Date: 10/2/17 4:55 pm
From: Douglas Vogus <vogeye...>
Subject: [Ohio-birds] Ottawa NWR October Census
OCTOBER 01, 2017 - OTTAWA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE MONTHLY CENSUS.
ROUTES: Usual morning & afternoon routes (east and west sides in the
morning, back side in the afternoon.)
TIME: 8:10am - 12:15pm; 1:50pm - 6:00pm TEMP.: 46 ~ 70 ~ 65 COND.: Chilly
early, warming quickly to sunny, clear skies; wind N/NE at 5-10mph.
OBS. EAST: Katie Clink, Jim Koppen, Ed Pierce. OBS. WEST: Doug Brockway,
Mike Edgington, Jimmy Joyce, Jennifer Keuhn, Donna Kuhn,
Dave & Kim Myles, Jim Reyda, Al & Betty Schlecht, Tony Szilagye, Douglas W.
Vogus.
OBS. AFTERNOON: Mike Edgington, Jim Koppen, Ed Pierce, Jim Reyda, Douglas
W. Vogus.

I. MAMMALS: 5 SPECIES.

1. Woodchuck - 1
2. Eastern Fox Squirrel - 3
3. Meadow Vole - 1
4. Common Muskrat - 2
5. White-tailed Deer - 8 (4-pt buck,7 does)


II. BIRDS: 107 SPECIES, 5,221 TOTAL BIRDS.

1. Canada Goose - 293
2. Trumpeter Swan - 65
3. Wood Duck - 176
4. Gadwall -43
5. American Wigeon - 36
6. American Black Duck - 17
7. Mallard - 133
8. Blue-winged Teal - 1
9. Northern Shoveler - 2
10. Northern Pintail - 7
11. Green-winged Teal - 32
12. Ruddy Duck - 3
13. Pied-billed Grebe - 55
14. Mourning Dove - 72
15. Chimney Swift - 1
16. Virginia Rail - 1
17. Sora - 5
18. American Coot - 41
19. Sandhill Crane - 16
20. American Golden-Plover - 4
21. Killdeer - 63
22. Pectoral Sandpiper - 5
23. Long-billed Dowitcher - 6
24. Wilson's Snipe - 2
25. Solitary Sandpiper - 1
26. Greater Yellowlegs - 6
27. Lesser Yellowlegs - 12
28. Bonaparte's Gull - 36
29. Ring-billed Gull - 199
30. Herring Gull - 13
31. Common Tern - 1
32. Double-crested Cormorant - 86
33. Great Blue Heron - 78
34. Great Egret - 143
35. Snowy Egret - 3
36. Green Heron - 1
37. Turkey Vulture - 15
38. Bald Eagle - 3 (2 adult,1 immature)
39. Northern Harrier - 2
40. Red-tailed Hawk - 5
41. Great Horned Owl - 2
42. Belted Kingfisher - 4
43. Red-headed Woodpecker - 5
44. Red-bellied Woodpecker - 21
45. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 2
46. Downy Woodpecker - 46
47. Hairy Woodpecker - 4
48. Northern Flicker - 20
49. American Kestrel - 2
50. Peregrine Falcon - 1 (immature male plucking a bird in flight)
51. Eastern Wood-Pewee - 1
52. Yellow-bellied Flycatcher - 1
53. Willow Flycatcher - 1 (Unidentified Empidonax Flycatcher - 1)
54. Eastern Phoebe - 12
55. Eastern Kingbird - 1
56. Yellow-throated Vireo - 1
57. Blue-headed Vireo - 1
58. Philadelphia Vireo - 3
59. Red-eyed Vireo - 1
60. Blue Jay - 54
61. Horned Lark - 4
62. Tree Swallow - 206
63. Black-capped Chickadee - 11
64. Tufted Titmouse - 3
65. White-breasted Nuthatch - 21
66. Brown Creeper - 8
67. House Wren - 2
68. Winter Wren - 1
69. Marsh Wren - 2
70. Golden-crowned Kinglet - 26
71. Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 38
72. Swainson's Thrush - 2
73. American Robin - 155
74. Gray Catbird - 16
75. Brown Thrasher - 1
76. European Starling - 863
77. House Sparrow - 37
78. House Finch - 4
79. American Goldfinch - 35
80. Golden-winged Warbler - 1
81. Black-and-white Warbler - 5
82. Nashville Warbler - 1
83. Common Yellowthroat - 10
84. American Redstart - 1
85. Cape May Warbler - 2
86. Northern Parula - 1
87. Magnolia Warbler - 2
88. Bay-breasted Warbler - 3
89. Blackpoll Warbler - 10
90. Black-throated Blue Warbler - 1
91. Palm Warbler - 1
92. Yellow-rumped Warbler - 34
93. Black-throated Green Warbler - 15
94. Eastern Towhee - 1
95. Savannah Sparrow - 5
96. Song Sparrow - 26
97. Lincoln's Sparrow - 10
98. Swamp Sparrow - 19
99. White-throated Sparrow - 59
100. White-crowned Sparrow - 20
101. Northern Cardinal - 31
102. Indigo Bunting - 3
103. Bobolink - 3
104. Red-winged Blackbird - 1,473
105. Rusty Blackbird - 16
106. Common Grackle - 139
107. Brown-headed Cowbird - 27


III. REPTILES: 2 SPECIES.

1. Midland Painted Turtle - 14
2. Northern Water Snake - 1


IV. AMPHIBIANS: 3 SPECIES.

1. Bullfrog - 1
2. Green Frog - 3
3. Northern Leopard Frog - 6


V. FISHES: 2 SPECIES.

1. Common Carp - 3
2. Unknown Minnows - about 70


VI. BUTTERFLIES: 9 SPECIES.

1. Cabbage Butterfly - 9
2. Clouded Sulphur - 32
3. Orange Sulphur - 14
4. Bronze Copper - 173
5. Painted Lady - 5
6. Common Buckeye - 9
7. Viceroy - 3
8. Monarch - 15
9. Silver-spotted Skipper - 2


Douglas W. Vogus - Akron, Ohio.

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