- Lehigh / Northampton Counties and Vicinity
- October 31, 2014
RED-HEADED WOODPECKER SURF SCOTER GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE CATTLE EGRET RED-NECKED GREBE
Hotline: Eastern PA Birdline Date: October 31st at 7:00 AM To Report by E-Mail: Send to firstname.lastname@example.org 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 .
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/ .
NOW FOR THE BIRDS!
Sightings from LITTLE GAP, Carbon County: RED-HEADED WOODPECKER – 1 on 10/26 (fly-by).
Sightings from BELTZVILLE STATE PARK, Carbon County: SURF SCOTER – 1 on 10/29.
Sightings from BAKE OVEN KNOB, Lehigh County: Bald Eagles – 15 on 10/24; 8 on 10/26 Sharp-shinned Hawks – 237 on 10/26 Northern Goshawks – 2 on 10/24; 1 on 10/30 Red-tailed Hawks – 128 on 10/30 Golden Eagles – 8 on 10/24; 20 on 10/26; 7 on 10/30 Merlins – 6 on 10/29.
Sightings from the COPLAY area, Lehigh County: At the Quarry Street Quarry: GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE – 1 on 10/28 Cackling Geese – 2 on 10/28.
Sightings from the ALLENTOWN area, Lehigh County: At Trexler Pond: Cackling Geese – 2 on 10/24.
Sightings from PEACE VALLEY PARK, Bucks County: GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE – 1 to at least 10/28.
Sightings from the UPPER BLACK EDDY area, Bucks County: At Giving Pond: CATTLE EGRET – 1 on 10/26.
Sightings from LAKE NOCKAMIXON, Bucks County: RED-NECKED GREBES – 5 on 10/26.
Purple Finches and PINE SISKINS were reported from several sites this past week.
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