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PA Breeding Bird Blitz #1 Results

The smoke has cleared, and the blitz is on.

Jim Meikzants and I started the day at South Middleton and Leaman Parks.

South Middleton Twp. Park, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, US Jun 9, 2023 7:43 AM - 9:14 AM Protocol: Traveling 0.97 mile(s) Checklist Comments: B4C Day 1 Gp 1 38 species Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 11 Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) 1 Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) 5 Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura) 1 Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) 1 Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus) 2 Downy Woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens) 1 Eastern Wood-Pewee (Contopus virens) 1 Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe) 4 Great Crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus) 2 Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus) 2 Warbling Vireo (Vireo gilvus) 3 American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) 2 Fish Crow (Corvus ossifragus) 2 Carolina Chickadee (Poecile carolinensis) 6 Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor) 2 Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis) 5 Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) 11 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea) 1 House Wren (Troglodytes aedon) 2 European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) 1 Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) 4 Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) 1 American Robin (Turdus migratorius) 11 Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) 2 House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) 5 House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus) 5 American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) 10 Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) 6 Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula) 4 Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) 17 Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater) 6 Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula) 9 Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) 1 Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia) 3 Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea) 2 Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) 5 Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea) 2 View this checklist online at This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (

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