Luzerne County Records

132-01-2020 Cinnamon Teal Luzerne

Species: Cinnamon Teal (Spatula cyanoptera)

Number of individuals observed: 2

Date of sighting: 12/2/2020

County: Luzerne

Location: Harveys Lake

GPS coordinates: N 41.36882 W 76.04694

Observer(s): Rick Koval

Date of submission: 1/5/2021

Submitted by: Rick Koval

Supporting evidence:

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

eBird Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76995229

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Posted in Accepted, Class III, Completed

820-05-2020 Lark Sparrow Luzerne

Species: Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus)

Number of individuals observed: 1

Date of sighting: 2020/08/31

County: Luzerne

Location: Francis E Walter Reservoir, White Haven Road

GPS coordinates: 41.1284955, -75.73379849999999

Observers: Paul Nale

eBird checklists with confirmed media:
https://ebird.org/checklist/S73050866

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

149-03-2019 Harlequin Duck Luzerne

Species: Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus)

Number of individuals observed: 1

Date of sighting: 11/25/2019-11/26/2019

County: Luzerne

Location: Susquehanna River–Pittston

Observer(s): Rick Koval, Eric Zawatski, Jonathan DeBalko

Submitted by: Rick Koval, Eric Zawatski, Jonathan DeBalko

eBird Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S61742300, https://ebird.org/checklist/S61745019, https://ebird.org/checklist/S61764067

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

099-02-2019 Wood Stork Luzerne

Species: Wood Stork (Mycteria americana)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  9/22/2019

County :   Luzerne

Location :  Small pond at Chase Rd and Pine Tree Rd., Jackson Twp

GPS Coordinates:

Observer(s):  Annette Parmelee

Date of Submission:  9/27/2019

Submitted by:  Annette Parmelee

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

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

829-01-2018 LeConte’s Sparrow Luzerne

Species: LeConte’s Sparrow (Ammodramus leconteii)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  5/23/2018

County :   Luzerne

Location :  Plymouth Flats

GPS Coordinates:  41.220744, -75.975657

Observer(s):  Jonathan DeBalko

Date of Submission:  5/27/2018

Submitted by:  Jonathan DeBalko

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

eBird Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S45958096

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Posted in Class IV-B, Completed, Not Accepted

117-01-2017 Common Shelduck Luzerne

Species: Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  9/16/2017

County :   Luzerne

Location :  Plymouth Flats/Hanover Nursery, Route 11

GPS Coordinates:  41.2199212, -75.9719181

Observer(s):  Rick Koval, Rich Pries

Date of Submission:   3/11/2019

Submitted by:  Rick Koval

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

 

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

413-02-2017 White-winged Dove Luzerne

Species: White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  5/5/2017

County :   Luzerne

Location :  Flats Road, Plymouth Township

GPS Coordinates:  41.22349, -75.97197

Observer(s):  Michael David

Date of Submission:  9/3/2018

Submitted by:  Michael David

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

eBird Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S36572275

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

102-02-2010 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck

Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks — Susquehanna Riverlands near Berwick, Luzerne County; June 12, 2010. Photo by Kevin Ripka.
This group of ten birds was originally found on June 8th by two Bloomsburg University students, Tim Plisiewicz and Kevin Sutowski. The first identifiable photos were taken on June 10th by Clem McIntyre and eventually forwarded on to local birders. These birds represent the 1st record for Luzerne County.

Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks — Susquehanna Riverlands near Berwick, Luzerne County; June 12, 2010. Photos by Jonathan DeBalko.
This photo shows the untrimmed toenails of one of the birds, pointing towards a wild origin.

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Posted in Accepted
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