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The Southwestern Ohio Rare Bird Alert for August 18, 2014 compiled by the Dayton Audubon Society.

The highlights of this report are many arriving shore birds and waterfowl.

Seen on August 17th at Englewood MetroPark were Bald Eagle, 2 adult and 2 immature, Great Egret, Green and Great Blue Heron, Lesser Yellowlegs, Solitary, Pectoral and Semipalmated Sandpiper, Killdeer, Belted Kingfisher, Red-shouldered Hawk, Barn and Tree Swallow, Wood Duck and Mallard.

We would like to hear any reports South of Dayton where we are not getting any reports of sightings.


To report rare, unusual, or first-of-the-season sightings in the Dayton area, call Ralph Dennler at 937-294-5086.

If you choose to email your report, please send your NAME, DATE, LOCATION and SIGHTING to:

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!