Somerset County Records

338-02-2018 Franklin’s Gull Somerset

Species: Franklin’s Gull (Leucophaeus pipixcan)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  6/12/2018

County :   Somerset

Location :  Somerset Lake

GPS Coordinates:  40.0260494, -79.0640977

Observer(s):  Jeff Payne, Linda Greble

Date of Submission:   6/22/2018

Submitted by:  Jeff Payne, Linda Greble

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

Franklin’s Gull video

 

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

331-01-2017 Red Phalarope Somerset

Species: Red Phalarope

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  10/31/2017

County :   Somerset

Location :  Lake Somerset

GPS Coordinates:

Observer(s):  Jeff Payne, Jim Moses

Date of Submission:  11/17/2017

Submitted by:  Jeff Payne

Written Description: Yes                 Photo: Yes (video)                Specimen:     no   Recording:  no

REPH Video HERE

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Posted in Accepted, Class III, Completed

168-04-2017 Swallow-tailed Kite Bedford/Somerset

Species: Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  8/28/2017

County :   Bedford/Somerset

Location : Allegheny Front Hawk Watch

GPS Coordinates:

Observer(s):  James Rocco, Bob Stewart, Janet Kuehl

Date of Submission:   9/2/2017, 9/5/2017

Submitted by:  James Rocco, Janet Kuehl

 

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

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Posted in Accepted, Class II, Completed

168-02-2016 Swallow-tailed Kite Bedford/Somerset

Species:  Swallow-tailed Kite

Number of Individuals:   1

Date of Sighting:   9/6/2016

County :    Bedford/Somerset

Location :    Allegheny Front Hawk Watch

GPS Coordinates:

Observer(s):   Jim Rocco, Bob Gorsuch, Nancy Ott

Date of Submission:   9/6/2016, 9/26/2016

Submitted by:  Jim Rocco, Nancy Ott

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

 

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Posted in Accepted, Class II, Completed

321-01-2012 Ruff

The committee accepted this record based on the photographs of the bird. This is the 5th Pennsylvania record and the first for Somerset County.

Ruff     Philomachus pugnax
Date of Sighting:  16 April 2012 to 16 April 2012
County : SOMERSET    Location : SOMERSET LAKE
Observer(s): Mike Lanzone
Date of Submission: 2012
Submitted by: Mike Lanzone
Written Description:  Yes     Photo: Yes        Specimen: No         Recording: No

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed
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