[Ontbirds] Fwd: Slaty-backed Gull - Brantford - Mohawk Lake

Chris Cheatle cmcheatle at gmail.com
Wed Dec 12 13:46:18 EST 2018


Just a note that public access to the landfill ends at 2pm, so access for
today is effectively over

On Wed, Dec 12, 2018, 11:33 Sarah Lamond via ONTBIRDS <birdalert at ontbirds.ca
wrote:

> The Slaty-backed Gull has been at the Brantford Landfill for the last hour.
>
> The landfill is on Morrison Street off of Mohawk Street, near Mohawk Lake.
>
> Sarah Lamond
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> Begin forwarded message:
>
> From: Richard Poort via ONTBIRDS <birdalert at ontbirds.ca<mailto:
> birdalert at ontbirds.ca>>
> Date: December 11, 2018 at 8:34:46 PM EST
> To: ONTBIRDS <birdalert at ontbirds.ca<mailto:birdalert at ontbirds.ca>>
> Subject: [Ontbirds] Slaty-backed Gull - Brantford - Mohawk Lake
> Reply-To: Richard Poort <richard.poort at gmail.com<mailto:
> richard.poort at gmail.com>>
>
> Today at about 1 pm I stopped in at Mohawk Lake and found a Slaty-backed
> Gull. The gulls flush very easily, so walk up very slowly after you park.
> The gulls all flushed due to an eagle or vulture when I was there, but they
> did start to come back.
>
> Another interesting gull that noticed earlier looked like a hybrid of LBBG
> x HEGU
>
> Cheers,
> Rich
>
> Best viewed from Greenwich St.
> Take Garden Ave exit off the 403, head south to Colborne, take that west to
> Locks Rd.
> Locks Rd turns into Mohawk St.
> Turn north onto Greenwich Ave and the lake is on the north side (your
> right)
> There are a few spots to park and look from along the road.
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