[Ontbirds] Greater White-fronted Geese Ridgetown S.T.P.

Blake A. Mann boatmann at kent.net
Sun Mar 12 13:42:13 EDT 2017

Hi all,

Although there is quite a bit of ice, waterfowl is abundant at Ridgetown 
sewage lagoons.  Of note, 10 Greater White-fronted Geese were in the SE pond 
(as seen from the viewing stand on the south side of the road).  They were 
difficult to see as they were right against the berm.  Seen just over an 
hour ago.

Over 2000 Tundra Swans were present, mostly in the north cell behind the 
treatment building.  I looked for "Bewick's" to no avail!

Lots of ducks are in the south pond at the viewing stand, but in the far 

Rondeau Park was rather quiet today and fewer ducks on the Bay visible from 
the park.  I did not see the Eurasian Wigeon of last week.  There were 
actually two males last weekend!

Directions:  Ridgetown Lagoons Directions:  Highway 401 exit #109 south on 
C-K Rd. 20 to Gosnell Line.  Turn right and go to intersection at grain 
elevator. Jog left to Mitton Line and go about 400m.  Viewing stand on left, 
or go a bit farther to treatment plant on right and go into lane to view 
north lagoons.


Blake A. Mann
Wallaceburg, Chatham-Kent
Blog: www.burgbirder.blogspot.ca 

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