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23 Apr: @ 20:56:31 
Franklin County - Hummingbird! [Joanne George]
23 Apr: @ 20:53:58 
Dick Snyder solitary sandpiper, Millbrook Marsh Preserve, Centre County [Dick Snyder]
23 Apr: @ 20:27:40 
Hays Woods Migrants and Others -- Allegheny County [Aidan Place]
23 Apr: @ 20:23:34 
Allegheny Front (23 Apr 2017) 79 Raptors [Hawkcount.Org Reports]
23 Apr: @ 20:17:03 
PSO upcoming events [Chad Kauffman]
23 Apr: @ 20:09:56 
Crawford Co. - Short-eared Owls [Clare Nicolls]
23 Apr: @ 20:01:49 
Greene County-FOY [John Flannigan]
23 Apr: @ 18:35:46 
Puddle Ducks - Mercer Co. [Mark Vass]
23 Apr: @ 18:16:42 
Sweet Arrow Lake, Schuylkill Co. [Denise Donmoyer]
23 Apr: @ 16:41:25 
Erie County, Presque Isle Hawk Watch for April 23, 2017 [Jerry McWilliams]
23 Apr: @ 13:23:41 
Green heron, Wingfield Pines, Allegheny County [g. g]
23 Apr: @ 13:06:32 
RT Hummingbird/Franklin [Bob Keener]
23 Apr: @ 11:43:01 
Allegheny Co. - Boyce Mayview Migrants [Ryan Tomazin]
23 Apr: @ 08:02:25 
Warblers, etc, Allegheny County [Alan Buriak]
23 Apr: @ 07:30:24 
Prairie Warbler/Franklin [Bob Keener]
22 Apr: @ 21:00:58 
Yard FOY Rose-breasted grosbeak, Washington County [g. g]
22 Apr: @ 20:00:40 
Little Gull, Lake Wallenpaupack, Pike/Wayne Co [michael schall]
22 Apr: @ 19:02:27 
Hummingbird Dauphin Co [Sandy Lockerman]
22 Apr: @ 19:00:29 
Wildwood Park, Harrisburg, Dauphin Co [Sandy Lockerman]
22 Apr: @ 18:57:49 
Fwd: eBird Report - Economy Borough Yard Birds, Apr 22, 2017 [Karyn Delaney]
22 Apr: @ 18:10:12 
FrickToday, Allegheny County, White-eyed Vireo [Jack E. Solomon]
22 Apr: @ 17:57:44 
Peregrine Falcon -- Squaw Valley Woodlands, Allegheny Township, Butler County -- Apr 22, 2017 [Daniel E. Weeks]
22 Apr: @ 16:17:26 
Allegheny Front (22 Apr 2017) Raptors [Hawkcount.Org Reports]
22 Apr: @ 16:15:57 
Yellow Warbler; Pine Warbler - Mercer Co [Steve Sanford]
22 Apr: @ 14:08:35 
Sandpipers, Allegheny County [Alan Buriak]
22 Apr: @ 11:36:46 
eBird -- Squaw Valley Woodlands, Allegheny Township, Butler County -- Apr 22, 2017 [Daniel E. Weeks]
22 Apr: @ 10:53:13 
Silver Lake in Bucks Co [Doug Filler]
22 Apr: @ 08:39:27 
Dunlin - Allegheny Co. [Mark Vass]
22 Apr: @ 08:08:13 
Lesser Yellowlegs - Allegheny Co. [Mark Vass]
22 Apr: @ 07:43:47 
Red-headed woodpecker, Schuylkill Co. [Scott Weidensaul]
22 Apr: @ 07:11:13 
Re: Western Tanager at Penn State [Chad Kauffman]
22 Apr: @ 07:05:50 
Western Tanager at Penn State [Deborah Grove]
21 Apr: @ 20:09:20 
Fwd: eBird Report - Raccoon Creek SP, Apr 21, 2017 [Karyn Delaney]
21 Apr: @ 19:45:58 
Northern Bobwhite, Pleasant Hills - Allegheny Co. [Jim Hausman]
21 Apr: @ 19:31:11 
Crawford Co. - Short-eared Owls [Clare Nicolls]
21 Apr: @ 19:22:08 
some new arrivals, berks [Rudolph Keller]
21 Apr: @ 18:35:15 
Sweet Arrow Lake, Schuylkill Co [Denise Donmoyer]
21 Apr: @ 17:56:42 
Hawk Migration, Cumberland Co. [Karena Johnson]
21 Apr: @ 17:55:43 
Fwd: Re: tanager at old main [Chad Kauffman]
21 Apr: @ 17:36:19 
Tussey Mountain (21 Apr 2017) 104 Raptors [Hawkcount.Org Reports]
21 Apr: @ 17:00:47 
Pine Warbler Invasion - Mercer Co [Steve Sanford]
21 Apr: @ 16:27:16 
Baltimore Oriole and others, Schenley, Pittsburgh, Allegheny [Kate StJohn]
21 Apr: @ 13:48:36 
Earth Day Birding Recycling [Kruth G]
21 Apr: @ 13:43:18 
Allegheny Front (21 Apr 2017) 4 Raptors [Hawkcount.Org Reports]
21 Apr: @ 13:10:48 
Interesting Osprey Observation, Cumberland Co. [Karena Johnson]
21 Apr: @ 11:49:31 
Three Rivers Heritage Trail [Scott Kinzey]
21 Apr: @ 10:49:34 
Lebanon County, Memorial Lk, Common Tern [Tim Becker]
21 Apr: @ 09:01:44 
Hays Woods, Pittsburgh [Sameer Apte]
21 Apr: @ 07:59:45 
Re: FOY Wood Thrush,Berks Co [Kathy]
21 Apr: @ 07:41:21 
Vireos, warbler at Frick Park, Allegheny County [Mike Hamberg]





Subject: Franklin County - Hummingbird!
Date: Sun Apr 23 2017 20:56 pm
From: korpusikgeorge AT gmail.com
 
Just before 8 this evening I saw a male Ruby Throated Hummingbird at the
feeder! Horse Valley, Letterkenny Township, Franklin County



Subject: Dick Snyder solitary sandpiper, Millbrook Marsh Preserve, Centre County
Date: Sun Apr 23 2017 20:53 pm
From: 000000b422b14e57-dmarc-request AT list.audubon.org
 
This afternoon we spotted a solitary sandpiper in the new, small pond at the Millbrook Marsh just outside of State College, Pa. Rather exciting for us.


