Date: 6/25/17 9:41 am
From: Patty McKelvey <pambirds...>
Subject: Re: [Ohio-birds] Huffman Prairie Dickcissel
Got out early this morn to beat the heat & look for the previously reported Dickcissels at Margaret Peak Nature Preserve in Lorain County. I was treated to two singing males near the northeast pond. It's fun to hear them singing - they seem to throw their voices, especially on the last note. Peak has enlarged a grassy area which hopefully will bode well for birds. Best of birding, wherever that may be!

Patty McKelvey
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Oh, that I had the wings of a dove! I would fly away and be at rest.

> On Jun 25, 2017, at 8:14 AM, marys1000 <marys1000...> wrote:
>
> I know a Dickcissel at Huffman Prairie isn't big news but while I see
> them reported there
> I have not seen them. Yesterday I had a nice look at a singing bird on
> top of wild parsnip(?).
> I only saw one but there seemed to be an echoing singer from farther back.
>
> Oddly I haven't seen many RTH around this area like years past.
>
> Walking back from by the circle in the road, just as you get to where
> the little stream comes out from under I heard something...
> not song bird like and ground low. Not a glaumping or anything but loud
> and slightly similar. I did see a Kingfisher
> not long after so I suppose that could have been it but I'm pretty
> familiar with the Kingfisher call so.....
>
> Marie, Fairborn
>
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