[Ontbirds] Kingston Area Birds: 25th Nov - 1st Dec 2017

Mark D. Read markdread at gmail.com
Fri Dec 1 20:30:15 EST 2017


Kingston Field Naturalists (KFN) maintains records in a 50km radius of
MacDonald Park, Kingston. Birders using eBird are encouraged to share their
sightings with 'Kingston FN'. Alternatively, please email or post records
directly to me - contact details below. Please note that some sightings may
require review and remain unconfirmed unless stated otherwise.

 

Highlights:

The Owl Woods (Amherst Island) are currently closed for hunting (20th Nov -
10th Dec). Here are the brief highlights of the last week:

 

KING EIDER - somewhat out of the area, the immature male continues to be
seen at Wellington, Prince Edward County.

BLACK VULTURE - the surprise of the week was a single bird seen at Lemoine
Point CA, Kingston, on 29th.

SANDHILL CRANE - 7 birds were seen near Crosby on 27th, with another near
Murvale on 29th.

SNOWY OWL - up to 4 birds are now present on Amherst Island, with a couple
also on Wolfe Island.

TUFTED TITMOUSE - a single bird was seen on Amherst Island on 1st.

NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD - a continuing bird was seen on Amherst Island today
(1st).

AMERICAN PIPIT - 2 birds were still present on Amherst Island on 28th.

EASTERN MEADOWLARK - 2 birds were seen on Amherst Island on 28th.

 

In order to minimise disturbance to wildlife and property in the recording
area, Kingston Field Naturalists has adopted the KFN Sensitive Sightings
Policy
<http://kingstonfieldnaturalists.org/birding/KFN_sensitive_sightings_policy.
pdf> . Please note that you must be a member of Kingston Field Naturalists
(KFN) or be accompanied by a member to access the Martin Edwards Reserve.

 

As always, a big thank you goes to all those who have submitted sightings
directly or via eBird.

 

Mark.

 

Mark D. Read

337 Button Bay Road,

Wolfe Island,

Kingston, Ontario

K0H 2Y0

Canada

 

Mobile: +1 (613) 217-1246

Email:  <mailto:markdread at gmail.com> markdread at gmail.com

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eBird Guidelines for Reporting Sensitive Species
<http://help.ebird.org/customer/portal/articles/1006789-guidelines-for-repor
ting-sensitive-species> 

 



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