Hinckley Twp Property Rt 303

April 5, 2009

Report Photos by Mary Anne Romito

On Sunday, April 5 a few of us from WCAS took a walk through the Hinckley property at Rt. 303 and River Rd.  We started around 8:30 and ended around 10:15.  Here is our list of species and numbers seen:

Canada Goose            10 (flyover)
Wood Duck      2
Turkey Vulture     4
Killdeer          1
Mourning Dove     3
Belted Kingfisher    1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
Downy Woodpecker    3
Hairy Woodpecker     1
Northern Flicker     4
Eastern Phoebe    4
Blue Jay       3
American Crow    5
Black-capped Chickadee   4
Tufted Titmouse    3
White-breasted Nuthatch 1
Carolina Wren    1
Eastern Bluebird     1
American Robin   7
European Starling    1
Song Sparrow   5
Northern Cardinal    5
Red-winged Blackbird  21
Rusty Blackbird     13   (nice views)  
Common Grackle    3
Brown-headed Cowbird  9
House Finch      2
American Goldfinch    4
Plants in bloom    
Cut-leaved Toothwort    
Pussy Willow    



Next time we will meet on Monday, April 20 at 7:30 PM to look for/listen for American Woodcock and amphibians (frogs/toads)                    


Birders entering Township property on Rt 303

The property has an assortment of habitats

Meadow with some spring wet spots

Rusty Blackbird. One of several in the pussywillows

Martha viewing birds in the field

Rocky River flows through property.

Fields and Shrubby areas

Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society, 4310 Bush Ave, Cleveland, OH 44109 info@wcasohio.org