- Lehigh / Northampton Counties and Vicinity
- May 14, 2016
WHITE-WINGED SCOTER COMMON GALLINULE ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER BLUE GROSBEAK RED-HEADED WOODPECKER LONG-TAILED DUCK RED-THROATED LOON MARSH WREN RED-NECKED GREBE TRUMPETER SWAN PROTHONOTARY WARBLER
Hotline: Eastern PA Birdline Date: May 14th at 3:00 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 .
Upcoming field trips include a trip to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and the Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge on the 21st, and a trip to Laurel Run Road in Delaware State Forest in the Poconos on the 22nd.
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 MARTINS CREEK PPL POWER PLANT area, Northampton County: At the boat launch area: WHITE-WINGED SCOTER – 1 from 5/7 to at least 5/13 COMMON GALLINULE – 1 on 5/7.
Sightings from JACOBSBURG STATE PARK, Northampton County: ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER – 1 on 5/9 BLUE GROSBEAK – 1 on 5/9.
Sightings from the GRAVER ARBORETUM, Northampton County: RED-HEADED WOODPECKER – 1 on 5/8.
Sightings from BELTZVILLE STATE PARK, Carbon County: LONG-TAILED DUCKS – 2 on 5/8 Red-breasted Mergansers – 1 on 5/8; 5 on 5/13 RED-THROATED LOON – 1 on 5/10 and 5/13.
Sightings from LEASER LAKE, Lehigh County: Rusty Blackbirds – 4 on 5/7.
Sightings from GREEN LANE RESERVOIR, Montgomery County: At the Church Road area: Bonaparte’s Gull – 1 on 5/7 MARSH WREN – 1 on 5/7 and 5/8. At the Walt Road area: RED-NECKED GREBE – 1 on 5/8.
Sightings from LAKE TOWHEE, Bucks County: TRUMPETER SWAN – 1 to at least 5/8.
Sightings from LAKE NOCKAMIXON, Bucks County: Red-breasted Mergansers – 2 on 5/10
Sightings from PEACE VALLEY PARK, Bucks County: PROTHONOTARY WARBLER – 1 to at least 5/9.
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