Tag Archives: Red-shouldered Hawk

Red-tailed Hawk - Immature hunting along the road near Curwensville Dam (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Blizzard Raptors – Houtzdale WRS

Earlier today I ran the Houtzdale Winter Raptor Survey in Clearfield County. This 110 mile route meanders through pockets of grasslands, stripmines, agricultural fields, and forests from Tyrone to Curwensville…

Rufous Hummingbird - immature female (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Rufous Hummingbird – Somerset County, PA

Somerset County birder Jeff Payne has been hosting a beautiful immature female Rufous Hummingbird that was captured and banded by Bob Mulvihill to confirm the ID. On November 3rd, my…

Hoary Redpoll on Kato-Orviston Rd, Centre County, PA (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Hoary Redpoll and WRS Part 2

Due to a closed bridge, I was only able to access the western two-thirds of my Winter Raptor Survey (link to Part 1), so today Josh Lefever and I ran…

This light type immature Rough-legged Hawk was the last raptor we found on our WRS route today. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Winter Raptor Survey – Snow Shoe, PA 2013

Winter Raptor Surveys are very popular in Pennsylvania, and I am always excited for this time of the year to finally get out and see what raptors and other winter…

Rufous Hummingbird at Palmyra Cove, NJ. This bird has not been captured and banded, but from photos it looks like a Rufous rather than Allen's. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Frustrating Goose Chase

On January 18th Justin Bosler, Chuck Berthoud, Josh Lefever, and I literally went on a wild goose chase. There were reliable reports of a Pink-footed Goose and at least 2…

Immature Northern Shrike at Lighthouse Point Park, CT. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Lighthouse Point Park, CT – Shrike, Snow Buntings, and a Red-shoulder

After our good luck at East Shore Park (link to photos), we drove over to nearby Lighthouse Point Park. Our primary target here was a continuing immature Northern Shrike plus…

Eagles come by very close to the watch site, this is what makes the Allegheny Front a great place to see Golden Eagles in the fall!!
Photo by Malcolm Harter

PSO Field Trip – Allegheny Front Hawk Watch, 11 Nov 2012

Nemesisbird’s Mike Lanzone and Alex Lamoreaux along with Chad Kaufman helped lead a field trip offered by The Pennsylvania Society for Ornithology to the ¬†Allegheny Front Hawk Watch, Sunday Nov…

October 12 Hawk Watching at Jo Hays Vista

On Friday, I joined Chuck Widman, Josh Lefever, and Alex Lamoreaux for a day of hawk watching at Jo Hays Vista. Winds were gusty out of the northwest, which brought…

Winter Raptor Survey – Snow Shoe, PA 2012

In Pennsylvania, the birding is pretty slow this time of the year but raptors can help add some excitement. Winter Raptor Surveys are an excellent way to get out on…

Paynes Prairie SP – Sweetwater Dike

On January 5th I met up with Gainesville Birder Rex Rowan, to go birding along the Sweetwater Dike area of Paynes Prairie State Park. The Sweetwater Dike Trail is an…