Lanark County Sparrows

Saturday, April 27: A morning spent cruising scenic, sparrow-filled backroads throughout Montague Township and Lanark County. We should expect to see and hear a great collection of sparrows today, including Eastern Towhee, Vesper Sparrow, Field Sparrow and more. This region is excellent for all sorts of birds, including Upland Sandpipers, Virginia Rails, Broad-winged Hawks, Sharp-shinned Hawks, Brown Thrashers, Wilson’s Snipes, American Bitterns, swallows and more!

Outing notes: Dress in seasonal and comfortable clothing, and consider wearing layers, as well. Please consider packing rubber boots (preferably an insulated pair), windbreaker, rainwear, extra socks, coffee/tea, snacks, water, and sunscreen. It’s also a good idea to check the weather forecast for the region in which we will be birding to help you decide on what to wear for the trip!

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner: TBD

Activity Scale: 1/5. For a description of the Activity Scale, please click here.

Accommodations: N/A

Meet at the Tim Horton’s in Richmond at 8:00 AM.

Carpooling: Carpooling in the lead vehicle is available upon request. Additionally, I am happy to make carpooling arrangements for you.

Method of payment: Cash, e-Transfer or cheque the morning of the tour. If paying by e-Transfer, please use eontbird@gmail.com as the recipient address; if paying by cheque, you can make it out to Eastern Ontario Birding.

Cost: $40.00 (HST-included)

Duration: 4-4.5 hours

Register for this outing using the provided Sign-up form

Spaces remaining: 9

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Additional Information 

2018 Lanark County Sparrows Trip Report

Guide to Spring Arrivals

Bird Nerd’s Guide to Spring Arrivals