Contributors: Carole Borek, Alan Buriak, Karyn Delaney, Gigi Gerben, Steve Gosser, Sam Gutherie, Craig Holt, Marjorie Howard, Geoff Malosh, Jerry McWilliams, Jerry Stanley, Shannon Thompson, Ryan Tomazin, Mark Vass, Carole Winslow.
Compiler: Amy Taracido
Tuesday, 8 May 2018 through Tuesday, 15 May 2018
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PLEASE NOTE: GREAT EGRET, TENNESSEE WARBLERS, BAY-BREASTED WARBLERS, continue to be reported.
On 5/12 in the Imperial area, ~55 SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHERS (GM).
At Boyce-Mayview Park on 5/12, 1 BROAD-WINGED HAWK, 1 PHILADELPHIA VIREO (RT).
On 5/12 at Harrison Hills Park, YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, 7 PURPLE MARTINS, 2 WORM-EATING WARBLERS, 1 KENTUCKY WARBLER, 2 CERULEAN WARBLERS, 1 CANADA WARBLER (SGo).
At Frick Park on 5/13, 1 MOURNING WARBLER, 1 OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER; on 5/14, OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER, VEERY, 4 CANADA WARBLERS (ST).
On 5/14 over Moon Township, numerous WARBLER SP., BOBOLINKS, CUCKOO SP., and more; also on 5/14, 1 CANADA WARBLER (GM).
On 5/15 along the Three Rivers Heritage Trail in Lawrenceville, 1 WILSON'S WARBLER (CB).
At Crooked Creek Lake on 5/12, 1 PHILADELPHIA VIREO, 1 COMMON RAVEN, 1 MOURNING WARBLER, 1 CERULEAN WARBLER, 1 CANADA WARBLER, 1 WILSON'S WARBLER, 1 LINCOLN'S SPARROW (SGo); on 5/14, CERULEAN WARBLER (AB).
On 5/14 in the Worthington area, WILLOW FLYCATCHERS, SAVANNAH SPARROWS, 4+ BOBOLINKS (AB).
Near the village of Yellow Dog on 5/15, 1 ALDER FLYCATCHER (SGu).
In Economy Borough on 5/12, sightings included WILSON'S WARBLER (KD).
On 5/13 at Independence Marsh, 3 SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHERS (MVas).
In Sligo on 5/14, BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO and others (CW).
On 5/11 at Pymatuning, 55 CLIFF SWALLOWS, BONAPARTE'S GULL, 2 CASPIAN TERNS, 30 PURPLE MARTINS, BOBOLINKS (CH).
At Presque Isle State Park on 5/7, 1 WILLET; on 5/8, LEAST BITTERN; on 5/9, 1 NORTHERN HARRIER, 2 ROUGH-LEGGED HAWKS, 2 BANK SWALLOWS, 1 GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER/HYBRID, 37 BOBOLINKS, 1 PURPLE FINCH; on 5/10, 1 LAWRENCE'S WARBLER, 1 PROTHONOTARY WARBLER; on 5/11, 1 GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER; also this week, 2 PIPING PLOVERS continue, 3-4 ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLERS, 2-3 CLAY-COLORED SPARROWS (JM).
On 5/14 in Wayne Township, 2 SANDHILL CRANES (MH).
Along Shaner Road on 5/12, 2 WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPERS (MVas).
At Kahle Lake on 5/13, 1 RED-THROATED LOON, PEREGRINE FALCON, NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH, CLIFF SWALLOW (JS).
On 5/13 near the Hickory Creek Wilderness Ranch outside of Tidioute, 1 AMERICAN BITTERN (reported to CW).