[Ontbirds] ISRW & Moving
lockrey33 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 11 15:29:12 EDT 2015
ALLOW ME TO ADD MY HOPES THAT SOMEONE WILL STEP IN TO ENSURE THAT THE
IROQUOIS SHORELINE RAPTOR WATCH CONTINUES THIS FALL. MIKE HAS DONE A
SUPERB JOB OVER THE PAST NUMBER OF YEARS. AS MIKE SAYS HE HAS THE PAST
DATA, SO NECESSARY IN UNDERSTANDING WHAT IS NEEDED TO MAINTAIN THE SITE.
On Sat, Jul 11, 2015 at 1:07 PM, Mike Williamson <mdw49 at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> Hello Birders & Hawk Watchers
> This post has been approved by the coordinator for ONTBIRDS.
> For the last 15 years I have been involved and coordinator for the Iroquois
> Shoreline Raptor Watch but as of September 1st my wife Diana & I will be
> moving to Kingsville ON. on the north shore of Lake Erie. It's my hope that
> ISRW continues as it is a great inland site in north Whitby. We have had
> years with over 12,000 raptors passing overhead plus it's one of the best
> spots for Golden Eagles ( 22 ) in one day Nov. 2nd 2014 & over( 9,000 )
> Broad-Wings in 2003 & ( 36 ) Bald Eagle in one day in 2007.
> If anyone out there is interested in taking over it would be greatly
> appreciated. I have all the records going back to 2004, the previous
> have somehow gone missing. HMANA also has these records archived. Contact
> at mdw49 at sympatico.ca <mailto:mdw49 at sympatico.ca> or mdw4910 at gmail.com
> <mailto:mdw4910 at gmail.com> .
> Thanks I hope sincerely someone will keep ISRW up & running.
> Cheers & Good Birding
> Mike Williamson
> Coordinator for the Iroquois Shoreline Raptor Watch
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