Chester County Records

794-01-2016 Painted Bunting Chester

Species: Painted Bunting (Passerina ciris)

Number of Individuals observed: 1

Date of Sighting: 3/22/2016

County :   Chester

Location :  Hickory Springs Farm, Phoenixville

GPS Coordinates: 40.06509, -75.35191

Observer(s): Chad Hutchinson

Date of Submission:   4/13/2016

Submitted by: Chad Hutchinson

 

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

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

794-02-2016 Painted Bunting Chester

Species: Painted Bunting (Passerina ciris)

Number of Individuals observed: 1

Date of Sighting: 1/27/2016

County :   Chester

Location : Lucky Hill Rd, Marshallton

GPS Coordinates:

Observer(s): Holly Merker, Ann Williams

Date of Submission:   2/11/2018

Submitted by: Holly Merker

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

 

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

331-03-2012 Red Phalarope

Species: Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicaria

Date of Sighting: 10-30-2012
County : Chester
Location : Upper Uwchlan Township, Marsh Creek State Park
GPS Coordinates: 40.063884,-75.729275
Observer(s): Amy Davis, Barry Blust, Jeffery Davis, Brian Henderson, Larry Lewis, Holly Merker, and others.
Date of Submission: 11-03-2012
Submitted by: Amy Davis

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

Documentation

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

Brewer’s Blackbird Records

Brewer’s Blackbirds — Westtown, Chester County; January 21, 1989. Photo by Frank Haas. This photo shows one of the eight birds that were found in a farmyard back on December 17, 1988.


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141-01-2010 Tufted Duck

Tufted Duck — Upper Uwchlan Township, Chester County; March 18, 2010. Photos by Drew Weber. This bird was found by Holly Merker. This female represents the 1st Chester County record and only the 4th record for Pennsylvania.

This photo shows a hint of the tuft on the back of the head. Also note the dark head and neck, and the pale flanks. (Drew Weber)

This photo shows a hint of the tuft on the back of the head. Also note the lack of an eye ring on the very dark, rounded head, and the dark back. (Drew Weber)

This photo shows the prominent white wing stripe. (Devin Bosler)

This photo provides another profile of the bird. (Devin Bosler)

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

102-05-2010 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck — Nottingham County Park, Chester County; June 27, 2010. Photos by Rachel Bishop
This bird was originally found by the park ranger, Rachel Bishop. This bird represents the 1st record for Chester County.

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559-01-2004 Gray Kingbird

This bird represents the 1st documented record for Pennsylvania! Another photo of this bird can be found on Geoff Malosh’s website.

Pomeroy, Chester County; December 18, 2004. Photos by Geoff Malosh.

Here are two more photos of the same bird.

Pomeroy, Chester County; December 13, 2004. Photos by Frank Haas.

Pomeroy, Chester County; December 13, 2004. Photos by Frank Haas.


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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

108-01-2004 Pink-footed Goose

Pink-footed Goose — Coatesville Reservoir, Chester County; January 11, 2004. Photos by Janet Crawford.
Note the pink bill with dark base and dark tip, the brown head, the barred back, and the pinkish legs. This bird represents the 1st record for Chester County and the 3rd record for Pennsylvania.

Pink-footed Goose — Coatesville Reservoir, Chester County; January 11, 2004. Photos by Janet Crawford.

On this photo, note the bright pink legs and feet in addition to the pink on the bill and the barred back.

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

009-06-1994 Eared Grebe

Eared Grebe — Honey Brook Sewage Ponds, Chester County; October 12, 1994. Photo by Frank Haas.


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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed
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