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  • State College Bird Club
    Habitat Guide to Centre County Breeding Birds of Centre County Breeding Birds of Rothrock State Forest Breeding Birds of Sproul State Forest Breeding bird changes since first PA Atlas Millbrook Marsh Nature Center Sierra Club Moshannon Group Pennsylvania Society for Ornithology PSO PSO Seasonal Occurence Tables Central Pennsylvania Hotline Bird species Checklist Christmas Bird Count Bald Eagle State Park Christmas Bird Counts Christmas Count comparisons checklists only Pennsylvania Migration Count

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  • State College area circle with all points within 25 miles
    get a FULL SCREEN display of the map scroll down and click on MAP OPTIONS Please note that the copyright restrictions permit only viewing on a computer through a web browser like Firefox or Safari To see the circle in Google Earth you must have Google Earth on your computer OPTION click on a MAC this link to download a 5KB kml file to your DOWNLOADS folder or CTRL click

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  • State College Bird club: Purpose, History, and Officers
    an organization that enjoys a mutually beneficial relationship with Penn State The State College Bird Club is responsible for collecting and cataloging important information on bird populations in central Pennsylvania In addition to year round record keeping for PA BIRDS Magazine Bird Club members participate in the the Christmas Bird Count Breeding Bird Survey PA Migration Count the Pennsylvania Special Areas Project Cornell s various citizen science initiatives and other projects Bird Club members were also instrumental in the development of the 1st and 2nd Pennsylvania Breeding Bird Atlases and Merrill Woods seminal 1952 publication Birds of the State College Region Pennsylvania which was the motivation and basis for the 2010 publication Birds of Central Pennsylvania by Nick Bolgiano and Greg Grove with additional contributors Developing Bird Club efforts to promote birds and conservation include a Bird Club website and Facebook presence We currently maintain an email listserv to rapidly disseminate information on rare birds and other important local findings Bird Club members make presentations to schools and other local citizen s groups publish articles in local newspapers and state and national periodicals and have made birds topics on a local talk radio program and TV The Bird Club also maintains a presence on issues of local state and national conservation concern The Bird Club holds monthly meetings and field trips from September through May all open to the public Eight meetings per year feature presentations with topics that run the gamut from Ph D level original research to travelogues of birding vacations The dedication of Bird Club members to spend time in the field and report their findings have established the Centre Region as one of the premiere locations in the Eastern U S to observe both the spring and fall migrations of Golden Eagles For 70 years the

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  • 2016 Spring Schedule
    Regular Meeting 7 00 p m Foxdale Village Meeting Room Program Our guest speaker will be Susan Braun who will give a program entitled Getting to know new areas through birding festivals Southeast Arizona Winter and Spring Field Trips Wednesday March 30th 2016 7 15pm American Woodcocks in the Scotia Barrens Meeting place The road gate gate 176 25 at the Scotia rifle range you must enter from the western side of Scotia Barrens off W Gatesburg Rd Leader Diane Bierly Level of experience ALL Terrain EASY one small hill otherwise ground is level Be prepared We will be walking in grassy areas so protect yourself from ticks Binoculars not necessary as the focus will be on listening Description Join Diane for a stroll in the Scotia Barrens at dusk for a chance to hear American Woodcocks These fascinating yet often elusive birds are just starting to migrate into our area for the breeding season In addition you never know which other species you might hear in this remarkable habitat Sunday April 24 2016 at 8 00 am to around 11am Spring Birds of Bald Eagle State Park Leader Bob Snyder Meeting place Meet at the rear gravel parking lot at the Milesburg McDonalds If you are coming please send email to Bob his email address is in the listserv article Level of experience ALL including non birders and children Terrain EASY mostly driving to selected overlooks and hotspots Be prepared Bring binoculars spotting scope and or camera If anyone has an extra binocular and is willing to share please bring it along Dress according to the weather forecast having an extra layer and a rain jacket along is suggested Hiking boots are also suggested as there could be areas of wet or muddy ground Description In mid April in

