Contributors: Alan Buriak, Mike Fialkovich, John Flannigan, Gigi Gerben, Geoff Malosh, Jerry McWilliams, Dean Newhouse, Clare Nicolls, Kate St. John, Steve Sanford, Jerry Stanley, Russ States, Ryan Tomazin, Mark Vass, Daniel Weeks.
Compiler: Amy Taracido
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 through Tuesday, 29 May 2018 (TWO WEEKS)
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On 5/19 at Bald Knob Pond, 25 SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPERS (GM).
At Boyce-Mayview Park on 5/19, 1 GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH (GG).
On 5/22 in Imperial, 1 SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER (MVas).
On 5/18 along the Butler-Freeport Trail, 2 WORM-EATING WARBLERS, COMMON RAVEN, VEERY (AB).
On 5/19 and 5/20 at Squaw Valley Woodlands, 1 GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH (DW).
At Glade Run Lake on 5/19, 3 ALDER FLYCATCHERS, 1 SORA (AB).
On 5/17 in the Pymatuning area, sightings included CLIFF SWALLOWS, BOBOLINKS, UPLAND SANDPIPER, SORA, VIRGINIA RAIL, RED-HEADED WOODPECKER, MARSH WREN, WILLOW FLYCATCHER, PROTHONOTARY WARBLER, PURPLE FINCH, COMMON MOORHEN, SANDHILL CRANE (CN).
At Presque Isle on 5/19, 2 NORTHERN HARRIERS, 1 MERLIN, 2 CLIFF SWALLOWS, 30 BOBOLINKS; on 5/20, 1 WHITE-WINGED SCOTER, ~32 flyover WHIMBRELS, 1 CONNECTICUT WARBLER; on 5/21, 1 AMERICAN TREE SPARROW (late); on 5/22, SANDHILL CRANE, 1-2 CLAY-COLORED SPARROWS (JM); on 5/24, 2 YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHERS, 2 ALDER FLYCATCHERS, CANADA WARBLER, WILSON'S WARBLER, and others (MF), NORTHERN HARRIERS, LINCOLN'S SPARROW, CASPIAN TERNS, GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL, CLAY-COLORED SPARROWS, BAY-BREASTED WARBLER, NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH, WILSON'S WARBLER, MOURNING WARBLER (DN); on 5/25, 3 WHIMBRELS; on 5/26, 1 BOBOLINK, 1 CATTLE EGRET (JM).
On 5/23 at State Gamelands #314, SANDHILL CRANE (JM).
On 5/21 at Quebec Run Wild Area, CANADA WARBLER (KSJ).
On 5/20 at the Shaner Road gravel ponds, 1 WHIMBREL (reported to MVas).
On 5/23 and 5/24 in Grove City, 1 WHITE-WINGED SCOTER (reported to MVas); on 5/25, 1 WHITE-WINGED SCOTER, 1 YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT, 1 CLAY-COLORED SPARROW (SS).
On 5/19 at Two Mile Run County Park, 1 female RED-NECKED PHALAROPE (RS).
At Kahle Lake on 5/20, 2 flyover WHIMBRELS, 1 GREAT EGRET; on 5/22, 1 DUNLIN, 8 SEMIPALMATED PLOVERS, 1 SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER, 22 unidentified SANDPIPER SP. (JS).
On 5/19 at Mingo Creek Park, 2 CERULEAN WARBLERS and others (JF).
At Canonsburg Lake on 5/22, 2 SEMIPALMATED PLOVERS (JF).
On 5/27 in the Pleasant Grove area, 10 WILLOW FLYCATCHERS (RT).