RBA western Pennsylvania, 25 November 2016 (two weeks)


Black Harrier,©Tony Disley

RBA
*Pennsylvania
*Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania
*PAWE11.25.16twoweeks

Highlights:
RED-THROATED LOON (Erie County)
GOLDEN EAGLE (Crawford County)
BRANT (Crawford County)
SNOW GOOSE (Crawford County)
BLACK SCOTER
SURF SCOTER
WHITE-WINGED SCOTER
BONAPARTE'S GULL
BARN OWL (Forest County)
NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWL (Forest County)
SHORT-EARED OWL
NORTHERN SHRIKE (Lawrence County)
LINCOLN'S SPARROW (Allegheny County)
SNOW BUNTING
RUSTY BLACKBIRD

Contributors: Shawn Collins, Marcy Cunkelman, Sheree Daugherty, Bill Drol=
sbaugh, John Flannigan, Mark Gardner, Gigi Gerben, Steve Gosser, Amy Henr=
ici, Scott Kinzey, Michael Leahy, Jerry McWilliams, Kate St. John, Jack S=
olomon, Mark Vass, Daniel Weeks, Carole Winslow.

Compiler: Amy Taracido

Friday, 11 November 2016 through Friday, 25 November 2016 (TWO WEEKS)

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Transcript-

Please note: COMMON LOON, COMMON GOLDENEYE, GADWALL, SCAUP SP., BUFFLEHEA=
D, PIED-BILLED GREBE, HORNED GREBE, NORTHERN SHOVELER, CANVASBACK, RUDDY =
DUCK, AMERICAN BLACK DUCK continue to be reported.

ALLEGHENY COUNTY:

On 11/14 at Harrison Hills Park, sightings included LINCOLN'S SPARROW (JS=
 et. al.).

At Frick Park through the week, FOX SPARROWS (DW, JS).

On 11/18 in Plum, 1 INDIGO BUNTING (late) (AH).

On 11/21 in Duck Hollow, BONAPARTE'S GULL (JS).

In Verona on 11/22, 1 probable COMMON RAVEN (SK).

In South Park on 11/23, WINTER WREN (JF).

On 11/24 at Boyce-Mayview Park, WINTER WREN (GG).

At Wingfield Pines on 11/25, WINTER WREN, GREEN-WINGED TEAL (MG).


BEAVER COUNTY:

In Rochester on 11/18 and 11/19, 1 BLACK SCOTER; also on 11/18, 1 MERLIN;=
 on 11/24 and 11/25, 1 BLACK SCOTER, 1 NORTHERN PINTAIL (MVas).


CLARION COUNTY:

In an unspecified location on 11/19, 4 NORTHERN HARRIERS (ML).

On 11/23 at the Piney Tract, 3 SHORT-EARED OWLS, NORTHERN HARRIERS (CW).


CRAWFORD COUNTY:

At Conneaut Lake on 11/12 and 11/17, 1 BRANT (JF, SD).

On 11/12 in Pymatuning, BONAPARTE'S GULLS, flyover SANDHILL CRANES, 1 fly=
over SNOW GOOSE (JF); on 11/17, SANDHILL CRANES, NORTHERN PINTAIL, 4 NORT=
HERN SHOVELERS, 12+ BONAPARTE'S GULLS, and others, and at Miller's Ponds,=
 2 flyover GOLDEN EAGLES (SD).

In Meadville on 11/19, 5 PINE SISKINS (SC).


ERIE COUNTY:

On 11/23 at Presque Isle, sightings included 1 SURF SCOTER, 2 SURF/BLACK =
SCOTERS, 6 WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS, 2 RED-THROATED LOONS, 2 HORNED LARKS, 2 =
SNOW BUNTINGS; on 11/24, 6 REDHEADS, 2 BLACK SCOTERS, 1 RED-THROATED LOON=
, 1 SNOW BUNTING; on 11/25, 1 LONG-TAILED DUCK and others (JM).


FOREST COUNTY:

Near West Hickory on 11/18, 1 NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWL, 1 BARN OWL (BD).


INDIANA COUNTY:

In Clarksburg on 11/19, 2-3+ PINE SISKINS (MC).


LAWRENCE COUNTY:

On 11/14 at Black Swamp, NORTHERN SHRIKE, AMERICAN TREE SPARROWS (SG).


WASHINGTON COUNTY:

On 11/13 at Hillman State Park, FOX SPARROW (KSJ).

This week in California area, COMMON RAVENS continue (AT).

On 11/17 in the Washington area, ~15 flyover TUNDRA SWANS (GG).

At Peterswood Park on 11/22, 1 RUSTY BLACKBIRD (JF).

Amy Taracido
Washington Co., PA

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