[Ontbirds]Great Egret, waterfowl - Ottawa

Tony Beck beck.tony at sympatico.ca
Fri Jul 28 20:28:54 EDT 2006


Hello Ontbirders

This evening, in the largest pond of the "Moodie Drive Quarry Ponds", 
there was a non-breeding plumaged Great Egret. The bird was easily 
viewed from the roadside.
Also present were the following:
5 Ruddy Ducks
3 American Wigeon
3 Ring-necked Ducks
1 female Gadwall with 8 recently fledged chicks
1 adult Bonapartes Gull
29 Pied-billed Grebes, mostly adults (4 adults are still sitting on 
nests).

Note that this quarry is private property.
Directions and information courtesy of NeilyWorld:
http://ca.geocities.com/larry.neily@rogers.com/stony8.htm

Cheerio

Tony Beck
158-B Woodridge Cr.,
Ottawa, Ont.
K2B 7S9
(613)-828-5936
website: http://www3.sympatico.ca/beck.tony/



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