• Locals worry about status of Grater Park owls’ nest

    Local residents and bird enthusiasts from afar were all smiles when the Jan. 30 edition of The Ephrata Review published Grater Park adult owl photos and commentary by Kirk Neidermyer and Tim Eisenberger. It seems Mother Nature,...

    • Posted February 13, 2019
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  • Red-necked Phalaropes
    Making a splash…rare bird surfaces at Middle Creek

    On Sunday, May 21, Denver resident Loretta Gehman spotted three Red-necked Phalaropes, pronounced (fail-a-rope), feeding in the small pond across the road and to the south of the entrance of the Willow Point parking lot along Kleinfeltersville...

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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  • Familiar ‘wise’ crack

    The end of January is the prime time for Pennsylvania’s Great Horned Owls to be seen in local nesting sites. Ephrata’s Grater Community Park once again plays host to a large raptor pair. Photographed Monday, this owl...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • Falcons vs. Eagles

      This adult bald eagle didn’t know what happened… at first. After some chirps it came out of a tree behind the parking lot at Conowingo Dam, glided out over the pool at the base of the...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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