Sorry for the delay in this report. April's report will be the next post.
Webeditor: Toni Kelly
The following birds of note were reported from Presque Isle S.P., Erie County, Pa. unless noted otherwise.
Thayer's Gull 1 basic 2; Jan 30; off Niagara boat launch
Iceland Gull at least 2 imm.; to Feb. 4; Presque Isle Bay
Slaty-backed Gull 1 basic def.; to at least Feb. 4; off vista 1 or 2
Common Ravens were reported in Union City and the Lake View landfill
American Pipits were reported at the sewage treatment plant and Leo's landing on Presque Isle
Baltimore Oriole 1 at a feeder; to at least Feb. 1; Fairview
Thayer's Gull 1; Feb. 10; Presque Isle Bay
Iceland Gull up to 3 through the week
Lesser Black-backed Gull up to 6 through the week
Glaucous Gull up to 4; through the week
The Slaty-backed Gull continues to be reported to at least Feb. 10, though most have proven to be Lesser Black-backed Gulls, Herring X Great Black-backed gulls, or dark mantled Herring Gulls. All recent photos reviewed have turned out to be Lesser Black-backed Gulls.
A few Pine Siskins continue at a feeder in Fairview.
Great Egret 1; March 23; Presque Isle Hawk Watch
2; March 26; near Erie Wastewater Treatment Plant
Eurasian Wigeon 1 male; March 25 & 26; Thompson Bay, Presque Isle S.P.
Sandhill Crane 1; March 26; Presque Isle Hawk Watch
Red-tailed Hawk--1 all dark with gray tail; March 26; Presque Isle Hawk Watch
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