[Ontbirds] Ridgetown S.L. - Snow Geese and Rondeau P.P.

Michael Nelson mjn007 at rogers.com
Wed Mar 21 19:54:40 EDT 2012

There were 14 Snow Geese (1 Blue morph) in the north ponds at the 
Ridgetown Sewage Lagoons this morning.
Also two lingering Tundra Swans and a good variety of ducks including a 
good number of Wood Ducks.

At Rondeau Provincial Park there were many No. Flickers and Golden Crown 
Kinglets, a singing Fox Sparrow, one Ea. Towhee and several Ea. Phoebes.

Lagoon Directions(from Blake Mann): Ridgetown is about 30 minutes east 
of Chatham. Exit 401
at Rd. 21 (#109) and head south. From the main corner in Ridgetown at Erie
St. and Main St., follow Erie St. north about 1.5 km to Mitton Line/Palmer
St. Turn left onto Mitton Line and go past fertilizer plant. Lagoons are
on the south (left) side and you will see a viewing stand. Do not enter
beyond fence.
You can also view the north ponds by driving up the laneway on the north 
side of Mitton and around the buildings.

Mike Nelson
London, Ontario

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