Dick Snyder



Subject: Hays Woods Migrants and Others -- Allegheny County
Date: Sun Apr 23 2017 20:27 pm
From: placea AT winchesterthurston.org
 
This morning, Jack Chaillet and I went to Hays Woods, the new (rather
underdeveloped) park in Pittsburgh. We had a number of good birds in just
under two hours. Highlights follow.
Common Raven (2)
White-eyed Vireo
Nashville Warbler
Blue-headed Vireo
Purple Finch (2)
Black-throated Green Warbler
Field Sparrow (Presumed breeder here)

This park is definitely worth more coverage, a lot of good habitat here.

We spent the rest of the morning at the Imperial Grasslands where we were
able to the usual grassland sparrow (no shorebirds were present anywhere we
checked) although they were somewhat harder to come by than in last year
due to the development which continues at a rapid pace.

Good birding,
Aidan Place
Allegheny County



Subject: Allegheny Front (23 Apr 2017) 79 Raptors
Date: Sun Apr 23 2017 20:23 pm
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
 
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 23, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 11 11
TV 2 16 76
OS 8 24 29
BE 3 11 29
NH 2 4 11
SS 9 76 92
CH 2 35 45
NG 0 0 1
RS 0 2 26
BW 41 257 257
RT 10 167 290
RL 0 0 0
GE 2 17 76
AK 0 4 8
ML 0 6 8
PG 0 0 1
UA 0 2 3
UB 0 4 8
UF 0 1 1
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 10 18

Total: 79 647 990
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Brian Wargo

Observers: Bob Stewart, Ed Gowarty, Gene & Nancy Flament, Jim Rocco,
Kevin Georg

Visitors:
Melissa Reckner, Steve Podratsky, Craig Rosage, Dave Poder, Joe and Barb
Carrier, John and Johnathon Eger, Mark Bittner, Dick Akers, Kathy Zqipf,
Johnette Boyd, Meadow and Theo


Weather:
Beautiful weather with winds SE. A perfect day!

Raptor Observations:
Golden Eagles: Juvenile 10:25 A.M.; Adult 12:16 P.M.
Bald Eagles: 2 Adults at 10:48 A.M.; Juvenile 12:23 P.M.


Non-raptor Observations:
9 Common Loon, 2 Crows, 2 Pileated Woodpecker, Tree Swallows, 4 Cormorants,
Nuthatch, Towhee, Raven

Predictions:
East winds with a chance of rain.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Brian M. Wargo (brianwargo@gmail.com)



Subject: PSO upcoming events
Date: Sun Apr 23 2017 20:17 pm
From: chadkauffman AT earthlink.net
 
hello all, just a reminder of some birding field trips and events coming
up shortly.

for a full list, check out the website at PSO
http://www.pabirds.org/Events/...

Birding cup for the first weekend of May

PAMC on the 2nd saturday of May

For the third weekend of May, we have a great weekend planned for NW
PA. Presque Isle, Crawford County and NW PA grasslands will get us some
exceptional birds. For more information, please check out our event
page on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/event... If
you are interested in joining that, please do so online or email me.
There will be a limited amount of attendees.

For the first weekend of June, we have another busy weekend lined up for
field trips. Bucktoe Kite and Shorebird watch, John Heinz and then
Ridley Creek. For more information, please check out our event page on
facebook at https://www.facebook.com/event... If you
are interested in joining that, please do so online or email me. There
is no limit for those attending Bucktoe, but the morning trips of Sat
and Sun will be limited amount of attendees.

Thanks, chad.


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Subject: Crawford Co. - Short-eared Owls
Date: Sun Apr 23 2017 20:09 pm
From: tcnicolls AT windstream.net
 
Hi all,



I went to the location of the owls on Beaver Street at 8 PM this evening. I
saw 4 in the area. I saw the first one at 8PM and then the others appeared
by 8:15.



Clare Nicolls

Springboro, PA



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Subject: Greene County-FOY
Date: Sun Apr 23 2017 20:01 pm
From: rublzrme AT comcast.net
 
At Enlow Fork today the following FOY birds were encountered. Baltimore Oriole Wood Thrush 4 American Redstarts 1 Common Yellowthroat and 2 Northern Parulas. Other warblers seen were Louisiana Waterthrush Yellow-Throated Warbler and Yellow Warblers.

Enjoy your birding,
John Flannigan
Allegheny County



Subject: Puddle Ducks - Mercer Co.
Date: Sun Apr 23 2017 18:35 pm
From: hawk5571 AT gmail.com
 
I visited the propagation ponds at the Shenango Wildlife Area early this
afternoon

It was a bummer to see the body of a dead Tundra Swan at one of the ponds

I found six species of puddle ducks there

19 Gadwall
16 American Wigeon
5 Mallard
12 Northern Shoveler
2 Northern Pintail
8 Green-winged Teal

Mark Vass
Beaver Co.



