Berks County Records

874b-01-2017 Black-backed Oriole Berks

Species: Black-backed Oriole (Icturus abeleii)

Number of Individuals observed: 1

Date of Sighting:   2/2/2017

County :   Berks

Location : 20 Indiana Ave, Sinking Spring

GPS Coordinates: 40.3325453, -76.0384342

Observer(s):   Michael Slater, Walker Catlett, Baxter Beamer, Max Nootbaar, Tucker Beamer, Josh Cantor, +hundreds more

Date of Submission:   2/27/2017, 11/29/2017

Submitted by:   Michael Slater, Josh Cantor

Written Description:     Yes           Photo:     Yes           Specimen:     no   Recording: no

Black-backed oriole

Oriole pictures, 20 Indiana Ave. Sinking Spring PA

Oriole pictures, 20 Indiana Ave. Sinking Spring PA

Oriole pictures, 20 Indiana Ave. Sinking Spring PA

Oriole pictures, 20 Indiana Ave. Sinking Spring PA

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

538-01-2015 Pacific-slope Flycatcher Berks

Species: Pacific-slope Flycatcher

Number of Individuals: 1

Date of Sighting: 12/24/2015

County : Berks

Location : Berks County Heritage Center

GPS Coordinates: 40.371735, -75.976389

Observer(s): Michael David, Alex Lamoreaux, Sarah Hungerford, David Yeany II

Date of Submission: 1/9/2016

Submitted by: Michael David

Written Description:     Yes     Photo:     Yes     Specimen:     No     Recording:     No

 

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Posted in Accepted, Class III, Completed

171-04-2015 Mississippi Kite Berks

Species:  Mississippi Kite (Ictinia mississippiensis)

Number of Individuals:   1

Date of Sighting:   9/25/2015

County :    Berks

Location :    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary

GPS Coordinates:  40.626636, -75.968135

Observer(s):   Laurie Goodrich

Date of Submission:   9/28/2015

Submitted by:  Laurie Goodrich

 

Written Description:    Yes      Photo:     No    Specimen:          No              Recording:    No

 

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Posted in Accepted, Class III, Completed

887-06-2013 Hoary Redpoll

Species: Hoary Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni
Number of Individuals observed: 1
Date of Sighting: 04-06-2013 1:30 PM
County : BERKS
Location : 197 Bloody Spring Road, Shartlesville
GPS Coordinates: 40.52419,-76.130258
Observer(s): Steve and Cindy Brady
Date of Submission: 4-7-2013
Submitted by: Steve Brady

Written Description: yes Photo: yes Specimen: Recording:

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

331-07-2012 Red Phalarope

Species: Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicaria

Date of Sighting: 10-31-2012
County : BERKS
Location : Lake Ontelaunee
GPS Coordinates: 40.460205,-75.921292
Observer(s): Cameron Rutt, Tom Johnson, Doug Gochfeld, Melissa Roach, Andy McGann
Date of Submission: 11-27-2012
Submitted by: Cameron Rutt

Written Description: YES + field sketches Photo: NO Specimen: NO Recording: NO

Written Documentation

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Posted in Accepted, Class III, Completed

332-04-2012 Pomarine Jaeger

Species: Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus

Date of Sighting: 10/30/2012
County : Berks
Location : Lake Ontelaunee (at fisherman’s pull-off Route 73)
GPS Coordinates: 40.449364 -75.91907
Observer(s): Ken Lebo
Date of Submission: 11-17-2012, 2:36 pm
Submitted by: Ken Lebo

Written Description: Yes Photo: NO Specimen: No Recording: No

Written Documentation

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Posted in Accepted, Class III, Completed

046-02-2012 Wilson’s Storm-Petrel

Species: Wilson’s Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma oceanicus

Date of Sighting: 10-30-2012
County : Berks
Location : Leesport; Lake Ontelaunee (at fisherman’s pull-off Route 73)
GPS Coordinates: 40.449364 -75.91907
Observer(s): Ken Lebo, Mat t Wlasniewski
Date of Submission: 11-17-2012
Submitted by: Ken Lebo

Written Description: YES Photo: NO Specimen: NO Recording: NO

Documentation

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Posted in Class IV-A, Completed, Not Accepted

333-01-2012 Parasitic Jaeger

Species: Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus

Date of Sighting: 10-30-2012 8:45 AM
County : BERKS
Location : Leesport, Lake Ontelaunee (at fisherman’s pull-off Route 73)
GPS Coordinates: 40.449364,-75.91907
Observer(s): Ken Lebo, Harold Lebo and Matt Wlasniewski
Date of Submission: 11-17-2012
Submitted by: Ken Lebo

Written Description: Yes Photo: NO Specimen: NO Recording: NO

Documentation

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Posted in Accepted, Class III, Completed

646-01-2012 Northern Wheatear

Species: Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Number of Individuals observed: 1
Date of Sighting: 10-4-2012
County : Berks
Location : Reading Area Community College
GPS Coordinates: 40.332348, -75.935486
Observer(s): Michael Slater, Ken Lebo, Matt Wlasniewski, Matt Spence, Jim Eckert, Jarrod, Derr, Chuck Chalfant, more.
Date of Submission: 9-15-2013
Submitted by: Michael Slater

Written Description: yes Photo: yes Specimen: no Recording: no

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

186-01-2011 Swainson’s Hawk

After two rounds of voting, several members were still of the opinion that the record was probably correct, but not beyond reasonable doubt.

 

Species: Swainson’s Hawk           Buteo swainsoni
Date of Sighting:  26 September 2011 to 26 September 2011
County : BERKS
Location : HAWK MOUNTAIN
Observer(s): Arlene Koch, Rudy Keller
Date of Submission: 2012
Submitted by: Arlene Koch

Written Description:  Yes                        Photo: No                                  Specimen: No                            Recording: No

 

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Posted in Completed, Not Accepted
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