November 26, 2013
The Southwestern Ohio Rare Bird Alert for November 26, 2013 compiled by the Dayton Audubon Society.
The highlights of this report are numerous reports of Sandhill Cranes overhead.
With reports yesterday of flights over Eastwood MetroPark and Cowan Lake and today just South of Spring Valley Wildlife Area major movement of this species is underway. We'd like to hear your reports if more are seen.
Seen today at Spring Valley Wildlife Area were Mute Swan, American Coot, Pied-billed Grebe, Blue-winged Teal, White-throated Sparrow, Cardinal and Carolina Chickadee.
The Southwestern Ohio Rare Bird Alert for November 19, 2013 compiled by the Dayton Audubon Society.
The highlights of this report are firsts of the season Brown Creeper and American Tree Sparrow.
Seen from the first parking lot on November 14th at Englewood MetroPark Main park were American Pipit, Dunlin, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Lesser Yellowlegs and Killdeer.
Seen today in that same main park were first of the season Brown Creeper, first of the season American Tree Sparrow, Golden-crowned Kinglet and Yellow-rumped Warbler.
To report rare, unusual, or first-of-the-season sightings in the Dayton area, call Betty Berry at 937-836-3022 or Ralph Dennler at 937-294-5086.
If you choose to email your report, please send your NAME, DATE, LOCATION and SIGHTING to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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!