THE BIRD REPORT
The following birds of note were reported from Dec 2021 through Jan. 25, 2022, at Presque Isle S.P., unless noted otherwise.
Cackling Goose 1; Jan. 5; Edinboro Lake; D.S.
Ring-necked Duck--1689 (high count); Dec. 9; Niagara Pond; J.B. with 400 remaining through Jan. 25; J.M. (See Below)
Sandhill Crane--3; Dec. 10; Boat Launch #4; J.B.
Purple Sandpiper--1; Dec. 18; breakwater #48; K.Z. et al.
Great Black-backed Gull X Herring Gull--1; Dec. 15; Dobbin’s Landing; J.M.
American Bittern--1; Dec. 8; TREC parking lot; B.G
Snowy Owl--total of at least 6; Dec. 3 to at least mid-Jan.; Presque Isle and west Millcreek Twp.; many observers 1; Jan. 24; Erie residence; anonymous
Short-eared Owl 1; Dec. 24; Gull Point; R.D.
Northern Saw-whet Owl--1 or 2; Dec. 10, 26, & 28. B-trail areal; R.D. 1; Jan. 4 to 10; B- trail area; R.D.
Northern Shrike--1; Dec. 5; SGL #109; R.S.
Turkey Vulture 1; Jan. 8; Summit Twp.; J.Co. 1; Jan 22; Hillside Park, Erie; J.C.
House Wren—1; Dec. 4 (late); Leo’s landing; F.L.
Common Redpoll--12; Dec. 3; Lake View Country Club, Fairview Twp; D.S. Up to 50; Jan. 10 & 19; east of B-trail and Fry’s landing; R.D., J.M.
Lapland Longspur--1; Dec. 11; Sunset Point (Waterbird count); R.D., J.M.
Black-throated Blue Warbler--1; Jan. 14 to at least Jan. 25; Erie residence; K.A.; First winter record for the county.
Contibutors: K.A.-Katie Andersen, J.B.-Jason Bojczyk, J,C,-John Campbell, J.Co.-Jay Cooney, R.D.-Roger Donn, B.G.-Brian Gula, F.L.-Fred Losi, J.M.-Jerry McWilliams, R.S.-Robert Scribner, D.S.-Don Snyder, K.Z,-Kendall Zook
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