Subject: Sweet Arrow Lake, Schuylkill Co.
Date: Sun Apr 23 2017 18:16 pm
From: nightowl57 AT verizon.net
 
Sweet Arrow Lake 4/23/17



Catbird

Black-throated Green Warbler

Pine Warbler

Red-breasted Merganser

Bald Eagle

Green Heron





Denise Donmoyer

Sweet Arrow Lake

Pine Grove, Schuylkill Co.

nightowl57@verizon.net



Subject: Erie County, Presque Isle Hawk Watch for April 23, 2017
Date: Sun Apr 23 2017 16:41 pm
From: 0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request AT list.audubon.org
 
Presque Isle
Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 23, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 14 8508 13071
Osprey 0 32 33
Bald Eagle 3 22 36
Northern Harrier 0 63 77
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 642 725
Cooper's Hawk 0 24 37
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 64 185
Broad-winged Hawk 13 1011 1011
Red-tailed Hawk 10 332 495
Rough-legged Hawk 0 3 9
Golden Eagle 0 1 1
American Kestrel 0 312 462
Merlin 0 11 14
Peregrine Falcon 0 4 6
Unknown Accipiter 0 8 9
Unknown Buteo 0 14 30
Unknown Falcon 0 2 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 43 11054 16204
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 10:30:00
Total observation time: 2 hours

Official Counter: Jerry McWilliams

Observers: Jerry McWilliams, Joao Taveres

Visitors:
Joao Taveres helped spot those high flyers.


Weather:
Clear with light SW early then becoming stronger out of the north with
slowly rising temps.

Raptor Observations:
Birds were high and few. They were close to the lake until the wind
shifted out of the north and pushed them inland and out of sight.

Non-raptor Observations:
A couple of Great Blue Herons and a light movement of about 325 Blue Jays.

Predictions:
A carbon copy of today, but with winds more out of the east NE. Not
promising. I fear many of the BWs will move well south of the watch with
the open skies and northerly winds. Hopefully there will be some left for
later in the week when winds finally shift more out of the south.


Jerry McWilliams
Erie, Erie County, Pa.
jerrymcw@aol.com



Subject: Green heron, Wingfield Pines, Allegheny County
Date: Sun Apr 23 2017 13:23 pm
From: birdersx5 AT gmail.com
 
Had my FOY Green heron at Wingfield Pines today. Numerous Yellow-rumped
warblers were seen and heard, along with a couple of Yellow warblers. A
highlight was watching a pair of Blue-gray gnatcatchers building a nest.

Gigi Gerben
Washington County



Subject: RT Hummingbird/Franklin
Date: Sun Apr 23 2017 13:06 pm
From: keener1538 AT gmail.com
 
It was nice to see our first Ruby throated Hummingbird at the feeder at
1:00 today. A Black throated Green Warbler is singing outside our house.
The Lenten Roses are blooming. New life is awakening all around!

Bob Keener
Shippensburg



Subject: Allegheny Co. - Boyce Mayview Migrants
Date: Sun Apr 23 2017 11:43 am
From: wvwarblers AT hotmail.com
 
All,


I took a 3-hour walk around the woods at Boyce Mayview, and it was incredibly quiet, considering. Did get the following, though:


ORCHARD ORIOLE - breezed through, but stopped for a few and sang

Black-throated Green Warbler

Louisiana Waterthrush

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

House Wren - 3

Blue-headed Vireo - 2

White-throated Sparrow


All in all, only 38 species in 3 hours, and only 2 warblers...


Ryan Tomazin - Bridgeville, PA



Subject: Warblers, etc, Allegheny County
Date: Sun Apr 23 2017 8:02 am
From: a_buriak AT hotmail.com
 
This morning I had a little bit of time to bird North Park and had some decent birds, several FOY.  First at the upper field there was a Nashville Warbler singing right by the parking area and a Blue-headed Vireo and Brown Thrasher singing from the woods across the road.  After walking the field, I drove down to the nature center and walked the Nature Access Trail, where there was a Black-throated Green Warbler, a Hooded Warbler, a Yellow-rumped Warbler, and a Blue-headed Vireo singing.  Then right before I got back to the vehicle, I was watching a pair of Red-bellied Woodpeckers interacting/chasing each other when a Yellow-bellied Sapsucker that was working the same tree got caught in the middle of the ruckus.  The Yellow-bellied Sapsucker had been playing really hard to get this year, and even on this occasion, still never let out a nice loud mew call or drummed to make it easy on me!  Things are livening up quickly out there!

Good birding,
Alan Buriak
Gibsonia, Allegheny County



Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone



Subject: Prairie Warbler/Franklin
Date: Sun Apr 23 2017 7:30 am
From: keener1538 AT gmail.com
 
Good morning,

On my bike ride up Stlllhouse Hollow this morning I had 3 Warbler species.

Prairie
Black and White
Black throated Blue

Good birding!
Bob Keener



Subject: Yard FOY Rose-breasted grosbeak, Washington County
Date: Sat Apr 22 2017 21:00 pm
From: birdersx5 AT gmail.com
 
It was nice to see a male Rose-breasted grosbeak at the feeder before
heading off to march for the birds today.

Happy birding,
Gigi Gerben
Washington County



Subject: Little Gull, Lake Wallenpaupack, Pike/Wayne Co
Date: Sat Apr 22 2017 20:00 pm
From: 00000039f782d598-dmarc-request AT list.audubon.org
 
This afternoon I had an adult Little Gull with a full hood in with about 50 Bonaparte's Gulls at Lake Wallenpaupack. I first saw the bird from the campground (Wilsonville Recreation Area) next to the small public swimming area off Rt 6. They were far out and a scope was needed. Looking at a map the birds were near Epply Island. I saw them initially in Pike County waters but when I changed locations hoping for a better view the group had moved into Wayne county water. The birds were still there at 5:30pm.
Mike Schall, Bath



Subject: Hummingbird Dauphin Co
Date: Sat Apr 22 2017 19:02 pm
From: 000000b169997ab9-dmarc-request AT list.audubon.org
 
A male ruby-throated hummingbird was seen at a feeder last evening along
Fishing Creek Valley Road, Harrisburg, Dauphin Co.



Sandy Lockerman

Harrisburg, Dauphin Co.



