- Lehigh / Northampton Counties and Vicinity
- January 9, 2015
ROSS’S GOOSE HARRIS’S SPARROW RED-HEADED WOODPECKER GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE SANDHILL CRANE
Hotline: Eastern PA Birdline Date: January 9th at 5:00 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 the NAZARETH QUARRY, Northampton County: ROSS’S GOOSE – 1 to at least 1/2 (among ~30,000 Snow Geese).
Sightings from WILLIAMS TOWNSHIP, Northampton County: HARRIS’S SPARROW – 1 to at least 1/5 (first-winter bird).
Sightings from BELTZVILLE STATE PARK, Carbon County: Gray Catbird – 1 on 1/3.
Sightings from LEASER LAKE, Lehigh County: Gray Catbird – 1 on 1/3.
Sightings from LYNN TOWNSHIP, Lehigh County: RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS – 2 on 1/2 (along Kunkels Mill Road).
Sightings from the FOGELSVILLE QUARRY, Lehigh County: GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE – 1 on 1/2 ROSS’S GEESE – 2 to at least 1/2 (1 white morph and 1 blue morph).
Sightings from the BREINIGSVILLE area, Lehigh County: SANDHILL CRANE – 1 to at least 1/8 (along Shaefer Run Road).
Sightings from the ALLENTOWN area, Lehigh County: At the Dorney Park pond: GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE – 1 on 1/2.
Sightings from LAKE NOCKAMIXON, Bucks County: Common Loon – 1 to at least 1/3.
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