Date: 7/3/17 5:24 am
From: Douglas Vogus <vogeye...>
Subject: [Ohio-birds] Ottawa NWR Monthly Census
JULY 02, 2017 - OTTAWA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE MONTHLY CENSUS.
ROUTES: Same usual morning and afternoon routes (east and west sides in the
morning and backside in the afternoon), except where closed for eagle
nesting.
TIME: 8:00am - 12:35pm; 2:05pm - 5:30pm TEMP.: 71 ~ 84 ~ 82 COND.: Sunny
and warm; winds west at 5-10mph.
OBS. EAST: Jim Reyda, Al & Betty Schlecht. OBS. WEST: Katie Clink, Donna
Kuhn, Dave & Kim Myles, Michael O'Brien, Ed Pierce, Tony Szilagye, Douglas
W. Vogus.
OBS. AFTERNOON: Donna Kuhn, Ed Pierce, Jim Reyda, Douglas W. Vogus.

I. MAMMALS: 6 SPECIES.

1. Eastern Cottontail - 17
2. Woodchuck - 2
3. Eastern Fox Squirrel - 5
4. Common Muskrat - 2
5. Common Raccoon - 1
6. White-tailed Deer - 2


II. BIRDS: 78 SPECIES, 4,020 INDIVIDUALS.

1. Canada Goose - 304
2. Trumpeter Swan - 105 (6 young; Adults with neckbands: "74M - green"
and "1A2 - yellow" - these two parent birds had 3 of the young)
3. Wood Duck - 39
4. Mallard - 13
5. Hooded Merganser - 1 (female)
6. Pied-billed Grebe - 8 (3 young)
7. Mourning Dove - 37
8. Yellow-billed Cuckoo - 1
9. Chimney Swift - 6
10. Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 1
11. Common Gallinule - 1
12. Sandhill Crane - 12 (2 young) (First July Record on Census)
13. Killdeer - 34
14. Spotted Sandpiper - 4
15. Ring-billed Gull - 146
16. Herring Gull - 1
17. Caspian Tern - 5
18. Common Tern - 27
19. Double-crested Cormorant - 14
20. Great Blue Heron - 134
21. Great Egret - 243
22. Snowy Egret - 21
23. Green Heron - 3
24. Black-crowned Night-Heron - 14
25. Turkey Vulture - 4
26. Bald Eagle - 5 (3 adult,2 immature)
27. Red-tailed Hawk - 8
28. Great Horned Owl - 1
29. Red-headed Woodpecker - 1 (adult)
30. Red-bellied Woodpecker - 8
31. Downy Woodpecker - 23
32. Hairy Woodpecker - 3
33. Northern Flicker - 14
34. Eastern Wood-Pewee - 6
35. Willow Flycatcher - 6
36. Eastern Phoebe - 8
37. Great Crested Flycatcher - 8
38. Eastern Kingbird - 45 (1 nest with 2 young)
39. Warbling Vireo - 33
40. Red-eyed Vireo - 6
41. Blue Jay - 29
42. Horned Lark - 14
43. Purple Martin - 330 (includes results from Purple Martin
bird-banding)
44. Tree Swallow - 506
45. Northern Rough-winged Swallow - 3
46. Cliff Swallow - 18
47. Barn Swallow - 58
48. Black-capped Chickadee - 4
49. Tufted Titmouse - 1
50. White-breasted Nuthatch - 1
51. House Wren - 49
52. Marsh Wren - 28
53. Carolina Wren - 1
54. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - 5
55. American Robin - 48
56. Gray Catbird - 54
57. Brown Thrasher - 7
58. European Starling - 249
59. Cedar Waxwing - 12
60. House Sparrow - 11
61. House Finch - 5
62. American Goldfinch - 45
63. Prothonotary Warbler - 4
64. Common Yellowthroat - 46
65. Yellow Warbler - 162
66. Chipping Sparrow - 10
67. Field Sparrow - 9
68. Song Sparrow - 95
69. Swamp Sparrow - 14
70. Northern Cardinal - 31
71. Rose-breasted Grosbeak - 1
72. Indigo Bunting - 20
73. Dickcissel - 27
74. Red-winged Blackbird - 681
75. Common Grackle - 46
76. Brown-headed Cowbird - 10
77. Orchard Oriole - 3
78. Baltimore Oriole - 30


III. REPTILES: 5 SPECIES.

1. Common Snapping Turtle - 1
2. Red-eared Turtle - 1
3. Midland Painted Turtle - 15
4. Blanding's Turtle - 1
5. Northern Water Snake - 7


IV. AMPHIBIANS: 3 SPECIES.

1. Bullfrog - many
2. Green Frog - many
3. Northern Leopard Frog - many


V. FISHES: 4 SPECIES.

1. Common Carp - many
2. Creek Chub - 6
3. Largemouth Bass - many
4. Bluegill - 4


VI. BUTTERFLIES: 11 SPECIES.

1. Eastern Black Swallowtail - 1
2. Eastern Tiger Swallowtail - 1
3. Cabbage Butterfly - 73
4. Clouded Sulphur - 17
5. Eastern Tailed-Blue - 1
6. Summer Azure - 2
7. Red Admiral - 10
8. American Painted Lady - 2
9. Painted Lady - 1
10. Viceroy - 2
11. Monarch - 3


Douglas W. Vogus - Akron, Ohio.

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