Fw: Cootes Paradise Shore Birds

chris daguilar cdaguilar at cogeco.ca
Sun Sep 22 21:08:21 EDT 2002


----- Original Message -----
From: "chris daguilar" <cdaguilar at cogeco.ca>
To: "Ont Birds" <ontbirds at hwcn.com>
Sent: Sunday, September 22, 2002 8:06 PM
Subject: Cootes Paradise Shore Birds


> BlankI went looking for the Pelican tonight at 5 p.m. in the Willows.  The
> Pelican was not there but the mud flats are alive with shore birds and
> migration is occurring over head, with flocks of ducks regularly passing
> over head.
>
> In the two hours I was there I saw in significant numbers:
>
> Black Crowned Night Heron - 8
> Great Egret - 8
> Great Blue Heron -6
> Semi Palmated Plover - 6
> Greater Yellow Legs - 12
> Lesser Yellow Legs - dozens
> Spotted Sand Piper
> Wood Duck
> Two large flocks of Green Winged Teal pass by
> Large Flocks of D.B. Cormorants
> Northern Harrier over the Marsh
>
> Follow the trail as outlined in sevral other e-mails and you will
encounter
> two mud flats.
>


"chris daguilar" <cdaguilar at cogeco.ca>



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