[Ontbirds]Red Knot - Nonquon S.L. - Port Perry

Jim Dixon j.dixon at sympatico.ca
Sat May 26 23:50:15 EDT 2007


I was at the Nonquon S.L. (in Port Perry) this evening from 1930 - 2030h, and there was a Red Knot mixed in with the other various shorebirds.  It was actively feeding along the edges at the south end of cell #3.  There was also a Ruddy Turnstone in this same area.  The majority of shorebirds were Dunlin and Semipalmated Sandpiper along with a few Semipalmated Plovers and singles of Least Sandpiper, Spotted Sandpiper and Killdeer.

A permit is required for all people entering the Nonquon S.L.  It can be purchased for $5.00 at the Durham Region Transfer Station.  This is located at 1623 Reach St in Port Perry.  The hours are Tues - Sat from 0800 - 1600h and Thurs until 2000h.  You can get to the Transfer Station by going east on Reach St from Hwy#12 or west from Simcoe St.  The entrance gate to the lagoons is located on Scugog Line #8 (east of Hwy#12 or west of Simcoe St) which is one road north of Reach St.  

Jim Dixon  -   Port Perry


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