Audubon Society of Ohio
The Cincinnati Chapter of National Audubon Society

Location: Gilmore Ponds & “Big Pond”

Date: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Reporter: Mike Busam

Other Observers: Charlie Saunders, Bob Lacker

Charlie Saunders, Bob Lacker and I walked through Gilmore Ponds and the Big Pond area west of Bypass four. Birding was slow, but wherever there was smartweed, and there’s a lot of smartweed in these locations, there were Bronze Copper butterflies. There were dozens of them between the two sites. An adult Bald Eagle on a dead tree near Bypass 4 at Big Pond was a nice treat.

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