[Ontbirds]Razorbill continues to feed at NOTL
bcherriere at cogeco.ca
Tue Jan 2 20:28:11 EST 2007
Yes the Razorbill shows no sign of going anywhere. It seems very content on
the amount of food that it must be finding at the mouth of the Niagara
River. We watched it from 12:20 to 3:30, from the gravel parking lot at the
end of River Street Road and Turntable St., near the marina, in Niagara On
The Lake, opposite from Fort Niagara (USA) . At 3:35 I did see it flying way
out into the lake, about twice the distance beyond the green marker buoy,
then land in the lake. We didn't wait for it's possible return to the
regular feeding areas between the green Buoy and the fort Niagara, in the
area where the river waters meet the lake waters.
If you go looking for it, (a scope is needed). Start at the fort water
area, and continue left towards the green buoy, looking along the rift water
line where the river water meets with the lake waters.
Entering Niagara On the Lake from Mississauga Street (HWY55), turn right at
the end of 55 and then take your first left at (Simcoe St.). Turn right at
it's end (Front St.) to King St. Turn left here, at the end of that parquet
called (Queen's Royal Park), to get to the water's edge. It will become
Delater St. Follow it to Turntable St. and turn left, towards the river .
It will end at River St. and make a left into the gravel parking lot that
looks over to Fort Niagara.
Barry & Linda Cherriere
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