Date: 9/29/19 6:38 pm
From: August Mirabella <am4birds1...>
Subject: Peace Valley Park (IBA) - Bucks Co. (9/22 - 9/28)
All,
The reported species totaled 98 this week.
Wood Duck-high report 15 9/28 at the Chapman Rd. bridge area
1 Hooded Merganser-starting 9/24 at the Chapman Rd. bridge area
Common Merganser- high report 25 9/28
Shorebirds: Killdeer, Spotted Sandpiper, Solitary Sandpiper
Lesser Black-backed Gull - high report ~200 9/22
7 Caspian Tern 9/25 (photo 1 )
Great Egret-high report 9 9/22
1 Black-crowned Night-Heron juv. 1st reported 9/24 through the week at
the Chapman
Rd. bridge area
Double-crested Cormorant- high report 94 9/26
Red-headed Woodpecker -1 9/24 at gravel lot area at east end of Creek Rd.,
1 9/28 at Indian Path close to Chapman Rd.
1 Yellow-bellied Flycatcher 9/22
1 Least Flycatcher 9/22
1 Blue-headed Vireo - 1st fall report here (FOS) 9/24
Philadelphia Vireo - 9/22 to 9/24 (photo) at lake edge near gravel lot near
dam; one at Chapman Rd. Bridge 9/27 (photo)
Swainson's Thrush - FOS 9/25 photo.
1 Hermit Thrush - FOS 9/28
1 American Pipit 9/27 (photo)
1 Swamp Sparrow - FOS 9/24
19 Warbler Species
Cape May Warbler -high report 7 9/24
Yellow-rumped Warbler-FOS 9/22

Some continuing summer birds: Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Ruby-throated
Hummingbird, Green Heron, Scarlet Tanager, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Indigo
Bunting.

Thanks to all who shared their sightings.

August Mirabella
North Wales, PA
 
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