Field Trip Reports

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.
August 11, 2012
Paddling along

Birding by Kayak: 11 August, 2012

This morning was the summer's third installment of Columbus Audubon's Birding by Kayak at The Adaptive Adventure Sports Coalition (TAASC) located on the west side of O'Shaughnessy Reservoir just north of the village of Shawnee Hills.
August 2, 2012
Kaykers on the water. Staying in formation obviously is not our strong suit!

Birding by Kayak: 21 July, 2012

I had the pleasure of helping lead a Columbus Audubon Birding by Kayak event this Saturday at The Adaptive Adventure Sports Coalition (TAASC) facility, Twin Lakes in Powell, Ohio.
June 16, 2012
Kayaking at Twin Lakes

Birding by Kayak: 16 June, 2012

A Columbus Audubon field trip to Twin Lakes in Powell this morning provided a special opportunity to be out on the water in kayaks. Participants were treated to a different perspective of breeding birds busily caring for families.
May 19, 2012
Investigating wildflower identification

Visit to Dawes Arboretum: 19 May, 2012

We all assembled at 8:30 am at the office at Dawes – about 20 of us, all ages and experience levels. But what we had in common was an interest in wildflowers, birds and learning a bit more about both.
November 15, 2011
A Sandhill Crane approaches (Photo Earl Harrison)

Jasper-Pulaski Sandhill Cranes Trip Report

11/11/11 was indeed an auspicious day for trip leader Mike Flynn and 13 (lucky) participants. Our group visited Jasper-Pulaski in western Indiana to marvel at thousands of Sandhill Cranes en-route from their northern breeding grounds to more comfortable winter climes.