- Lehigh / Northampton Counties and Vicinity
- November 7, 2014
BRANT BLACK SCOTER ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER TRUMPETER SWAN SNOW BUNTING
Hotline: Eastern PA Birdline Date: November 7th at 1:00 AM To Report by E-Mail: Send to email@example.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 .
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 BELTZVILLE STATE PARK, Carbon County: BRANT – 1 on 11/5.
Sightings from BAKE OVEN KNOB, Lehigh County: Bald Eagles – 11 on 11/2 Northern Goshawks – 2 on 11/2 and 11/3 Red-tailed Hawks – 214 on 11/2 Golden Eagles – 23 on 11/2; 9 on 11/3 Peregrine Falcons – 2 on 11/3.
Sightings from the FOGELSVILLE QUARRY, Lehigh County: Cackling Goose – 1 on 11/2.
Sightings from the ALLENTOWN area, Lehigh County: At Trexler Pond: Cackling Geese – 2 to at least 11/2.
Sightings from GREEN LANE RESERVOIR, Montgomery County: At the Church Road area: Cackling Goose – 1 on 11/4 BLACK SCOTER – 1 on 11/1. At the Walt Road area: Ruddy Ducks – 287 on 11/6 Bonaparte’s Gulls – 7 on 11/6.
Sightings from STATE GAME LANDS 157, Bucks County: ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER – 1 on 11/5.
Sightings from LAKE TOWHEE, Bucks County: TRUMPETER SWAN – 1 to at least 11/3 BRANT – 1 to at least 11/3.
Sightings from LAKE NOCKAMIXON, Bucks County: SNOW BUNTING – 1 during this past week (at the marina).
Sightings from MERRILL CREEK RESERVOIR in nearby New Jersey: At the Scotts Mountain Hawkwatch: Bald Eagles – 7 on 11/2 Northern Goshawk – 1 on 11/3 Red-tailed Hawks – 161 on 11/2 Golden Eagle – 1 on 11/2.
Purple Finches and PINE SISKINS were reported from several sites this past week.
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