Muddy Future: Central Ohio Shore-birding
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Muddy Future: Central Ohio Shore-birding

It’s early September, do you know where your shorebirds are? Sometimes it seems like the phrases ‘central Ohio’ and ‘shorebirds’ never really belong together. We’ve had such a dearth of decent shorebird spots for the last 5 years, that it’s hard to remember that this hasn’t always been the case. Shorebirds clearly migrate through here,…

2018 Columbus CBC Beset by Strange Weather Cycles

2018 Columbus CBC Beset by Strange Weather Cycles

Count Summary On December 16, 74 observers sponsored by Columbus Audubon spent the day counting birds in different areas of Columbus.  Relatively mild weather reduced the numbers of waterfowl, but a cold November and a torrential rainstorm the prior day suppressed numbers of lingering landbirds.  Seventeen teams were still able to push up totals of…

2017 Columbus CBC Uses Mild Weather to Bulk Up Bird Totals

2017 Columbus CBC Uses Mild Weather to Bulk Up Bird Totals

Count Summary On December 17, 74 observers sponsored by CAS spent the day counting birds in different areas of Columbus.  Relatively mild weather reduced the numbers of waterfowl and winter vagrant birds, but still boosted numbers of resident birds. Sixteen teams were able to push up totals of 79 species and  36,130 individual birds, with…