Birdathon 2018 Report: Wild Birds Unlimited Columbus

Birdathon 2018 Report: Wild Birds Unlimited Columbus

The Wild Birds Unlimited – Columbus team simply blew away all previous records, racking up an astounding total of 194 species! But there’s more to the story. This was easily the least organized Birdathon outing in years for the WBU Columbus team. Regular members of the team were out of state early in the Birdathon…

Birdathon 2016 Report: Wild Birds Unlimited Columbus

Birdathon 2016 Report: Wild Birds Unlimited Columbus

It was a dark and stormy night. What a great sentence to start a Birdathon report! Too bad that it was instead a clear and pleasant, if rather cool, night. And technically it was morning: we assembled at 2:30 am in the Giant Eagle parking lot north of Columbus. After transferring scopes and supplies to Tom’s…

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…