Schuylkill County Records

115-02-2018 Barnacle Goose Schuylkill

Species: Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  12/4/2018

County :   Schuylkill

Location :  Pine Grove Township Recreation Park

GPS Coordinates:  40.552561, -76.413617

Observer(s):  Ian Gardner

Date of Submission:  3/1/2019

Submitted by:  Ian Gardner

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

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Posted in first round, Pending Reports

186-01-2015 Swainson’s Hawk Schuylkill

Species:  Swainson’s Hawk (Buteo swainsonii)

Number of Individuals:   1

Date of Sighting:   10/4/2015

County :    Schuylkill

Location :    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary – North Lookout

GPS Coordinates:  40.641683, -75.991509

Observer(s):   Pablo Santoja, David Barber

Date of Submission:   10/6/2015

Submitted by:  David Barber


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


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Posted in Accepted, Class III, Completed

010a-02-2011 Western/Clark’s Grebe

This record reached the second round but was ultimately not accepted. Members thought that it was likely this species, but Clark’s Grebe was not ruled out and so it could not be accepted as a Western Grebe. This record was accepted at Class III as an Western/Clark’s Grebe (Aechmophorus sp.).

Species: Submitted as Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis.

Date of Sighting:   30 November 2011 to 30 November 2011

Observer(s): Barbara Ritzheimer
Date of Submission: 2011
Submitted by: Barbara Ritzheimer

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

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Posted in Accepted, Class III, Completed

650-01-1995 Townsend’s Solitaire

Townsend’s Solitaire — Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Berks/Schuylkill Counties; November 13, 1999. Photo by Bill Wallace.

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed