Avids in Ontario: 11 – 14 December, 1998

This was a trip to remember. Seven participants ventured up to the Niagara Frontier Region of Ontario for a great weekend of birding. The weather was wonderful and the birds were very cooperative. Four participants visited Presque Isle State Park, PA on the way up on Friday, December 11. The rest of us didn’t arrive…

Avids Take a Sea Cruise: 4 – 7 December, 1998

Eleven Avids braved the warm, almost subtropical, weather as they ventured to the New Jersey coast this December. Warm you say? That’s right. The southerly air flow was still in effect when they took their “winter” pelagic into the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday, December 5. The highlight of the day: an American Woodcock 40 miles…

Avids Divide and Conquer: 14 November, 1998

Nine people enjoyed this brisk November Saturday for a divide and conquer mission. We decided to split into two groups and cover different areas of the state. One group ventured up to the central basin of Lake Erie (group one), while the other group wandered north-northwest for an inland outing (group two). We left Worthington…

Avid Birders Schedule: 1998 – 1999

Date Time Destination Sat., October 3, 1998 5:30 AM N. Ohio migrant shorebirds, passerines, hawks and waterfowl. Sat., November 14, 1998 5:30 AM N. Ohio waterfowl and gulls December 4-7, 1998 TBA East Coast including New Jersey Pelagic on December 5th. December 11-14, 1998 TBA Niagara Falls and Hamilton, Ontario for waterfowl and gulls. Sat.,…