* Central Pennsylvania
* June 23, 2016
BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Susquehanna Co.)
LOGGERHEAD SHRIKE (Adams Co.)
DICKCISSEL (Adams, Cumberland & Lancaster Cos.)
PINE SISKIN (Franklin & Lycoming Cos.)
Hotline: Central Pennsylvania Birdline
June 23, 2016
To Report: TimeTraveler50@comcast.net
Compiler: Mark A. McConaughy
Coverage: Central Pennsylvania, Susquehanna River Drainage System
Transcriber: Mark A. McConaughy
Welcome to Pennsylvania Audubon's Birdline. This Birdline covers sightings made the week prior to Thursday, June 23, 2016.
One LOGGERHEAD SHRIKE was found on June 18 at Artillery Ridge is Gettysburg National Military Park (KM).
Two DICKCISSELS were seen on June 20 along Possum Hollow Road between Route 234 and Germany Road (PK).
One DICKCISSEL was observed on June 19 in grasslands along Pumping Station Road (BP).
Two DICKCISSELS were seen on June 21 along 2-148 Bigham Road (AW).
Two DICKCISSELS were observed on June 21 along 850-998 Cunningham Road (AW).
One OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER continues to be seen through June 20 at Wild Creek Reservoir (RR).
Up to 2 DICKCISSELS continue to be seen through June 20 along Hunters Road (VG, VB, NM, SB).
Up to 2 PINE SISKINS continue to visit feeders along Laurel Drive through June 21 (VB, NM).
There is a possible DICKCISSEL singing on June 17 in a field north of Wissler Road between Middle Creek and S. Fairview Road west of Ephrata (BC).
A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was found on June 18 along Lime Rock Road (PF, ME).
Up to 2 RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS and 1 PINE SISKIN were seen between June 16 and 20 at a cabin off Slate Run Road (TF, DB).
One RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was seen on June 18 along the Chillisquaque Trail at Montour Preserve (SF, MK).
One GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER was seen on June 18 along Kansas Valley Road in Tuscarora State Forest (VG).
A possible BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD was seen on June 20 off Route 106 near the Mountain View Schools (DS).
One NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWL was calling on June 21 in a yard (LB).
Up to 4 RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS continue to be seen through June 20 along Wolfland Road (WS).
Two RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS continue to be found through June 19 along the Dales Ridge Trail (MH).
If you miss the usual Thursday postings of the Central PA Birdline on BIRDEAST and PABIRDS, I will also be posting it on my page web site at:
*PORC = Pennsylvania Ornithological Record Committee. Rare bird sightings should be documented with written descriptions and photographs whenever possible and sent to PORC for review. To submit a report to PORC go to this link:
The following people have contributed to this report:
V. Barnes (VB), Lynn Borden (LB), Dan Brauning (DB), Scott Brookens (SB), Bruce Carl (BC), Mike Epler (ME), Pamela Fisher (PF), Tom Forwood Jr. (TF), Steve Fullmer (SF), Vernon Gauthier (VG), Matthew Heintzelman (MH), Matthew Karns (MK), Phil Keener (PK), Nancy Magnusson (NM), Kari McNelis (KM), Bonita Portzline (BP), Rich Rehrig (RR), David Snyder (DS), William Snyder (WS) and Andy Wilson (AW). I apologize if I have misspelled their names and I will also refrain from naming that person on request.
I would also like to point out that one of the people who regularly reports to the hotline is Bob Schutsky, owner of BIRD TREKS Tours. He leads birding tours in other areas of North and Central America. You can contact him at 717-548-3303 or at his new web site:
Mark A. McConaughy TimeTraveler50@comcast.net
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