Martins Creek Power Plant, Northampton County
(at the boat launch area)
Spotted Sandpiper, 1 to at least March 5.
Also seen: Tree Swallow.
Plainfield Township, Northampton County
(at the Grand Central landfill)
Glaucous Gull, 1 on March 3 (adult).
Albert Road Ponds, Northampton County
Greater White-fronted Goose, 1 to at least March 13.
Cackling Goose, 1 to at least March 13.
Williams Township, Northampton County
"Gambel's" White-crowned Sparrow, 1 to at least March 15.
Rusty Blackbird, 4 on March 15.
East Allen Township, Northampton County
(along Arrowhead Road)
Lapland Longspur, 1 on March 16.
Gilbert, Monroe County
Yellow-headed Blackbird, 1 on March 14 (an adult at a private feeder).
Red-breasted Merganser, 3 to at least March 13.
Macungie, Lehigh County
(along Alburtis Road west of Route 100)
Greater White-fronted Goose, 1 on March 9.
Mertztown, Berks County
(at a farm pond along Chestnut Street)
"Eurasian" Green-winged Teal, 1 on March 8 and March 9.
Also seen: Killdeer and Wilson's Snipe.
Henningsville, Berks County
Brown Thrasher, 1 to at least March 14.
Green Lane Reservoir, Montgomery County
(at the Church Road area)
"Eurasian" Green-winged Teal, 1 to at least March 9.
(at the Walt Road area)
Greater White-fronted Goose, 1 to at least March 4.
Greater Scaup, 2 on March 7.
Lake Nockamixon, Bucks County
Trumpeter Swan, 1 on March 3.
Peace Valley Park, Bucks County
Cackling Goose, 1 on March 3.
Red-breasted Nuthatches and Fox Sparrows were reported at several sites during the past week.
A male Black-backed Oriole, a native of central Mexico, continues to visit feeders along Indiana Street in Heidelberg Township, near Sinking Spring in Berks County. This is the first Black-backed Oriole identified in the United States. Please use caution when approaching the area. The rules are listed in the February 12 blog posting.
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