Phalaropes in PA

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Currently there is a rash of sightings of phalaropes in Pennsylvania. I know of at least 8 different birds that have been reported in the last two weeks.

5/9- a Wilson’s Phalarope reported at the Polk Wetlands in Venango County

5/10-12- female Wilson’s Phalarope on Gremar Rd., Lower Nazareth Twp., Northampton County

5/12- Red-necked Phalarope at Lake Nockamixon, Bucks County

5/12-14- female Wilson’s Phalarope at Mud Level Rd, Cumberland County

5/13- two Red-necked Phalaropes at Mud Level Rd, Cumberland County

5/18- Wilson’s Phalarope at Greencastle Reservoir, Franklin County

5/19- male Red-necked Phalarope at Shartlesville Pond, Berks County

Here are two pictures I took of the female Wilson’s Phalarope at Mud Level Run.