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


Nominations for the Conservation and Earl Poole Awards


    Nominations for the Conservation Award and the Earl Poole Award which will be given at the PSO Annual meeting in September are being sought.

    The Conservation Award is presented to an individual or organization that has had a positive impact on bird conservation in Pennsylvania. The award is most often given to an organization or individual from the area that the Annual Meeting is being held which this year is Crawford County. A list of previous winners can be found on the awards page of the PSO website.


    The Earl Poole Award is presented annually to a person or persons who have made significant contributions to Pennsylvania’s ornithology. This may be in the form of research, volunteer efforts, publications, field work, or any other pursuit that has increased our knowledge and understanding of the birdlife in Pennsylvania. A list of previous winners can be found on the awards page of the PSO website.


    Nominations for the Conservation Award should include the name of the organization/individual along with the contribution that the organization/individual has made to conservation in PA. Please include the organizations website if it is applicable.


    Nominations for the Earl Poole Award should include the name of the person and their contributions to PA Ornithology.


    Send all applications no later than May 31 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.