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 last summer.


The Pribilofs--Alaska's Puffin Paradise

On April 13, member Jeffrey Hall will share nature photos and experiences from a recent trip to mainland Alaska as well as a tiny island in the Bering Sea. (This program had been scheduled for February but was canceled due to inclement weather).

Summer's Dazzling Gift

On May 11, Peggy Butler from the Pennsylvania Firefly Festival, Inc. will present a look at the different species of fireflies identified in the Allegheny National Forest area, including the "Synchronous" firefly.

Bird Walks

On Saturday, April 30, Gary Edwards will lead a Bird Walk at Oil Creek State Park. Meet at the Blood Farm Day Use Area at 8:30 a.m.

On Saturday, May 14, Mike Leahy will lead a Bird Walk at Beaver Creek Nature Area, 2.5 miles west of Knox on Route 208 at 8:30 a.m.

April-May Drummer

Horned Puffin, photo by Jeffrey Hall