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Magee Marsh and Surrounding Areas

2017

Monday May 9 to Sunday May 15, 2016

Contact Bert Filemyr ( ) for more information  
Concept: A multiday, shared expenses birding trip to the Magee Marsh (Ohio) and adjacent areas at the height of May migration.
See also Magee Marsh 2012, Magee Marsh 2013, Magee Marsh 2014, Magee Marsh 2015 and Magee Marsh 2016

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, California 2015, Mexico 2016 and other adventures.

Participants: Bert Filemyr, Mike Rosengarten and cameos by many, many friends.

Pictures from Magee Marsh 2017

A General Plan

Day
Major Activity
Night at:
Day 1 - Monday May 8
(Left King of Prussia at 6:15 am.)
Drive to Ohio
About 520 miles (7.5 hours) from Philadelphia
Magee Marsh Boardwalk
Sleep Inn & Suites
1761 Meijer Circle, Oregon, OH, US, 43616
Day 2 - Tuesday May 9

We will be visiting this locations multiple times during our stay. The plan for each day will depend on migration, weather and real-time reports.

Magee Marsh Boardwalk
Maumee Bay State Park
Metzgar Marsh NWR
Ottawa NWR
Oak Opening Wildlife Preserve
Lennon Road Shorebird Habitat
Pipe Creek WMA
Krauss Road and Seaman Road
Pipe Creek WMA
Plus multiple other locations

Sleep Inn & Suites
1761 Meijer Circle, Oregon, OH, US, 43616
Day 3 - Wednesday May 10
Sleep Inn & Suites
1761 Meijer Circle, Oregon, OH, US, 43616
Day 4 - Thursday May 11
Sleep Inn & Suites
1761 Meijer Circle, Oregon, OH, US, 43616
Day 5 - Friday May 12

Sleep Inn & Suites
1761 Meijer Circle, Oregon, OH, US, 43616

Day 6 - Saturday May 13
Sleep Inn & Suites
1761 Meijer Circle, Oregon, OH, US, 43616
Day 7 - Sunday May 14

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