The committee accepted this record based on the photographs of the bird. This is the 5th Pennsylvania record and the first for Somerset County.

Ruff     Philomachus pugnax
Date of Sighting:  16 April 2012 to 16 April 2012
County : SOMERSET    Location : SOMERSET LAKE
Observer(s): Mike Lanzone
Date of Submission: 2012
Submitted by: Mike Lanzone
Written Description:  Yes     Photo: Yes        Specimen: No         Recording: No