Date: 5/16/19 7:56 am
From: Amy Taracido <AMYTARACIDO...>
Subject: RBA western Pennsylvania, 7 May 2019
RBA
*Pennsylvania
*Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania
*PAWE05.07.19

Highlights:
WHIP-POOR-WILL (heard, Mercer County)
WILLET
FORSTER'S TERN
CASPIAN TERN
COMMON TERN
LEAST BITTERN (Erie County)
BLACK VULTURE
VEERY
BOBOLINK
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

**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

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NOTE: NORTHERN SHOVELER, PINE WARBLER, CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER continue to be reported, and first-of-year SWAINSON'S THRUSH.

ALLEGHENY COUNTY:

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).


BEAVER COUNTY:

On 5/1 in Economy Borough, 1 PINE SISKIN (KD).


BUTLER COUNTY:

At Moraine State Park on 5/4, SORA, 1 VEERY (GK).


CRAWFORD COUNTY:

In Cambridge Springs on 5/1, 4 BOBOLINKS (NG).

On 5/5 in Conneautville, 1 SUMMER TANAGER (reported to KZ).


ERIE COUNTY:

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).


FOREST COUNTY:

On 5/4 at Buzzard Swamp, 1 FORSTER'S TERN (KS).


MERCER COUNTY:

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).


VENANGO COUNTY:

In Canal Township on 5/1, PINE SISKIN (JS).


WARREN COUNTY:

On 5/4 at State Gamelands #282, 1 SANDHILL CRANE (EM).


WESTMORELAND COUNTY:

On 5/2 at Beaver Run Reservoir, 9 WILLETS (MM).

Amy Taracido
Washington Co., PA

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