Dick Tuttle

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.
October 20, 2020
Prothonotary Warbler right - Photo Earl Harrison

Prothonotary Warbler Adventures: 2020

The quest to attract nesting “golden swamp warblers” starts with re-establishing their nesting structures at two locations, Alum Creek Lake near Kilbourne, Ohio, and along the […]
September 15, 2020

Panhandle Rd Nestbox Grid for Tree Swallows: 2020

On August 27, 2020, I parked my car along Panhandle Road on the Delaware Wildlife Area and walked to nestbox 34, the only box left standing […]