[Ontbirds]BLACK-LEGGED KITTIWAKES - Ottawa

Dave Moore mooredw at vif.com
Wed Aug 6 14:28:04 EDT 2008


The two Kittiwakes were still there at 2:00 pm today
They tend to stay at the very edge of the pond farthest away from the 
viewing area, usually behind the leftmost small island with cormorants and 
terns on it.

Please don't enter the property - the birds can be seen from the gate area.

Dave Moore
Ottawa


> Hello Ontbirds people,
>
> Received several phone calls to the Bird Status Line this morning re: the
> 2 juv. BLACK-LEGGED KITTIWAKES discovered yesterday by Gerard Phillips at
> the Moodie Dr. quarry ponds.  Both birds were still present as of at least
> 6:50 AM today (August 6).
>
> Directions  to  the  Moodie  Dr. pond, courtesy of Neily World Birding
> Ottawa:
>
> Independent  Directions  to  this  Site: From Highway 416 take exit 66
> (Fallowfield  Road).  If  southbound,  a  0.4  km  off ramp  dumps onto
> Fallowfield, where you will turn right or west. If northbound, the 0.4 km
> off ramp brings you to Fallowfield, where you will turn left or west onto
> it and in 0.5 km join the southbound off ramp traffic. Both groups will
> now follow  Fallowfield  Road  west for an additional 0.4 km to reach
> Moodie Drive.  Turn left or southeast onto Moodie Drive and go 5.3  km,
> passing Cambrian Road to reach the quarries (second gate on the  left).
> Park  along the  side  of  the road without blocking the access.
>
> Good Birding!
> Chris Lewis
> Ottawa, ON
> hagenius at primus.ca
> 




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