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)]
Hi everyone,

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!

Judy


*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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