For the last eighteen years, Dick Tuttle and Dick Phillips have monitored a fifty-mile-long trail of roadside kestrel nestboxes found mostly in the northwest corner of Delaware County. Every nest has its story, and each family's nesting cycle has its own chapters of survival over time. In this article, Dick Tuttle tells us the story of nest K-14, a most intriguing history that played out as the latest and last kestrel nest of the 2010 season.
Dick Tuttle provides us with another update on American Kestrels and Ospreys nesting in Delaware County. Read Dick's latest update on his efforts and the nesting success of these popular species.
Dick Tuttle provides us with a spring update on American Kestrels and Ospreys nesting in the "homes" that he and his colleagues provide for them in Delaware County. Read Dick's latest update on his efforts and the nesting success of these popular species.
Columbus readers may be interested to know about the successes that Dick Tuttle is achieving with bluebird nesting trails and other nest boxes in Delaware and Alum Creek State Parks immediately to our north. Owl lovers will be delighted to hear about Eastern Screech Owl nesting, and Dick reports that American Kestrels had a good year. Read on for the details.
I report on five successful Prothonotary Warbler nests that produced 22 fledglings among two nestbox projects in Delaware County, Ohio.