RBA western Pennsylvania, 23 December 2016


Red-shouldered Hawk,©John Schmitt

RBA
*Pennsylvania
*Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania
*PAWE12.23.16

Highlights:
SNOW GOOSE (Westmoreland County)
CACKLING GOOSE (Somerset County)
ROSS'S GOOSE (Somerset County)
NORTHERN GOSHAWK (Erie County)
LITTLE GULL (Allegheny County)
BONAPARTE'S GULL
GLAUCOUS GULL (Erie County)
DUNLIN
LONG-EARED OWL (Erie County)
SHORT-EARED OWL
EVENING GROSBEAK (Forest County)
SNOW BUNTING

Contributors: Brendyn Baptiste, Michael David, Jim Hausman, Amy Henrici, =
Dave Kerr, Jerry McWilliams, Jack Solomon, Marjorie Van Tassel, Mark Vass=
, Daniel Weeks, Brenda Weyant.

Compiler: Amy Taracido

Friday, 16 December 2016 through Friday, 23 December 2016

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Transcript-

Please note: COMMON LOON, GADWALL, AMERICAN WIGEON, SCAUP SP., COMMON GOL=
DENEYE, BUFFLEHEAD, RUDDY DUCK, HORNED GREBE, AMERICAN TREE SPARROW conti=
nue to be reported.

ALLEGHENY COUNTY:

At the Moody Road pond on 12/16 and 12/18, 2 REDHEADS (MVas).

On 12/18 at the McKees Rocks Marina, 1 LITTLE GULL, 3 BONAPARTE'S GULLS, =
1 PEREGRINE FALCON (JH).

At Duck Hollow on 12/19, 1 BONAPARTE'S GULL (DW); on 12/20, 3 TUNDRA SWAN=
S (JS).

On 12/22 and 12/23 near Highland Park Dam, SURF SCOTER (AH, DK).


ARMSTRONG COUNTY:

On 12/20 at Keystone Dam/Lake, 6 TUNDRA SWANS (MVan).


BEAVER COUNTY:

In Rochester on 12/16 and 12/17, 2 LONG-TAILED DUCKS (MVas).


ERIE COUNTY:

This week at Presque Isle, sightings included CANVASBACKS, LONG-TAILED DU=
CKS, WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS, REDHEADS, RUFFED GROUSE (12/17 rare for park),=
 1 DUNLIN (12/16), 1 LONG-EARED OWL (12/18), SURF SCOTER, BLACK SCOTER, T=
UNDRA SWANS, RED-THROATED LOON (12/23) (JM).

On 12/15 in Waterford, 1 NORTHERN GOSHAWK (JM).

In Erie on 12/17, 1 GLAUCOUS GULL (JM).


FOREST COUNTY:

In Marienville on 12/18, 1 EVENING GROSBEAK, 6 PURPLE FINCHES (BW).


LAWRENCE COUNTY:

On 12/22 at the New Wilmington Amish Farms, 1 ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK (MVas).

In the Volant Strips area on 12/22, 3 NORTHERN HARRIERS, 2 SHORT-EARED OW=
LS, 6 HORNED LARKS, 1 SNOW BUNTING (BB).


SOMERSET COUNTY:

On 12/23 at Quemahoning Reservoir, 1 ROSS'S GOOSE, 1 CACKLING GOOSE (MD).=



WESTMORELAND COUNTY:

At Ethyl Springs Lake in Derry, 1 SNOW GOOSE (MD).

Amy Taracido
Washington Co., PA

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