Field Trip Reports

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.
April 10, 2016
Participants assemble for the 2016 Green Lawn Owl Prowl

Green Lawn Owl Prowl

On Saturday, March 26, 2016, Columbus Audubon revived a formerly annual tradition by surveying Green Lawn Cemetery for migrating Saw-whet Owls. A group of 37 people […]
February 1, 2016
Rough-legged Hawk - Light Phase

Winter at Killdeer Plains, 2016

Fifteen hardy bird lovers assembled in Worthington for the annual Columbus Audubon Winter at Killdeer Plains field trip. This year, we did not need to be quite as […]
February 23, 2013
A Short-eared Owl hunting over the fields in front of us

Killdeer Plains: 23 February, 2013

About fifteen of us came out on a cold but sunny day and hit the birding jackpot!

November 12, 2012
Larches show outstanding color on a beautiful fall day

Green Lawn: 11 November, 2012

Seventeen of us found ourselves basking in bright sunshine and unseasonably warm temperatures at Green Lawn Cemetery on this Sunday afternoon. Reports of crossbills had raised the pre-trip excitement level, but a stiff breeze threatened to make the birding a little more difficult than usual.