Date: 6/8/19 1:41 am
From: Dave DeReamus <becard...>
Subject: Eastern PA Birdline: 6/8/2019
- RBA
* Pennsylvania
* Lehigh / Northampton Counties and Vicinity
* June 8, 2019
* PAEA1906.08

- Birds mentioned

OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER
NELSON’S SPARROW (1st Northampton County record)
GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH
DICKCISSEL
COMMON GALLINULE
BLUE GROSBEAK
RED-HEADED WOODPECKER
PHILADELPHIA VIREO
BLACK TERN
RED-HEADED WOODPECKER
CATTLE EGRET
RED KNOT
RUDDY TURNSTONE
SANDERLING
COMMON TERN
ALDER FLYCATCHER
PROTHONOTARY WARBLER
YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER
YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT

- Transcript

Hotline: Eastern PA Birdline
Date: June 8th at 4:00 AM
To Report by E-Mail: Send to <becard...> 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 beginner’s bird walk at The Ponds at Apple Park on June 8th.
Meet at The Ponds at Apple Park parking lot at 1892 Packhouse Road in
Fogelsville at 8:30 AM. Trip leader will be Chris Hugosson.

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 UPPER MOUNT BETHEL TOWNSHIP, Northampton County:
Along National Park Drive:
OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER – 1 on 5/25.

Sightings from LAKE MINSI, Northampton County:
NELSON’S SPARROWS – 2 on 6/1 (1st Northampton County record).

Sightings from BEAR SWAMP, Northampton County:
GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH – 1 on 5/25.

Sightings from PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Northampton County:
At the Grand Central landfill:
DICKCISSEL – 1 on 6/1.

Sightings from BUSHKILL TOWNSHIP, Northampton County:
At the Albert Road ponds:
OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER – 1 on 6/1.

Sightings from LOWER NAZARETH TOWNSHIP, Northampton County:
Along Christian Springs Road:
COMMON GALLINULE – 1 to at least 5/20.

Sightings from WILLIAMS TOWNSHIP, Northampton County:
At the Koch property:
BLUE GROSBEAK – 1 on 6/3 (female).

Sightings from the GREEN POND area, Northampton County:
Ruddy Ducks – 2 on 5/19; 1 on 5/20 and 5/23
Great Egret – 1 from 6/1 to at least 6/3.

Sightings from HOUSENICK PARK, Northampton County:
OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER – 1 on 5/23
GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH – 1 on 5/17.

Sightings from MOORE TOWNSHIP, Northampton County:
RED-HEADED WOODPECKER – 1 on 5/25 (along E. Best Road)
PHILADELPHIA VIREO – 1 on 5/26
Purple Finch – 1 on 5/26.

Sightings from BELTZVILLE STATE PARK, Carbon County:
Buffleheads – 2 on 6/5
Red-breasted Merganser – 1 from 5/21 to 5/24, 5/31, and 6/4
Black-bellied Plover – 1 on 5/23
BLACK TERN – 1 on 5/24.

Sightings from BAKE OVEN KNOB, Lehigh County:
RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS – 3 on 5/25
GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH – 1 on 5/25.

Sightings from UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP, Lehigh County:
Along Cetronia Road (across from Air Products):
Buffleheads – 1 from 5/21 to 5/27; 2 from 5/28 to at least 6/3
Hooded Merganser – 1 on 6/3
Semipalmated Sandpipers – 6 on 6/2.

Sightings from RODALE EXPERIMENTAL FARM, Berks County:
DICKCISSEL – 1 from 5/22 to at least 6/7.

Sightings from GREEN LANE RESERVOIR, Montgomery County:
At the Church Road area:
CATTLE EGRET – 1 on 6/2
Black-bellied Plovers – ~250 on 6/1 (fly-by’s)
RED KNOTS – ~30 on 6/1 (fly-by’s)
RUDDY TURNSTONES – ~1100 on 6/1 (fly-by’s)
SANDERLINGS – ~500 on 6/1 (fly-by’s)
Dunlin – ~100 on 6/1 (fly-by’s)
COMMON TERN – 1 on 5/19
Forster’s Tern – 1 on 6/6
Bonaparte’s Gull – 1 on 5/25.
Along Knight Road:
ALDER FLYCATCHER – 1 on 5/18.

Sightings from the RIEGELSVILLE area, Bucks County:
PROTHONOTARY WARBLER – 1 from 4/29 to at least 5/20.

Sightings from STATE GAME LANDS 157, Bucks County:
On Haycock Mountain:
RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS – 2 during this past week.

Sightings from PEACE VALLEY PARK, Bucks County:
YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER – 1 on 5/25
ALDER FLYCATCHER – 1 on 5/25
PROTHONOTARY WARBLER – 1 to at least 6/4
YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT – 1 on 5/24.

- End transcript
 
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