- Lehigh / Northampton Counties and Vicinity
- December 2, 2016
- Birds mentioned
EVENING GROSBEAK BLACK-NECKED STILT SNOW BUNTING DICKCISSEL GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE LONG-TAILED DUCK
Hotline: Eastern PA Birdline Date: December 2nd at 1:00 PM
The Allentown Christmas Bird Count will be held on December 17th. If interested, contact Rett Oren at 484-985-5685.
The Wild Creek / Little Gap Christmas Bird Count will be held on December 18th. If interested, contact Corey Husic at 570-269-7509.
The Bethlehem / Easton / Hellertown Christmas Bird Count will be held on December 31st. If interested, contact Don & Elaine Mease at 610-346-7754.
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 KUNKLETOWN area, Monroe County: Rusty Blackbird – 1 on 11/26 (fly-by).
Sightings from MAUCH CHUNK LAKE, Carbon County: EVENING GROSBEAKS – 2 on 11/25.
Sightings from BAKE OVEN KNOB, Lehigh County: Bald Eagles – 4 on 11/26.
Sightings from GREEN LANE RESERVOIR, Montgomery County: At the Walt Road area: Ruddy Ducks – 438 on 11/25 (high count) BLACK-NECKED STILT – 1 from 11/13 to at least 11/28 Dunlin – 1 from 11/19 to at least 11/30 SNOW BUNTINGS – 2 on 11/25 (fly-by’s). Also Common Goldeneye, Double-crested Cormorant, and Least Sandpiper.
Sightings from the KINTNERSVILLE area, Bucks County: DICKCISSEL – 1 on 11/24 and 11/25 (at a private feeder).
Sightings from LAKE TOWHEE, Bucks County: Cackling Goose – 1 on 11/26.
Sightings from PEACE VALLEY PARK, Bucks County: GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE – 1 on 11/25 Cackling Geese – 3 on 11/25; 5 on 11/26; 3 on 11/27 LONG-TAILED DUCK – 1 on 11/25 American Pipit – 1 on 11/25.
Red-breasted Nuthatches continued to be reported from several sites this past week.
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