[Ontbirds]TOWHEE,BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLER,WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER--southwest Whitby-Oct.18,19

Doug Lockrey lockrey33 at rogers.com
Fri Oct 19 16:49:33 EDT 2007


Fog &/or rain curtailed any migrating raptor flight at Cranberry Marsh Raptor Watch on Oct.18 & 19. The total after 58 days is 8782, a number which is already the highest since 2001.
At Pringle Creek off Brock St.S. on Oct.18--Baird's Sandpiper and White-rumped Sandpiper.

Viewed along Hall's Rd., in the fog of Oct.18, were 10 Wild Turkeys;f rom the CMRW platform we observed female Purple Finch, male Eastern Towhee, Juncos and a recent "resident" imm. Bald Eagle. Black-bellied Plovers and Am.Pipits are being observed on the mudflats.

On Oct.19--from the CMRW platform--male & female Eastern Towhee, FIELD SPARROW, male BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLER.

Access to CMRW--from Victoria St., Hall's Rd. is 1 block east of Lakeridge Rd.;  south down Hall's to the second roadside parking area. 

Doug Lockrey, coordinator CMRW


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