[Ontbirds] American Coot at Ottawa
halljp at rogers.com
Fri Dec 30 10:07:29 EST 2011
The American Coot that was first seen on the Ottawa-Gatineau Christmas Bird Count on December 18 was still present late yesteday afternoon on the Rideau River at Billings Bridge. It is in the ever diminishing open water to the north of the bridge off Bank Street associating with the large flock of Mallards and several Black Ducks and Common Goldeneye.
Directions: From Highway 417 (The Queensway) take exit 117 (Riverside Drive). Proceed south to Bank Street and then turn right over Billings Bridge.
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