Birding report from Gary Cowell:

Pleasant Hill Lake (Richland Co.)
Mar 17, 2017 8:50 AM - 11:30 AM

Comments: Walking from the boat launch area to Covert Rd exit 1/2 mile.

Canada Goose 22
Wood Duck 1
Gadwall 1
American Wigeon 59
Mallard 4
Northern Pintail 3
Green-winged Teal 10
Redhead 19
Ring-necked Duck 155
Greater Scaup 5
Lesser Scaup 75
Greater/Lesser Scaup 70
Bufflehead 5
Hooded Merganser 6
Common Merganser 20
Red-breasted Merganser 45
Ruddy Duck 48
Common Loon 2
Pied-billed Grebe 2
Horned Grebe 51
Red-necked Grebe 1
Great Blue Heron 2
Turkey Vulture 1
Bald Eagle 5
Killdeer 2
Bonaparte's Gull 12
Ring-billed Gull 16
Herring Gull 1
Mourning Dove 1
Belted Kingfisher 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1
Downy Woodpecker 4
Pileated Woodpecker 1
Blue Jay 3
American Crow 17
Carolina Chickadee 3
Tufted Titmouse 4
White-breasted Nuthatch 2
Winter Wren 1
Carolina Wren 3
Golden-crowned Kinglet 2
Eastern Bluebird 1
American Robin 1
European Starling 1
Fox Sparrow 1
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) 9
White-throated Sparrow 6
Song Sparrow 4
Northern Cardinal 4
Red-winged Blackbird 4
Common Grackle 8
House Finch 1
American Goldfinch 2

Also added Blue-winged teal(1), Canvasback(5) and Hairy WP(1) at Barron Rd dead end also.

(Photo credit: American Wigeon - www.youtube.com/watch?v=glLV_weuvYg)
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Teresa MillerI am amazed! So many varieties in what seems like a relatively small area. WoW!

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Join us Saturday, March 19, at Shreve Spring Migration Sensation.
Meanwhile, here is Gary Cowell's report from last Saturday's Greater Mohican bird walk on the Richland B&O Trail.
Richland B and O Trail -- Butler, Richland, Ohio, US
Mar 11, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Canada Goose 4
Wild Turkey 20
Turkey Vulture 4
Bald Eagle 1
Killdeer 1
Mourning Dove 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
Downy Woodpecker 2
Hairy Woodpecker 2
Northern Flicker 1
Blue Jay 8
American Crow 4
Carolina Chickadee 3
Tufted Titmouse 4
White-breasted Nuthatch 4
Carolina Wren 1
Eastern Bluebird 2
American Robin 1
European Starling 20
American Tree Sparrow 1
Song Sparrow 12
Northern Cardinal 6
Common Grackle 12
Brown-headed Cowbird 1
House Finch 1
American Goldfinch 3
House Sparrow 2
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