Date: 4/30/18 7:22 am
From: John Pogacnik <jpogacnik...>
Subject: [Ohio-birds] Lake Erie Bluffs, Lake County, 4/30
Lake Erie Bluffs Metropark, Lake, Ohio, US
Apr 30, 2018 6:45 AM - 9:15 AM
Protocol: Stationary
Comments: Winds were west-southwest. Migration was a bit on the slow side. Most birds were heading west.
47 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose 38
Mallard 7
Lesser Scaup 1
Red-breasted Merganser 117
Double-crested Cormorant 678
Great Blue Heron 21
Green Heron 1
Turkey Vulture 42
Osprey 1
Northern Harrier 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1
Bald Eagle 4
Red-tailed Hawk 2
Rough-legged Hawk 1 One light phase rough-legged hawk passed by heading east. Noted were the whitish underwings with slightly darker underwing coverts. There were distinct dark marks at the bend of the wing. The tail was dark with a white rump. Wings were long and narrow. It appeared to be a female.
Bonaparte's Gull 14
Ring-billed Gull 423
Herring Gull 51
Great Black-backed Gull 2
Caspian Tern 45
Common Tern 6
Forster's Tern 2
Mourning Dove 22
Chimney Swift 4
Belted Kingfisher 2
Downy Woodpecker 2
Northern Flicker 54
Blue Jay 8
American Crow 26
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 2
Purple Martin 6
Tree Swallow 34
Barn Swallow 3
Golden-crowned Kinglet 3
American Robin 176
Brown Thrasher 1
European Starling 44
Yellow-rumped Warbler 2
Chipping Sparrow 2
White-throated Sparrow 3
Song Sparrow 6
Northern Cardinal 5
Eastern Meadowlark 2
Red-winged Blackbird 384
Brown-headed Cowbird 111
Common Grackle 84
blackbird sp. 400
Pine Siskin 3
American Goldfinch 63

John Pogacnik


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