Ohio Young Birders Field Trip – Cedar Bog State Nature Preserve

For a July field trip, The Ohio Young Birders Club decided to meet up at Cedar Bog State Nature Preserve, the largest calcareous fen in Ohio. John Sawvel, the OYBC Membership Coordinator led the group in search of plants, birds, butterflies and dragonflies. Cedar Bog Boardwalk Illinoian young birder and niece Sammie is currently visiting

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Phriday Photo – 45th Parallel – Perry, Maine

The 45th parallel seems to circle the globe (hah!) and of course we had to stop at this historical marker in Perry, Maine. It is the oldest Halfway North Marker. U.S. Coast Survey topographers Charles Meigs Bach and Alexander Wadsworth Longfellow surveyed the coastline in 1883 using an old surveying device called a plane table.

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Phriday Photo – Rolland F. Perry City Forest

Rolland F. Perry City Forest: Bangor, Maine It rained the day we were in Bangor, Maine but the birds and mosquitoes didn’t mind a bit! We didn’t really either. Abundant Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers and singing Hermit Thrushes will un-dampen any mood! Dakota and Grandpa No Great Horned Owl Sightings – but Thanks for the Warning! Everything

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Maine 2012 – Field Ponds Audubon Center

Some of the Birdfreaks (Jennie and Dakota from Ohio and Mom/Dad [Grandma/Grandpa] in Illinois) traveled to Maine this June. Birds, mammals, snapping turtles in the road mixed with a whole lot of natural wonders and history made this a memory-building experience! Maine’s Field Ponds Audubon Center is just outside of the Bangor-Brewer, Maine area. We

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