Avids Explore the Western Reservoirs: 12 November 2016

Avids Explore the Western Reservoirs: 12 November 2016

A beautiful sunrise at Indian Lake, minus the birds. Photo Lisa Phelps Seven Avid Birders met at the  Worthington Mall at 5:30 am to begin our quest for waterfowl, gulls, geese and grebes in the lightly birded areas of Lima and Findlay. After a quick breakfast at the Russell Point McDonalds, we headed to Oldfield...
Avids Take to the Beach: 27 August 2016

Avids Take to the Beach: 27 August 2016

Shorebird migration in Ohio is heating up, and the trip was planned to take full advantage of shorebird habitat. We took off from Worthington Mall at 5:30 am, heading for the harbor in Conneaut, Ohio, which is affectionately known  to birders as the "Sandspit." Baird's Sandpiper - Photo Lisa Phelps Upon arrival, we drove out...
Avids and the Great Cormorant Chase: 19 March, 2016

Avids and the Great Cormorant Chase: 19 March, 2016

As usual, we met while it was still dark to make the trek to Lake Erie. Temperatures were in the 30s with 10 to 20 mph winds, which sounds tough but really was not bad for March in Cleveland. Breaking with tradition, we stopped at Burger King before heading for the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport...