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Bird Walk Report 


 
Event: ​Field Trip to Towpath/NEORSD outflow area 
Date: ​Sunday, March 3, 2019 (rescheduled from Feb 24, 2019) 
Time: ​9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon 
Location:​ 7201 Canal Rd., Cuyahoga Hts., OH 44125 (use small parking lot by 
Canal Rd. look for Metroparks sign) 
Leaders:​ Bill Deininger, Penny O'Connor 
Target species:​ Bald Eagle, winter resident birds 
Results:​ 10 Birders and 17 Species (+1 other taxa) 

Description:​ ​Ten birders came out to the walk rescheduled from the previous week due to high
winds. Red-winged Blackbirds were singing, setting up territories along the canal and the
Cuyahoga River. While no Bald Eagles were sighted, a cooperative Northern Mockingbird was
much enjoyed. ​ ​- Penny O’Connor, Bird Walk Coordinator
 

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Bird List 

# Species Count

1. ​ ranta canadensis)
Canada Goose​ (B 18

2. Wood Duck​ ​(Aix sponsa) 2

3. Mallard ​(Anas platyrhynchos) 15

4. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) (​Columba livia​ (Feral Pigeon)) 23

5. Mourning Dove​ (Zenaida macroura) 18

6. American Coot​ (Fulica americana) 1

7. gull sp. (Larinae sp.) 13

8. Double-crested Cormorant​ (Phalacrocorax auritus) 3

9. Great Blue Heron​ (Ardea herodias) 1

10. Turkey Vulture​ (Cathartes aura) 2

11. Belted Kingfisher​ (Megaceryle alcyon) 1

12. Blue Jay ​(Cyanocitta cristata) 2

13. American Robin ​(Turdus migratorius) 2

14. Northern Mockingbird ​(Mimus polyglottos) 1

15. European Starling ​(Sturnus vulgaris) 1

16. Song Sparrow ​(Melospiza melodia) 8

17. Red-winged Blackbird ​(Agelaius phoeniceus) 20

18. Northern Cardinal ​(Cardinalis cardinalis) 6


 
Photos 

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Photo: ​Towpath/NEORSD​ Birders 2019 by Penny O’Connor.

 
Photo: ​Northern Mockingbird (​Mimus polyglottos) ​at the Towpath/NEORSD​ 2019 by Penny O’Connor.

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Photo: ​Towpath/NEORSD​ Birders 2019 by Jim Ridge.
 

 
Photo: ​Towpath/NEORSD​ Birders 2019 by Jim Ridge.

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Photo: ​Towpath/NEORSD​ Birders 2019 by Jim Ridge.

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