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Magee Marsh

2014


Thursday May 8 to Tuesday May 13, 2014


Contact Bert Filemyr ( ) for more information  
Concept: A multiday, birding trip to the Magee Marsh (Ohio) and adjacent areas at the height of May migration
In the Tradition of: Kirtland's Warbler 2005, Texas 2006, Nebraska 2007, Chicken Trip 2008, North Central 2009, Oregon 2010, Panama 2011, Magee Marsh 2012, Magee Marsh 2013, Arizona 2013, Florida 2014 and other adventures.

Participants: Bert Filemyr, Mike Rosengarten

Post Trip Reports
Species List
Pictures by Bert Filemyr

A General Plan

Day
Major Activity
Night at:
Day 1 - Thursday May 8
(Left King of Prussia at 6:15 am.)
Drive to Ohio
About 520 miles (7.5 hours) from Philadelphia
Magee Marsh Boardwalk
Happy Hooker
Day 2 - Friday May 9

Bird Magee Marsh Boardwalk
Maumee Bay State Park
Metzgar Marsh NWR
Happy Hooker
Ottawa NWR

Day 3 - Saturday May 10

Bird Magee Marsh Boardwalk
Oak Opening Wildlife Preserve
Metzgar Marsh NWR
Ottawa NWR

Day 4 - Sunday May 11

Maumee Bay State Park
Metzgar Marsh NWR
Lennon Road Shorebird Habitat
Pipe Creek WMA
Ottawa NWR

Day 5 - Monday May 12

Magee Marsh Boardwalk
Metzgar Marsh NWR
Ottawa NWR
Krauss Road
Seaman Road

Day 6 - Tuesday May 13
Metzgar Marsh
Magee Marsh Boardwalk

Resources:

ABA's - The Biggest Week in American Birding

Friends of Magee Marsh

Kenn Kaufman's Magee Marsh Birding

Migration at Magee Marsh

Birding Spots Near Magee Marsh

 


Planning Map



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GPS Coordinates

Magee Marsh

41.6038 - 83.1925

Ottawa NWR

41.6114 - 83.2249

Krause and Strange Road

41.6112 - 83.2405

Maumee Bay State Park

41.6749 - 83.3712

Mallard Club Marsh Wilderness Area

41.6750 - 83.3444

Metzger Marsh Wildlife Area

41.6386 - 83.2629

East Harbor State Park

41.5429 - 82.8204

Pickerel Creek Wildlife Area

41.4095 - 82.9629

Piney Tract - Start

41.1449 - 79.5055

Oak Openings Preserve

Site 1: Girdham and Reed Roads
41.5491 - 83.8541
Lark Sparrow, Summer Tanager, Blue Grosbeak, Eastern Bluebird, Red-Headed Woodpecker, Grasshopper Sparrow

Site 2: Girdham Road at Wabash-Cannonball bike trail and Dunes
41.5562 - 83.8537
Summer Tanager, Red-Headed Woodpecker, American Woodcock, Eastern Whip-poor-will, Yellow-breasted Chat, Lark Sparrow

Site 3: Window on Wildlife: Buehner Center, Mallard Lake
41.5442 - 83.8454
Migrating Warblers, Indigo Bunting, Baltimore Oriole, Ruby-Throated Hummingbird, Rose-Breasted Grosbeak, Red-bellied Woodpecker

Site 4: Oak Openings Lodge Parking Lot
41.54444 - 83.8394
Migrating Warblers, Pileated Woodpecker, Broad-winged Hawk, Red-Shouldered Hawk

Toledo Lodging

Comfort Inn East, 2930 Navarre Ave, Oregon, OH 43616
41.6367 - 83.4762

Pipe Creek WMA

41.448596, -82.670573

Camp Perry

41.544756, -83.015456