[Ontbirds] Lapland Longspurs - Courtice Road

Jack Alvo alvo at sympatico.ca
Sun Jan 12 22:35:34 EST 2014


The flock of 40-50 Horned Larks is still present and among them I picked out
two Lapland Longspurs this afternoon. Please see below for directions.

-----Original Message-----
From: ONTBIRDS [mailto:birdalert-bounces at ontbirds.ca] On Behalf Of Eric
Davis
Sent: January-04-14 5:22 PM
To: birdalert at ontbirds.ca
Subject: [Ontbirds] lapland longspur still on courtice road

Today I found the lapland longspur amongst a flock of horned larks finding
food in the freshly manured field.  Enjoying the feast also were twenty rock
doves with interesting colour variations and Canada geese.

The field is on the east side of Courtice Road, north of Bloor Street (22)
and south of Hwy 2. The farmhouse to the north is number 2433  Courtice
Road.
Courtice Road intersects Hwy 401 east of Oshawa. Proceed north on Courtice.

Eric Davis
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