[Ontbirds] Snowy Owl ++ Port Credit Yacht Club, Mississauga

Luc Fazio llukefazio at netscape.net
Thu Feb 27 00:36:46 EST 2014

Hello Birders
  Today, Wednesday Feb 26th, while leading a Riverwood Conservancy Bird Walk in South Mississauga, we found a female Snowy Owl at the Lakefront Promenade park. The bird was on the boat post at the Port Credit Yacht Club.
1- Snowy Owl video is on youtube     http://youtu.be/8XsOVylfruM
2- Hooded Merganser is on youtube  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKvx9XOKylw
3-Golden-Crowned Kinglet video is on youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ot8pKX7r_gw
other Birds at the Promenade Park include...
male & female Hooded Merganser ( see video), Redheads, White-winged Scoters, Common & Red-breasted Mergansers,many other diving and dabbling ducks.
1st and 2nd year Iceland ( Kumlien's) Gulls sitting on the ice
Golden-crowned Kinglet, 2  Yellow-rumped Warblers are still at the East side of the Credit River mouth.
A Northern Shrike was at the Credit River mouth ( Saddington Park).
Directions : to reach Port Credit Yacht Club at the Lakefront Promenade Park, QEW to Cawthra, south to Lakeshore Rd. E., East to Lakefront Promenade (at the Tim Horton's) south to the park. Drive all the way to the furthest parking lot and scan the boat posts in the Yatch club. 

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