[Ontbirds] Redpolls, Painted Bunting, Scoters, Bald Eagle South Mississauga & SE OAKVILLE
llukefazio at netscape.net
Fri Feb 6 19:35:30 EST 2015
Hello weekend birders. Be aware that...
A- there are now , this pm, at least 18 Common Redpolls (flammea flammea...ssp )at Mississauga's Saddington Park. Reached by driving south from qew on Mississauga rd. Until you reach the parking lot at the lake. Park and walk east for 25 m to Cedar and Alder trees with a Squirrel leaf nest. Between the lake and kids playground or west of the Credit River.
B- there are at least 2 Surf Scoters and 25 WW Scoters amongst 1000's of ducks ( Scaups, Redheads, Goldeneys, Gadwalls, etc.) at WATERSEDGE PARK, West of Rattray marsh, take Meadowwood south of Lakeshore Blvd all the way to the lake
Note there has been a Snowy Owl here
C- PAINTED BUNTING is still putting on a show at Arkendo Park, SW of Winston Churchill & Lakeshore Blvd.
D- Juvenile Bald Eagle on Ennisclaire south of Lakeshore Blvd, East of Gairloch Gardens.
Peregrine Falcon sitting on St Lawrence Pier at Lakeside Park, west of Southdown Rd
A note that this coming Wednesday there will be another Riverwood Conservancy bird walk, at Saddington Park. 8:30 am. Hopefully Redpolls will still be there.
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