Contributors: Karyn Delaney, Mike Fialkovich, John Flannigan, Gigi Gerben, Amy Henrici, Matt Juskowich, Meg Kolodick, Geoff Malosh, Jerry McWilliams, Clare Nicolls, Steve Sanford, Jack Solomon, Jerry Stanley, Russ States, Marjorie Van Tassel, Mark Vass.
Compiler: Amy Taracido
Saturday, 25 March 2017 through Saturday, 1 April 2017
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Please note: FOY GREAT EGRET, NORTHERN ROUGH-WINGED SWALLOW, BARN SWALLOW, SOLITARY SANDPIPER, HERMIT THRUSH were reported; LESSER YELLOWLEGS, FOX SPARROW, RUDDY DUCK, COMMON LOON, BUFFLEHEAD also continue to be reported.
At North Park on 3/26, 1 VESPER SPARROW (AH).
On 3/26 in the Imperial area, sightings included 3 NORTHERN HARRIERS, 1 REDHEAD (GG).
On 3/30 at Frick Park, WINTER WREN (JSo).
At Dashields Dam on 3/31, 1 FORSTER'S TERN, 1 LONG-TAILED DUCK, 3 BONAPARTE'S GULLS (GM).
On 3/31 at McKees Rocks, PEREGRINE FALCON (JF).
At the Tarentum Bridge on 4/1, 2 LONG-TAILED DUCKS (AH).
On 3/31 at Crooked Creek Lake, 2 REDHEADS and more (MVan).
In Rochester on 3/31, 3 LONG-TAILED DUCKS, 1 BONAPARTE'S GULL (MVas), 3 LONG-TAILED DUCKS, 3 NORTHERN SHOVELERS (JF).
On 3/28 at Lake Arthur, 21 LONG-TAILED DUCKS (reported to MVas); on 3/29, 2 CANVASBACKS and others (KD); on 3/30, 2 REDHEADS and more (MVan).
In Beaver Township on 3/26, 1 SNOWY OWL continued (CN).
On 3/29 in the Springboro area, 9 SHORT-EARED OWLS (CN).
On 3/26 at Presque Isle, sightings included 1 EURASIAN WIGEON, 9 NORTHERN HARRIERS, 4 ROUGH-LEGGED HAWKS, 1 MERLIN, 1 PEREGRINE FALCON, 26 HORNED LARKS, 1 SANDHILL CRANE; on 3/29, 1 ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK (JM).
On 3/29 at Greenlick Run Lake, 8 LONG-TAILED DUCKS and more (MF); on 4/1, 1 CASPIAN TERN (MJ).
On 3/26 along Tieline Road, 4 LAPLAND LONGSPURS, ~50 HORNED LARKS, AMERICAN PIPITS (SS).
At Shenango Lake on 3/28, 53 LONG-TAILED DUCKS (reported to SS).
At Kahle Lake on 3/28, 47 LONG-TAILED DUCKS; on 3/30, 3/31, and 4/1, 1 EARED GREBE (JSt, MVas); also on 3/31, 3 LONG-TAILED DUCKS (JSt), 1 nearby SANDHILL CRANE (MK).
On 3/28 at Wyattville pond, 13 LONG-TAILED DUCKS (JSt).
On 3/29 at Two Mile Run Park, 1 PECTORAL SANDPIPER, 1 LONG-TAILED DUCK (RS).