Report from Scott Hannan on August 8 GMAS walk at Secrest Arboretum. He said the highlight was a single Black-billed Cuckoo.

34 species seen or heard at Secrest Arboretum on 8/8/15.

Turkey Vulture
Killdeer
Mourning Dove
Black-billed Cuckoo
Chimney Swift
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Red-headed Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Eastern Phoebe
Blue Jay
American Crow
Barn Swallow
Black-capped Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
White-breasted Nuthatch
House Wren
American Robin
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird
Brown Thrasher
Cedar Waxwing
Eastern Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Northern Cardinal
Indigo Bunting
Orchard Oriole
Baltimore Oriole
House Finch
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow

Secrest Arboretum (40.78225, -81.91603)

Photo: Wikipedia/Wolfgang Wander
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Great turnout and plenty of birds for Saturday's bird walk at Byers Woods. Here's a report from our VP, Gary Cowell:

Canada Goose 7
Mallard 2
Green Heron 1
Turkey Vulture 5
Bald Eagle 1
Red-tailed Hawk 2
Killdeer 6
Mourning Dove 4
Yellow-billed Cuckoo 1
Red-headed Woodpecker 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
Downy Woodpecker 3
Pileated Woodpecker 1
American Kestrel 3
Willow Flycatcher 4
Eastern Phoebe 3
Eastern Kingbird 1
Blue Jay 6
American Crow 6
Horned Lark 1
Purple Martin 10
Tree Swallow 1
Bank Swallow 1
Barn Swallow 20
Cliff Swallow 2
Carolina Chickadee 1
House Wren 3
Eastern Bluebird 4
American Robin 2
Gray Catbird 4
European Starling 25
Cedar Waxwing 3
Common Yellowthroat 9
Yellow Warbler 1
Chipping Sparrow 4
Field Sparrow 1
Song Sparrow 14
Northern Cardinal 8
Indigo Bunting 2
Bobolink 17
Red-winged Blackbird 2
Eastern Meadowlark 20
Orchard Oriole 2
House Finch 1
American Goldfinch 8
House Sparrow 25
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GMAS VP Gary Cowell submitted a report from the July 11 bird walk at Malabar Farm. Thanks to James Holsinger for the photo of a Scarlet Tanager seen on the walk.

Malabar Farm State Park--Visitors Center,Big House area,Hostel,Cemetery and back.
Jul 11, 2015 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Participants 6

Canada Goose 21
Green Heron 2
Turkey Vulture 7
Red-tailed Hawk 4
Killdeer 2
Mourning Dove 5
Chimney Swift 5
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1
Belted Kingfisher 1
Red-headed Woodpecker 12
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
Downy Woodpecker 2
Northern Flicker 5
Eastern Wood-Pewee 2
Willow Flycatcher 1
Eastern Phoebe 4
Eastern Kingbird 3-- nest with young
Yellow-throated Vireo 1
Red-eyed Vireo 1
Blue Jay 2
American Crow 4
Purple Martin 20-- nests with young
Barn Swallow 20-- nests with young
Cliff Swallow 108-- 54 active nests on main barn at the Big House.
Carolina Chickadee 1
Tufted Titmouse 2
White-breasted Nuthatch 1
House Wren 2
Carolina Wren 2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2
Eastern Bluebird 6
American Robin 8
Gray Catbird 3
European Starling 80
Cedar Waxwing 8-- nest building
Common Yellowthroat 3
American Redstart 1
Northern Parula 2
Yellow Warbler 2
Eastern Towhee 1
Chipping Sparrow 4
Song Sparrow 5
Swamp Sparrow 1
Scarlet Tanager 3
Northern Cardinal 2
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2
Indigo Bunting 3
Red-winged Blackbird 40
Eastern Meadowlark 1
Common Grackle 25
Brown-headed Cowbird 6
Baltimore Oriole 1
House Finch 1
American Goldfinch 8
House Sparrow 30
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Join us for a bird walk 9-11 a.m. Saturday, July 11, at Malabar Farm State Park. Meet at the visitors center. gmasohio.org/events/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Baltimore checkerspot – one of the butterflies tallied in the July 5 butterfly count. ... See MoreSee Less

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