Venango County Birds -
202 Species as of September 15



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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Note from Dale Luthringer - the September 17
Tobecco Trail Hike as publicized in this Drummer
has been cancelled.
Sorry for the inconvenience.

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


NOTE - October 12 - CHANGE OF PROGRAM - "Harney County, Oregon's Great Basins and Ranges"

Steve Dowlan will present a program about the county, the landscape and the setting for the 41 day takeover and occupation of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge early this year. Steve lived and worked in Harney County for three years and is personally familiar with some of the people involved, and with the resources at stake. His presentation will describe the landscape, the flora, and fauna of Harney County, and its importance as a public resource.

A Shippenville native, Steve is currently a supervisory natural resource specialist for the Bradford Ranger District, Allegheny National Forest.

Please note that this program has been changed from the program publicized in the September/October 2016 Drummer.

Sept/Oct 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.

Venango Co. Bird List