Pennsylvania birding report

by John Briggs on November 26, 2007

in Blog, Weekend Birding

Just a quick report on our Thanksgiving visit to [tag]Pennsylvania[/tag]. The theme this trip was Hawks and Eagles. Although I did not get any [tag]pictures[/tag] of these raptors, there are a few [tag]photos[/tag] below of the activity around my brother Steve’s feeders, including a Yellow Bellied Sapsucker. It was good to be “back home” again!

Species noted are as follows:

Location:     Mifflintown
Observation date:     11/24/07
Notes:     Sunny, winds calm, temp 23 F.
Number of species:     29

Canada Goose     12     (Flight over Juniata River)
American Black Duck     6     (Feeding in Juniata River)
Mallard     4     (Feeding in Juniata River)
Ring-necked Pheasant     1
Wild Turkey     2
Bald Eagle     3     (2 immature, 1 Adult)
Cooper’s Hawk     4
Red-tailed Hawk     2
Merlin     1
Mourning Dove     5
Belted Kingfisher     2
Red-bellied Woodpecker     1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker     1
Downy Woodpecker     2
Hairy Woodpecker     1
Blue Jay     3
American Crow     11
Carolina Chickadee     1
Black-capped Chickadee     12
Tufted Titmouse     10
Red-breasted Nuthatch     1
White-breasted Nuthatch     10
American Robin     2
Northern Mockingbird     1
Dark-eyed Junco     4
Northern Cardinal     2
House Finch     3
American Goldfinch     11
House Sparrow     4

This report was generated automatically by eBird v2

Notice how the Yellow Bellied Sapsucker blends in with the tree it is on. If it had not moved it’s head, I would have never known it was there.

Goldfinch - Mifflintown, Pennsylvania. Goldfinch - Mifflintown, Pennsylvania. Tufted Titmouse - Mifflintown, Pennsylvania.
Tufted Titmouse - Mifflintown, Pennsylvania. White Breasted Nuthatch - Mifflintown, Pennsylvania. White Breasted Nuthatch - Mifflintown, Pennsylvania.
White Breasted Nuthatch - Mifflintown, Pennsylvania. Yellow Bellied Sapsucker - Mifflintown, Pennsylvania. Yellow Bellied Sapsucker - Mifflintown, Pennsylvania.
Yellow Bellied Sapsucker - Mifflintown, Pennsylvania. Yellow Bellied Sapsucker - Mifflintown, Pennsylvania. Yellow Bellied Sapsucker - Mifflintown, Pennsylvania.
Yellow Bellied Sapsucker - Mifflintown, Pennsylvania. Yellow Bellied Sapsucker - Mifflintown, Pennsylvania.

Happy [tag]birding[/tag]!

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