Avid Birders Trip Reports

October 9, 2017
One of the Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrows seen on the October Avids trip

Avids Hit The Targets: 7 October 2017

For the past few months, the Avid Birders have had great luck in finding their special "target birds" on every trip. Today was no exception.
September 27, 2017
Neotropic Cormorant - Photo James Muller

Avids Migrate South: 16 September 2017

The Avid Birders head for southern Ohio in search of a reported Neotropic Cormorant. Yes, it's been hot in Ohio, but Neotropical? Read on to see how it turned out.
September 2, 2017
Avids at Wilderness Road - Photo Earl Harrison

For Peat’s Sake, Avids: 26 August 2017

It was August, so the Avid Birders were on the hunt for shorebirds. And shorebirds we found - read on to learn all about it.
August 4, 2017
Some Avid Birders use better optics than others....

Avids Go To the (Sun) Dogs: 29 July 2017

Clear skies, temperatures in the 70's, a common longing for shorebirds....what could be a better combination for an Avid Birders trip? Maybe some more birds?
June 14, 2017
Mississippi Kite - Photo Bill Majoros

Avids Survey Breeding Birds: 10 June 2017

The Avid Birders head for the hills: the hills of Shawnee State Forest, where our group surveyed breeding birds to help assess the effects of clearcutting. The day didn't end there, though.
May 1, 2017
Butterflies Puddling at Shawnee - Photo Lisa Phelps

Avids Give Storms the Slip: 29 April 2017

The weather forecast looked frightful, but the birds were so delightful (with apologies to lyricist Sammy Cahn....). Would the Avids survive the storms?