The Southwestern Ohio Rare Bird Alert for March 7, 2014 compiled by the Dayton Audubon Society.
The highlight of this report is Red-throated Loon. Large numbers and types of waterfowl are being seen throughout the Miami Valley.
A Red-throated Loon was seen March 7th near the boat ramp of the Caesar Creek State Park ground.
This same day seen at Englewood MetroPark were Tundra Swans, Green-winged Teal, American Wigeon, Lesser Scaup, Black Duck, Ring-necked Duck, Northern Pintail, Redhead, Common Goldeneye, Mallard, Canada Goose, Great Blue Heron and Ring-billed Gull.
A Bald Eagle was observed March 6th on a the nest from the bicycle path south of Spring Valley Wildlife Area. A Northern Harrier was seen in that same area.
Seen at Englewood MetroPark March 5th were adult Bald Eagle, Bufflehead, Redhead, Lesser Scaup, Ring-necked and Black Duck, American Wigeon, Gadwall, American Coot, Mallard, Red-tailed Hawk and many Canada Geese .
To report rare, unusual, or first-of-the-season sightings in the Dayton area, call Ralph Dennler at 937-294-5086.
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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!