Bonnie Park Picnic
June 7, 2011

Report Photos by Mary Anne Romito

Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society

Annual Picnic and Plant Exchange at Bonnie Park

Tuesday, June 7, 2011, 6 p.m.

Bird walk leader: Nancy Howell


WCAS finished a pleasant sunlit picnic with a bird walk by the dam and forest at Bonnie Park. Nearly everyone took home something from the plant exchange.


Bird list


Canada Goose (feathers only)


Great Blue Heron

Green Heron

Chimney Swift

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Downy Woodpecker

Eastern Wood Pewee

Warbling Vireo

Red-eyed Vireo

Blue Jay

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

House Wren

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

American Robin

Gray Catbird

European Starling

Cedar Waxwing

Yellow Warbler

Chipping Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Northern Cardinal

Common Grackle

Baltimore Oriole

House Finch

American Goldfinch

House Sparrow


Also Boy Scouts, people playing Cricket, Tulip tree, lichens, Cottonwood, Forget-me-not, Cow Parsnip, Bullfrog, and hundreds of tiny baby toads!



WCAS picnic birders

Cow Parsnip

Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society, 4310 Bush Ave, Cleveland, OH 44109