7 Days tours for the Early Spring and Eastern Wood Warblers 2019

DAY 1.- Arrival in Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. Upon arrival, takes forty-five minutes transfer to hotel in Mason.

DAYS 2, 3 and 4.- Birding the Cincinnati Area. Three full days to bird and photograph at the local parks and preserve with excellent habitats. Key species to look for are Red-shouldered Hawk and Red-tailed Hawk, Song Sparrow, Field Sparrow, Northern Cardinal, Carolina Chickadee, Eastern Bluebird, Northern Flicker, Eastern Meadowlark, the moffitti/maxima form of Canada Goose, Horned Larks and Killdeer. Also, Tree Swallow, Downy Woodpecker, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Pileated Woodpecker, Northern Flicker and Common Yellowthroat, Myrtle Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Prothonotary Warbler, Belted Kingfisher, Carolina Wren, American Robin and American Goldfinch. We will look for Blackburnian Warbler, Blue-winged Warbler, Yellow Warbler and Worm-eaten Warbler. Also, Palm Warbler, Cerulean Warbler, Black-throated Green Warbler, and Wild Turkey, White-breasted Nuthatch and Baltimore Oriole, Great Blue Heron, Blue Jay, Scarlet Tanager, Wood-thrush and Barred Owl. Overnights at Hotel Kirkwood Inn in Mason. (250 mt elev.)

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DAYS 5 and 6.- Northern Ohio and Lake Erie Shore

Today driving is about three hours north, early departure toward Port Clinton in northern Ohio. The shores at Lake Erie and marshes are well known for fall migratory song birds on their way to northern lands. Targets are Magnolia Warbler, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Black and White Warbler and Black-throated Blue-Warbler. Also, Red-headed Woodpecker and Bald Eagle, Eastern Screech Owl, Trumpeter Swam, Marsh Wren, Sandhill Crane. More of American Woodcock and Red-winged Blackbird and Green Heron, Ring-billed Gull and Caspian Tern. Possibility for shorebirds.  Overnight at Hotel Best Western in Port Clinton. (300 mt elev.)

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DAY 7.- Leaving Port Clinton to hotel in Cleveland

We have the morning to bird and photograph for missing birds, then one hour and half driving take us to the hotel in Cleveland. Overnight at hotel Hampton North Olmsted Inn in Cleveland. With only ten minutes to Airport (300 mt elev.)

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CALCULATED TOTAL PRICE PER PERSON

USD 1500.00

 

What is include

  • A general introduction to the tour with description of the birding areas to be visited on      the tour

  • Knowledgeable bird guide with listed equipment (Spotting scope, field guide to birds of North America and songs library of the North American Birds)

  • Transportation from Day 1 to Day 7

  • Hotels from Day 1 to the Night on Day 7

  • A bottle of water

  • Breakfast, Picnic meal for lunch and dinner from Day 1 to Day 7

  • Fees to Park entrance 

  • A species checklist for preparing and keeping track of the birds seen on the tour

 

What is not Include

  • Alcoholic drinks

  • Other items of a personal nature

  • Tipping  

 

TOUR LEADER RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THE ORDER OF THE ACTIVITIES OR CHANGE TRAILS DEPENDING ON THEIR CONDITION DUE TO WEATHER OR EXTENSIVE USE.