Hotline: Eastern PA Birdline
Date: April 28th at 4:00 AM
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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.
There will be a field trip to Housenick Park on April 28th. Meet at
Housenick Park at 8:30 AM. Trip leader will be Scott Burnet.
There will also be a field trip to the Lehigh Parkway on April 29th. Meet
at the Tilghman Square parking lot, near the Red Robin restaurant, just west
of Route 309 at 7:30 AM. Trip leader will be Barbara Malt.
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:
NOW FOR THE BIRDS!
Sightings from the BETHLEHEM BOAT CLUB area, Northampton County:
YELLOW-THROATED WARBLER – 1 continues since 4/22.
Sightings from EAST ALLEN TOWNSHIP, Northampton County:
At Seiple’s Pond:
ROSS’S GOOSE – 1 to at least 4/26.
Sightings from BELTZVILLE STATE PARK, Carbon County:
Red-breasted Merganser – 1 on 4/26
RED-THROATED LOONS – 2 on 4/20; 4 on 4/21.
Sightings from LEASER LAKE, Lehigh County:
Red-breasted Merganser – 1 to at least 4/22
RED-THROATED LOON – 1 to at least 4/26
RED-NECKED GREBES – 2 to at least 4/26.
Sightings from GREEN LANE RESERVOIR, Montgomery County:
At the Walt Road area:
Red-breasted Merganser – 1 to at least 4/20
FORSTER’S TERN – 1 back on 4/19.
Sightings from DEEP CREEK / KNIGHT LAKE area, Montgomery County:
SNOWY EGRETS – 2 back on 4/19.
Sightings from the RIEGELSVILLE area, Bucks County:
YELLOW-THROATED WARBLER – 1 continues since 4/21.
Sightings from LAKE NOCKAMIXON, Bucks County:
FORSTER’S TERN – 1 on 4/20.
Sightings from PEACE VALLEY PARK, Bucks County:
RED-THROATED LOON – 1 to at least 4/20.