- Lehigh / Northampton Counties and Vicinity
- March 4, 2016
ICELAND GULL Spotted Sandpiper REDHEAD GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE
Hotline: Eastern PA Birdline Date: March 4th 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 .
There will be a field trip to the Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area on March 12th. Meet at the Tilghman Square parking lot, near the Red Robin restaurant, just west of Route 309 at 1:00 PM. Trip leader will be Peter Saenger.
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 LAKE MINSI, Northampton County: ICELAND GULL – 1 on 2/28.
Sightings from the MARTINS CREEK PPL POWER PLANT area, Northampton County: At the boat launch area: Spotted Sandpiper – 1 from 1/5 to at least 3/3.
Sightings from LAKE NOCKAMIXON, Bucks County: REDHEADS – 3 on 2/26.
Sightings from GREEN LANE RESERVOIR, Montgomery County: At the Church Road area: GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE – 1 on 2/29.
American Woodcocks were noted from both Lehigh and Northampton Counties.
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