Eastern PA Birdline: 9/5/2014

  • RBA
  • Pennsylvania
  • Lehigh / Northampton Counties and Vicinity
  • September 5, 2014
  • PAEA1409.05


  • Transcript Hotline: Eastern PA Birdline Date: September 5th at 5:00 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 . There will also be a field trip to the Trexler Nature Preserve on September 14th. Meet at the Lehigh Valley Zoo parking lot at 7:00 AM. Trip leader will be Chris Hugosson. The next Audubon program will be held on September 12th at 7:00 PM at the Wildlands Conservancy in Emmaus. Kathy Uhler, Director of the Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, will do a program called “Amazing Animal Adaptations.” She will bring live animals. Bring your camera and your kids! 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 WILLIAMS TOWNSHIP, Northampton County: OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER – 1 on 8/29.

Sightings from LITTLE GAP, Northampton County: PHILADELPHIA VIREO – 1 on 8/30.

Sightings from BELTZVILLE STATE PARK, Carbon County: YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER – 1 back on 8/28.

Sightings from LEASER LAKE, Lehigh County: BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONS – 2 on 8/30; 1 on 8/31.

Sightings from LYNN TOWNSHIP, Lehigh County: RED-HEADED WOODPECKER – 1 on 9/1 (along Kunkles Mill Road).

Sightings from HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP, Lehigh County: Tundra Swan – 1 to at least 8/29 (along Bake Oven Road).

Sightings from the FOGELSVILLE area, Lehigh County: Short-billed Dowitcher – 1 on 9/1 (along Boulder Drive).

Sightings from GREEN LANE RESERVOIR, Montgomery County: At the Church Road area: BAIRD’S SANDPIPER – 1 on 8/31. Also Semipalmated Sandpiper.

Sightings from STATE GAME LANDS 157, Bucks County: On Haycock Mountain: RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS – 2 on 8/30.

Sightings from PEACE VALLEY PARK, Bucks County: PROTHONOTARY WARBLER – 1 back on 8/28. - End transcript