Date: 4/26/18 10:13 am From: Judy <jahochadel...> Subject: [Ohio-birds] Western Reserve Greenway Trail and Mosquito Lake State Park [Trumbull County (2 days)]
Migration is ramping up here as the species that are coming through are changing in type and quantity. No sign of the Slate-colored Fox Sparrows yesterday. I guess they moved on. I'm hoping to get out again this week. What a great time of the year!
*26 APR 2018 Mosquito Lake State Park & Marina* - (10 species, 20 minutes, driving) *Highlights:* 2 Horned Grebes; 3 Eared Grebe; 6 Common Loon; 1 Caspian Tern; Canada Goose pair w/goslings *FOY:* Horned Grebe, Chimney Swift
*List:* American Coot 35 Canada Goose Pair w/6 recently fledged goslings that could barely walk Caspian Tern 1 Chimney Swift 7 Common Loon 6 (5/full breeding plumage; 1 full winter plumage) Eared Grebe 3 (all nearly full breeding plumage) Horned Grebe 2 (1 full breeding plumage; 1 almost full breeding plumage) Red-breasted Merganser 47 Ring-billed Gull 13 Tree Swallow 100
*25 APR 2018 Western Reserve Greenway Trail* - (46 species, 3.5 hours, 5.68 miles walking) *Highlights:* One adult Bald Eagle perched at a pond; 17 Swamp Sparrows (high number for this location); 2 Pileated Woodpeckers (separate locations/territories) and I found several trees in one area that were recently worked by one, so possibly a third territory; Pine and Yellow-rumped Warblers; Eastern Towhee numbers almost tripled in five days *FOY:* Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Brown Thrasher, Cedar Waxwing, Chipping Sparrow, Pine Warbler, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, White-throated Sparrow, Yellow-rumped Warbler
*List:* American Robin numerous American Goldfinch 4 American Wigeon 1 Bald Eagle 1 Barn Swallow 10 Black-capped Chickadee 13 Blue Jay several Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 5 Blue-winged Teal 11 Brown Thrasher 2 Brown-headed Cowbird numerous Canada Goose several Carolina Wren 1 Cedar Waxwing 1 Chipping Sparrow 1 Common Grackle numerous Dark-eyed Junco 2 Downy Woodpecker 4 Eastern Bluebird 1 Eastern Towhee 8 European Starling several Field Sparrow 1 Great Blue Heron 1 Green-winged Teal 20 Hermit Thrush 1 House Finch 3 House Sparrow several Killdeer 2 Mallard 6 Mourning Dove 3 Northern Cardinal 22 Northern Flicker 3 Northern Shoveler 2 Pileated Woodpecker 2 Pine Warbler 3 Red-bellied Woodpecker 6 Red-winged Blackbird numerous Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2 Song Sparrow 5 Swamp Sparrow 17 Tree Swallow 11 Tufted Titmouse 7 Turkey Vulture 2 White-breasted Nuthatch 4 White-throated Sparrow 1 Yellow-rumped Warbler 6
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