Westmoreland County Records

817-01-2020 Brewer’s Sparrow Westmoreland

Species: Brewer’s Sparrow (Spizella breweri)

Number of individuals observed: 1

Date of sighting: 09/04/2020-9/10/2020

County: Westmoreland

Location: Rector – Powdermill Nature Reserve

GPS coordinates: n/a

Observer(s): Mark Vass, Michael David, Aaron Yappert, Catherine Werth, Kevin Chumpitaz, Luke DeGroote, Shaina Kenny, Kyleigh Godsey, Rose Mizerak, Mike Fialkovich

Date of submission: 09/06/2020, 11/02/2020, 11/22/2020

Submitted by: Mark Vass, Annie Lindsay, Mike Fialkovich

Supporting evidence:

Written description: yes Photograph: yes (eBird) Video: no Audio recording: no Specimen: no

eBird Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73188752

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

361-01-2019 Ivory Gull Westmoreland

Species: Ivory Gull (Pagophila eburnea)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  9/18/2019

County :   Westmoreland

Location :  PA 380 Overlook of Beaver Run Reservoir

GPS Coordinates:

Observer(s):  Mark McConaughy

Date of Submission:  9/19/2019

Submitted by:  Mark McConaughy

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

eBird Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59903591


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Posted in Class IV-C, Completed, Not Accepted

168-01-2018 Swallow-tailed Kite Westmoreland

Species: Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  8/1/2018

County :   Westmoreland

Location :  Across Rt. 711 from PGC Office, Boliver

GPS Coordinates:

Observer(s):  Michael Fialkovich

Date of Submission:  9/3/2018

Submitted by:  Michael Fialkovich

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

eBird Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S47567681 

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Accepted, Class III, Completed

820-01-2017 Lark Sparrow Westmoreland

Species: Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus)

Number of Individuals observed: 1

Date of Sighting: 9/8/2017

County : Westmoreland

Location : Boat Launch Parking Lot, Donegal lake

GPS Coordinates:

Observer(s): Mike Fialkovich

Date of Submission:   3/20/2018

Submitted by: Mike Fialkovich

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

eBird Checklist:  https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S39607501


Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

756-01-2012 Swainson’s Warbler

Species:    Swainson’s Warbler     Limnothlypis swainsonii
Date of Sighting:  5/22/2012  
County :  WESTMORELAND              Location :  LINN RUN ROAD
Observer(s): Michael Lanzone
Date of Submission: 2012
Submitted by: Michael Lanzone

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

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Accepted, Class I - Recording, Completed

800a-01-1999 Spotted Towhee

Spotted Towhee — Export, Westmoreland County; January 2, 2000. Photo by Franklin Haas.

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

331-02-2007 Red Phalarope

Red Phalarope — Keystone Reservoir, Westmoreland County; September 21, 2007. Photos by Tim Vechter.

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

102-01-1993 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck

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!

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed