[Ontbirds] Prince Edward Point Birds

Bruce Ripley ripley at kingston.net
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.

Good Birding
Bruce Ripley
613-544-2872

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.



More information about the ONTBIRDS mailing list