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 Lack of adequate food sources  In particular, insect-eating birds  Climate/weather  Ice cover on lakes  Waterbirds are forced to move south.

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2  Lack of adequate food sources  In particular, insect-eating birds  Climate/weather  Ice cover on lakes  Waterbirds are forced to move south

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4 MAMMALSINSECTS

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10 SPRINGFALL  Jan-Feb – waterfowl  Mar-Apr – hawks, sparrows, blackbirds  May-Jun – songbirds (warblers, vireos, thrushes, flycatchers, etc.), shorebirds  *The greatest species diversity is in May  Jul-Oct – shorebirds  Sep – songbirds  Oct-Nov – hawks, sparrows, blackbirds  Nov-Dec - waterfowl

11  Weather – wind direction, thermals  A “wave” of birds can occur with proper conditions  Hormones  Day length  Geography  Lake Erie acts as a barrier to migration  Maumee River – a habitat corridor

12 WIND DIRECTION EFFECTS OF THERMALS – A KETTLE OF HAWKS

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17 American Golden- Plover Nest on the Arctic tundra and winter in southern Argentina; they travel a round trip distance of some 15,000 miles

18 Blackpoll Warbler Blackpoll warblers nest in the spruce forests of Canada and Alaska and migrate to South America for the winter; part of their migration is non-stop for ~ miles!

19  Many songbirds migrate at night including thrushes, warblers, sparrows, tanagers, flycatchers, orioles, wren, etc.  Safety and opportunities to feed during the day

20  Other birds migrate during daylight hours including ducks, shorebirds, hawks, swallows, gulls, etc.

21 LARGE SCALESMALL SCALE

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30 REFUELING, RESTING

31  Wood County areas  County parks (e.g. Baldwin Woods)  BG parks (e.g. Wintergarden)  Maumee River corridor  Oak Openings Region  Western Lake Erie Marshes  Magee Marsh  Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge  Metzger Marsh  Maumee Bay State Park

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