Eastern PA Birdline: 3/18/2016

  • RBA
  • Pennsylvania
  • Lehigh / Northampton Counties and Vicinity
  • March 18, 2016
  • PAEA1603.18

  • Birds mentioned


  • Transcript

Hotline: Eastern PA Birdline Date: March 18th at 9:00 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 Leaser Lake on April 17th. Meet at Leaser Lake’s North Boat Launch at 8:00 AM. Trip leader will be Frank Dickman.

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 UPPER MOUNT BETHEL TOWNSHIP, Northampton County: COMMON REDPOLLS – 3 on 3/15 (in a backyard near Lake Minsi).

Sightings from BELTZVILLE STATE PARK, Carbon County: PINE SISKINS – 2 on 3/11.

Sightings from PEACE VALLEY PARK, Bucks County: Osprey – 1 on 3/15.

American Woodcock, Tree Swallows, and Eastern Phoebe were noted in the area this past week.

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