Tim Jasinski spotted a number of warbler species in the ravine behind the center, a good start toward the total of 12 warbler species for the evening. The resident Barred Owls called and sat obligingly where all could have a great view. Gray Catbirds and brilliant orange and black Baltimore Orioles sang at many locations.
Come after work for an early evening bird walk through the woods and fields around Lake Erie Nature and Science Center. Warblers are migrating through northeast Ohio on their way to nest in Canada. Barred Owls have nested often in the ravine below LENSC. We may possibly see one or more.
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The Conservatory Workshop Venue: "About 4,460 square feet of The Conservatory is under glass. Within the building, 4,200 square feet is used for botanical displays and meeting space. The remaining 2,800 square feet is used for instruction, research, and service purposes. A plaza, gardens and outdoor art by a local artist enhances the entrance to The Conservatory."
Most of the birders would say our best bird of the day was an immature Barred Owl. It was on a tree branch about 15 feet high and five feet from the trail. Everyone had unobstructed views of the owlet. Down the trail we then saw one of the parent Barred owls hanging around watching out for the owlet. It was a great day for birding. Many species, many great views, many birds singing.
In 2017, migration brought warblers! On this International Migratory Bird Day the Rocky River trails had 12 species of warbler. Seven Scarlet Tanagers were welcome arrivals. The woods were rich with song. What will we see this year?
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