Venango County Birds -
205 Species for 2016

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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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In 2016, a pair of Red-headed Woodpeckers was found nesting in northern Forest County for the second consecutive year.


The Woodland Owners of Clarion-Allegheny Valley wish to share this upcoming event with our members and friends

2017 Forest Landowners Conference, March 24-25

March/April 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, 2016.

Venango Co. Bird List


Identifying Woodpeckers

Saturday, April 8 at 1pm.

Marienville Area Library


Ron Montgomery and Gary Edwards of the Seneca Rocks Audubon Society will present an entertaining and informative program on the six species of woodpeckers found in our area.

Learn the songs & calls and how to identify the woodpeckers in the Allegheny National Forest and at your backyard feeders. It will be an informative program for the whole family. Bring your friends!