Christmas Bird Counts

Photo by Diane Devereaux

Article by Terri Martincic

Lorain County in northern Ohio needs your help. The Elyria Christmas Bird Count will take place on Saturday, December 17. For details call Jack Smith 440-322-0820. This count circle includes Lake Erie, Bacon Woods, Carlisle Rsvn, Lorain County Regional Airport and Black River Rsvn.

The Wellington Christmas Bird Count will be on Wednesday, December 28. We meet at the McDonalds in Wellington on Route 58 at 7:30 am. For details contact Tom Reed 440-647-4088, TomReedSR47@hotmail.com or Bob MacGillis at 440-653-6629, BobMacgillis@hotmail.com. This count includes Wellington Reservation, Caley Rsvn, and Findley State Park.

All participants, beginning or potential birders can join experienced birders by either driving or walking at selected sites. EXPERIENCE is not necessary. Any amount of time is appreciated, from an hour or two to all day.