Amherst Island Hawks & Owls

Saturday, December 15th

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Amherst Island provided exceptional winter birding today! 37 Snowy Owls (including a total of 22 counted within a square km), 31 Red-tailed Hawks, 16 Northern Harriers, 14 Rough-legged Hawks, 4 Bald Eagles, 4 American Kestrels, 2 Cooper’s Hawks, 1 Short-eared Owl, 1 Northern Shrike, 1 Northern Mockingbird, 1 Swamp Sparrow, 1 Winter Wren and 1 Great Blue Heron.

Photo: A parliament of Snowy Owls viewed from Stella 40 Foot Rd. Amherst Island, Lennox & Addington County. 15 December 2018.

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