Subject: Wildwood Park, Harrisburg, Dauphin Co
Date: Sat Apr 22 2017 19:00 pm
From: 000000b169997ab9-dmarc-request AT list.audubon.org
 
Newly arrived birds seen on the North Boardwalk this evening:



Blue-gray gnatcatcher

Yellow-rumped warblers

Yellow warbler

Palm warblers

Tree swallows-LOTS OF THEM



Along with the usual ones such as the

Great egret

Wood duck

Song sparrow

Belted kingfisher

Northern cardinal

Eastern towhee

Red-winged blackbird

Carolina wren



Sandy Lockerman

Harrisburg, Dauphin Co.



Subject: Fwd: eBird Report - Economy Borough Yard Birds, Apr 22, 2017
Date: Sat Apr 22 2017 18:57 pm
From: delaneykaryn AT gmail.com
 
Subject: Beaver County - eBird Report - Economy Borough Yard Birds, Apr 22,
2017

While enjoying the birds this evening, we saw a FOY female Rose-breasted
Grosbeak visit the feeder for a short while. Also, a male Purple Finch
came in.

Karyn & Ray Delaney


Economy Borough Yard Birds, Beaver, Pennsylvania, US
Apr 22, 2017 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Protocol: Stationary
19 species

Mourning Dove 3
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
Downy Woodpecker 2
Blue Jay 8
Black-capped Chickadee 2
Tufted Titmouse 4
White-breasted Nuthatch 1
Carolina Wren 2
American Robin 4
Chipping Sparrow 6
White-throated Sparrow 2
Song Sparrow 1
Eastern Towhee 2 Male & Female
Northern Cardinal 4
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1 FOY Female
Common Grackle 5
Brown-headed Cowbird 2
Purple Finch 1 Male
American Goldfinch 6

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/
checklist/S36183475

This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)



Subject: FrickToday, Allegheny County, White-eyed Vireo
Date: Sat Apr 22 2017 18:10 pm
From: 00000003433c95af-dmarc-request AT list.audubon.org
 
At Frick Park Today, in Allegheny County,White-eyed VireoChimney SwiftHermit ThrushBleack-throated Green Warbler
Jack Solomon,with Sue in the AM and with her, Mark, Matt, and a slew of others on the birdwalk we led this afternoon in connection witb Frick's Earth Day festivities.


Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android



Subject: Peregrine Falcon -- Squaw Valley Woodlands, Allegheny Township, Butler County -- Apr 22, 2017
Date: Sat Apr 22 2017 17:57 pm
From: daniel.e.weeks AT verizon.net
 
First time seen here: a Peregrine Falcon flew across the lake, by us relatively low in good light before vanishing over the woods. A powerful fast and beautiful bird!

Nice also to see a pair of Wood Ducks - hope they'll use the nest box as they have done a couple of times in the past.

Good birding,
Dan Weeks
Allegheny Township, Butler County.


Squaw Valley Woodlands, Allegheny Township, Butler County
Apr 22, 2017
15:49
Traveling
0.60 miles
178 Minutes
All birds reported? Yes
Comments: Squaw Valley Woodlands (private), Allegheny Township (near Emlenton), Butler County. Good birding, Dan Weeks, Allegheny Township, Butler County.
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.4.2 Build 114

6 Canada Goose
2 Wood Duck
1 Ruddy Duck
2 Turkey Vulture
2 Mourning Dove
1 Red-bellied Woodpecker
1 Northern Flicker
1 Peregrine Falcon
1 Blue Jay
2 American Crow
2 Field Sparrow
6 White-throated Sparrow
1 Song Sparrow
2 Red-winged Blackbird
1 Common Grackle
2 American Goldfinch
2 House Sparrow

Number of Taxa: 17



Subject: Allegheny Front (22 Apr 2017) Raptors
Date: Sat Apr 22 2017 16:17 pm
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
 
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 22, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 11 11
TV 0 14 74
OS 0 16 21
BE 0 8 26
NH 0 2 9
SS 0 66 82
CH 0 33 43
NG 0 0 1
RS 0 2 26
BW 0 216 216
RT 0 157 280
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 15 74
AK 0 4 8
ML 0 6 8
PG 0 0 1
UA 0 2 3
UB 0 4 8
UF 0 1 1
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 9 17

Total: 0 566 909
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 11:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Bob Stewart

Observers:

Visitors:
16- including: Mem Miller (Ashville, PA); Steve Parks (Hollidaysburg); and
Brett Ford (Harrisonbille, PA) with 8 girls birdwatching.


Weather:
Heavy cloud cover, cold.
Light wind out of the NNW.
100% cloud cover.
Visibility 7.5 to 15 kkm.
Haze.

Raptor Observations:
No migrating raptors.
Local RT and several local TV's.

Non-raptor Observations:
1 Great Blue Heron.

Predictions:
Sunny with some afternoon clouds.
High of 59 degrees F.
Winds out of the East at 5-10 mph.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Stewart (bob@stewart.net)



Subject: Yellow Warbler; Pine Warbler - Mercer Co
Date: Sat Apr 22 2017 16:15 pm
From: bwredbird AT gmail.com
 
This chilly morning at the Mahaney Area (Shenango Lake at Sharpsville) I saw my FOY Yellow Warbler along the road to the bottom of the dam. And would you believe? Yet another Pine Warbler! it even posed in the grass for me.
Steve Sanford



Subject: Sandpipers, Allegheny County
Date: Sat Apr 22 2017 14:08 pm
From: a_buriak AT hotmail.com
 
There is currently a nice assortment of sandpipers, 9 birds total, at the Imperial Grasslands Main Pond.  The Dunlin and two Lesser Yellowlegs found this morning by Mark Vass are still present and the number of Spotted Sandpipers is up to four.  While I was there a Greater Yellowlegs flew in calling and at some point a Solitary Sandpiper appeared out of the grass.  An unusual bit of spring shorebird action in Allegheny County!  A Savannah Sparrow, Eastern Meadowlark  and Horned Lark were also singing nearby.

