Friends of Magee Marsh 3-day trip
June 16,17,18 2008 + Edna & Chris's extended 2-day trip
Bird List for the trip as follows:
1. Canada Geese - only a few places
2. Wood Ducks & young - stream near the Hebron fish hatchery
3. Mallards - dock at Cranberry Bog
4. Blue-winged Teal - wetlands at the Hebron fish hatchery
5. D.C. Cormorant - in tree at Buckeye Lake
6. Great Blue Herons - several places
7. Green Herons - Dawes Arboretum wetlands, Blackhand Gorge, Hebron fish hatchery
8. Turkey Vultures - everywhere, but no Black Vultures!!!
9. Cooper's Hawk - Mary saw one at our cabins
10. Red-tailed Hawk - several places
11. Killdeer - nice looks at the fish hatchery
12. Spotted Sandpiper - 1 pair at the fish hatchery
13. Least Sandpiper - Dawes Arboretum wetlands
14. Rock Pigeon - far and few!!
15. Mourning Dove - several places
16. Barred Owl - heard one night at our cabins
17. Common Nighthawks - in Newark one evening
18. Chimney Swifts - several places
19. Ruby-throated Hummingbirds - at the Octagon Mound first!
20. Belted Kingfisher - nice looks near the fish hatchery
21. Red-bellied Woodpeckers - several places
22. Downy Woodpeckers - Blackhand Gorge
23. Hairy Woodpeckers - Blackhand Gorge
24. Northern Flicker - Blackhand Gorge & Flint Ridge
25. Eastern Wood Pewee - heard at Blackhand Gorge + other places
26. Acadian Flycatchers - Blackhand Gorge
27. Great-crested Flycatcher - heard at Blackhand Gorge & Flint Ridge
28. Eastern Phoebes - seen at Flint Ridge first!
29. Eastern Kingbird - at the Dawes Arboretum wetlands first!
30. White-eyed Vireo - Blackhand Gorge
31. Yellow-throated Vireo - Blackhand Gorge
32. Warbling Vireo - at the velvet ice-cream stop
33. Red-eyed Vireo - same as above + other places
34. Blue jay - several places
35. American Crows - attacking a Red-tailed Hawk - cool!!
36. Purple Martins - flying around the boat at Buckeye lake
37. Tree Swallows - Dawes Arboretum wetlands
38. N. Rough-winged Swallows - streamside near the fish hatchery
39. Cliff Swallow - Dawes Arboretum wetlands
40. Barn Swallows - everywhere!
41. Carolina Chickadees - several places
42. Tufted Titmouse - Blackhand Gorge
43. White-breasted Nuthatch - several places
44. Carolina Wren - Blackhand Gorge
45. House Wren - best looks at our cabins
46. Blue-gray Gnatcatchers - Blackhand Gorge
47. Eastern Bluebirds - mostly along the roads
48. Veery - at Dawes Arboretum while eating lunch!
49. Wood Thrush - seen at the Blackhand Gorge
50. A. Robin - everywhere
51. Gray Catbird - best looks at Dawes Arboretum
52. N. Mockingbird - everywhere!!
53. Brown Thrasher - jumped-out on a back road!
54. E. Starling - mostly along the roads
55. Cedar Waxwings - everywhere
56. Northern Parula - at Blackhand Gorge
57. Yellow Warbler - at the fish hatchery
58. Yellow-throated Warbler - seen at the Octagon Mound in a tree
59. Cerulean Warbler - heard singing at Blackhand Gorge
60. Black & White Warbler - seen at Blackhand Gorge
61. Prothonotary Warbler - seen on the Cranberry Bog Island
62. Ovenbird - seen at Blackhand Gorge
63. Kentucky Warbler - heard once at the Blackhand Gorge
64. C. Yellowthroat - seen at many places
65. Hooded Warbler - seen at Blackhand Gorge
66. Scarlet Tanager - seen at Blackhand Gorge & Flint Ridge
67. Eastern Towhee - seen first at Flint Ridge
68. Chipping Sparrows - everywhere along the roadsides
69. Field Sparrows - at Dawes Arboretum
70. Savannah Sparrow - at the Dawes Arboretum wetlands
71. Song Sparrows - several places
72. N. Cardinal - several places
73. Rose-breasted Grosbeak - heard at Blackhand Gorge
74. Indigo Buntings - along the roadsides on wires
75. Red-winged Blackbirds - everywhere
76. Eastern Meadowlarks - on hay bails and telephone wires
77. Common Grackles - several places
78. Brown-headed Cowbirds - along the roadsides
79. Orchard Oriole - at the cabins near the office
80. Baltimore Oriole - at the cabins in a Pine Tree
81. House Finch - at the feeders at Dawes Arboretum
82. American Goldfinch - same as above
83. House Sparrow - many places around buildings
84. Pileated Woodpeckers - heard at Blackhand George
Extended trip - Wednesday evening through Friday noon.
85. Trumpeter Swans - 4 pairs at The Wilds.
86. Osprey - at The Wilds.
87. N. Harrier - at The Wilds.
88. A. Kestrel - hunting in a hayfield (Only one for the whole trip!!)
89. Red-headed Woodpecker - adult seen on a telephone pole
84. Pileated Woodpecker - seen at Blackhand Gorge - awesome looks!!!
90. Willow Flycatcher - heard at two locations at The Wilds.
91. Horned Larks - seen at The Wilds.
92. Red-breasted Nuthatch - seen at a birdfeeder along the roadside!!!
93. Blue-winged Warbler - nice look along the roadside
94. Prairie Warbler - seen at The Wilds (Life bird for Edna!!)
95. American Redstart - seen along the roadside with the Blue-winged, a Common Yellowthroat, and a Hooded Warbler!!!!
96. Louisiana Waterthrush - nice looks at Blackhand Gorge!
63. Kentucky Warbler - saw him flying and singing at Blackhand Gorge
97. Yellow-breasted Chat - heard him and saw him briefly at The Wilds.
98. Grasshopper Sparrow - seen at The Wilds.
99. Henslow's Sparrow - seen at The Wilds (Life bird for Edna!!)
100. Swamp Sparrow - heard at The Wilds.
101. Bobolink - many seen at The Wilds.
102. Peacocks - at someones home. One huge male and several females plus one albino!!