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Please submit any documentation you may have of “Review List” species.

For the entire PORC “Review List” and photos pertaining to those particular records, go to the Review List and Photo Archives page.

A record’s current status can be found at the bottom of that particular record.


The Latest ‘Review List’ Sightings — PORC Requests Documentation or Submitted Records Still In Voting Stage

Western Grebe — Presque Ilse State Park, Erie County; June 21, 2013.

‘Probable’ Tropical Kingbird — Philadelphia, Philadelphia County; June 20, 2013.

Piping Plover — Presque Ilse State Park, Erie County; June 8, 2013.

Shiny Cowbird Adams County; June 2, 2013.

Piping Plover — Presque Ilse State Park, Erie County; May 31, 2013.

Least Tern — Presque Ilse State Park, Erie County; May 31, 2013.

Mississippi Kite — Bucktoe Creek Preserve, Chester County; May 20, 2013.

Red Phalarope — Conejohela Flats, Lancaster County; May 15, 2013.

Piping Plover — Presque Ilse State Park, Erie County; May 14, 2013.

Pacific Loon — Memorial Lake, Lebanon County; May 11, 2013.

Red Phalarope — Chambersburg, Franklin County; May 9, 2013.

Red Phalarope — Greenlick Lake, Fayette County; May 7, 2013.

Cattle Egret — near Newburg, Northampton County; May 1, 2013.

Chuck-will’s-widow — Fort Indiantown Gap, Lebanon County; April 30, 2013.

Bahama Woodstar — near Denver, Lancaster County; April 21-24, 2013.

Barnacle Goose — near Northampton, Northampton County; March 7, 2013.

Harlequin Duck — Freeport, Armstrong County; February 10, 2013.


Recently Published Records

Pacific Loon — Lower Marietta Public Boat Launch, Lancaster County; April 23, 2013. Submitted by J. Eric Witmer.

Eared Grebe — Peace Valley Park, Bucks County; April 17, 2013. Photos by August Mirabella and Devich Farbotnik.

Say’s Phoebe — Presque Isle State Park, Erie County; April 14, 2013. Photos by Jerry McWilliams.

Hoary Redpoll — Shartlesville area, Berks County; April 6, 2013. Photo by Steve Brady.

Black-legged Kittiwake — Presque Isle State Park, Erie County; March 24, 2013. Photos by Geoff Malosh.

Black-headed Gull — Presque Isle State Park, Erie County; March 16, 2013. Photos by Jerry McWilliams.

Bullock’s Oriole — Gilbertsville area, Montgomery County; February 20, 2013. Photo by Howard Eskin.