Chester County Records

168-03-2017 Swallow-tailed Kite Chester

Species: Swallow-tailed Kite

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  6/8/2017

County :   Chester

Location : Exton Park

GPS Coordinates:

Observer(s):  Alan Warren, Allison Barnes, Bel Broadley, Diana Ryan, Dorothy Bedford, George Tallman, John Mercer, Sarah Boucas-Neto

Date of Submission:   8/28/2017

Submitted by:  John Mercer

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

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

820-03-2016 Lark Sparrow Chester

Species: Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus)

Number of Individuals observed: 1

Date of Sighting:   12/31/2016

County :   Chester

Location : SE Chester Co. Refuse Authority (SECCRA) (restricted access)

GPS Coordinates: 39.8619167, -75.83888

Observer(s):   Kelley Nunn

Date of Submission:   3/26/2017

Submitted by:   Kelley Nunn

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

eBird Checklist:  http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S33311274

 

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

331-01-2016 Red Phalarope Chester

Species:  Red Phalarope

Number of Individuals:   1

Date of Sighting:   8/21/2016

County :    Chester

Location :    Marsh Creek State Park

GPS Coordinates:  40.070311, -75.719692

Observer(s):   Chad Hutchinson, Holly Merker, Mike Defina

Date of Submission:   9/1/2016

Submitted by:  Chad Hutchinson

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

 

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Posted in Accepted, Class II, Completed

234-01-2016 Clapper Rail Chester

Species: Clapper Rail (Rallus longirostris)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  4/10/2016

County :   Chester

Location :  Marsh Creek State Park

GPS Coordinates:

Observer(s):  Holly Merker, Rob Megraw

Date of Submission:  1/30/2018

Submitted by:  Holly Merker

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

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

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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Posted in Accepted

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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Posted in Accepted
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