Species: Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis
Number of Individuals observed: 1
Date of Sighting: 06-22-2013 6:30 PM
County : Lancaster
Location : Marietta, Wetlands – Riverview Park
GPS Coordinates: 40.055344, -76.55218
Observer(s): Charles Mohn
Date of Submission: 2-24-2014
Submitted by: Charles Mohn
Written Description: yes Photo: yes Specimen:no Recording: no
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck — near Chambersburg, Franklin County; August 14, 2010. Photos by Dave Cooney.
This bird was found by the landowner, Sandy Powers. It represents the 1st record for Franklin County.
Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks — Mohnton, Berks County; August 3, 2010. Photo by Katrina Knight.
These two birds were found by Larry Koch. These birds represent the 2nd record for Berks County.
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck — Nottingham County Park, Chester County; June 27, 2010. Photos by Rachel Bishop
This bird was originally found by the park ranger, Rachel Bishop. This bird represents the 1st record for Chester County.
Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks — Susquehanna Riverlands near Berwick, Luzerne County; June 12, 2010. Photo by Kevin Ripka.
This group of ten birds was originally found on June 8th by two Bloomsburg University students, Tim Plisiewicz and Kevin Sutowski. The first identifiable photos were taken on June 10th by Clem McIntyre and eventually forwarded on to local birders. These birds represent the 1st record for Luzerne County.
Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks — Susquehanna Riverlands near Berwick, Luzerne County; June 12, 2010. Photos by Jonathan DeBalko.
This photo shows the untrimmed toenails of one of the birds, pointing towards a wild origin.
Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks — in South Hanover Township, Dauphin County; May 30, 2010. Photo by Tom Johnson.
Tom Johnson found five birds at the Deer Valley Golf Course on June 30th. This photo shows three of the five birds in flight. These birds represent the 1st record for Dauphin County.
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck — Pymatuning Wildlife Management Area, Crawford County; August 31, 2008. Photos by Kevin Jacobs.
This bird was captured in a Pennsylvania Game Commission duck trap, then photographed and banded. There are very few records of them for Pennsylvania.
Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks — near Pleasantville, Berks County; June 4, 2006. Photo by Dave DeReamus. Note the black belly, white wing patch, red bill, and light eye ring on the gray face. All four birds are in this picture, although the fourth bird is hidden by the dead gray stems just below and in front of the tallest bird. These birds represent the 1st record for Berks County. There are very few records of them for Pennsylvania.
Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks — Loyalhanna Lake, Westmoreland/Indiana County; June 14, 1993. Photo by Mike Fialkovich.
There were eleven birds originally found there on June 8th that remained until June 22nd. This photo shows three of the birds. This was a year when this species was found in several neighboring states both to the north and south of womens jordans cheap online Pennsylvania. These birds represent the 1st record for Pennsylvania!