Eastern PA Birdline: 11/14/2014

  • RBA
  • Pennsylvania
  • Lehigh / Northampton Counties and Vicinity
  • November 14, 2014
  • PAEA1411.14

  • Birds mentioned


  • Transcript

Hotline: Eastern PA Birdline Date: November 14th at 1:00 AM To Report by E-Mail: Send to becard@rcn.com with “Birdline” in subject heading. Compiler: Dave DeReamus My reporting area includes all of Lehigh and Northampton Counties with the northern edge of the area reaching Beltzville State Park and the southern edge reaching Peace Valley Park in Bucks County. Updates are typically done every Friday, more often when necessary.

You can visit the Lehigh Valley Audubon Society Website at http://www.lvaudubon.org/ .

You can visit my 'Eastern PA Birding' Website for photos and information at http://users.rcn.com/becard/home.html .

The next Audubon program will be held on November 14th at 7:00 PM at the Wildlands Conservancy in Emmaus. Dr. Howard Whidden will do a program on “Recent Changes in the Bat Population of the Delaware Water Gap Recreation Area.”

Directions to many of the sites in this report can be found in the area’s birding guidebook, “Birds of the Lehigh Valley and Vicinity”. A completely revised, 2nd edition of the book can be ordered at: http://www.lvaudubon.org/shop/ .


Sightings from WILLIAMS TOWNSHIP, Northampton County: Palm Warbler – 1 on 11/12 (late date) PINE SISKINS – small flock on 11/12.

Sightings from BELTZVILLE STATE PARK, Carbon County: BRANT – 1 to at least 11/12 SNOW BUNTINGS – 37 on 11/6.

Sightings from BAKE OVEN KNOB, Lehigh County: Bald Eagles – 6 on 11/7 Northern Goshawk – 1 on 11/7 Golden Eagles – 20 on 11/7.

Sightings from the FOGELSVILLE QUARRY, Lehigh County: Cackling Geese – 2 on 11/7.

Sightings from GREEN LANE RESERVOIR, Montgomery County: At the Church Road area: Rusty Blackbird – 1 on 11/10.

Sightings from the UNAMI CREEK VALLEY, Montgomery County: Blue-headed Vireo – 1 on 11/11 (late date).

Sightings from PEACE VALLEY PARK, Bucks County: BRANT – 1 on 11/7 Cackling Goose – 1 on 11/7 Bonaparte’s Gulls – 2 on 11/6 and 11/7.

Sightings from LAKE TOWHEE, Bucks County: TRUMPETER SWAN – 1 to at least 11/13.

Sightings from MERRILL CREEK RESERVOIR in nearby New Jersey: At the Scotts Mountain Hawkwatch: Bald Eagles – 8 on 11/7 and 11/9 Northern Goshawk – 1 on 11/11 Peregrine Falcon – 1 on 11/7.

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