Good birding,
Alan Buriak
Gibsonia, Allegheny County



Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone



Subject: eBird -- Squaw Valley Woodlands, Allegheny Township, Butler County -- Apr 22, 2017
Date: Sat Apr 22 2017 11:36 am
From: daniel.e.weeks AT verizon.net
 
Highlights this morning included two Bald Eagles, a Ruddy Duck, and swirling swallows (Northern Rough-winged, Tree, & Barn). circling low over the lake.  A large snapping turtle came to the lake surface for a brief moment.  And the beaver has toppled more trees, stripping them of bark.  In the woods, White-throated Sparrows were singing. 

Last night the peepers and frogs were loudly singing their beautiful Spring chorus.

Good birding,
Dan Weeks
Allegheny Township, Butler County

Squaw Valley Woodlands, Allegheny Township, Butler County
Apr 22, 2017
08:32
Traveling
0.70 miles
96 Minutes
All birds reported? Yes
Comments: Squaw Valley Woodlands (private), Allegheny Township (near Emlenton), Butler County. Good birding, Dan Weeks, Allegheny Township, Butler County.
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.4.2 Build 114

8 Canada Goose
2 Mallard
1 Ruddy Duck
1 Turkey Vulture
2 Bald Eagle -- One adult and one juvenile.
1 Red-shouldered Hawk
1 Red-tailed Hawk
2 Mourning Dove
3 Northern Flicker
5 Blue Jay
5 American Crow
6 Northern Rough-winged Swallow
13 Tree Swallow
3 Barn Swallow
2 Black-capped Chickadee
1 White-breasted Nuthatch
2 American Robin
2 Field Sparrow
5 White-throated Sparrow
2 Song Sparrow
2 Eastern Towhee
2 Red-winged Blackbird
6 Common Grackle
2 American Goldfinch

Number of Taxa: 24



Subject: Silver Lake in Bucks Co
Date: Sat Apr 22 2017 10:53 am
From: d.filler AT verizon.net
 
The following were seen or heard on the morning bird walk from the Silver Lake Nature Center located in Bucks Co. 


Silver Lake Park/Nature Center, Bucks, Pennsylvania, US
Apr 22, 2017 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
Party size: 4
0.8 mile(s)
38 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose 8
Wood Duck 4
Mallard 6
Great Blue Heron 3
Green Heron 1
hawk sp. 1
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 4
Mourning Dove 2
Belted Kingfisher 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 3
Downy Woodpecker 5
Blue-headed Vireo 1
Warbling Vireo 3
Blue Jay 4
American Crow 2
Fish Crow 2
Carolina Chickadee 8
Tufted Titmouse 5
White-breasted Nuthatch 4
Carolina Wren 6
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 5
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1
Hermit Thrush 1
American Robin 12
Gray Catbird 4
Black-and-white Warbler 2
Common Yellowthroat 6
Yellow Warbler 4
Yellow-rumped Warbler 2
White-throated Sparrow 10
Song Sparrow 1
Swamp Sparrow 1
Eastern Towhee 1
Northern Cardinal 4
Red-winged Blackbird 15
Rusty Blackbird 4
Brown-headed Cowbird 4
American Goldfinch 8
House Sparrow 12

View this checklist online athttp://ebird.org/ebird/view/ch...

Doug Filler
Levittown, PA.



Subject: Dunlin - Allegheny Co.
Date: Sat Apr 22 2017 8:39 am
From: hawk5571 AT gmail.com
 
There is a Dunlin present at the Imperial Grasslands main pond

Mark Vass
Beaver Co.



Subject: Lesser Yellowlegs - Allegheny Co.
Date: Sat Apr 22 2017 8:08 am
From: hawk5571 AT gmail.com
 
This morning there are two Lesser Yellowlegs present at the Imperial
Grasslands main pond

Mark Vass
Beaver Co.



Subject: Red-headed woodpecker, Schuylkill Co.
Date: Sat Apr 22 2017 7:43 am
From: scottweidensaul AT verizon.net
 
Apologies for the late report, but Wednesday evening as I was driving to an event, I had a fly-over red-headed woodpecker on Summer Hill Rd. in Wayne Township, Schuylkill County. The bird flew low over the car, then swooped up to land at the edge of a woodlot, with its very distinctive white rump and secondaries flashing in the late-day light. This is a very rare bird in this part of the state, and the only one I can remember seeing locally outside of the fall migration season, when I've encountered a few moving along the Kittatinny Ridge.

Scott Weidensaul
Schuylkill Haven, PA



Subject: Western Tanager at Penn State
Date: Sat Apr 22 2017 7:11 am
From: chadkauffman AT earthlink.net
 
I will be part of that mob

we are going to park on Allen St and then walk up Old Main to look for
the bird to/from the stadium.

If anyone has any updates, please let us know. I will try to do the same.

chad.


On 4/22/2017 8:05 AM, Deborah Grove wrote:
> If you are heading to Penn State today to look for the Western Tanager, be warned!
> It is the spring Blue-White Football game and there could possibly be 50,000 to 100,000 people converging on campus. I have no idea.
> It is possible that the best thing to do is find a parking garage downtown to park in. There is also metered parking on the streets. Traffic coming in from I80, 322, I99 etc is could be heavy.
>
> Good luck
> Deb
>

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Subject: Western Tanager at Penn State
Date: Sat Apr 22 2017 7:05 am
From: dsg4 AT psu.edu
 
If you are heading to Penn State today to look for the Western Tanager, be warned!
It is the spring Blue-White Football game and there could possibly be 50,000 to 100,000 people converging on campus. I have no idea.
It is possible that the best thing to do is find a parking garage downtown to park in. There is also metered parking on the streets. Traffic coming in from I80, 322, I99 etc is could be heavy.

