RBA western Pennsylvania, 14 January 2017 (two weeks)


Lesser Roadrunner,©Dan Lane

RBA
*Pennsylvania
*Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania
*PAWE01.13.16twoweeks

Highlights:
RED-THROATED LOON (Erie County)
RED-NECKED GREBE (Erie County)
BLACK VULTURE (Washington County)
ROSS'S GOOSE (Armstrong County)
LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL (Erie County)
ICELAND GULL (Erie County)
GLAUCOUS GULL (Erie County)
SNOWY OWL (Erie County)
LAPLAND LONGSPUR (Lawrence County)
SNOW BUNTING
EVENING GROSBEAK (Forest County)

Contributors: John Boback, Dave Brooke, Cathy Brown, John Flannigan, Gigi=
 Gerben, Steve Gosser, Dave Inman, Matt Juskowich, Glenn Koppel, Michael =
Leahy, Flo McGuire, Jerry McWilliams, Kate St. John, Steve Sanford, Russ =
States, Ryan Tomazin, Bob VanNewkirk, Marjorie Van Tassel, Mark Vass, Dav=
id Yeany II.

Compiler: Amy Taracido

Friday, 30 December 2016 through Saturday, 14 January 2016 (TWO WEEKS)

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Transcript-

Please note: COMMON LOON, COMMON GOLDENEYE, BUFFLEHEAD, HORNED GREBE cont=
inue to be reported.

ALLEGHENY COUNTY:

On 12/31 in Oakland, 2 PEREGRINE FALCONS (KSJ).

In Plum on 1/3, 1 PURPLE FINCH (AH).

On 1/10 in South Park, 1 NORTHERN PINTAIL (MJ).


ARMSTRONG COUNTY:

At Crooked Creek Lake on 1/2, 2 RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS, 1 COMMON RAVEN, 1=
 WINTER WREN (SG); on 1/8-1/9 and 1/11, RED-HEADED WOODPECKER (JB, DB, MV=
an), 1 ROSS'S GOOSE (reported to MVan through 1/11); also on 1/11, 2 COMM=
ON RAVENS (MVan).

On 1/8 near Worthington, 1 ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK (JB); on 1/11, 2 ROUGH-LEGGE=
D HAWKS, 2 NORTHERN HARRIERS (MVan).

Along Fox Hollow Road on 1/8, 12 HORNED LARKS (JB).


BEAVER COUNTY:

At Raccoon Creek State Park on 1/8, 3 PURPLE FINCHES (MJ); on 1/14, 5 PUR=
PLE FINCHES (MVas).


BUTLER COUNTY:

On 1/7 during the South Butler CBC, 1 NORTHERN HARRIER, 3 AMERICAN TREE S=
PARROWS (GK).


CLARION COUNTY:

At Wolfs Corners on 1/7, 125 HORNED LARKS, 1 ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK (DY).

At Frills Corners on 1/7, 1 dark-morph ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK (DY).


ERIE COUNTY:

This week at Presque Isle, sightings included TUNDRA SWANS, CANVASBACKS, =
REDHEADS, WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS, LONG-TAILED DUCKS, BLACK SCOTER, RED-THRO=
ATED LOONS, RED-NECKED GREBE (12/31 through 1/2), 1 LESSER BLACK-BACKED G=
ULL (1/1-1/2), 1 GLAUCOUS GULL (1/1), 1 ICELAND GULL (12/31) (JM).

At Erie National Airport on 1/5, 1 SNOWY OWL (JM).

This week in Fairview Township, PINE SISKINS (JM).


FOREST COUNTY:

On 1/1 in Neiltown, 3 EVENING GROSBEAKS (FM).

In Marienville from 1/4 through 1/7, 25-30 EVENING GROSBEAKS (reported to=
 DY); also on 1/7, FOX SPARROW, RING-NECKED PHEASANT (DY).

On 1/7 in Tionesta, 25 HORNED LARKS (DY).


LAWRENCE COUNTY:

Along Vossler and Carter Roads on 12/31, 1 ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK, 1 NORTHERN =
HARRIER, ~200 HORNED LARKS, SNOW BUNTINGS, 1+ LAPLAND LONGSPUR (DI).


MERCER COUNTY:

On 1/1 along the Trout Island Trail, 1 RED-HEADED WOODPECKER (SS).

Along Bonanni Road on 1/11, 79 SANDHILL CRANES (BV).


VENANGO COUNTY:

On 1/4 during the Pleasantville CBC, RED-HEADED WOODPECKER (RS).

Near Titusville on 1/7, ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK (ML).


WASHINGTON COUNTY:

Near Cecil on 12/31, 2 NORTHERN HARRIERS (CB).

On 1/1 in the Dutch Fork Lake area, 1 BLACK VULTURE, 2 COMMON RAVENS (RT)=
.

On 1/4 at Canonsburg Lake, NORTHERN PINTAIL (JF).

In Washington on 1/6, 1 PINE SISKIN (GG).

Amy Taracido
Washington Co., PA

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