Wednesday, March 28: A nocturnal Owl Prowl, endeavouring to hear Barred, Great Horned, Northern Saw-whet and even Long-eared Owl. We may also see and hear American Woodcocks displaying. Playback will be used to entice owls into vocalizing; some owl species may fly in close, providing views as we draw our flashlights. Please note that flash photography is prohibited on this outing.
Outing notes: Here are some ideas of what to pack and what to wear during this field outing. Flashlight, waterproof footwear is recommended, and rain jacket/rain pants are also useful items to have on-hand during spring birding outings. Please pack some snacks, a warm beverage, water, lens cloth, lip balm, and favoured field guides.
Lunch & Dinner: N/A
Activity Scale: 1/5. We will be birding exclusively by vehicle.
Meet at 7:00 PM at Dick Bell Park, southwest parking area. Our first stop is a 5 min drive away. We will be hiking about 800 m along a trail, so please wear your rubber boots/waterproof footwear for this portion of the tour.
Method of payment: Cash, e-Transfer or cheque the morning of the tour. If paying by e-Transfer, please use email@example.com as the recipient address; if paying by cheque, please make the cheque out to ‘Eastern Ontario Birding.’
Duration: 4 hours
Register for this outing using the provided Sign-up form