Sunday, April 22: A full day birding the southern contour of Prince Edward County, in search of a wonderful array of spring birds. One of the main targets today is: Little Gull among large flocks of Bonaparte’s Gull. Other birds of interest include: Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Yellow Palm Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Pine Warbler, Blue-headed Vireo, Eastern Towhee, Vesper Sparrow, Purple Martin, Bank-Barn-Cliff-Tree-Northern Rough-winged swallows, all three species of scoter, more Long-tailed Ducks than you can shake a stick at, Caspian Tern, Red-throated Loon, King Eider (rare), Long-billed Dowitcher (rare), and possibly even Louisiana Waterthrush (very rare)!
Outing notes: Here are some ideas of what to pack and what to wear during this field outing. Waterproof footwear is recommended, and rain jacket/rain pants are also good items to have on-hand during spring birding outings. Please pack some snacks, plenty of water, lens cloth, lip balm, sunscreen, and favoured field guides.
Lunch & Dinner: Please pack a field lunch for today’s tour. A sit-down dinner may be scheduled for the group before they drive back home.
Activity Scale: This tour sits at a 3/5 for most birders. We will be birding along trails by foot, as well as covering ground by car.
Meet at TBD
Method of payment: Cash, e-Transfer or cheque the morning of the tour. If paying by e-Transfer, please use firstname.lastname@example.org as the recipient address; if paying by cheque, please make the cheque out to ‘Eastern Ontario Birding.’
Duration: 9 hours
Register for this outing using the provided Sign-up form