Pine Grove Forest

Thursday, May 24: A morning spent birding this wonderful little trail just outside of the city. Two highly sought-after warblers breed here in good numbers: Mourning Warbler and Canada Warbler. Magnolia Warbler also breeds here. All sorts of other migrants are possible today, including Yellow-bellied Flycatcher and Olive-sided Flycatcher.

Outing notes: Here are some ideas of what to pack and what to wear during this field outing. Sturdy, waterproof footwear is recommended. It is imperative that you pack insect repellent. Please also consider a mosquito head net; the mosquitos can be really bad here. Please also pack some snacks, plenty of water, lens cloth, lip balm, sunscreen, and favoured field guides.

Lunch & Dinner: N/A

Activity Scale: 2/5. Easy hiking on flat terrain throughout the morning.

Meet at 8:30 AM at the entrance to Pine Grove Trail:,+NCC+Greenbelt+P18/@45.3540327,-75.5931306,19z/data=!4m13!1m7!3m6!1s0x4cce096b33705d1d:0x5c3d5e9f6476ba15!2sDavidson+Rd,+Ottawa,+ON!3b1!8m2!3d45.3498698!4d-75.6042148!3m4!1s0x4cce094308badc19:0xb36cf1636c3133fc!8m2!3d45.3545617!4d-75.592187

Method of payment: Cash, e-Transfer or cheque the morning of the tour. If paying by e-Transfer, please use as the recipient address; if paying by cheque, please make the cheque out to ‘Eastern Ontario Birding.’

Cost: $40.00

Duration: 4 hours

Register for this outing using the provided Sign-up form