Date: 2/10/21 11:12 am From: Amy Taracido <amytaracido...> Subject: RBA western Pennsylvania, 8 February 2021
*Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania
LAPLAND LONGSPUR (Fayette and Washington Counties)
COMMON REDPOLL (Crawford County)
EVENING GROSBEAK (Forest County)
Contributors: Gigi Gerben, Margaret Higbee, Matt Juskowich, Tom Kuehl, Kim Springer, Jerry Stanley, Mark Vass, Linda Wagner, Mike Weible.
Compiler: Amy Taracido
Monday, 1 February 2021 through Monday, 8 February 2021
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NOTES: BUFFLEHEADS continue to be reported.
On 2/4 during a Winter Raptor Survey, sightings included 1 NORTHERN HARRIER (MH et. al.).
Along Bocktown-Cork Road in Independence Township on 2/5, 1 AMERICAN PIPIT (MV).
On 2/5 at the mouth of the Beaver River, 4 REDHEADS and others (MV).
Near Meadville on 2/7, 150+ COMMON REDPOLLS (JS).
On 2/7 in Brier Hill, 2 LAPLAND LONGSPURS, HORNED LARKS (MJ).
On 2/6 during a Winter Raptor Survey in Pleasantville, 24 EVENING GROSBEAKS, 4 COMMON RAVENS (KS).
On 2/7 during a Winter Raptor Survey, 1 RED-HEADED WOODPECKER, 14 HORNED LARKS; on 2/8, 1 NORTHERN HARRIER, 17 SANDHILL CRANES (LW et. al.).
On 2/6 in the areas of Reels Corners, Indian Lake, Berlin, and Shanksville during a Winter Raptor Survey, sightings included 1 ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK, COMMON RAVENS, HORNED LARKS (TK).
At the Polk Wetlands on 2/3, 1 ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK (MW).
During a Winter Raptor Survey on 2/3, sightings included 1 NORTHERN HARRIER (GG).