Venango County Birds -
196 Species as of June 30

Venango County Birds



Seneca Rocks Audubon Society (SRAS) is a chapter of the National Audubon Society active in the Clarion, Forest, Jefferson and Venango County region of northwestern PA.  If you are interested in enjoying the world of birds, protecting wildlife and its habitat or gaining an appreciation of the natural environment,  join us!  All of our events at SRAS are free and open to the public and families are welcome!

Bird Sightings Wanted!!

Carole Winslow is the Clarion County compiler for PSO (Pennsylvania Society for Ornithology), and is responsible for sending quarterly reports to the journal Pennsylvania Birds.

Email your sightings to Carole here, or call (814)745-3818.

Ruffed Grouse, Margaret Buckwalter
Ruffed Grouse, Margaret Buckwalter
Seneca Rocks Audubon Society

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A pair of Red-headed Woodpeckers was found nesting in northern Forest County for the second consecutive year.


Annual Picnic

Our Annual Picnic will be held on Wednesday, August 10, at Cook Forest, Shelter 1A, dinner at 5:30.

Please bring a dish to pass and your own place setting. SRAS will provide beverages, and Mike Leahy has offered to grill burgers and dogs. The picnic site at Shelter 1 along Tom's Run provides electricity.

Come early to visit or explore. Dinner will be at 5:30 p.m. Friends and family are welcome!

April-May Drummer

A Red Crossbill is an unusual sighting in PA in winter, almost unheard of in summer. This Red Crossbill female appeared for less than 15 minutes at Meg and Nick Kolodick's home in Seneca on June 17, this year.