View winter birds at local lakes


Submitted photo The Hooded Merganser may be seen during the February GCP&T trip to several southwestern Ohio lakes.


The Common Loon is another type of bird that can be found at local lakes in the winter.


Greene County News

BEAVERCREEK — Join Greene County Parks & Trails (GCP&T) on a local field trip to area lakes to view the birds — loons, mergansers and a variety of ducks — that are beginning their journey north from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11.

Many of these birds are only seen in Ohio during migration. Participants will be visiting Cowan Lake in Clinton County and Caesar Creek Lake in Warren County with staff naturalists.

The trip will begin and end at the Narrows Reserve Nature Center, 2575 Indian Ripple Road. Cost is $25 per Greene County resident and $30 per non-resident. Pre-registration is required by Feb. 8.

For more information call GCP&T at 937-562-6440, visit gcparkstrails.com or email info@gcparkstrails.com.

Submitted photo The Hooded Merganser may be seen during the February GCP&T trip to several southwestern Ohio lakes.
http://xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/web1_hoodedmerganser-1.jpgSubmitted photo The Hooded Merganser may be seen during the February GCP&T trip to several southwestern Ohio lakes.

The Common Loon is another type of bird that can be found at local lakes in the winter.
http://xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/web1_Commonloon-1.jpgThe Common Loon is another type of bird that can be found at local lakes in the winter.

Story courtesy of Greene County Parks & Trails.

Story courtesy of Greene County Parks & Trails.

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