Migration was somewhat muted around this reservoir north of Columbus, with scattered landbird migrants and loads of boaters keeping down the waterfowl. I stopped at New Galena boat launch, the Beach & Visitors Center, Berlin Station access, and Cheshire causeway 7 boat launch. included in the list were:
waterbirds - little unusual other than a few Pied-billed Grebes at both New Galena and Cheshire
raptors - adult Bald Eagle and Cooper's Hawk were at New Galena
gulls - 340 Ring-bills on the beach, but only found 3 Herring with them
Flycatchers - nothing other than a few E.Phoebes
Vireos - none found
BlueJays - no big movement yet, with scattered flocks at New Galena and the Visitors Center, totaling around 60 birds. Smaller groups were at the other two sites up-lake.
Wrens - single Winter Wrens were at New Galena and the Visitors Center, while 2 House Wrens were at the latter site
Kinglets - not many, but both species were at both New Galena and the Visitors Center
Thrushes - a single Swainsons was at New Galena, where Robins were abundant (60+)
Warblers - not many, but did have an Orange-crowned north of the Visitors Center. Also had N.Parula, Black-thr.Blue, Black-thr.Green, Yellow-rumped, Palm. ComYellowthroat
Sparrows - small groups of Chippings, Fields, White-throateds, and Songs at several spots. Also had a Swamp Sparrow at the Visitors Center.
Blackbirds - flocks of Redwings at several spots, along with a long meandering flock of 500+ Common Grackles moving through the Visitors Center area. There were also 5 Cowbirds there.
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