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The Southwestern Ohio Rare Bird Alert for October 9, 2014 compiled by the Dayton Audubon Society.

The highlight of this report is the migration continues..

Seen at Englewood MetroPark North Park October 6th were Merlin, Osprey, Great Egret, Great Blue Heron, American Coot, Mallard, Red-winged Blackbird, Tree Swallow and Turkey Vulture while Cooper's Hawk, American Crow and Eastern Blue Jay were seen at the East Park.

The Blendon Woods Metro Park on the Northeast side of Columbus continues to record a large variety of warblers on an almost daily basis.


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This Dayton Audubon Rare Bird Alert is updated periodically as warranted. For last minute updates, call the Dayton Audubon Hotline at 937-640-BIRD(2473). Good birding to all!