Midsummer can be a slow time for birding, but not on this pleasant sunny day. A highlight among the 52 species observed was a Red-breasted Nuthatch singing high in a tree. Other avian treasures were four species of thrush and a Yellow-billed Cuckoo. - July 2017
Event: Second Saturday Bird Walk
Date: Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 9 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Rocky River Nature Center, Rocky River Reservation, 24000 Valley Pkwy, North Olmsted, OH 44070 Map
Leaders: Bill Deininger, Ken Gober, Dave Graskemper
Description: Birds are nesting in the Rocky River Valley. We will look for Baltimore Orioles and maybe a Hooded Warbler. The monthly Second Saturday walks are a great opportunity for birders of all skill levels to enjoy the woods and wetlands around the Cleveland Metroparks Rocky River Nature Center. New to birding? You will be amazed how much you can learn in this friendly group.
Photo: Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis), female, Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area, Quebec, Canada. By Cephas [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons