Little Gulls have arrived at Oshawa Second Marsh

Tyler Hoar thoar at rogers.com
Sat Apr 12 09:56:35 EDT 2003


The first two Little Gulls have arrived at the Oshawa Second Marsh.

Other species of note:
1 pair of Canvasbacks ( bred in the marsh last year)
142 Bonaparte's gulls
13 species of waterfowl

Lake Ontario off the Second Marsh to Bonniebrae Point
2 Red-necked Grebes (Off Bonnibrae point)
1 caspian Tern (Bonniebrae point)
small numbers of White-winged and Surf Scoters, and Double-crested
Cormorants
several hundred Long-tailed Ducks, Greater Scaup, and Common Goldeneyes

Directions

To Oshawa Second marsh/ McLaughlin reserve

Directions: Exit from the 401 at the Harmony Rd. Exit in Oshawa. Go
south to Colonel Sam Drive. Go east on Colonel Sam Drive to the parking lot
at the GM. Headquarters. Park in the nw parking lot closet to the marsh. The
east platform is located here. To see the Lake Ontario waterbirds  proceed
along the path from the parking lot south to the lakeshore.

Bonniebrae point

Exit the 401 in Oshawa at Simcoe St. Follow Simcoe st south to Oshawa
Harbour. Take a right onto Lakeview park Ave. On the west side of Lakeview
park is Kluane ave. Turn left (south) on Kluane Ave. At the top of the hill
there is a Parking lot on the south side. This is Bonniebrae point.

Tyler Hoar
Oshawa


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