Snowy Owl
Broad-winged Hawk
Hooded Merganser
Ring-necked Duck
Eastern Meadowlark
Magnolia Warbler
Purple Martin
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Hudsonian Godwit
Northern Shoveler
Grasshopper Sparrow
Black-and-white Warbler
American Robin
Hooded Warbler
Belted Kingfisher
Northern Saw-whet-owl
Prairie Warbler
Laughing Gull
Bay-breasted Warbler
Yellow-throated Warbler
Horned Grebe
Northern Harrier
Horned Lark
Ring-necked Pheasant
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Eastern Kingbird
Scarlet Tanager
Black-bellied Plover
Northern Parula
American Goldfinch


Welcome to the Pennsylvania Society for Ornithology – a group of birders from across the commonwealth devoted to birding and wild bird conservation.

Our members range from neophyte birders to professional ornithologists.

All are welcome! 



Join us for the next webinar in our PSO Educational Series on Monday, January 23 at 7:00 pm.

We will hear from Annie Lindsay, Banding Program Manager at the Powdermill Nature Reserve, who'll share their research and discoveries, and present trends in songbird populations, behavior, and morphology using the site’s dataset.

The webinar is free and open to everyone, but registration is required. Register now here.


PSO January 2023



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 County Spotlight

The PSO is highlighting counties across the state to explore its hotspots and find as many birds as we can.

On March 17-20, 2023, join us as we lead a concentrated effort to bird Columbia County!