According to eBird, almost 40 species of waterfowl have been seen at Wellington Upground Reservoir over the years. Greater White-fronted Goose and Cackling Goose are among the species. Wellington Reservoir offers handicapped parking just feet from the water. Birding can be done a few steps from your car, or even sitting in the car.
Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society Field Trip
Event: Field Trip to Wellington Upground Reservoir
Place: See below.
Date & Time: Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 8 a.m.
Leader: Erik Bruder
Target Species: Migrating Waterfowl
Description: According to eBird, almost 40 species of waterfowl have been seen at Wellington Upground Reservoir over the years. Greater White-fronted Goose and Cackling Goose are among the species. This field trip will begin at the reservoir, with the option of moving to Wellington Reservation or Findley State Park, depending on sightings.
Wellington Reservoir offers handicapped parking just feet from the water. Birding can be done a few steps from your car, or even sitting in the car.
Directions: Wellington Upground Reservoir is located on Jones Road, just east of the Wellington Reservation of Lorain Metro Parks. From Cleveland west suburbs, take I-480 west. It merges into Rte. 10, which becomes Rte. 20. Continue west to Rte. 58. At Rte. 58, go left (south), through Wellington. Turn right (west) on Jones Road. The driveway to the reservoir will be on the right, past a housing development. If you get to the Wellington Reservation (on the left at 535 Jones Rd.) you have gone too far. The reservoir is across the street from Wellington Reservation.
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