[Ontbirds] Long Point Update Oct 4 - Sage Thrasher, Western Kingbird, Franklin's Gull.

stu.a.mackenzie at gmail.com stu.a.mackenzie at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 15:20:29 EDT 2012



The Long Point Bird Observatory sightings board is updated to October 4.
Visit  http://www.birdscanada.org/longpoint/index.jsp?targetpg=lpbosight
&lang=EN to find a synopsis of the migration over the past week and detailed
accounts and pictures of some of the highlights which include Long Point's
first Sage Thrasher observed at the Tip on September 30 and October 1; a
Western Kingbird at the Tip October 1, and a Franklin's Gull at the Tip
September 26.


A live stream of birds found in the Long Point area is available on LPBO's
home page - www.birdscanada.org/lpbo . Help contribute to sightings in the
Long Point area by submitting your sightings to E-bird www.ebird.ca.

The Old Cut Research Station is open to the public every day until November
15. Visitors are also welcome to enjoy Northern Saw-whet Owl monitoring on
fair weather nights starting one hour after sunset. For more information on
the research, education, and training programs of LPBO visit us at
www.birdscanada.org/longpoint and check out the 2011 LPBO Program Report
<http://www.bsc-eoc.org/library/LPBOreport.pdf> . 

Your best source for information about the birds and birding sites around
Long Point can be found in A Birding Guide to the Long Point Area by Ron
Ridout available here <http://www.birdscanada.org/shopping/shop.jsp> . 


If you wish to become a member or support the ongoing work of LPBO, click
here <http://www.birdscanada.org/shopping/membership.jsp?lang=EN>  to donate
or become a member.


Good birding,





Stuart A. Mackenzie

LPBO Program Coordinator 

Long Point Bird Observatory - Bird Studies Canada/Etudes d'Oiseaux Canada

PO Box 160, 115 Front Rd. Port Rowan, Ontario. N0E 1M0.

(519)-586-3531 X 162(office), X 200 or X 201 (Old Cut Research Station),
Fax:586-3532, Mobile:820-6040

smackenzie at birdscanada.org

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