Contributors: Michael David, Karyn Delaney, Jerry McWilliams, Steve Sanford, Mark Vass, Carole Winslow, Kendall Zook.
Compiler: Amy Taracido
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 through Wednesday, 28 August 2019 (two weeks)
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NOTE: Increased numbers of COMMON NIGHTHAWKS have been reported this week.
On 8/16 in Duquesne, 1 YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON (MD et. al.).
In Schenley Park on 8/21, 1 MERLIN (KSJ).
At Raccoon Creek State Park on 8/23, 1 LESSER YELLOWLEGS (MVas).
On 8/23 at Moraine State Park, GREAT EGRET, CAPE MAY WARBLER, and others (KD).
Over Sligo on 8/24, VEERY, CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER, and others (CW).
On 8/15 at Presque Isle, 1 WHIMBREL; on 8/16, 1 AMERICAN AVOCET; on 8/17, 6 AMERICAN AVOCETS; on 8/18, 1 AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER, 14 AMERICAN AVOCETS; also through this week, 1-2 RED KNOTS, 1-4 WILLETS, WHIMBRELS; on 8/19, 2 MARBLED GODWITS (JM); on 8/22, sightings included BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER, 2 PIPING PLOVERS, SEMIPALMATED PLOVER, GREATER YELLOWLEGS, LESSER YELLOWLEGS, WHIMBREL, RED KNOT, SANDERLING, SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER, LEAST SANDPIPER, PECTORAL SANDPIPER, SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER (KZ et. al.).
On 8/22 at Yellow Creek State Park, 2 SEMIPALMATED PLOVERS, 1 SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER, 1 GREATER YELLOWLEGS, 2 LESSER YELLOWLEGS, 10 SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPERS, 19 LEAST SANDPIPERS, 3 PECTORAL SANDPIPERS (MVas).
At Chestnut Run on 8/23, 2 CAPE MAY WARBLERS (SS).
Through 8/23 at Buhl Park, RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS (SS).