Good luck
Deb

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Subject: Fwd: eBird Report - Raccoon Creek SP, Apr 21, 2017
Date: Fri Apr 21 2017 20:09 pm
From: delaneykaryn AT gmail.com
 
Subject: Beaver County - eBird Report - Raccoon Creek SP, Apr 21, 2017

At the Park Office and along the Lake Trail today, FOY's were male
Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Orchard Oriole, Blue-headed Vireo, Chimney Swift,
Common Yellowthroat, Cerulean Warbler, Northern Parula, Yellow Warbler, and
Broad-winged Hawks.

Karyn Delaney
Donna Collett
Donna Foyle
Melissa Little
Kathy Saunders


Raccoon Creek SP, Beaver, Pennsylvania, US
Apr 21, 2017 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Protocol: Traveling
2.9 mile(s)
39 species

Turkey Vulture 7
Osprey 1
Bald Eagle 1 Juvenile
Broad-winged Hawk 2 FOY
Red-tailed Hawk 2
Mourning Dove 6
Chimney Swift 1 FOY
Belted Kingfisher 3
Red-bellied Woodpecker 3
Downy Woodpecker 1
Pileated Woodpecker 2
Eastern Phoebe 7
Blue-headed Vireo 2 FOY
Blue Jay 7
American Crow 2
Common Raven 1
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 5
Carolina Chickadee 2
Tufted Titmouse 4
White-breasted Nuthatch 3
Carolina Wren 2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 4
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2
Wood Thrush 1 Heard
American Robin 14
Louisiana Waterthrush 1
Common Yellowthroat 2 FOY
Cerulean Warbler 1 FOY Seen by all
Northern Parula 2 FOY
Yellow Warbler 8 FOY
Yellow-throated Warbler 1
Chipping Sparrow 3
White-throated Sparrow 3
Song Sparrow 5
Eastern Towhee 13
Northern Cardinal 5
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1 FOY Male
Brown-headed Cowbird 3
Orchard Oriole 1 FOY

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/
checklist/S36150243

This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)



Subject: Northern Bobwhite, Pleasant Hills - Allegheny Co.
Date: Fri Apr 21 2017 19:45 pm
From: englishhaus AT gmail.com
 
Hello All,

This evening, while hosting a PTA Earth Day celebration at my sons' elementary school, I overheard one of the teachers explaining to another parent that her friend had a "quail" in her backyard. Of course, I inquired, and the woman proceeded to show me pictures on her phone of what was indeed a Northern bobwhite. She explained that the bird has been there for several days now. In turn, I explained to her how most bobwhite sightings in PA are of released or escaped game birds, and she was surprised to learn the species is prevalent in the South. At any rate, after cleaning up at the event, we visited the homeowner in the area of McClelland Dr near Green Dr (the homeowner asked not to be revealed, but was ok with me offering a general location) and waited for the bird to show, which it did at roughly 8:10, popping out of a hedgerow to forage in the yard. The provenance of this bird notwithstanding, it was pretty darn cool to see a bobwhite in suburban Pittsburgh so close to home.

Good Birding,
Jim Hausman
Jefferson Hills
Allegheny Co.



Subject: Crawford Co. - Short-eared Owls
Date: Fri Apr 21 2017 19:31 pm
From: tcnicolls AT windstream.net
 
Good Evening,



I went to check on the owls this evening (4/21) in Beaver Twp. I saw 3 for
sure. There may have been a 4th. one present.



Clare Nicolls

Springboro, PA



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Subject: some new arrivals, berks
Date: Fri Apr 21 2017 19:22 pm
From: rckeller AT dejazzd.com
 
Nothing rare. Decent list for afternoon.


> Lake Ontelaunee (IBA), Berks, Pennsylvania, US
> Apr 21, 2017 1:50 PM - 5:10 PM
> Protocol: Traveling
> 5.0 mile(s)
> Comments: Calm, overcast, rain last night, 59-63F.
> 62 species (+1 other taxa)
>
> Canada Goose 48
> Mute Swan 3
> swan sp. 1 Present some weeks. Unable to determine if imm. Tundra or
> Trumpeter due to distance. Was not carrying scope.
> Wood Duck 1
> American Wigeon 4
> Mallard 3
> Green-winged Teal (American) 3
> Lesser Scaup 3
> Bufflehead 14
> Pied-billed Grebe 2
> Double-crested Cormorant 116
> Great Blue Heron 2
> Green Heron 1
> Black Vulture 5
> Turkey Vulture 9
> Red-tailed Hawk 4
> American Coot 1
> Killdeer 1
> Spotted Sandpiper 1
> Bonaparte's Gull 2
> Ring-billed Gull 3
> Caspian Tern 3
> Mourning Dove 3
> Chimney Swift 1
> Belted Kingfisher 1
> Red-bellied Woodpecker 7
> Downy Woodpecker 3
> Hairy Woodpecker 1
> Northern Flicker 10
> Eastern Phoebe 1
> Great Crested Flycatcher 1 Gave characteristic 'wheep!' call several
> times at close range, though not seen. About a week early.
> Blue Jay 4
> American Crow 3
> Fish Crow 8
> Northern Rough-winged Swallow 25 at least
> Purple Martin 1
> Tree Swallow 300 may be a low count - swirling low over lake at all
> vantage points
> Barn Swallow 2
> Cliff Swallow 30 Near colony at dam.
> Carolina Chickadee 7
> Tufted Titmouse 8
> White-breasted Nuthatch 4
> House Wren 1
> Carolina Wren 4
> Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1
> Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1
> American Robin 45
> Gray Catbird 1
> Brown Thrasher 1
> European Starling 4
> Yellow Warbler 1
> Chipping Sparrow 3
> White-crowned Sparrow 1
> White-throated Sparrow 12
> Song Sparrow 5
> Eastern Towhee 1
> Northern Cardinal 25
> Red-winged Blackbird 42
> Common Grackle 15
> Brown-headed Cowbird 1
> House Finch 10
> American Goldfinch 3
> House Sparrow 3
>
> View this checklist online at
> http://ebird.org/ebird/view/ch...
>
> This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org/pa)
>
Rudy Keller
Boyertown, PA
Berks County



