[Ontbirds]9 Egrets, ovenbird et al at Cranberry Raptor Watch--Sep.9

Doug Lockrey lockrey33 at rogers.com
Fri Sep 9 14:46:35 EDT 2005


Friday, Sep. 8 was a sunny morning with light-northerly wind. The hawks were
being picked up from all directions--I was so happy to have a few good eyes
helping.
Landing on the wetland in mid-Am were 9 Great Egrets. Birds seen along the
pathway included Ovenbird, Philadelphia Vireo, Yellowthroat, White-throated
Sparrow, Rose-breasted Grosberak. On the wetland were Swamp Sparrows and 2
Marsh Wrens
The 55 migrating raptors included 32 Sharp-shinned, 1 Osprey, 3 Broad-winged
and 4 Kestrel.

Exit 401 from the west at exit 404(Salem Rd.), south to Bayly, east through
Lakeridge to the first street (Hall's Rd. ), south to the second roadside
parking area. From the east use exit 410 (Brock St., Whitby), south to
Victoria, west to Hall's Rd.

Doug Lockrey, Whitby
www.pickeringnaturalists.org



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