Lehigh County Records

168-01-2019 Swallow-tailed Kite Lehigh

Species: Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  8/28/2019

County :   Lehigh

Location :  Trexler Nature Preserve

GPS Coordinates:  40.668929, -75.636536

Observer(s):  Pamela Fisher

Date of Submission:  8/30/2019

Submitted by:  Pamela Fisher

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

eBird Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59334178

Video Clip: DSCN2462

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Posted in first round, Pending Reports

738-01-2018 Townsend’s Warbler Lehigh

Species: Townsend’s Warbler (Dendroica townsendi)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  9/15/2018

County :   Lehigh

Location :  Bake Oven Knob

GPS Coordinates:

Observer(s):  Scott Keys

Date of Submission:  9/17/2018

Submitted by:  Scott Keys

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

eBird Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48520202

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

369-01-2018 Arctic Tern Lehigh

Species: Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  5/20/2018

County :   Lehigh

Location :  Leaser Lake

GPS Coordinates:  40.668990, -75.836770

Observer(s):  Kevin Dougherty, Jeff Hopkins

Date of Submission:   6/21/2018, 6/10/2018

Submitted by:  Kevin Dougherty, Jeff Hopkins

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

 

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

093-02-2017 White Ibis Lehigh

Species: White Ibis (Eudocimus albus)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  7/17/2017

County :   Lehigh

Location : 956 Mill Creek Road

GPS Coordinates:

Observer(s):  Lynn Schaeffer

Date of Submission:   7/22/2017

Submitted by:  Frank Dickman

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

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

780-02-2016 Summer Tanager Lehigh

Species: Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra)

Number of Individuals observed: 1

Date of Sighting: 5/7/2016

County :   Lehigh

Location :  6805 Wards Lane, Center Valley, PA

GPS Coordinates: 40.5387843, -75.3629815

Observer(s): Maryann Snyder, Alan Snyder

Date of Submission:   5/24/2016

Submitted by: Maryann Snyder

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

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

780-01-2015 Summer Tanager

Species: Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra)

Number of Individuals: 1

Date of Sighting: 6/18/2015

County : Lehigh

Location : Factory; NE Quadrant, Allentown East topo. map

GPS Coordinates: ~ 40.1, -75.5

Observer(s): Grant Stevenson

Date of Submission: 12/20/2015

Submitted by: Grant Stevenson

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

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Posted in Class IV-B, Completed, Not Accepted

425-01-2012 Monk Parakeet

Note: Monk Parakeet is an introduced/exotic species, so it is not accepted even though there is no doubt that the identification as correct.

Species: Monk Parakeet    Myiopsifta monachus
Date of Sighting:  6-10-2012
County : LEHIGH    Location : ALLENTOWN
Observer(s): Corey Husic, David Husic
Date of Submission: June 22, 2012
Submitted by: Corey Husic

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

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Posted in Class V, Not Accepted

321-01-2011 Ruff

Ruff — near Fogelsville, Lehigh County; May 20, 2011. Photos by Dustin Welch. This female, known as a Reeve, was found by Billy Weber. Unfortunately, it left by late morning. This bird represents the 2nd record for Lehigh County.

This photo shows the distinctive ‘U’-shaped patch of white on the rump.

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

235-01-2011 King Rail

King Rail — near Fogelsville, Lehigh County; April 26, 2011. Photos by Dave Neimeyer. This rail was discovered by Dave in the flooded woods and field behind his property. Later that day, it was definitively identified as a King Rail by Rick Wiltraut. This bird represents the 1st documented record of only two records to date for Lehigh County.



King Rail — near Fogelsville, Lehigh County; April 27, 2011. Photos by Dustin Welch. Here are two more photos of the bird above.

 

King Rail — near Fogelsville, Lehigh County; April 30, 2011. Photos by Rick Wiltraut. Here are two additional photos of the Lehigh County bird.

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

736a-01-2009 “Audubon’s” Yellow-rumped Warbler

Yellow-rumped “Audubon’s” Warbler — Cetronia, Lehigh County; January 17, 2009. Photos by Tom Johnson. This bird was found by Tom Johnson and Cameron Rutt. Note the yellow throat.

 

Yellow-rumped “Audubon’s” Warbler — Cetronia, Lehigh County; January 17, 2009. Photo by Rick Wiltraut. This is another photo of the same bird above. Again, note the yellow throat.

Yellow-rumped “Audubon’s” Warbler — Cetronia, Lehigh County; January 25, 2009. Photos by Dustin Welch. These are additional photos of the same bird. Again, note the yellow throat.


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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed
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