Subject: Sweet Arrow Lake, Schuylkill Co
Date: Fri Apr 21 2017 18:35 pm
From: nightowl57 AT verizon.net
 
Sweet Arrow Lake  4/21



Caspian Tern

Red-breasted Merganser

Yellow throated Vireo

Towhee

Flicker

Kingfisher

Mockingbird

Rough-winged Swallow

Ruby-crowned Kinglet





Denise Donmoyer

Sweet Arrow Lake

Pine Grove, Schuylkill Co.

nightowl57@verizon.net



Subject: Hawk Migration, Cumberland Co.
Date: Fri Apr 21 2017 17:56 pm
From: kjj.goshawk AT gmail.com
 
This afternoon, around 2 PM, the sun finally came out after a rainy
morning. The break in the weather allowed migrant hawks to get back on the
move, and move they did! For about two hours, we had a near-continuous
stream of raptors over our house (North Middleton). Highlights were ~200
Broad-Winged Hawks (most in three large kettles), 12 Osprey, 4
Sharp-Shinned Hawks, and a Purple Martin.

http://ebird.org/ebird/view/ch...

Karena Johnson
Cumberland Co.



Subject: Fwd: Re: tanager at old main
Date: Fri Apr 21 2017 17:55 pm
From: chadkauffman AT earthlink.net
 
-------- Forwarded Message --------
Subject: Re: tanager at old main
Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:48:54 -0400
From: Joe Gyekis
Reply-To: Joe Gyekis
To: SCBIRDCL AT LISTS.PSU.EDU



sorry for blowing up your inbox but it is still here with great views on the east side of Old Main lawn comma and I lost all my recent phone numbers for birders that I've been in touch with lately so I really want to spread the word for this bird
----- Original Message -----
From: Joe Gyekis
To: SCBIRDCL AT LISTS.PSU.EDU
Sent: Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:31:40 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Re: tanager at old main

Western!

----- Original Message -----
From: Joe Gyekis
To: SCBIRDCL AT LISTS.PSU.EDU
Sent: Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:28:58 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: tanager at old main

There is a tanager singing in one of the Elms in front of Old Main comma sounds like a Scarlett but has a yellow belly and a slightly reddish face and not that black of wings which makes me slightly uncertain



----- Original Message -----
From: Peggy Wagoner Saporito
To: SCBIRDCL AT LISTS.PSU.EDU
Sent: Tue, 18 Apr 2017 12:06:56 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Re: House Wren - FOY, Boalsburg

And we had our first House Wren (Stormstown near intersection of Marengo Rd
and Rt 550) on Saturday 4/15. First heard him singing, then spotted him
near a nest box used by House Wrens in previous years:)

Peggy

On Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 8:41 AM, Ron Rovansek
wrote:

> House Wrens were first noticed at my house in Stormstown on Sunday, and
> today numerous House Wrens are singing and chattering loudly. Barn Swallows
> were first spotted yesterday in Halfmoon Township.
>
>
>
> Ron Rovansek
>
> Stormstown
>
>
>
> *From:* State College (PA) Bird Club [mailto:SCBIRDCL@lists.psu.edu] *On
> Behalf Of *Tom Pluto
> *Sent:* Tuesday, April 18, 2017 5:38 AM
> *To:* SCBIRDCL AT LISTS.PSU.EDU
> *Subject:* House Wren - FOY, Boalsburg
>
>
>
> Second bird (after a Grackle!) that I saw this morning.
>
>
>
> Tom
>


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Subject: Tussey Mountain (21 Apr 2017) 104 Raptors
Date: Fri Apr 21 2017 17:36 pm
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
 
Tussey Mountain
State College, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 21, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 5 21
Turkey Vulture 0 58 323
Osprey 3 37 40
Bald Eagle 0 24 45
Northern Harrier 1 23 31
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 68 122
Cooper's Hawk 0 5 12
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 37
Broad-winged Hawk 94 377 377
Red-tailed Hawk 3 150 286
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 1
Golden Eagle 1 14 185
American Kestrel 1 29 53
Merlin 0 1 3
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 4 7
Unknown Buteo 0 1 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 5 9

Total: 104 807 1558
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Nick Bolgiano

Observers: Nick Bolgiano

Weather:
Light rain and fog early, clearing around 10. Wind initially 5-9 mph E,
switching to 8-19 mph WNW/W at 1130, sky partly cloudy, temp 15-21C

Raptor Observations:
GE: 1335 Unk
2 BE not counted

Non-raptor Observations:
C. Loon-5, Double-crested Cormorant-4, N. Flicker-2, Blue Jay-44, N.
Rough-winged Swallow-2, Barn Swallow-2, Great Crested Flycatcher-1,
Ruby-crowned Kinglet-1, Black-and-white warbler-1, Yellow-rumped Warbler-1,
Black-throated Green Warbler-2, Palm Warbler-1, Brown-headed Cowbird-13,
Purple Finch-1
========================================================================
Report submitted by Nick Bolgiano (nickbolgiano@gmail.com)
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http://www.tusseymountainsprin...



Subject: Pine Warbler Invasion - Mercer Co
Date: Fri Apr 21 2017 17:00 pm
From: bwredbird AT gmail.com
 
On April 14 I posted seeing two Pine Warblers at the Mahaney area (Sharpsville). I also said they were "not at all common" in Mercer Co. Since then I have seen three more: One on April 15 at the Propagation area, one on the 18th at Lake Wilhelm, and one April 20th at Buhl Park (Hermitage). Usually I struggle to see even one per year here. So I guess I have been very unlucky the last eight years, or it is a Pine Warbler invasion!
Steve Sanford
Sharon PA



Subject: Baltimore Oriole and others, Schenley, Pittsburgh, Allegheny
Date: Fri Apr 21 2017 16:27 pm
From: 0000000f59b962a9-dmarc-request AT list.audubon.org
 
Today I walked through Schenley Park twice and was happy to hear and see my first-of-year Baltimore Oriole. Other highlights included several flocks of Cedar Waxwings totaling more than 50 birds, northern flickers mating, 3(!) brown thrashers, 2 blue-headed vireos, a turkey vulture cruising past and, in the distance, the peregrine falcon pair at the Cathedral of Learning.

