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Seneca Rocks Audubon Society is a local chapter of the National Audubon Society serving Clarion, Forest, Jefferson & Venango Counties in northwest PA.
We enjoy birds and nature. All are welcome to join us for our programs, outings, and projects.

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Join the Christmas Bird Count!

     The Christmas Bird Count is an annual bird count. This year Seneca Rocks Audubon will count birds on Dec. 23.       We'd love to have you join us in a carpool, at your bird feeder, or for a hike. Please read on to find out how. 


We provide free nature programs almost every month. They are held at the Clarion Free Library the second Wednesday of the month, September through December and March through June, at 6:30 p.m.  


Sept. 13 - Falconry with Dr. Kurt Regester

Oct. 11- Eavesdropping on Birds with Tessa Rhinehart

Nov. 1 - Jeop-Birdy! with Scott Stoleson

(This is the 1st Wed. of the month)

Dec. 13- Member Night and CBC Review

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Birds of Venango County: The status, distribution, and history of the birds of Pennsylvania’s Oil Region, written by Gary Edwards with Jeffrey Hall, is now available. SRAS is very proud of this accomplishment! 


The book is $20 plus $3.50 postage. Address is:

Gary Edwards

224 Meadow Rd. Apt.9

Seneca, PA 16346

Email Gary here for info. 

Go Birding!


Nighthawk Watches

Aug 13-Sept. 10 

(maybe longer)

Oil City Marina 

6:30-8:30 nightly

Directions: The Marina is at the foot of Wyllis Street in Oil City. You'll see our observers sitting alongside the guardrail. Parking is near by.  

Aug. 14-Sept. 9

Mill Creek Boat Launch

6:30-8:30 nightly

Directions: In the middle of Strattanville, turn north off of Rt. 322 onto Fisher Road. After several sharp curves, turn left onto Millcreek Road. Follow to the Clarion River. You'll see observers and sign near the boat launch. 

Owl Prowl 

Nov. 15, 6 pm

(rain/wind date Nov. 16)

Directions: Heading south of Shippenville on Rt. 208, turn left onto Roberts Hill Road near the Shippen Inn. Continue until the State Gamelands parking lot on the right (above the road). Watch for a Seneca Rocks Audubon event sign.


Christmas Bird Count

Dec. 23, 2023

CBC Tally

2 pm, Dec. 27, 2023 

Perkins Restaurant, Clarion


Bird Sightings Wanted!


Carole Winslow is the Clarion County compiler for the Pennsylvania Society for Ornithology. She sends quarterly reports for publication in their journal Pennsylvania Birds. These reports are usually published in our newsletter also.

Email or call Carole with sightings or questions.


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Unless otherwise noted, all photos on this website were taken locally by chapter members.

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© 2023 by Seneca Rocks Audubon Society

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