[Ontbirds] Hawk Owl, Evening Grosbeaks, Grey Jays, Dalrymple Lake Area

John Schmelefske j.schme at gmail.com
Tue Jan 18 09:49:08 EST 2011


Sorry, yes it was 46 not 48.

John

On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 12:09 AM, John Schmelefske <j.schme at gmail.com>wrote:

> A Tour of the Dalrymple Lake area Monday produced a triple play.
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> The Hawk owl was present at the corner of Hwy 6 and 48.
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> Evening Grosbeaks were seen at around 11:00 at 1545 Monck Road in Uphill.
> This is the home of Ginny Moore and is on the north side of the road just
> east of the intersection of Victoria Road and Monck Road in the village of
> Uphill.  Ginny advises as follows:  Feel free to use the driveway. Monck
> Road is a busy highway with very fast drivers so be very careful when
> pulling off.  As always, please be very aware of the neighbours as the folks
> in this area can be a bit tetchy about birders.  [I would add that you
> might want to check before entering the driveway so as not to scare the
> Grosbeaks if they are on the ground.]  Shortly after arriving we observed a
> Sharp-shinned Hawk flying off with a Blue Jay in it's talons.
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> Our third sighting was totally unexpected.  While following up on earlier
> reports of Bohemian Waxwings on the Digby/Laxton Boundary Road we spotted a
> Grey Jay about 2 km south of Monck Road.  When we stopped and gave a few
> somewhat stylized barred owl calls, two Grey Jay.  [we did not see any wax
> wings]
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> My companions were Susan Mensies and Alice Buchanan.
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> John Schmelefske
> --
> John Schmelefske
> # 7360
> RR # 4
> Alliston,
> Ontario,Canada,
> L9R 1V4
>
> Email: j.schm at rogers.com
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-- 
John Schmelefske
# 7360
RR # 4
Alliston,
Ontario,Canada,
L9R 1V4

Email: j.schm at rogers.com
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