RBA western Pennsylvania, 16 December 2016


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RBA
*Pennsylvania
*Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania
*PAWE12.16.16

Highlights:
RED-THROATED LOON (Erie County)
SNOW GOOSE (Lawrence County)
SURF SCOTER
WHITE-WINGED SCOTER
BLACK SCOTER
AMERICAN PIPIT
SNOW BUNTING

Contributors: Alan Buriak, John Flannigan, Gigi Gerben, Glenn Koppel, Jer=
ry McWilliams, Kate St. John, Marjorie Van Tassel, Mark Vass.

Compiler: Amy Taracido

Friday, 9 December 2016 through Friday, 16 December 2016

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Transcript-

Please note: GREEN-WINGED TEAL, GADWALL, SCAUP SP., COMMON GOLDENEYE, COM=
MON LOON, RUDDY DUCK, AMERICAN WIGEON, AMERICAN BLACK DUCK, RING-NECKED D=
UCK continue to be reported.

ALLEGHENY COUNTY:

On 12/10 at Wingfield Pines, 1 NORTHERN PINTAIL and others (JF).

At the Imperial grasslands on 12/11, 19 HORNED LARKS (MVas).

Over Pittsburgh on 12/14, TUNDRA SWANS (KSJ).

On 12/16 at the Strouss Farm, FOX SPARROW, 2 nearby REDHEADS (Moody Road =
pond) (MVas).

At McKees Rocks on 12/16, PEREGRINE FALCON (JF).


ARMSTRONG COUNTY:

On 12/14 in Leechburg, FOX SPARROW (MVan).


BEAVER COUNTY:

In Rochester on 12/16, 2 LONG-TAILED DUCKS (MVas), AMERICAN PIPIT (AB).


BUTLER COUNTY:

On 12/14 over Butler, ~240 TUNDRA SWANS (GK).


ERIE COUNTY:

This week at Presque Isle, sightings included CANVASBACKS, REDHEADS, SURF=
 SCOTER, WHITE-WINGED SCOTER, BLACK SCOTER, LONG-TAILED DUCK, RED-THROATE=
D LOON, TUNDRA SWANS, 1 SNOW BUNTING (12/15), 1 DUNLIN (12/16) (JM).


LAWRENCE COUNTY:

On 12/10 at Edinburg Lake, 1 SNOW GOOSE (MVas).


WASHINGTON COUNTY:

At Peters Lake on 12/12, WINTER WREN (GG).

Amy Taracido
Washington Co., PA

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