Eastern PA Birdline: 5/27/2016

  • RBA
  • Pennsylvania
  • Lehigh / Northampton Counties and Vicinity
  • May 27, 2016
  • PAEA1605.27

  • Birds mentioned


  • Transcript

Hotline: Eastern PA Birdline Date: May 27th at 6:00 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 be a field trip to Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge on June 4th. Meet at the Park & Ride lot at the William Penn Highway exit of Route 33, just south of Route 22 at 7:00 AM. Trip leader will be Mark Boyd.

There will also be a field trip to the Lehigh Gap Nature Center on June 11th. Meet at the Lehigh Gap Nature Center parking lot at 8:30 AM. Trip leader will be Scott Burnet.

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 PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Northampton County: RED-HEADED WOODPECKER – 1 on 5/25 (in a private backyard).

Sightings from JACOBSBURG STATE PARK, Northampton County: OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER – 1 on 5/25.

Sightings from the WILD CREEK RESERVOIR area, Carbon County: OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER – 1 to at least 5/23.

Sightings from LEASER LAKE, Lehigh County: YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT – 1 on 5/22 Kentucky Warblers – 2 on 5/22.

Sightings from the NEW TRIPOLI area, Lehigh County: At Ontelaunee Park: Kentucky Warbler – 1 on 5/22.

Sightings from GREEN LANE RESERVOIR, Montgomery County: At the Church Road area: ALDER FLYCATCHER – 1 to at least 5/25.

Sightings from GREEN LANE PARK, Montgomery County: At the Knight Lake area: Common Raven – 1 on 5/20.

Sightings from PEACE VALLEY PARK, Bucks County: COMMON GALLINULE – 1 from 5/13 to at least 5/21 (near the Chapman Road bridge) PROTHONOTARY WARBLER – 1 to at least 5/24.

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