Species: Lark Sparrow
Number of Individuals: 1
Date of Sighting: 8/22/2016
County : Lancaster
Location : Chestnut Grove Natural Area
GPS Coordinates: 39.946745, -76.432482
Observer(s): Meredith Lombard, Joseph Yoder
Date of Submission: 8/23/2016
Submitted by: Meredith Lombard
Written Description: Yes Photo: Yes Specimen: No Recording: No
Species: Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus)
Number of Individuals observed: 1
Date of Sighting: 8/21/2016
County : Bucks
Location : Maple Knoll Farms, Buckingham Twp.
GPS Coordinates: 40.31697, -75.0014949
Observer(s): August Mirabella, Richard Smith
Date of Submission: 12/26/2016
Submitted by: August Mirabella
Written Description: Yes Photo: No Specimen: no Recording: no
Lark Sparrow — near Houtzdale, Clearfield County; December 2-10, 2007. Photos by Steve Belin. This photo was taken on December 2nd. Note the distinctive head pattern and dark spot on the breast.
This photo was taken on December 10th. More photos of this bird can be found on Steve & Mary Ann Belin’s ‘Flickr’ site.
Lark Sparrow — near Pineville, Bucks County; April 2007. Photos by Howard Eskin. This bird overwintered there from October 14, 2006 to April 20, 2007. Note the distinctive head pattern and the white in the tail. This bird represents the 1st documented record for Bucks County.
Lark Sparrow — near Chambersburg, Franklin County; January 2006. Photo by Bob Moul. This bird was seen along Shatzer Road, north of Chambersburg, from January 10th into May. Note the distinctive head pattern and dark spot on the plain gray breast. More photos of this bird can be found on Bob Moul’s website.
Lark Sparrow — Rock Springs, Centre County; May 15, 1999. Photo by Franklin Haas.
Lark Sparrow — Ronks, Lancaster County; January 9, 1982. Photo by Fred Habegger. This bird was found by Bob Schutsky at his feeders. It represents the first photo-documented record for Pennsylvania!
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