Date: 9/4/17 7:08 am
From: Douglas Vogus <vogeye...>
Subject: [Ohio-birds] Ottawa NWR Census
SEPTEMBER 03, 2017 - OTTAWA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE MONTHLY CENSUS.
ROUTES: East and West sides in the morning, back side in the afternoon.
TIME: 8:00am - 12:30pm; 1:40pm - 6:20pm TEMP.: 62 ~ 76 COND.: Cloudy and
cool until 9:30am; turning partly sunny until 10:05am; mostly sunny, few
clouds from 10:05am on; winds W at 5-10mph. OBS. EAST: Jim Reyda, Al &
Betty Schlecht. OBS. WEST: Doug Brockway, Katie Clink, Jimmy Joyce,
Jennifer Keuhn, Jim Koppen, Donna Kuhn, Dave & Kim Myles, Michael O'Brien,
Ed Pierce, Tony Szilagye, Douglas W. Vogus. OBS. AFTERNOON: Bob
Bartolotta, Claire Johnson, Jim Koppen, Ed Pierce, Jim Reyda, Douglas W.
Vogus.

I. MAMMALS: 6 SPECIES.

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


II. BIRDS: 106 SPECIES, 6,234 TOTAL BIRDS.

1. Canada Goose - 298
2. Trumpeter Swan - 63 (neckband: "yellow 3A8")
3. Wood Duck - 101
4. American Black Duck - 2
5. Mallard - 530
6. Blue-winged Teal - 22
7. Northern Shoveler - 6
8. Green-winged Teal - 28
9. Northern Bobwhite - 1 (male at BSBO feeder area - 3rd record on
census)
10. Pied-billed Grebe - 15
11. Rock Pigeon - 1
12. Mourning Dove - 131
13. Chimney Swift - 1
14. Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 7
15. Common Gallinule - 5
16. Sandhill Crane - 19
17. Semipalmated Plover - 7
18. Killdeer - 98
19. Red Knot - 1 (in northeast corner of Pool 2c)
20. Least Sandpiper - 2
21. Pectoral Sandpiper - 14
22. Semipalmated Sandpiper - 18
23. Wilson's Snipe - 1
24. Spotted Sandpiper - 4
25. Solitary Sandpiper - 1
26. Greater Yellowlegs - 1
27. Lesser Yellowlegs - 13
28. Bonaparte's Gull - 15
29. Ring-billed Gull - 210
30. Herring Gull - 9
31. Caspian Tern - 23
32. Common Tern - 2
33. Double-crested Cormorant - 64
34. American White Pelican - 39
35. Great Blue Heron - 116
36. Great Egret - 281
37. Snowy Egret - 6
38. Green Heron - 8
39. Black-crowned Night-Heron - 2
40. Turkey Vulture - 7
41. Bald Eagle - 5 (2 adult,3 immature)
42. Sharp-shinned Hawk - 1
43. Red-tailed Hawk - 6
44. Belted Kingfisher - 18
45. Red-bellied Woodpecker - 9
46. Downy Woodpecker - 21
47. Northern Flicker - 11
48. American Kestrel - 2
49. Merlin - 1
50. Eastern Wood-Pewee - 13
51. Yellow-bellied Flycatcher - 1
52. Willow Flycatcher - 1
53. Least Flycatcher - 3 (Unidentified *Empidonax* flycatcher - 1)
54. Eastern Phoebe - 23
55. Great Crested Flycatcher - 1
56. Eastern Kingbird - 17
57. Warbling Vireo - 15
58. Red-eyed Vireo - 11
59. Blue Jay - 37
60. Horned Lark - 1
61. Tree Swallow - 1,388
62. Barn Swallow - 75
63. White-breasted Nuthatch - 9
64. House Wren - 4
65. Marsh Wren - 5
66. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - 8
67. Veery - 1
68. Swainson's Thrush - 7
69. American Robin - 58
70. Gray Catbird - 34
71. Brown Thrasher - 2
72. European Starling - 808
73. Cedar Waxwing - 36
74. House Sparrow - 107
75. House Finch - 14
76. American Goldfinch - 67
77. Black-and-white Warbler - 2
78. Tennessee Warbler - 1
79. Nashville Warbler - 1
80. Common Yellowthroat - 7
81. American Redstart - 15
82. Cape May Warbler - 1
83. Northern Parula - 1
84. Magnolia Warbler - 7
85. Bay-breasted Warbler - 21
86. Blackburnian Warbler - 2
87. Yellow Warbler - 2
88. Chestnut-sided Warbler - 2
89. Blackpoll Warbler - 1
90. Black-throated Blue Warbler - 2
91. Black-throated Green Warbler - 4
92. Canada Warbler - 1
93. Wilson's Warbler - 1
94. Chipping Sparrow - 1
95. Field Sparrow - 1
96. Savannah Sparrow - 2
97. Grasshopper Sparrow - 1
98. Song Sparrow - 19
99. Northern Cardinal - 22
100. Indigo Bunting - 10
101. Dickcissel - 7
102. Bobolink - 8
103. Red-winged Blackbird - 996
104. Common Grackle - 52
105. Brown-headed Cowbird - 47
106. Baltimore Oriole - 5


III. REPTILES: 4 SPECIES.

1. Red-eared Turtle - 4
2. Midland Painted Turtle - 24
3. Northern Water Snake - 9
4. Eastern Garter Snake - 1


IV. AMPHIBIANS: 3 SPECIES.

1. Bullfrog - 2
2. Green Frog - 1
3. Northern Leopard Frog - 23


V. FISHES: 2 SPECIES.

1. Common Carp - 9
2. Creek Chub - 8


VI. BUTTERFLIES: 15 SPECIES.

1. Eastern Black Swallowtail - 1
2. Cabbage Butterfly - 57
3. Clouded Sulphur - 28
4. Orange Sulphur - 6
5. American Copper - 1
6. Bronze Copper - 2
7. Eastern Tailed-Blue - 1
8. Pearl Crescent - 7
9. Red Admiral - 10
10. American Painted Lady - 7
11. Common Buckeye - 8
12. Red-spotted Purple - 1
13. Viceroy - 9
14. Monarch - 44
15. Least Skipper - 6


Douglas W. Vogus - Akron, Ohio.

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