Fw: American Avocet south of Guelph

wild birds unlimited wildbirds at sympatico.ca
Thu Sep 11 16:44:05 EDT 2003


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From: "wild birds unlimited" <wildbirds at sympatico.ca>
To: <ontbirds at hwcn.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 11, 2003 11:46 AM
Subject: American Avocet south of Guelph


> Al Sandilands discovered an AMERICAN AVOCET in a farm pond on the east
side
> of Downy Road (Wellington County Road #35), approximately 0.5 km south of
> its intersection with County Road #34 (0.5 km north of Hwy 401). It was
> found yesterday (September 10) at noon, and was seen in the same spot
today
> (September 11) by Bryan Wyatt at 9:30 am and myself at 11:00 am. It is
> apparently an adult in non-breeding plumage.
>
> The best way to get there from the 401: take the Highway 6 NORTH exit
> (Hanlon Expressway) and turn left at the first intersection onto County
Road
> 34. Turn left again at the second opportunity onto County Road 35. There
is
> a distinctive large brown house angled to face the intersection at this
> corner. The pond is on the left side.
>
> Valerie Wyatt
> wildbirds at sympatico.ca
>
> Paul Grant and Valerie Wyatt
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>
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> 951 Gordon St., Unit 3
> Guelph, Ontario, Canada
> N1G 4S1
> 519-821-BIRD(2473)
>
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>
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> Conveniently located just 15 minutes from the 401 (take the Brock Road
exit
> and head north).
> In Guelph at the corner of Gordon & Kortright (Brock Road becomes Gordon).
>


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