Date: 10/9/18 5:43 pm
From: Douglas Vogus <vogeye...>
Subject: [Ohio-birds] Ottawa NWR Monthly Census
*OCTOBER 07, 2018 - OTTAWA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE MONTHLY CENSUS.*
*ROUTES*: Usual morning and afternoon routes: East and West sides in the
morning and Auto Tour in the afternoon - but out by 4:00pm for youth
waterfowl hunting.
*TIME*: 8:00am - 12:30pm; 1:40pm - 4:20pm *TEMP.*: 55 ~ 65 *COND.*:
Cloudy and cool all day with late fog rolling in at 4:00pm.
*OBS. EAST*: Katie Clink, Ed Pierce. *OBS.WEST*: Jennifer Kuehn, Donna
Kuhn, Dave & Kim Myles, Jim Reyda, Tony Szilagye, Douglas W. Vogus.
*OBS.AFTERNOON*: Bob Bartolotta, Claire Johnson, Ed Pierce, Jim Reyda,
Douglas W. Vogus.

*I. MAMMALS*: 3 SPECIES.

1. Woodchuck - 4
2. Eastern Fox Squirrel - 8
3. Common Raccoon - 1


*II. BIRDS*: 106 SPECIES, 7,923 INDIVIDUALS.

1. Canada Goose - 566
2. Mute Swan - 4
3. Trumpeter Swan - 115
4. Wood Duck - 44
5. Gadwall - 527
6. American Wigeon - 142
7. American Black Duck - 39
8. Mallard - 271
9. Blue-winged Teal - 4
10. Northern Shoveler - 7
11. Northern Pintail - 49
12. Green-winged Teal - 12
13. Common Merganser - 1 (Second October Record on Census)
14. Pied-billed Grebe - 18
15. Mourning Dove - 134
16. Black-billed Cuckoo - 1 (Second October Record on Census)
17. Chimney Swift - 4
18. American Coot - 22
19. Sandhill Crane - 14
20. Semipalmated Plover - 1
21. Killdeer - 76
22. Pectoral Sandpiper - 10
23. Semipalmated Sandpiper - 1
24. Long-billed Dowitcher - 5
25. Wilson's Snipe - 6
26. Greater Yellowlegs - 2
27. Lesser Yellowlegs - 6
28. Bonaparte's Gull - 1
29. Ring-billed Gull - 82
30. Herring Gull - 5
31. Double-crested Cormorant - 69
32. American White Pelican - 198 (New Census High - previous was 39 on
09/03/17)
33. Great Blue Heron - 36
34. Great Egret - 77
35. Turkey Vulture - 6
36. Osprey - 1
37. Bald Eagle - 3 (1 adult,2 immature)
38. Northern Harrier - 1
39. Sharp-shinned Hawk - 1
40. Cooper's Hawk - 1
41. Red-tailed Hawk - 6
42. Eastern Screech-Owl - 1 (gray morph)
43. Great Horned Owl - 1
44. Belted Kingfisher - 7
45. Red-headed Woodpecker - 4
46. Red-bellied Woodpecker - 13
47. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 12
48. Downy Woodpecker - 13
49. Hairy Woodpecker - 2
50. Northern Flicker - 19
51. American Kestrel - 1
52. Eastern Wood-Pewee - 2
53. Willow Flycatcher - 1
54. Eastern Phoebe - 11
55. Blue-headed Vireo - 1
56. Red-eyed Vireo - 1
57. Blue Jay - 61
58. American Crow - 1
59. Horned Lark - 12
60. Purple Martin - 10
61. Tree Swallow - 251
62. Black-capped Chickadee - 7
63. Tufted Titmouse - 1
64. Red-breasted Nuthatch - 4
65. White-breasted Nuthatch - 10
66. Brown Creeper - 2
67. House Wren - 2
68. Winter Wren - 4
69. Golden-crowned Kinglet - 188
70. Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 116
71. Eastern Bluebird - 1
72. Gray-cheeked Thrush - 2
73. Swainson's Thrush - 22
74. Hermit Thrush - 8
75. American Robin - 66
76. Gray Catbird - 1
77. Northern Mockingbird - 2 (Tied Census High from numerous occasions)
78. European Starling - 750
79. Cedar Waxwing - 1
80. House Sparrow - 23
81. House Finch - 1
82. American Goldfinch - 20
83. Tennessee Warbler - 1
84. Bay-breasted Warbler - 1
85. Blackpoll Warbler - 19
86. Palm Warbler - 2
87. Yellow-rumped Warbler - 73
88. Eastern Towhee - 1
89. American Tree Sparrow - 5
90. Field Sparrow - 5
91. Savannah Sparrow - 4
92. Song Sparrow - 31
93. Lincoln's Sparrow - 2
94. Swamp Sparrow - 12
95. White-throated Sparrow - 178
96. White-crowned Sparrow - 35
97. Dark-eyed Junco - 23
98. Northern Cardinal - 22
99. Rose-breasted Grosbeak - 1
100. Indigo Bunting - 1
101. Bobolink - 1
102. Red-winged Blackbird - 2,682
103. Rusty Blackbird - 7
104. Common Grackle - 371
105. Brown-headed Cowbird - 222
106. Baltimore Oriole - 1 (Second October Record on Census)


*III. FISHES*: 1 SPECIES.

1. Common Carp - 1


*IV. BUTTERFLIES*: 1 SPECIES.

1. Monarch - 4


Douglas W. Vogus - Akron, Ohio.

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