Dick Tuttle

March 10, 2021
American Kestrel - Photo Mick Thompson

The 2020 American Kestrel Nesting Season

Dick Tuttle shares the results of the Kestrel conservation efforts that he and Dick Phillips take on every year. The 202 season certainly was like no other!
February 10, 2021
Bald Eagle (First Year)

A Gathering of Eagles

Dick Tuttle tells us about his observations of a group of Bald Eagles feeding opportunistically on a small carcass.
January 21, 2021
Nest Boxes at OECC Prairie

Avian Conservation at the Olentangy Environmental Control Center: 2020

The Olentangy Environmental Control Center (OECC) is one of Delaware County’s wastewater treatment facilities and has a capacity of more than five million gallons daily. It […]
November 27, 2020
Chimney Swifts

2020 Fall Chimney Swift Counts

For the eighteenth consecutive year, I counted migrating Chimney Swifts as they dropped into chimneys to spend their nights clinging to bricks and mortar before emerging […]
November 21, 2020

Smith Park Nestbox Production in 2020

The spring and summer brought more Eastern Bluebirds and Tree Swallows to Smith Park, where Dick Tuttle provides them with nestbox homes. Read on to find out how it went in this strange year.