Thursday, January 18: A tour to the open fields east of Casselman in search of Snowy Owls, Rough-legged Hawks, Northern Shrike, Snow Buntings, Lapland Longspurs, Horned Larks and white-winged gulls such as Glaucous and Iceland. Gyrfalcon is one possible rarity that we will be sure to keep an eye out for today. We will search for Evening Grosbeaks at a feeder on our way back into town.
Outing notes: Here are some ideas of what to pack and what to wear during this field outing. Insulated winter boots and snow pants are good items to pack. Please pack some snacks, plenty of water, lens cloth, lip balm, sunscreen, and favoured field guides. Please dress warmly and wear layered clothing.
Activity Scale: Out of five stars, with five being a strenuous day, this trip sits at a 1 out of 5 for most birders.
Meet at the McDonald’s in Casselman at 10:00 AM
Method of payment: Cash or cheque the morning of the tour. If paying by cheque, please make it out to ‘Jon Ruddy.’
Duration: 4-4.5 hours
Register for this outing using the provided Sign-up form