Berks County Records

145-01-2021 King Eider Berks

Species: King Eider (Somateria spectabilis)

Number of individuals observed: 1

Date of sighting: 1/2/2021 10:10

County: Berks

Location: PA Route 73 Bridge, Ontelaunee Dam, Lake Ontelaunee

GPS coordinates:

Observer(s): Barton Smith, Philip Smith

Date of submission: 1/8/2021

Submitted by: Barton Smith

Supporting evidence:

Written description: YesPhotograph: YesVideo: NoAudio recording: NoSpecimen: No
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Posted in first round, Pending Reports, Voting In Progress

646-02-2020 Northern Wheatear Berks

Species: Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)

Number of individuals observed: 1

Date of sighting: 12-10-2020 – 12-15-2020

County: Berks

Location: Shoemakersville

GPS coordinates: 40.525, -75.968

Observer(s): Jo Spilde, Mark Vass, Nina Wolf, Warren Wolf

Date of submission: 12-12-2020, 12-13-2020

Submitted by: Jo Spilde, Mark Vass

Supporting evidence:

Written description: yesPhotograph: yesVideo: noAudio recording: noSpecimen: no

eBird Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S77327195, https://ebird.org/checklist/S77390135

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Posted in Class I - Photograph (expedited), Completed, eBird Expedited Review

829-01-2020 LeConte’s Sparrow Berks

Species: LeConte’s Sparrow (Ammospiza leconteii)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  3/9/2020

County :   Berks

Location :  John Bartram Trail, Hamburg

GPS Coordinates:  40.564636, -75.994833

Observer(s):  Kerry Grim

Date of Submission:  3/29/2020

Submitted by:  Kerry Grim

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

eBird Checklist: https://ebird.org/pa/checklist/S65632260

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

108-03-2020 Pink-footed Goose Berks

Species: Pink-footed Goose (Anser brachyrhynchus)

Number of individuals observed: 1

Date of sighting: 01/30/2020

County: Berks

Location: Gotwals Pond

Observer(s): Mike Slater, Art Zdancewic, Russell Hoffman, Derek Price, Holly Hartshorne

Submitted by: Mike Slater, Art Zdancewic, Russell Hoffman, Derek Price, Holly Hartshorne

eBird Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S63938115, https://ebird.org/checklist/S63943771, https://ebird.org/checklist/S63946757

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph (expedited), Completed, eBird Expedited Review

102-03-2019 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Berks

Species: Black-bellied Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis)

Number of Individuals observed:  11

Date of Sighting:  7/4/2019

County :   Berks

Location :  49 Sunglo Drive, Leesport

GPS Coordinates:

Observer(s):  David Robson, John Robson

Date of Submission:  7/6/2019

Submitted by:  David Robson

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

eBird Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57939243

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

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
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