2018-05-12 / Outdoors

Bird programs at state park


Sinnemahoning State Park has resumed its popular pontoon tours and eagle nest watches. The tours on the George B. Stevenson Dam reservoir are a search for mer­gansers, eagles, turtles, and other wildlife while learning about the history and ecol­ogy of the reservoir. Reservations are being taken at 647-8401 or online at dcnr.pa.us. Eagle nest watches are also scheduled. The Berge Run eagle nest at the Wildlife Viewing Area, one-half mile north of the Wildlife Center entrance, offers an opportu­nity to view nest action through binoculars and high-powered scope with help from park volunteers. Sinnemahoning State Park has resumed its popular pontoon tours and eagle nest watches. The tours on the George B. Stevenson Dam reservoir are a search for mer­gansers, eagles, turtles, and other wildlife while learning about the history and ecol­ogy of the reservoir. Reservations are being taken at 647-8401 or online at dcnr.pa.us. Eagle nest watches are also scheduled. The Berge Run eagle nest at the Wildlife Viewing Area, one-half mile north of the Wildlife Center entrance, offers an opportu­nity to view nest action through binoculars and high-powered scope with help from park volunteers. Sinnemahoning State Park is observing International Migratory Bird Day on Satur­day, May 12, with a variety of programs at Sinnemahoning State Park.

Pontoon tours on the lake are planned at 9 and 10:30, in search of mergansers, herons, eagles and other wildlife.

An eagle nest watch will be held from 11 to 1 at the Wildlife Viewing Area on the park’s northern end. Baby eagles at the Berge Run nest are now almost as big as their parents.

A migrating bird walk is planned from 1 to 3. Participants should meet at the Wildlife Center.

On Sunday, May 13, a bluebird program will be held from 1 to 3 at the Wildlife Center.

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