For local birding information, go to Gary Edwards' Venango County Birds page.


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

Latest SRAS Newsletter

April/May 2015


Gary Edwards photographed this Sabine's Gull at Pymatuning, PA on September 7. There have been about 20 documented sightings of this species in PA.


Congratulations to Gary Edwards, who was inducted into the Venango County Conservation Hall of Fame on October 28. Here is Gary with 2 of his brothers, his wife, daughter, and son-in-law. Photo by Ron Montgomery


Join us on April 8 to meet Steve Dowlan, Natural Resource Specialist for the Allegheny National Forest.
He will present a program entitled
"A Birder's Journey from Clarion County", including many photos from his birding travels.

Our next program is also a keeper -
on May 13, our own inimitable team of Ron Montgomery & Gary Edwards will give a program on Warbler Identification, to prepare us for the annual Warbler Walk on May 23 at Oil Creek State Park.

Salamander Walk !

Watch your email around the first week of April for an announcement of an evening Spotted Salamander walk at the SGL near Van, to be led by Kurt Regester. This walk will be scheduled when weather conditions are right to see the salamanders.