Birds in Thickson's Woods, Whitby May 5 a.m.

Dennis Barry dbarry at interlinks.net
Sun May 5 14:16:57 EDT 2002


    A major influx of migrants arrived overnight.  Highlights include
substantial numbers of: WOOD THRUSH, BLUE-HEADED VIREO, YELLOW WARBLER,
MAGNOLIA W, NASHVILLE W, PALM W, YELLOW-RUMPED W, BLACK-THROATED BLUE W,
BLUE-GRAY GNATCATCHER, ROSEBREASTED GROSBEAK, & RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET.  Also
seen were
 one or more  of GRAY CATBIRD, HOUSE WREN, CHESTNUT-SIDED W. PINE W, RUSTY
BLACKBIRD, WARBLING VIREO, WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW, LINCOLN'S SPARROW, VEERY,
BALTIMORE ORIOLE, VIRGINIA RAIL AND RED-THROATED LOON.


    To reach Thickson's Woods exit from 401 to Thickson Road South in
Whitby.  Proceed south past Wentworth Street to the Waterfront Trail.  Turn
left, turn around and park on the north side of the road.  Enter the woods
on a path from
the south side, about 200 metres east of Thickson Road.  Follow the trails
through the woods, some of which access the Lake Ontario shore.  To view the
beaver pond and Corbett Creek Marsh continue east about 100 metres past the
entrance to the woods.  The meadow is across the Waterfront Trail
immediately north of the woods. The entrance is directly across the
waterfront trail from the entrance to the woods.  To view a map,
visit the Thickson's Woods website at http://www.thicksonswoods.com

Dennis Barry & Margaret Carney
Thickson's Point, R.R. 2
Whitby, ON L1N 5R5
(905) 725-2116

dbarry at interlinks.net
mcarney at interlinks.net





"Dennis Barry" <dbarry at interlinks.net>(by way of Mark Cranford <ontbirds at ofo.ca>)



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