Pennsylvania Birds

Pennsylvania Birds, the PSO's quarterly journal dedicated to bird distribution and occurence in Pennsylvania, is included in PSO Memberships. It includes sightings for each quarter on a county-by-county basis, rare bird reports, the CBC, the NAMC, site guides, PA Birdlists, Hawk Migration Summaries, book reviews, PORC reports, and articles of general interest ranging from the humorous to the technical. Library/Institutional rates are also available (These rates do not include the PSO Newsletter).

Subscription Information
Subscription Rates
Latest Issue Information
Publishing Deadlines
Submitting Reports
Submission of Materials for Publication
Seasonal Occurrence Tables

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Subscription Information

One year's subscription includes 4 issues covering bird sightings from December to November.

The first issue (containing reports for Dec-Feb) is mailed in May and the last issue (containing reports from Aug-Nov) is mailed in February of the following year.

New subscriptions received during the publishing year (late June through March) receive all back issues for that year plus any remaining issues for the current publishing year unless another year is specified.

The back issues are mailed with the next regular issue.

Subscription Rates
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One year Individual Membership in PSO $30.00
One year Family Membership in PSO $35.00
One year Sustaining Membership in PSO $45.00

One year Student Membership in PSO $10.00

Library/Institutional Rates

  • United States $33.00
  • Canada $48.00
  • Other Foreign Country $62.00

Make check payable to PSO and send to:
2469 Hammertown Road
Narvon, PA 17555-9726


Publishing Deadlines
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Materials (articles, letters, photos) to be included in the publication should be sent to the Chief Editor by the due dates listed below.

Due Date
Publication Date
Dec - Feb
March 31
Mar - May
June 30
Jun - Jul
August 31
Aug - Nov
December 31





Submitting Reports
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Bird sightings should be sent to the County Compiler for the county in which the sightings were made. Be sure to include the following: Species, Location, Number, Observer, Date. If the species requires documentation, be sure to include it.

Submission of Materials for Publication
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We welcome submission of articles, artwork or photographs. Any materials submitted must be accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope if the author desires to have the material returned. Slides and/or negatives are preferred and will be returned -- prints will not be returned. Articles should be sent on IBM compatible disks when possible or via email (Word Perfect preferred, but Microsoft Word or ASCII are also acceptable). PENNSYLVANIA BIRDS assumes no liability or responsibility for any unsolicited materials. Materials should be sent to
Greg Grove, Editor-in-chief, 9524 Stone Creek Ridge Road, Huntingdon, PA 16652

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Requests for reprints of articles will be handled by the editors.
Send requests to Frank Haas, 2469 Hammertown Rd., Narvon, Pa 17555-9730

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Chief Editor -Greg Grove, 9524 Stone Creek Ridge Road, Huntingdon, PA 16652

Seasonal Editors

Data Input Technician - Wendy Jo Shemansky

Department Editors

Membership/Subscription Manager - Frank Haas