Date: 5/22/19 10:34 am From: Amy Taracido <amytaracido...> Subject: RBA western Pennsylvania, 21 May 2019
*Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania
CHUCK-WILLS-WIDOW (Erie County)
RUDDY TURNSTONE (Lawrence County)
CLAY-COLORED SPARROW (Erie County)
Contributors: Michael David, Matt Juskowich, Megan Kolodick, Glenn Koppel, Jerry McWilliams, Gina Rubino.
Compiler: Amy Taracido
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 through Tuesday, 21 May 2019
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NOTE: COMMON NIGHTHAWK, COMMON LOON, GREAT EGRET, BAY-BREASTED WARBLER continue to be reported.
On Brunot's Island on 5/16 and 5/17, 1 WILLET; also on 5/17, 1 BONAPARTE'S GULL (MJ).
On 5/16 at Barking Slopes, 1 ALDER FLYCATCHER (MD).
On 5/17 at Independence Marsh, 1 YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT (GR).
On 5/15 at Presque Isle State Park, 1 COMMON TERN, 8 BOBOLINKS; on 5/16, 1 PRAIRIE WARBLER, 2 CLAY-COLORED SPARROWS; on 5/17, 1 CHUCK-WILLS-WIDOW; on 5/18, 1 SANDHILL CRANE; on 5/19, 1 BLACK VULTURE, 4 NORTHERN HARRIERS, 3 RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS; also this week, PINE SISKINS continue (JM).
On 5/16 at Shaner Road ponds, sightings included AMERICAN BITTERN, SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER, RUDDY TURNSTONE (GK).
On 5/19 at Oil Creek State Park, 1 WORM-EATING WARBLER (MK).