Allegheny County Records

838a-02-2020 “Gambel’s” White-crowned Sparrow Allegheny

Species: ‘Gambel’s’ White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys gambelii)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  5/6/2020

County :   Allegheny

Location :  Mccandless Township

GPS Coordinates:

Observer(s):  Steve Gosser, Courtney Sikora Gosser

Date of Submission:  5/8/2020

Submitted by:  Steve Gosser

Written Description:             Yes     Photo:            Yes     Specimen:     no   Recording: no

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Posted in first round, Pending Reports

794-01-2020 Painted Bunting Allegheny

Species: Painted Bunting (Passerina ciris)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  1/20/2020, 1/21/2020

County :   Allegheny

Location :  Valleyview Drive, O’Hara Township

GPS Coordinates:  40.513198, -79.930517

Observer(s):  Michael David, Malcolm Harter, Joe Papp, Aidan Place, Tessa Rhinehart, Mark Vass

Date of Submission:  1/26/2020, 2/5/2020

Submitted by:  Mark Vass, Michael David

Written Description: Yes                 Photo: Yes                Specimen:     no   Recording:  no

eBird Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S63603781,https://ebird.org/checklist/S63623607

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

149-02-2019 Harlequin Duck Allegheny

Species: Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  11/16/2019

County :   Allegheny

Location :  Allegheny River at boardwalk off St. Charles Ct.

GPS Coordinates:  40.496257, -79.852923

Observer(s):  Michael David, Dave Wilton, Shannon Thomspon, Scott Kinzey

Date of Submission:  1/26/2020

Submitted by:  Michael David

Written Description:             Yes     Photo:            Yes     Specimen:     no   Recording: no

eBird Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S61504077

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

793-01-2018 Varied Bunting Allegheny

Species: Varied Bunting (Passerina versicolor)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  5/5/2018, 5/7/2018

County :   Allegheny

Location :  6622 Guffey Rd, Elizabeth

GPS Coordinates:  40.2278817, -79.8735906

Observer(s):  Elizabeth Cain, Mark Vass, Jason Horn, Dave Wilton, Rick Wiltraut, Dave DeReamus, Shannon Thompson, John Cain, Rylie Cain, Ryan Cain, Bob Mulvihill, Geoff Malosh, Jim Hausman, Michael David, Malcom Harter, Chris Lituma, David Yeany II, John Flannigan, Leslie Feree, Tim Salinetro, David Salinetro, Donn Steele, Melissa Easter, Caolyn Mahan, Carl Engstrom, Brad Perouez, Tom and Janet Kiehl, Gail and Mary Carns, Sayre Greenfide, Becky and Steve Szabo, Steve Schmit, Holly Merker, Devich Farbotnik, Brian “BQ” Quindland, Todd Hoor, Peter Robinson, Alyssa Karmann, Fred Kachmarik, Roger and Margarett Higbee, Tony Bruno, Mike and Sarah Weible

Date of Submission:  6/3/2018, 5/19/2018

Submitted by:  Elizabeth Cain, Mark Vass

Written Description:             Yes     Photo:            Yes     Specimen:     no   Recording:  no

eBird Checklist: https://ebird.org/pa/view/checklist/S45489773 , https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S45425972

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

874a-01-2017 Bullock’s Oriole Allegheny

Species: Bullock’s Oriole (Icterus bullocki)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  12/9/2017

County :   Allegheny

Location :  Lakeview Drive, Hamton Township

GPS Coordinates:  40.609591, -79.965449

Observer(s):  Michael David

Date of Submission:  9/27/2017

Submitted by:  Michael David

Written Description:             Yes     Photo:            Yes     Specimen:     no   Recording:  no

eBird Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S40994113

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

782-02-2016 Western Tanager Allegheny

Species: Western Tanager (Piranga ludoviciana)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting: 5/3/2016

County :   Allegheny

Location :  Near Riverview Park, Pittsburgh

GPS Coordinates:

Observer(s): Frank Wells

Date of Submission:   5/3/2016

Submitted by: Frank Wells

Written Description:    Yes             Photo:    No             Specimen:     no   Recording: no

eBird Checklist Here

 

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

352-01-2015 Kelp Gull

Species:    Kelp Gull (Larus dominicanus)

Number of Individuals:    1

Date of Sighting: 1/17/2015 – 1/18/2015

County : Allegheny

Location : Ohio River, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County

GPS Coordinates:  40.446270, -80.021785

Observer(s): Benjamin Coulter, Shannon Thompson, Todd Hooe, Geoff Malosh, Mark VanderVen, Tom Moeller, Daniel Weeks, and Jeffrey Cohen

Date of Submission: 2/25/2015, 6/19/2015

Submitted by: Benjamin Coulter, Geoff Malosh

Written Description: Yes Photo: Yes Specimen: no Recording: no

Link to Video: https://flic.kr/p/qRE9cp 

 

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

382-03-2012 Black Skimmer

Species: Black Skimmer Rynchops niger

Date of Sighting: 11-4-2012
County : Allegheny
Location : McKees Rocks on the Ohio River
GPS Coordinates: 40.476138,-80.04781
Observer(s): Mike Fialkovich
Date of Submission: 11-4-2012
Submitted by: Mike Fialkovich

Written Description: No Photo: Yes Specimen: No Recording: No

Documentation

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

332-09-2012 Pomarine Jaeger

Species: Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus
Number of Individuals observed: 1
Date of Sighting: 10-30-2012 8:00 AM
County : Allegheny
Location : Dashields Dam, Ohio River at the outlet of Flaugherty Run
GPS Coordinates: 40.557596,-80.217418
Observer(s): Geoff Malosh
Date of Submission: 4-15-2013
Submitted by: Geoff Malosh

Written Description: yes Photo: no Specimen:no Recording: no

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Posted in Accepted, Class III, Completed

331-01-2012 Red Phalarope

Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicaria

Date of Sighting:  24 February 2012 to 25 February 2012
County : ALLEGHENY  Location : IMPERIAL GRASSLANDS
Observer(s): Shawn Collins, m.obs
Date of Submission: 2012
Submitted by: Shawn Collins
Written Description:  No    Photo: Yes      Specimen: No         Recording: No

Red Phalarope at Imperial Grasslands, Allegheny Co (Shawn Collins)

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed
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