[Ontbirds] Greater White-fronted Geese. Wolfe Island. Update & Directions

Mark D. Read markdread at gmail.com
Fri Mar 11 10:51:36 EST 2016


The 8 geese continue today at the same location as yesterday. Another reference point is Ridge Road. They are north of this road by about 500m. On the west side.
Mark

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> On 10 Mar 2016, at 13:20, Mark D. Read <markdread at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> At about 11am the 8 (not 7) Greater White-fronted Geese moved south by about
> another 500m. There they intermingled with approximately 1000 Canada Geese
> and were harder to pick out. Visibility has also decreased with fog and rain
> becoming heavier.
> 
> Directions: Wolfe Island is reached by a free ferry from downtown Kingston
> (at the east end of Barrack Street). The ferry is currently docking at
> Dawson Point, from where you will travel south to Hwy 96, then west to the
> village of Marysville. After the shops turn left onto Hwy 95 and follow it
> south to Reed's Bay Road. Turn right (west) to 5th Line. Turn left (south)
> and follow past house on right checking fields as you go. Birds last seen
> approximately 1km along this road just over the rise in the road.
> 
> Mark.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark D. Read [mailto:markdread at gmail.com] 
> Sent: 10 March 2016 09:34
> To: ONTBIRDS
> Subject: Greater White-fronted Geese. Wolfe Island.
> 
> Hi folks, I've just located 7 Greater White-fronted Geese on Wolfe Island.
> They are on 5th Line, about 500 m south of Reed's Bay Road in a lightly
> flooded corn field with Canada Geese and 3 Snow Geese.
> Mark
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 




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