Date: 5/15/18 7:59 am
From: John Pogacnik <jpogacnik...>
Subject: [Ohio-birds] Lake Erie Bluffs,Lake County, 5/15
There were quite a few birds flying by Lake Erie Bluffs with blue jays and orioles dominating. There were quite a few green herons also passing by, mostly in pairs heading east. Of note were 35 American pipits flying over and mourning warbler near the twoe and two chats.


Lake Erie Bluffs Metropark, Lake, Ohio, US
May 15, 2018 6:45 AM - 9:45 AM
Protocol: Traveling
3.0 mile(s)
Comments: Southwest winds changing to north around 9:30 with rain at 9:45. Most of the birds were heading east, but quite a few were going west also such as eastern kingbirds, great crested flycatchers, and American goldfinches.
88 species

Canada Goose 9
Wood Duck 4
Mallard 1
Red-breasted Merganser 26
Horned Grebe 1 Non-breeding plumage, close to shore along the lake.
Double-crested Cormorant 21
Great Blue Heron 7
Green Heron 19 All were migrants flying mostly east.
Turkey Vulture 2
Osprey 1
Bald Eagle 4
Red-tailed Hawk 2
Black-bellied Plover 2
Spotted Sandpiper 1
Ring-billed Gull 47
Herring Gull 7
Caspian Tern 2
Common Tern 3
Mourning Dove 14
Chimney Swift 72
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1
Belted Kingfisher 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 6
Downy Woodpecker 3
Northern Flicker 2
Acadian Flycatcher 1
Willow Flycatcher 1
Least Flycatcher 2
Great Crested Flycatcher 9
Eastern Kingbird 39
Warbling Vireo 2
Red-eyed Vireo 2
Blue Jay 1119
American Crow 26
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 41
Purple Martin 6
Tree Swallow 16
Bank Swallow 68
Barn Swallow 12
Black-capped Chickadee 1
Tufted Titmouse 2
House Wren 1
Carolina Wren 1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1
Veery 3
Gray-cheeked Thrush 1
Swainson's Thrush 3
Wood Thrush 3
American Robin 24
Gray Catbird 47
Brown Thrasher 3
Northern Mockingbird 1
European Starling 83
American Pipit 35 A flock of 35 flew by heading west
Cedar Waxwing 98
Ovenbird 2
Tennessee Warbler 2
Nashville Warbler 1
Mourning Warbler 1
Common Yellowthroat 32
American Redstart 3
Magnolia Warbler 7
Bay-breasted Warbler 1
Yellow Warbler 146
Chestnut-sided Warbler 1
Blackpoll Warbler 2
Black-throated Blue Warbler 1
Canada Warbler 1
Wilson's Warbler 1
Chipping Sparrow 2
Field Sparrow 1
White-crowned Sparrow 16
White-throated Sparrow 1
Song Sparrow 14
Swamp Sparrow 1
Eastern Towhee 1
Yellow-breasted Chat 2
Scarlet Tanager 3
Northern Cardinal 11
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 15
Indigo Bunting 17
Orchard Oriole 10
Baltimore Oriole 126 Most were migrating east
Red-winged Blackbird 278
Brown-headed Cowbird 24
Common Grackle 15
House Finch 1
American Goldfinch 121



John Pogacnik

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