Flies in straight line formation. Lower face and front of neck are white; black cap extends below eye. It feeds on small fish and invertebrates. It shows white wing linings in flight. Most gulls are Ring-billed and Herring but many unusual species have also shown up. Undulating, with several rapid wingbeats and a pause. Feeds on crustaceans, mollusks, worms, insects, seeds and berries. The wings have white shoulder patches and a green speculum visible in flight. The upper breast has a pale olive wash. Back of neck is black. Throat and breast are paler blue, and belly and undertail coverts are white. The crown, face and neck are buff with fine brown streaks. Breast is gray, variably barred by dark edges on feathers. Clay-colored Sparrow: Medium sparrow with black-streaked brown upperparts and buff underparts. Buy Feng Shui painting White-Bellied Woodstar Hummingbird Male and Female Feeding on Flower, and invite new love into your space with its joyful message. Bouyant flight with steady wing beats, alternates several wing strokes with short to long glides. Female is gray overall with blue wings, rump, and tail. The wings are dark with two white bars. Bald Eagle might be seen year round. Wings are brown. Feeds on mussels and other bivalves. Sep 21, 2017 - Explore kim's board "birds of Pennsylvania" on Pinterest. Bill is black with yellow tip; legs and feet are black. Dives for food, primarily eats mollusks. Tail is black with white edges. Painted Bunting: Colorful, medium-sized bunting. Eyes are red. Legs and feet are brown. The male stays with one female during the breeding season. Leach's Storm-Petrel: This medium-sized petrel has a dark brown body and a white rump and under tail feathers. Lark Sparrow: Medium sparrow with streaked, gray-brown upperparts and buff underparts with black breast spot. Bill is long with dark upper mandible and bright yellow lower mandible. Sexes are similar. Crown has two dark stripes. Views of the lake are also possible from the boat launch on Highway 259 and at the north ends of Campground Road and Hoffman Road to the west. Ruby-throated hummingbirds are flooding into the southeastern U.S., making their annual springtime migration back to their breeding grounds in the north, including Pennsylvania. Mitch Waite Group. It feeds on squid and fish. Bill is long with dark upper mandible and bright yellow lower mandible. White morph is white with dark spots and markings on wings, nape, and sides. Black bill, legs and feet. Wings and tail are gray-black; tail has thin white tip. Since the above was written a paper has been published that bears directly upon the mountain fauna, entitled 'The Summer Birds of Harvey's Lake, Luzerne Co., Penna., with Remarks on the Faunal Position of the Region,' by WitmerStone. High soaring flight. Sandwich Tern: This is the only medium-sized tern with a long slender black bill tipped with yellow. Feeds on large flying insects. Belly; lower back, and rump are yellow-green. Common Eider: Large diving duck (v-nigrum), with distinctive sloping forehead, black body, white breast and back. Black tail is notched. The wings are dark with two white bars. It’s made of dandelion and thistle down held in place by spider silk and pine resin, with an exterior decorated with lichen and moss. Red-eyed Vireo (31%) 10. Eastern populations have seriously declined since the 1960s. Feeds on caterpillars, insects, fruits, seeds and grains. Today, the independently run Hawk Mountain Sanctuary is one of America’s most famous and popular birding destinations, where, instead of shotguns, visitors point binoculars and spotting scopes at Ospreys, hawks, eagles, and falcons. Black bill is long and stout. Wings with black tips and black bases of primaries. Scissor-tailed Flycatcher: Medium flycatcher with pale gray upperparts and head, white underparts and throat, salmon-pink sides and flanks, and dark brown wings with white edges. Legs are extremely long and red-pink. It has a black face, throat and belly and white forehead and crown that extends over the eye, down the back and sides of the neck. It is a ground nester, prefers Jack Pine stands over 80 acres in size. Bill is long and black. Black tail, deeply notched. Tail is white with a black triangular tip visible in flight. Celebrate The Wild Turkey at SongbirdGarden.com. Strong direct flight with rapid wing beats. Weak fluttering flight with shallow wing beats. Mourning Dove (47%) 5. Bohemian Waxwing: Large waxwing with gray upperparts, pink-gray crest, black mask and chin, and gray underparts. Presque Isle is a seven-mile-long peninsula stretching into Lake Erie from the city of Erie. Reddish Egret: Medium egret with blue-gray body and shaggy, pale rufous head and neck. Black-capped Petrel: Large petrel with white underparts, dark brown to black back and upper wings, black cap, and white collar (this field mark is missing in some birds). Expert swimmer, dives for fish, crustaceans. Sexes are similar. Head has spiky, black crest and cap, and heavy, bright orange bill. Dark juvenile is darker overall; has gray throat and lacks white belly. Masked Duck: Small stifftail duck with black-tipped blue bill and black mask with thin white eye-ring. Anhinga: Large, dark waterbird with long tail, snake-like neck, small head, red eyes, and long olive-brown bill. Photo by Dan Dugan of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania State Parks have just reported the first Bald Eagles of the season have hatched at…..Bald Eagle State Park in The PA Wilds! Strong direct flight with powerful rapid wing beats. The sexes are similar. Sexes are similar. Short, dark brown tail, legs are feathered to the toes. Barrow's Goldeneye: Medium diving duck with black upperparts, contrasting white shoulder bars, white underparts. (UK). Common Snipe: Longest-billed of all snipes, best identified by broad white stripe at base of underwing. For the best variety, check shrubby areas that have been timbered as well as mature forest. Tail is yellow with thick black tip and central line. It has a buoyant, graceful flight with steady wing beats. Thanks for the compliment. Weak fluttering flight with shallow wing beats. Tail is dark and yellow-tipped with cinnamon-brown undertail coverts. Bewick's Wren: Small wren with unstreaked, gray to red-brown upperparts and plain white underparts. It is a ground nester, prefers Jack Pine stands over 80 acres in size. Alternates several quick, shallow strokes with wings pulled to sides. All rights reserved (About Us). For a popular birdwalk, follow the Waterfowl Observatory Trail in the main park recreation area. Some of our native wild birds are surprisingly colourful. Tail is long and scissor-like, black above with white outer edges and white below with black inner edges. Dusky Flycatcher: Small flycatcher with olive-gray upperparts and white or yellow tinged underparts. Black legs and feet. Short flights, alternates rapid wing beats with brief periods of wings pulled to sides. Shows white wing patch, black belly, reddish-brown breast, neck and back. Eats insects, caterpillars, seeds, fruits and berries. Deep rufous-orange underwing linings are visible in flight. Flies in V or straight line formations. White upertail with white-edged black tip. However, hummingbird nectar dyed red, or any color, should be avoided. Long-billed Murrelet: Small seabird with dark brown upperparts and darker brown barring, paler throat and white eye-ring. Split in 2016 by the American Ornithologist Union.