[Ontbirds] Friends of Point Pelee Bird Report May 9, 2008 - Black Vulture, Prothonotary, Kentucky

Janice.Sarkis at pc.gc.ca Janice.Sarkis at pc.gc.ca
Fri May 9 12:10:22 EDT 2008

Friends of Point Pelee provides daily updates of sightings within Point
Pelee National Park during the Festival of Birds May 3 through May 19, 2008

This morning has been cool and mostly sunny.

Hillman Shorebird Cell:  no reports of  Mottled Duck  last evening.
However Cackling Geese and Wilson's Phalaropes were still present.

Yesterday evening there was a Tufted Titmouse at Pioneer.  Also there were
several American Woodcock displaying for our Friends evening hike.

Tip Area:  Prairie Warbler reported.

Many of the birders have been on the Woodland Trail enjoying the many
migration sights.  Just behind the Visitor Centre before the Botham Trail
was a female Cape May and a singing Blue-winged Warbler.     Summer Tanager
near Post #2 which moved to Tilden Woods by 9:30 AM.
Louisiana Waterthrush and Acadian Flycatcher were near Post #12.
Prothonotary , Cerulean (F),  Northern Waterthrush, Black-throated Blue,
and Northern Parula Warblers plus a  Marsh Wren, Scarlet Tanagers (M & F),
and a Rusty Blackbird attracted many viewers between Post #16 and #15.

Tilden Woods:  Kentucky Warbler continues to be seen on the  seasonal trail
west of the boardwalk.  Blackburnian Warbler and Yellow-throated Vireo.

White Pine:  reports of a Red-throated Loon.

DeLaurier:  Sandhill Cranes were observed overhead

Northwest Beach: recent report of a Black Vulture flying between there and
the Visitor Centre.

Good Birding,
Hike Leaders, Pete, Ross, Dave, Karl, Justin, Kim

Join us at the 4th Annual Fundraising Dinner
Friday May 9th, 2008 @5:30 PM
Pelee Days Inn- $60 per person ($25 tax receipt)
Reservations can be made at www.friendsofpointpelee.com
To help our environmental impact...this is a ticketless event!
Presentation: "Coming Home: Return of Western Lake Erie's & Detroit River's
Charismatic Megafauna" Discussing the re-establishment of birds and other
wildlife to this area.
by  Dr. John Hartig - Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge
Janice Rogers, General Manager

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