Sunrise on the Maumee

Sunrise on the Maumee

Friday, October 28, 2016


Last Sunday an Osprey had his fish lunch on a big limb of the dead Ash.
When he was finished he gave himself a nice grooming.

I am so happy we did not cut down this tree after the emerald ash borers ended it's life.
The birds I can remember seeing on it's branches include:
White breasted Nuthatches
Downy and Hairy Woodpeckers
Red bellied Woodpeckers
Great Blue Herons
Belted Kingfishers
Bald Eagles
Turkey Vultures
Red tailed Hawks
Wood Ducks
Song Sparrow
Eastern Kingbirds


  1. Magnificent yard bird! I am glad as well that you kept the tree.

  2. The embarrassing fact is that we did look into having it taken down, but it was so far gone that the only option was having a barge brought up the river with the appropriate equipment. You can imagine how expensive that would have been.