Just spotted (3/2/2015) a Bald Eagle flying near a billboard on the south side of PA Route 30 as it crosses the Codorus Creek in York County. I turned off immediately, grabbed my camera but by the time I got down to the creek it was gone.
I spotted a Bald Eagle standing by the Conoy Creek right where Serpentine Drive splits off 241 south of Elizabethtown on 1/16/2015. I turned the car around to see if I could get a photo but it flew off to the southeast before I had a chance.
→ Bald eagle sightings increase in Pennsylvania and the Midstate
Pennsylvania Dutch country is rife with Bald Eagles. So much so that the iconic bird of prey was removed from the Pennsylvania endangered species list in January of this year. Considering that in 1983 there was only three identified nests in the entire state and now there are 254, the comeback must be considered a stunning success. One that hopefully will continue. Read the article to find out why they’re thriving.
So where can you see one for yourself?
Midstate spots most commonly reporting bald eagle sightings include the West Fairview Boat Launch, Big Spring, Waggoner’s Gap Hawk Watch, State Game Lands 169 west of Newville, Opossum Lake and Children’s Lake. Several eagle nests are known to exist in western Cumberland County, and they are often seen along the Conodoguinet Creek.
If you’re looking in the York or Lancaster counties your best bet is to head over to the Susquehanna River as “eagles are most frequently spotted along lakes, rivers and creeks that are near rivers.”
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An eagle hopped on top of the camera, changing the view of the live stream.
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→ Mount Gretna offers nature, art, fun and ice cream - LancasterOnline
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→ Bald eagle nest cam update: Online view shows more, but Codorus State Park offers different perspective - PennLive.com
Seeing the eagles hunt over the Codorus State Park's Lake Marburg and ...
→ Birders watch as migrating fowl fly through Pa - philly.com
Click here to see some photos of the Middle Creek migrating Snow Geese.
Disabled, families can now get to South Lookout.
Source: Hawk Mountain opens accessible trail to famed birdwatching overlook - LancasterOnline: Local News
→ Photos: Onlookers flock to view eagles from park - The Evening Sun (Hanover)
Click here for a map of where to park and how to get to the best area for exploring the potholes and rock formations. The best time to go is ...
→ Longtime Hanover birder cited for eagle-nest misstep - York Dispatch
Do they need a 24 hour security detail to protect them from the media? Why not just do the interview ...
Lancaster County now has its own viewing of live eagle nest - LancasterOnline
What a great idea, and a brilliant way to promote awareness of the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail.
Likely hatching now until next Wednesday.
Source: All eyes on Eagle Cam eggs as time for breakout is here | Local News | lancasteronline.com
According to Tim Becker, Lebanon County Bird Records Compiler for the Pennsylvania Society for Ornithology, the area has experienced a boom in nesting activity over the past few years.“There are ...
The Hanover eagles brought a second egg into the world Sunday afternoon, three days after their first bundle of joy arrived in the nest near Codorus State Park. Like its ...
→ Hawk migration and fall foliage at their peaks at watch sites across Pennsylvania | PennLive.com
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Waggoner's Gap Hawk Watch
Second Mountain Hawk Watch
Lehigh Gap Hawk Watch
Users of new section of Northern Extension of rail trail enjoy wildlife, Codorus Creek
Bullseye! Bald eagle cam nailed by waste, Game Commission says
Cox Brewing Company opens nano-brewery in Rheems
The Franklin ...
→ Spring adventures a the Norristown Farm Park - Times Herald
For more information on upcoming events at Norristown Farm Park click here.
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