Date: 10/4/19 11:40 am From: Amy Taracido <amytaracido...> Subject: RBA western Pennsylvania, 25 September 2019 (two weeks)
*Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania
BAIRD'S SANDPIPER (Lawrence County)
STILT SANDPIPER (Washington County)
WHIMBREL (Erie County)
WILLET (Erie County)
AMERICAN AVOCET (Allegheny County)
RED KNOT (Erie County)
YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER (Mercer and Venango Counties)
GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH (Warren County)
AMERICAN PIPIT (Butler County)
CONNECTICUT WARBLER (Mercer and Venango Counties)
MOURNING WARBLER (Butler County)
RED CROSSBILL (from 8/8) (Warren County)
Contributors: Lewis Crowell, Karyn Delaney, Jim Hausman, Matt Juskowich, Glenn Koppel, Robert Mulvihill, Kate St. John, Jerry Stanley, Randy Stringer, Mark Vass, Daniel Weeks, Carole Winslow, Kendall Zook.
Compiler: Amy Taracido
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 through Wednesday, 25 September 2019 (TWO WEEKS)
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On 9/21 at Peters Creek, 2 NORTHERN SHOVELERS, 1 BLUE-WINGED TEAL (JH).
At Frick Park on 9/22, SWAINSON'S THRUSHES (KSJ); on 9/24, sightings included YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, 2 CAPE MAY WARBLERS, BAY-BREASTED WARBLER (DW).
Near Brunot's Island on 9/23, 10 AMERICAN AVOCETS (reported to RM).
On 9/24 at the Janoski's Farm pond, 1 NORTHERN PINTAIL (MVas).
At Moraine State Park on 9/20, 1 AMERICAN PIPIT, 1 CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER, and others (KD); on 9/24, CAPE MAY WARBLER, BAY-BREASTED WARBLER, BLACKPOLL WARBLER, WILSON'S WARBLER (GK), PHILADELPHIA VIREO, MOURNING WARBLER, CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER, 2 PALM WARBLERS (KD).
On 9/14 at State Gamelands #63, EMPIDONAX FLYCATCHER SP., BLACKPOLL WARBLER, possible BAY-BREASTED WARBLER, WILSON'S WARBLER, and others (LC).
Near Cambridge Springs on 9/19, 1 COMMON RAVEN (KZ).
Last week at Presque Isle, 1 CERULEAN WARBLER (RS).
At Presque Isle on 9/12, 2 WHIMBRELS; on 9/13, 1 WILLET, 1 RED KNOT (JM).
Along Shaner Road on 9/9, 1 BAIRD'S SANDPIPER (RS).
This week at Pennsy Swamp, 1 CONNECTICUT WARBLER, 1 YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER, KENTUCKY WARBLER (RS).
In an unspecified location on 9/20, BAY-BREASTED WARBLERS, 2+ PHILADELPHIA VIREOS, 1 YELLOW-THROATED VIREO; on 9/21, 7 BAY-BREASTED WARBLERS, 1 YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER, 1 PHILADELPHIA VIREO, 1 CONNECTICUT WARBLER (JS).
On 9/23 in Buttermilk Hill, 1 YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER; on 9/24, 1 CONNECTICUT WARBLER (JS).
Important late note from August: at the Hearts Content Scenic Area on 8/8, RED CROSSBILL (reported to MVas).
On 9/21 above the Allegheny River near Tidioute, over 2,000 flight calls including SWAINSON'S THRUSH, GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH, COMMON RAVEN (CW).
Along the North Country Trail on 9/21, numerous SWAINSON'S THRUSHES, COMMON RAVENS, and others (CW).
On 9/19 at Boone Reservoir, 1 STILT SANDPIPER (MJ).