[Ontbirds] Toronto - Whimbrel Watch - Col. Sam Smith Park

Howard Shapiro hprw2006-hawks at yahoo.ca
Fri May 20 07:03:43 EDT 2011


The Toronto Ornithological Club is again  co-operating with the Center for 
Conservation Biology at the College of  William and Mary/Virginia Commonwealth 
University, in monitoring the  Whimbrel migration observed during the period of 
May 19 to May 30 at  Col. Sam Smith Park in Toronto.Daily observations are 
conducted during  that time period at the South Peninsula of the Park at 
co-ordinate  location    17624795E and 4833443N. Peak migration dates are May 24 
and  25  with peak hours expected at 06:00 and 08:00 EDST.


Col. Sam Smith Park is  located at the south end of Kipling Avenue, below 
Lakeshore Road. The  Park is an artificial land-fill immediately south of the 
Humber College  campus.  Parking free of  charge is at Student's Parking Lot at 
the south end of the Park.

Howard Shapiro



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