[Ontbirds] Black-crowned Night Heron - Riverside Marina, Windsor
kelly.morrissey at cogeco.ca
Wed Jun 23 21:15:40 EDT 2010
At 8:30 p.m. we observed an adult Black-crowned Night Heron fly into
Riverside Marina with a dozen or more barn swallows in hot pursuit. The
heron spent quite some time perched atop posts and snooping around the
piers, presumably looking for swallow nests to raid. After about 20
minutes, the swallows convinced it to move on.
Kelly Morrissey and Sylvain Cote
The marina is on Riverside Drive East at Riverdale.
If coming from the 401, take the Manning Road exit south, follow
Manning to Riverside;
go west on Riverside to Riverdale. There is a lighthouse at the
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