Are you an OYBC student member? Are you interested
in speaking or having a poster presentation at the OYBC
If so, download the 2015 OYBC Annual Conference Speaker Proposal Form below and return it to Black Swamp Bird Observatory.
Great Job Northeast Chapter!
Thank you to all of our
OYBC NE Chapter members
for your donations to the Medina Raptor Center! The animals will benefit greatly from all the items and donations you collected. Click HERE to read more about this NE Chapter service project.
Birding Clear Creek &
at Lake Hope
July 18, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
*RSVP Required by
Saturday, July 11th
Birding by Kayak
with Toledo Metropark
July 19, 2015
9:00 AM - Noon
*Limited to 15 participants
Please check the
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
page for field trip details
MONTHLY BIRD PHOTO ID QUIZ
Each month we'll share a bird photo and offer some informational clues about the bird and its habitat. If you're up to the challenge, follow the instructions below and you could be eligible to win a pretty cool prize from Kaufman Field Guides and Black Swamp Bird Observatory!
*Must be a current OYBC member to be eligible to win a prize.
2015 JUNE/JULY QUIZ:
"Take the Icterid Challenge"
This diverse family of birds can be found in nearly every type of habitat,
such as open field/prairie, forest, swamp, and suburb. Most are omnivorous but some only enjoy fruit. They generally have dark pointy bills and long toe nails for gripping onto reeds, grasses, and branches. Their scientific family name means “jaundiced ones” as most of these birds are highlighted with yellow and orange.
This month’s challenge is to:
Send your answer to firstname.lastname@example.org with
[June/July 2015 Quiz] in the subject line. At the end of the month,
the winning entries will be put into a drawing to win a copy of
Kenn Kaufman's Field Guide to Advanced Birding or a
Black Swamp Bird Observatory Winter Beanie!
FEBRUARY/MARCH 2015 BIRD I.D. QUIZ:
CONGRATULATIONS to Kaylee McCaskey!
Kaylee is the winner of the February/March 2015 Waterbird Feet ID Quiz!
February/March 2015 Quiz Answers:
A) Pied-billed Grebe - Foot #3
B) Purple Gallinule - Foot #4
C) Mallard - Foot #1
D) American Coot - Foot #2
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Association of Ohio
Kaufman Field Guides
Kirtland Bird Club
The Wilderness Center
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Hochstetler Milling, Ltd.
Erbco Custom Cover