Harlequin Duck Records

Harlequin Ducks are a vibrantly colored duck that primarily is found in PA in the winter months.

149-01-2017 Harlequin Duck Erie

Species: Harlequin Duck

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  11/29/2017

County :   Erie

Location :  Sunset Point at Presque Isle State Park

GPS Coordinates:

Observer(s):  Jerry McWilliams

Date of Submission:

Submitted by:  Jerry McWilliams

 

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

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Posted in Accepted, Class III, Completed

149-01-2015 Harlequin Duck Warren

Species:  Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus

Number of Individuals:   1

Date of Sighting:   3-14-2015

County :    Warren

Location :    On the Allegheny River in downtown Warren, just downstream from the confluence of Conewango Creek and the Allegheny River, behind the TAWC Bus Station

GPS Coordinates:   41.841769, -79.147098

Observer(s):   Stephen Dowlan

Date of Submission:    3-15-2015

Submitted by:    Stephen Dowlan

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

 

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

149-01-2014 Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus)

Species: Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus
Number of Individuals observed: 2
Date of Sighting: 11-15-2014
County : Erie
Location : Presque Isle St. Park
GPS Coordinates:
Observer(s): Jerry McWilliams
Date of Submission: 11-15-2014
Submitted by: Jerry McWilliams

Written Description: n Photo: y Specimen:n Recording: n

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

149-01-2013 Harlequin Duck

Species: Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus
Number of Individuals observed: 1
Date of Sighting: 12-5-2013
County : Erie
Location : Sunset Point on Presque Isle S.P
GPS Coordinates:
Observer(s): Jerry McWilliams, Jimmy Marz
Date of Submission: 12-5-2013
Submitted by: Jerry McWilliams

Written Description: no Photo: yes x 2 Specimen: no Recording: no

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

149-01-2012 Harlequin Duck

Shawn Collins found this male Harlequin Duck at Breakwater 57 in Presque Isle State Park in Erie, PA. The committee voted to accept this record in Class I-P thanks to the excellent photographic documentation.

Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus
Date of Sighting:   8 January 2012 to 8 January 2012
County :   ERIE      Location : PRESQUE ISLE STATE PARK
Observer(s): Shawn Collins et al
Date of Submission: 2011
Submitted by: Shawn Collins, Jerry McWilliams
Written Description:  No      Photo: Yes         Specimen: No         Recording: No

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

Harlequin Duck Records

Harlequin Duck 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.

Near Martins Creek, Northampton County; December 28-31, 2010. Photos by Stephen Kloiber, Dave DeReamus, Dustin Welch, and Rick Wiltraut.
Huntingdon, Huntingdon County; December 20-21, 2010. Photos by Drew Weber and Wayne Laubscher.
Presque Isle State Park, Erie County; February 21, 2010. Photos by Jerry McWilliams.
Warren, Warren County; February 2, 2008. Photo by Derek Farr. Presque Isle State Park, Erie County; November 21-23, 2004. Photos by Ben Coulter.


2010

Harlequin Duck — near Martins Creek, Northampton County; December 28, 2010. Photo by Stephen Kloiber. This bird was found by Stephen Kloiber while birding with Kathy Sieminski. This bird represents the 1st documented record for Northampton County.

Harlequin Duck — near Martins Creek, Northampton County; December 28, 2010. Photos by Dave DeReamus. Here are two more photos of the same bird above. Harlequin Duck — near Martins Creek, Northampton County; December 29, 2010. Photos by Dustin Welch. Here are two more photos including a flight shot. Harlequin Duck — near Martins Creek, Northampton County; December 31, 2010. Photo by Rick Wiltraut. Here’s another photo of the same bird above.


Harlequin Duck — Huntingdon, Huntingdon County; December 20, 2010. Photo by Drew Weber. This bird was found by the Kylers and Gene Zielinski during the local Christmas Bird Count. This photo displays the distinctive markings.

Harlequin Duck — Huntingdon, Huntingdon County; December 21, 2010. Photos by Wayne Laubscher. Here are two more photos of the same bird above. The Harlequin Duck is the left-hand bird in the flight photo below.

Harlequin Duck — Presque Isle State Park, Erie County; February 21, 2010. Photos by Jerry McWilliams. These photos display the distinctive adult male markings.


2008

Harlequin Duck — Warren, Warren County; February 2, 2008. Photo by Derek Farr. This first-winter male was found by Cara Farr on the Allegheny River in downtown Warren.


2004

Harlequin Duck — Presque Isle State Park, Erie County; November 23, 2004. Photo by Ben Coulter.

Harlequin Duck — Presque Isle State Park, Erie County; November 21, 2004. Photo by Ben Coulter.


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