Contributors: Brendyn Baptiste, Matt Juskowich, Geoff Malosh, Jerry McWilliams, Richard Nugent, Tom Roberts, Kate St. John, Steve Sanford, Sue Solomon, Jerry Stanley, Russ States, Mark Vass.
Compiler: Amy Taracido
Monday, 2 October 2017 through Monday, 16 October 2017 (TWO WEEKS)
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PLEASE NOTE: COMMON LOON, GREEN-WINGED TEAL, NORTHERN SHOVELER, SWAINSON'S THRUSH, TENNESSEE WARBLER, NASHVILLE WARBLER continue to be reported.
On 10/3 in Hampton Township, 1 PURPLE FINCH (RN).
At Schenley Park golf course on 10/6, 1 MERLIN; on 10/13, WINTER WRENS, PALM WARBLER (KSJ).
On 10/8 at the Imperial Grasslands, 1 NORTHERN HARRIER, 1 PECTORAL SANDPIPER, 1 GREATER YELLOWLEGS, and others (MVas).
At Frick Park on 10/16, 4 WINTER WRENS (SSo).
In Ambridge on 10/13, 1 MERLIN (MVas).
On 10/7 over Worth Township, 2 flyover SANDHILL CRANES (MVas).
At Moraine State Park on 10/7, 1 NORTHERN PINTAIL, 1 GREATER YELLOWLEGS, and others (MVas).
On 10/15 at Lake Oneida, 17 AMERICAN PIPITS (MVas).
At Moniteau High School on 10/16, 4 PINE SISKINS (BB).
Near Kahle Lake on 10/9, 4 SANDHILL CRANES (RS).
On 10/5 at Presque Isle State Park, 28 NORTHERN PINTAILS, 9 SANDERLINGS; on 10/9, 3 BLACK-BELLIED PLOVERS, 6 SANDERLINGS, 1 DUNLIN; on 10/11, 7 SANDERLINGS; on 10/12, 3 SANDERLINGS, 1 MERLIN; on 10/16, 1 NORTHERN PINTAIL, 1 REDHEAD, 2 SURF SCOTERS, 1 SANDERLING, 10 DUNLIN, 30 COMMON/FORSTER'S TERNS (JM).
On 10/8 at Buhl Park, sightings included CAPE MAY WARBLER, BAY-BREASTED WARBLER, PALM WARBLER, WINTER WREN (SSa).
At Shenango Reservoir on 10/8, 1 BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER, 5 PECTORAL SANDPIPERS, 2 LESSER YELLOWLEGS (GM).
On 10/14 in Sharon, WINTER WREN (SSa).
In Davidsville on 10/13, 1 SHORT-EARED OWL (TR).
On 10/14 in Canal Township, 4 PINE SISKINS (JS).
In Franklin on 10/16, ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER and others (JS).
On 10/15 at Cross Creek County Park, 4 RUSTY BLACKBIRDS (MJ).