Last updated: July 26. 2014 10:21PM - 336 Views
By - tvenesky@timesleader.com

A fledgling dark-eyed junco was seen leaving its nest in Tunkhannock last week.
A fledgling dark-eyed junco was seen leaving its nest in Tunkhannock last week.
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Highlights of recent sightings conducted throughout northeastern Pennsylvania by area birders. For a complete list along with area hot spots, visit the Greater Wyoming Valley Audubon Society website at: www.grwyovalas.org.

July 17

Bear Creek Twp. (Luzerne County)

Eastern towhee

female common yellowthroat

July 19

Plymouth Flats (Luzerne County)

juvenile Little Blue Heron

molting, male green-winged teal

July 20

Nescopeck (Luzerne County)

1 adult wood duck

7 young wood ducks

1 adult green heron and four juveniles

indigo bunting

scarlet tanager

Baltimore oriole

July 21

Beaumont (Wyoming County)

juvenile red-tailed hawk

Eastern kingbird

green heron


July 21

New Era (Bradford County)

2 green herons

July 21

Tunkhannock Twp. (Wyoming County)

male and female rose-breasted grosbeak

female bluebird

tufted titmice

blue jays

wood thrush

common yellowthroat

July 21

Lake Carey (Wyoming County)

Brown thrasher

July 22

Bear Creek Twp. (Luzerne County)

female Eastern towhee

hermit thrush

July 24

Lake Carey (Wyoming County)

Broad-winged hawk

Fledgling dark-eyed junco from a nest in a fern on a porch

Special bat report

July 21

A birder in Tunkhannock reported seeing two bats - the first she has seen in years.

2 bats first ones she’s seen in two years. Coincidentally, the Pennsylvania Game Commission will be hosting a program on bats on Aug. 19 at the region office in Dallas.

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