[Ontbirds] 2nd Nelson's Gull, Ottawa

mark gawn gawnbirding at hotmail.com
Sun Nov 13 14:26:57 EST 2011

An adult Nelson's (glaucous x herring) Gull was found today at Ottawa Beach, seen by Paul Mathews, Tom Hanrahan and myself. Also present was an adult Iceland Gull, at least until an immature Bald Eagle came by to scare everything off! Stops at various points along Lake Deschennes produced a total of 8 Common Loon, 1 Red-throated Loon, 2 RN Grebe, 14 Long-tailed Duck, 16 WW Scoter, 1 Black Scoter and 3 Surf Scoter. 
Directions to Ottawa Beach, from 417 take Holy Acres Road, turn east on Carling, Ottawa Beach is at the first parking lot on the north side of the road. 

Mark GawnOttawa, Ontario, Canada 		 	   		  

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