The following birds of note were reported for April in Erie County, Pa.
Surf Scoter 2; April 8; Presque Isle Bay
Red-throated Loon 1; to at least April 9; off Niagara boat launch, Presque Isle
Red-necked Grebe 1; April 8; Misery Bay, Presque Isle
Eared Grebe 1; April 6, foot of East Ave., Erie
American Bittern 1; April 9; flying over Niagara Pond on Presque Isle
Iceland Gull up to 2; to at least April 9; Presque Isle Bay
Lesser Black-backed Gull up to 2; to at least April 9; Presque Isle Bay
Glaucous Gull up to 3; all week; Presque Isle Bay
Great Egret up to 7; all week; around Presque Isle Bay
Long-eared Owl 2; April 11; pines on Presque Isle
Short-eared Owl up to 3; April 10 & 11; Gull Point on Presque Isle
Common Redpoll up to 36; all week; Northeast feeder
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 adult; April 14; Leo's landing, Presque Isle S.P.
Sandhill Crane 2; April 13; over the Presque Isle Hawk Watch at the TREC
6; April 16; over the Presque Isle Hawk Watch at the TREC
A few Pine Siskins have been reported, especially at feeding stations.
Great Egret up to 3; through the week; inland ponds
1; April 26; over the Presque Isle Hawk Watch at 12th St. & Peninsula Drive
Little Gull 1 alternate definitive plumage; April 23; off Vista 1
Iceland Gull 2; April 23; Presque Isle Bay
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1; April 23; Presque Isle Bay
Glaucous Gull up to 4; April 23 & 24; Presque Isle Bay
Pine Siskins are still being reported at feeding stations in the county
Erie County Bird Reports
from Jerry McWilliams
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