Cumberland County Records

097-02-2017 Roseate Spoonbill Cumberland

Species: Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  8/6/2017

County :   Cumberland

Location :  Conodoguinet Creek

GPS Coordinates:

Observer(s):  Nick Pulcinella

Date of Submission:   8/7/2017

Submitted by:  Nick Pulcinella

 

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

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

093-01-2017 White Ibis Cumberland

Species: White Ibis (Eudocimus albus)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  7/20/2017

County :   Cumberland

Location : Intersection of Boiling Springs Road and West Lisburn Road

GPS Coordinates:  40.173277, -77.06855

Observer(s):  Andrew Dapkins

Date of Submission:   7/21/2017

Submitted by:  Andrew Dapkins

 

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

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

463-01-2017 Chuck-will’s-widow Cumberland

Species: Chuck-will’s-widow (Caprimulgus carolinensis)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  5/19/2017

County :   Cumberland

Location :  3672 Spring Road, Carlisle, PA

GPS Coordinates:

Observer(s):  Peter Lusardi

Date of Submission:  5/22/2017

Submitted by:  Peter Lusardi

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

CWWI Audio Recording

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Recording, Completed

650-01-2016 Townsend’s Solitaire Cumberland/Perry

Species:  Townsend’s Solitaire

Number of Individuals:   1

Date of Sighting:   11/11/2016

County :    Cumberland/Perry

Location :    Waggoner’s Gap Hawkwatch

GPS Coordinates:

Observer(s):   Dave Grove, Paul Fritz, Gene Wagner, Joe Kelly

Date of Submission:   11/29/2016

Submitted by:  Dave Grove

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

 

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Posted in Accepted, Class III, Completed

463-01-2015 Chuck-will’s-widow Cumberland

Species:  Chuck-will’s-widow (Anstrostomus carolinensis)

Number of Individuals:   1

Date of Sighting:   06-21-2015

County :    Cumberland

Location :    Ridge Road at Old Ridge Road, Michaux State Forest

GPS Coordinates:    40.07233, -77.2369722

Observer(s):   Ted Nichols II, Vern Gauthier, Bill Oyler

Date of Submission:   06-22-2015

Submitted by:  Ted Nichols II

 

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

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Recording, Completed

738-01-2012 Townsend’s Warbler

This Townsend’s Warbler was seen by many birders after being reported by Dr. Green when he saw it at his feeders. This is the 4th record for Pennsylvania and the first for Cumberland County.

Townsend’s Warbler (Tom Johnson)

Townsend’s Warbler (Alex Lamoreaux)

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

545-01-2012 Ash-throated Flycatcher

Vern Gauthier spotted this Ash-throated Flycatcher as he was walking up the steps to his house, when it flew out of a bush and perch on a nearby wire. Several birders were able to refind it and Dale Gearhart took the photos below.

This is the 5th record for Pennsylvania and the 1st for Cumberland County.

Species: Ash-throated Flycatcher Myiarchus cinerascens
Date of Sighting:  4 January 2012 to 5 January 2012
County : CUMBERLAND     Location : NEWVILLE
Observer(s): Vern Gauthier et al.
Date of Submission: 2012
Submitted by: Vern Gauthier, Dale Gearhart
Written Description:  Yes     Photo: Yes         Specimen: No         Recording: No

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

093-05-2011 White Ibis

This White Ibis was found along the Susquehanna River at West Fairview, Cumberland/Dauphin, and was seen by many birders from 11-28 August 2011. Another of a large influx of immature White Ibis in the state in 2011.

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

Loggerhead Shrike Records

Note: All records listed here have been accepted by PORC and published in their Annual Report unless otherwise noted. All records are listed in reverse chronological order.


2010

Loggerhead Shrike — Upper Mifflin Township, Cumberland County; June 6, 2010. Photos by Jeffery Davis. This bird was found by Deb Siefken on June 2nd. Note the black mask going over the eye and the shrike-like bill, shorter and less hooked than a Northern Shrike’s.


2007

Loggerhead Shrike — near Gettysburg, Adams County; February 28, 2007. Photos by Bob Moul. Note the black mask going over the eye and the shrike-like bill, shorter and less hooked than a Northern Shrike’s. More photos of this bird can be found on Bob Moul’s website.


1997

Loggerhead Shrike — near Gettysburg, Adams County; May 4, 1997. Photos by Michael Fialkovich.


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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

168-01-2011 Swallow-tailed Kite

Photographed over Newburg, Cumberland, 30 April 2011 by Andrew Markel. With the exception of 2010, this species has been recorded annually.

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed
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