Weekly report from the Cabot Head Research Station
Bruce Peninsula Bird Observatory
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Thu Sep 11 10:58:07 EDT 2003
Weekly report from the Cabot Head Research Station of the Bruce Peninsula
(September 2nd September 8th)
The week started rather slowly. However, a Connecticut Warbler was banded
the 2nd. This same day, a Red-throated Loon and 3 Red-necked Grebes were
seen on Georgian Bay. The first Bonaparte Gulls of the fall were seen the
After the passage of the cold front on Thursday the 4th, waves of migrants
came through in good numbers. Especially numerous were the Black-Throated
Green Warblers, American Redstarts, Red-eyed Vireos, Black-capped Chickadees
and Red-breasted Nuthaches.
First for the fall (either seen, heard or banded) : Cape May and
Bay-breasted Warblers. Also, the first big flocks of Canada Geese are
starting to fly south.
In the morning of the 7th, lots of bats were migrating.
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