Here are my eBird checklists:1045a - 1215p: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/ch...
2:40pm - 3:05pm: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/ch...


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Subject: Earth Day Birding Recycling
Date: Fri Apr 21 2017 13:48 pm
From: 00000005ead0dac6-dmarc-request AT list.audubon.org
 
Tomorrow is Earth Day, and conveniently a Saturday.

As you go out to enjoy birding and nature, give back. Please try to take a small plastic bag, and collect RECYCLABLES! Glass and plastic bottles and all metal cans, and rather then a landfill, please toss them in a recycle bin.

If you're in our wonderful Gamelands, give back to the hunters and PA GC who pay for those lands we enjoy. Clean up a little for them, and show to any of the PGC folks you encounter.

Take some extra effort if you are near discarded fishing line. It is tragic to see strangled birds (yes, it happens) that have been snared by the refuse of careless fishermen.

You can't save the planet, but you can make a little piece in your baliwick improved.

And enjoy some good birds.

best wishes,

Jerry Kruth
Pgh



Subject: Allegheny Front (21 Apr 2017) 4 Raptors
Date: Fri Apr 21 2017 13:43 pm
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
 
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 21, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 11 11
TV 0 14 74
OS 1 16 21
BE 0 8 26
NH 0 2 9
SS 3 66 82
CH 0 33 43
NG 0 0 1
RS 0 2 26
BW 0 194 194
RT 0 156 279
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 15 74
AK 0 4 8
ML 0 6 8
PG 0 0 1
UA 0 2 3
UB 0 4 8
UF 0 1 1
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 9 17

Total: 4 543 886
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Tom Dick

Observers:

Visitors:
none


Weather:
SW winds from 3 to 14----100% cloud cover

Raptor Observations:
3 non-migratory Sharp-shinned's,

Non-raptor Observations:
Tree Swallows, 2 Tufted Titmouse, Chickadee's, Eastern Towhee, Chimney
Swifts, N. Flickers, 2 Tufted Titmouse, Mourning Doves, crows,
and Service berry in full bloom

Predictions:
continuing west winds
========================================================================
Report submitted by Tom Dick ()



Subject: Interesting Osprey Observation, Cumberland Co.
Date: Fri Apr 21 2017 13:10 pm
From: kjj.goshawk AT gmail.com
 
Today when I was taking my son for a walk in our neighborhood (North
Middleton), I was treated to an interesting spectacle: a flock of SIX
ospreys flew by, one after another. I was expecting gulls, so it blew my
mind. I have never seen Osprey migrate in flocks.

Karena Johnson
Cumberland Co.



Subject: Three Rivers Heritage Trail
Date: Fri Apr 21 2017 11:49 am
From: 0000007977429723-dmarc-request AT list.audubon.org
 
I biked the Three Rivers Heritage Trail from Millvale to the Western Penetiary Tuesday and today. On Tuesday there were one of two Yellow Warblers and one Warbling Vireo. Today there were over a dozen Yellow Warblers and three Warbling Vireos. Also my first of year Baltimore Oriole.
Scott KinzeyAllegheny County

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Subject: Lebanon County, Memorial Lk, Common Tern
Date: Fri Apr 21 2017 10:49 am
From: 0000001cfb2aa731-dmarc-request AT list.audubon.org
 
There is currently what I believe is a Common Tern circling over Memorial Lake. No Caspians today. Also a Green Heron flew over the lake. 

Tim Becker

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Subject: Hays Woods, Pittsburgh
Date: Fri Apr 21 2017 9:01 am
From: sameerapte1 AT gmail.com
 
Hi all,
Yesterday Jack Chaillet and I birded the Hays Woods park recently purchased by the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy. We found a huge expanse of almost pure Carolinian forest with some open forest and field areas that exists almost nowhere else in the city of Pittsburgh. Highlights included:
10 turkeys (high for the city)
100 eastern towhees
2 Hooded Warblers
8 Black-throated Green Warblers
16 Field Sparrows
1 Red-headed Woodpecker
2 Broad-winged Hawks

The high density of towhees and cardinals at this spot suggests it would be very good for other breeding species, and also worth checking in the height of migration. The middle part of the park can be accessed from the corner of Cloverfield and Agnew roads in Hays.

Before Hays, Jack and I birded the Waterfront near Red Robin and found:
5 Yellow Warblers
3 Yellow-throated Warblers
1 Savannah Sparrow

This site has always had nesting Yellow-throateds, and the developers of the waterfront should be at least lauded for preserving the riparian habitat along the Mon, which attracts migrants like the SASP.
Migration is almost in full swing! See you on the trails!

Good birding,
Sameer Apte



Subject: FOY Wood Thrush,Berks Co
Date: Fri Apr 21 2017 7:59 am
From: pabirder AT ptd.net
 
I heard one while visiting a friend in Telford who lives in a wooded area. So nice to hear.
Kathy Stagl

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ed Barrell"
To: "PABIRDS"
Sent: Friday, April 21, 2017 8:10:42 AM
Subject: [PABIRDS] FOY Wood Thrush,Berks Co

Heard the first Wood Thrush of the year in our woods this morning.


Ed Barrell

Leesport

Berks Co



Subject: Vireos, warbler at Frick Park, Allegheny County
Date: Fri Apr 21 2017 7:41 am
From: mhamberg AT gmail.com
 
This morning circling the off-leash area (Riverview Trail Ext)...so many
white-throated sparrows! They were everywhere.

Other highlights:
1 Black-throated Green Warbler
2 Blue-headed Vireos
2 Ruby-crowned Kinglets



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