Date: 6/28/17 1:27 pm
From: Elaine & Marty Cohen <buckeye4c...>
Subject: [Ohio-birds] Fwd: [Ohio-birds] Nimisila Birds - nesters or late migrants?
two common loons again seen at southern end of Nimisila Reservoir this
afternoon (June 28).
one each in summer and winter plumage.

many osprey. also, first coot for me since May.


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From: Elaine & Marty Cohen <buckeye4c...>
Date: Wed, Jun 7, 2017 at 9:05 PM
Subject: Re: [Ohio-birds] Nimisila Birds - nesters or late migrants?
To: Bill Whan <billwhan...>


thanks, Bill, for the great information.

Marty

On Wed, Jun 7, 2017 at 11:31 AM, Bill Whan <billwhan...> wrote:

> Elaine & Marty---
> As to your questions about breeders on 6/5: a few Caspian terns do
> nest close to Ohio, mostly in the Great Lakes; pairs could be formed before
> they reach a breeding area, and nests are quite rare in Ohio along the
> Lake. My guess is they are not going to nest in your area, but keep a
> lookout. Common loons are unlikely as breeders in inland Ohio, but there
> are records, which should be documented with photos, etc.; we had a report
> of two with young here in Franklin County, but
> photos to confirm them weren't obtained. To confirm nesting, you should
> keep an eye out for the future that young are present of course.
> We can try to figure out if a northern species like the loon, and a
> southern species like the tern, could together nest here....
> Bill Whan
>
>
>
> On 6/5/2017 4:23 PM, Elaine & Marty Cohen wrote:
>
>> interesting variety at Nimisila Reservoir and environs today (southern
>> Summit Co.)
>>
>> 6 ospreys and three active nests (one at North Reservoir).
>> multiple kingbirds, a group of cliff swallows, active purple martin boxes
>> (also, North Reservoir), several yellow warblers. other usual
>> suspects.....
>>
>> subject question pertains to these two species seen:
>>
>> (a) a pair of Caspian terns flying together, and
>> (b) two individual common loons, at opposite ends of Nimisila.
>>
>> are these June 5th birds possible local nesters?
>>
>> - Marty
>>
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