[Ontbirds] Rondeau Migration Report May 10, 2014

Anupam Dash via ONTBIRDS birdalert at ontbirds.ca
Sat May 10 10:26:24 EDT 2014

Blackpoll warbler at Bennett Rd being seen now

> On May 10, 2014, at 10:22 AM, Reuven Martin via ONTBIRDS <birdalert at ontbirds.ca> wrote:
> Good morning,
> It's a great morning to be out in Rondeau, with excellent numbers and
> diversity of migrants present. At least 24 species of warblers have been
> reported already today. The northern half of the park seems to be the
> busiest area today.
> A female Summer Tanager was seen about 500 m south of Pony Barn on Harrison
> trail.
> A Prothonotary Warbler has been present irregularly at the back of Tulip
> Tree Trail - post 7.
> Yellow-billed Cuckoos have been seen on South Point and Harrison Trails.
> 3 Hooded Warblers were present between Maintenance and Pony Barn on
> Harrison Trail.
> Grasshopper Sparrow was seen at the washout on South Point Trail.
> Mourning Warbler was seen on Tulip Tree Trail next to Harrison Trail.
> Lots of birds out there to find!
> Thank you to everyone who contributed sightings and please continue to do
> so at the Visitor Centre or to me through email.
> eBird users submitting checklists from the park are encouraged to share
> them with the username "RondeauPPVisitorCentre" for our records.
> More information on the park's nature programs and the Friends of Rondeau is
> available at the Friends' website: www.rondeauprovincialpark.ca.
> Directions: Take exit 101 from Highway 401 and drive South 16 km on Chatham
> Kent Road 15. Turn right and follow the signs to the park. Bird sighting
> information, bird checklists, bird feeders, and breakfast and lunch offered
> by the Friends can be found at the visitor centre. To reach the visitor
> centre from the park gate, travel 6 km South on Rondeau Road to Gardiner
> Ave., then follow it around the bend to the parking lot. I lead guided
> hikes in the park twice daily - contact the visitor centre for more
> information.
> Reuven Martin
> Friends of Rondeau Bird Guide
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