[Ontbirds] Correction to Ottawa/Gatineau - 4 July 2013 - Recent Reports

robertcermak9 robertcermak9 at hotmail.com
Thu Jul 4 17:14:17 EDT 2013


My reference to Tree Sparrow should have read Tree Swallow.
Bob


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From: Bob Cermak <robertcermak9 at hotmail.com> 
Date:  
To: Ontbirds <birdalert at ontbirds.ca> 
Cc: Sandy Garland <sgarland at teksavvy.com> 
Subject: [Ontbirds] Ottawa/Gatineau - 4 July 2013 - Recent Reports 
 
Ontario/Quebec
Ottawa/Gatineau
4 July 2013

Hotline: Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (OFNC)
Phone number: 613-860-9000
For the Bird Status Line PRESS * (star)
To report bird sightings PRESS 1 (one)
Coverage: Ottawa/Gatineau (Canada National Capital Region) E. Ontario, W. Quebec
Compiler & transcriber Bob Cermak robertcermak9 at hotmail.com or sightings at ofnc.ca

A quiet week for bird sightings. 
A good representation of local breeding birds are reflected by the following sighting reports;

a 3 hr 45 min, 7 km walk on June 27th near Flag Station Rd north of Kars; 43 species including SPOTTED SANDPIPER (1), BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO (a pair), YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER (10), EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE (2), EASTERN PHOEBE (1), GREAT-CRESTED FLYCATCHER (1), RED-EYED VIREO (15), HOUSE WREN (1), VEERY (16), NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH (5), CEDAR WAXWING (16), OVENBIRD (11), BLACK-AND-WHITE (5), COMMON YELLOWTHROAT (37) and YELLOW (4) WARBLERS, CHIPPING (6), FIELD (1), SAVANNAH (1),  SONG (40), SWAMP (2) and WHITE-THROATED (13) SPARROWS and SCARLET TANAGER (1). 

from eBird; 
Ottawa--Kanata (Kerwin Rd trail), Ottawa, CA-ON
03-Jul-2013 09:00 - 11:00
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
31 species

Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)  2
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)  2
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)  X
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)  1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius)  6     present all along the trail and extremely vocal.
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  1
Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus)  1
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)  2
Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus)  2
Great Crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus)  2
Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus)  1
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  3
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)  4
Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis)  2
Winter Wren (Troglodytes hiemalis)  2
Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa)  4
Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)  X
Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina)  X
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  X
Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum)  2
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)  6
Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla)  8
Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia)  2
Nashville Warbler (Oreothlypis ruficapilla)  3
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata)  1
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  8
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus)  1
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)  X
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)  X
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)  2

At Chemin Indian Creek Rd on the west edge of Larose Forest  a home owner with excellent bird feeders and bird habitat reported on the 1st; EVENING GROSBEAK (adults and 6 young birds), PURPLE FINCH (20 adults and 7 fledglings), TREE SPARROW (presently feeding the second batch of young), GREEN HERON (2 visiting pond regularly) and CEDAR WAXWING. 

Interesting sightings;
- CAROLINA WREN singing regularly near intersection of Driscoll Dr and Jean Park Rd on Manotick Island
- HORNED GREBE (1) at the Russell lagoons on the 1st

Thank you to everyone who contributed bird observations!

     
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