[Ontbirds] Prince Edward Point Birds
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Sat Apr 17 14:12:12 EDT 2004
Eighteen KFN members enjoyed a superb day for migrating birds at Prince
Edward Point. Traverse Woods was alive with birds flying all around us.
Eighty species were recorded for the morning. Highlights include, 1 BROWN
THRASHER, 1 BLUE-HEADED VIREO, 4 PINE WARBLERS, 10 YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLERS, 1
AMERICAN WOODCOCK, 20 YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKERS, 12 RUSTY BLACKBIRDS,1
PURPLE FINCH, 3 PINE SISKINS, 2 WINTER WREN, 2 VESPER SPARROWS, 12 FOX
SPARROWS, 1 FIELD SPARROW, 10 CHIPPING SPARROWS, 1 GREATER YELLOWLEGS, 100
WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS, 8 SURF SCOTERS, 12 HORNED GREBES, 1 CLIFF SWALLOW, 3
NORTHERN ROUGH-WINGED SWALLOWS, 3 BARN SWALLOWS, 1 RUFFED GROUSE and 3 WILD
TURKEYS. One KFN member had a BROWN CREEPER land and creep up their leg.
Prince Edward Point [pge 35, quad G 52 & 53]
Located in Prince Edward County. Take exit 566 off
the 401 and go south on county road 49 to Picton. Take county rd. 8 to
county rd.17 to county rd.16 to county rd. 13. Follow county rd. 13 to the
end until you reach the Prince Edward Point National Wildlife Area.
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