Contributors: Dave Brooke, Michael David, Jerry McWilliams, Dan Richards, Kate St. John, Jack Solomon, Marge Van Tassel, Mark Vass, Dan Weeks, Kendall Zook.
Compiler: Amy Taracido
Tuesday, 2 October 2018 through Tuesday, 16 October 2018 (TWO WEEKS)
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NOTE: COMMON LOON, GADWALL, RUDDY DUCK, GREATER YELLOWLEGS, SWAINSON'S THRUSH, BAY-BREASTED WARBLER, NASHVILLE WARBLER, and other fall warblers continue to be reported.
On 10/5 at Schenley Park, YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, WINTER WREN (KSJ).
On 10/6 at Frick Park, LINCOLN'S SPARROW; on 10/7, WINTER WREN (JS).
At Barking Slopes on 10/7, 1 ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER (MD).
On 10/9 at Harrison Hills Park, PURPLE FINCH, COMMON RAVEN (DB).
In the Worthington area on 10/12, YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (MVan).
On 10/15 at Crooked Creek Lake, 1 GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH (MVan).
On 10/13 at Moraine State Park, 1 BONAPARTE'S GULL (MVas).
At Squaw Valley Woodlands on 10/14, 2 PURPLE FINCHES (DW).
Along Rundelltown Road in Conneautville on 10/7, 1 BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER (KZ).
This week at Presque Isle State Park, sightings included SURF SCOTER, MERLIN, NORTHERN PINTAIL, WHITE-WINGED SCOTER (10/12), SANDERLINGS, COMMON TERNS, PEREGRINE FALCONS, 1 LONG-TAILED DUCK (10/14), 2 RED-NECKED GREBES (10/14), 1 GREAT EGRET (10/14), DUNLIN, PECTORAL SANDPIPER (JM).
In Waterford on 10/14, 5 SANDHILL CRANES (JM).
On 10/5 at State Gamelands #244, NORTHERN HARRIER (DR).