Field Trip Reports

December 10, 2017
Hooded Merganser - Photo Paul Albertella

A Slow Day at Hoover: 10 December, 2017

The Columbus Audubon trip to Hoover Reservoir this morning had cold temperatures and not much to show for it. We stopped at the Dam, Walnut Street ramp, […]
December 10, 2017
Sandhill Crane Soaring - Photo Earl Harrison

Polar Pick Ponds: 9 December, 2017

Despite cold weather, the seven participants on the Columbus Audubon trip to Pickerington Ponds Metro Park were treated to 39 species over the course of the […]
October 22, 2017
Blue Jay - Photo Shenandoah NP

Late Migrants at the Reservoirs: 22 October, 2017

The Columbus Audubon trip to these two reservoirs north of Columbus found some expected late migrants this morning. At Alum Creek Lake, we stopped at the […]
October 8, 2017
Coopers Hawk - Photo Earl Harrison

The Olentangy Corridor: 07 October, 2017

The Columbus Audubon trip to parks along this greenbelt in north Columbus and Worthington found a warm, breezy day, with spotty migrant distribution. We stopped at Antrim Lake […]
September 23, 2017
Great Egret in Tree - Photo Earl Harrison

The Urban Scioto: 23 September, 2017

The Columbus Audubon trip around this downtown MetroPark this morning found a rapidly heating day and few migrants. Water level in the Scioto River was very low, […]
May 1, 2017
Yellow Water Buttercups

Field Trip Report: Calamus Swamp

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, an intrepid group dodged the rain to tour Columbus Audubon's Calamus Swamp Preserve.