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  • Membership
    others all bound by the common thread of our fascination with wild birds and the natural world In a town where the local community often lives in the shadow of a major university the State College Bird Club enjoys a mutually beneficial relationship with Penn State Membership Benefits Field trips about 20 each year in areas or places within 25 miles of State College Learning the many birding spots in Central Pennsylvania Monthly meetings September through June Informative presentations Your membership helps support Regional and statewide conservation issues and research studies Outside speakers at our monthly meetings Our programs in environmental education and outreach Some local hawk watching sites The cost of the domain name and the web space for this website Your membership does not obligate you to participate in any of our local functions but we encourage you to participate as often as possible MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION or RENEWAL Print this page complete the Application part and mail to the address below Please enroll me as a new member of the State College Bird Club Please renew my membership Annual Dues Fill in amounts and total Amount Regular 15 Family 25 Supporting 40 Tussey Hawk Watch Other Donation Total

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  • Centre Area Birding Hotspots
    for ducks and other wetland species including the occasional sandhill crane 5 Fisherman s Paradise Spring Creek Located just south of Bellefonte Good for warblers other woodland and streamside passerines and many osprey in April and September 6 Toftrees Pond superceded by PSO Site Guide see above Located behind the Toftrees resort Good for waterfowl and occasionally herons and other waterbirds 7 Bald Eagle Mountain superceded by PSO Site Guide see above This long ridge forms the western boundary of Nittany Valley Known for its fall raptor migration especially golden eagles in November A NAS Important Bird Area 8 Scotia barrens superceded by PSO Site Guide see above Located just southwest of State College Good for migrant passerines and owls in winter Large mixed flocks of warblers are often found in the scrubby growth here The pond may have migrant waterfowl 9 Millbrook marsh Located near Houserville A good spot to look for rails waterbirds 10 Beaver Stadium If you don t know where this is you clearly haven t been here very long Good for breeding ravens and the occasional fly over northern fulmar 11 Penn State retention pond On the north end of campus near Beaver Stadium Sometimes good for waterfowl shorebirds waders 12 Centre Furnace pond the duck pond Just north of campus along College Ave Rt 26 Can be good for waterfowl 13 Walnut Springs Lederer Parks On the east side of town Good for migrant warblers other passerines A likely place to find mourning warbler in the spring Has had breeding great horned owl and Cooper s hawk 14 Penns Valley Tusseyville area A good area for winter birds of open country including horned larks occasional snow buntings and lapland longspurs and rough legged hawks Also sparrows during the breeding season Development is making inroads

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  • Pennsylvania Rare Bird Alerts
    descending chronological order with the most recent at the top of the list For more complete information about rare birds in PA and locally please visit here 04 28 2004 Lazuli Bunting near McAlisterville Juniata County 01 04 2004 Northern Shrike at Bald Eagle State Park near Howard 03 14 2004 Greater White fronted Goose at Colyer Lake near State College Centre County 03 03 2004 Eurasian Green winged Teal

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  • Bird sightings
    Club may be read at www facebook com scbirdcl click on Wall in left column Posting to this group requires a Facebook account Cellphone text message group for notable bird alerts The purpose of this service to alert birders of notable unexpected bird sightings or events e g Sandhill Cranes at Curtin Wetland big waterfowl fallout at BESP etc You can sign up for a free account at GroupMe com and then contact Andrew Weber at his e mail address with the email address or phone number you signed up with After you are added send a hello text to 323 522 9212 to be officially added to the group Once you have joined any message you send to 323 522 9212 will be sent to all members In addition to using text SMS messages there are several free GroupMe apps available for iPhone Android Blackberry Windows Phone 7 The apps make it easy to attach photos to the rare bird alert You can also log on to GroupMe com to see all of the alerts For more info on the service you can read their FAQ Addtional information Website eBird The website ebird org provides a public global listing service for entering bird sighting data The local data entered here might be by birders who do not post to SCBIRDCL or PABIRDS Some birders enter their data on eBird and then extract that data and post it on SCBIRDCL or PABIRDS Recent eBird reports of birds in the State College area This link shows all the birds reported to eBird within 25 miles of Old Main University Park This link may not be working as of 11 21 14 No fix is yet known rbf Recent eBird reports in Centre County Recent eBird reports in Mifflin County Recent eBird

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