Birdathon 2016 Report: Archaeopteryx

Birdathon 2016 Report: Archaeopteryx

The 2016 Birdathon has been weighed, measured, over-analyzed and second-guessed. Ticks have been picked and totals have been tallied. Team: Archaeopteryx — Tom & Donna Sheley, Darlene Sillick Total species: 148 Weather: Sunny to partly cloudy, 56 low to 65 high, wind 10-15 W-NW Route & notables:  5:30-6:15 Coonpath Wetlands: migrant passerines, Sora, Green Heron, ducks (4)…

Birdathon 2014 Report: Wild Birds Unlimited Columbus

Birdathon 2014 Report: Wild Birds Unlimited Columbus

2014 Birdathon Results The Wild Birds Unlimited – Columbus team recorded 167 species in approximately 20.5 hours of birding (about 2:30 am – 11:00 pm), driving about 350 miles on Monday, May 12, 2014. The Birders The WBU Columbus team consists of Tom Sheley, Steve Landes, and Bill Heck. Tom volunteered to drive, demonstrating once again his…

Birdathon 2013 Report: Wild Birds Unlimited Columbus

Birdathon 2013 Report: Wild Birds Unlimited Columbus

2013 Birdathon Results We recorded 158 species in approximately 18.5 hours of birding (start 2:30 am; end 9:00 pm); driving about 450 miles. Background One of our regular team members, Steve Landes, was unable to participate on our Birdathon day. Fortunately, another friend, Ben Warner, was able to join us at the last minute. Veterans…