TERN, FORSTER'S TERN, COMMON TERN, GREAT EGRET, RED-HEADED WOODPECKER, VEERY, NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH (RN).
On 5/4 at Buzzard Swamp, 1 FORSTER'S TERN (KS).
On 5/2 at Shenango Lake, 1 WILLET (SS).
At Buhl Park on 5/6, 1 WHIP-POOR-WILL was heard, and sightings of TENNESSEE WARBLER (BD).
In Canal Township on 5/1, PINE SISKIN (JS).
On 5/4 at State Gamelands #282, 1 SANDHILL CRANE (EM).