[Ontbirds]SNOW GEESE - Embrun sewage lagoons near Ottawa

Richard KILLEEN richard_k at rogers.com
Fri May 26 10:17:37 EDT 2006

2 SNOW GEESE were present in the south-west cell of the Embrun sewage
lagoons on May 25th at 13:00 hrs.

Other birds of interest observed included a pair of WILSON'S PHALAROPES, a
male GREEN-WINGED TEAL, a male PINTAIL, and 6 BLACK TERNS.  There were very
few shorebirds present.

Richard Killeen, Ottawa

Directions to Embrun Sewage Lagoons (courtesy of Larry Neily and NeilyWorld

>From Highway 417 (The Queensway), 39 km east of Ottawa, take exit 79
(Regional 5), labelled Limoges / Embrun. Proceed 2.5 km SSE on Regional 5 to
Regional 3 or Notre Dame Street. Turn right or WSW onto it and drive 2.8 km
to St.-Joseph Road on the east edge of the town of Embrun. Turn left or SSE
on it and go 1.5 km to Route 400. Turn left or northeast onto Route 400 and
after about a kilometre the Embrun Sewage Lagoons will be on your left.

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