[CT Birds] Extralimital: BLACK-BACKED ORIOLE in PA (Potential 1st N. American record)

Tina and Peter Green petermgreen at hotmail.com
Fri Feb 3 21:21:16 EST 2017

Good luck to anyone who goes for this bird. John Oshlick and I made the trip today and got to see it. Please respect the homeowner's request. So far the neighbors are very welcoming. 

Tina Green
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> On Feb 3, 2017, at 11:53 AM, Ryan Maclean via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
> Post from Ted Nichols II on ABA Rare Bird Alert Facebook page:
> BLACK-BACKED ORIOLE - 20 and 21 Indiana Ave, Sinking Spring, Berks County,
> Pa. If accepted, this would represent a first North American record! (A
> previous California record was not accepted by their records committee.)
> Park along the street and do not block and driveways or mailboxes. Bird can
> easily be viewed from the street. The homeowners have also asked that
> visits be restricted to 7:30am-4pm only. An eBird hotspot was just created
> for this oriole. If eBirding this oriole, please use the hotspot.
> http://ebird.org/ebird/hotspot/L5398071 (Information culled from posts to
> PARBA text group and PABirds listserv.) (Photo by Mike Slater
> <https://www.facebook.com/mike.slater.967422>.)
> https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10158187561130022&set=gm.1327101764017130&type=3&theater
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