[Ontbirds] Kingston Area Birds: 22nd - 28th June 2019

Mark D. Read markdread at gmail.com
Fri Jun 28 19:25:56 EDT 2019


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 send records
directly to me - contact details below. Please note that some sightings may
require review and remain unconfirmed unless stated otherwise.

 

Highlights:

There is still some great birding to be had in the Kingston area with
resident birds now on territories, and a few surprises elsewhere. Here are
the highlights of the last week:

 

CHUCK-WILLS-WIDOW - the annually-occurring bird, first noted at this
location in 2014, has not been reported over the last week at its haunt just
outside the area on Brewers Road/Hilltop Road, Prince Edward County.

GREATER YELLOWLEGS - early return migrants were seen at Wilton Creek,
Morven, on 26th.

WILSON'S PHALAROPE - 2 birds were reported at the known breeding location of
Martin Edwards Reserve, Amherst Island, on 28th.

LEAST BITTERN - the only record this week was of 4 birds that were
seen/heard at Moscow Marsh on 23rd.

RED-HEADED WOODPECKER - a single bird was seen on the mainland side of the
Howe Island (east) on 24th.

PEREGRINE FALCON - The only reports this week were of individuals at
Charleston Lake on 22nd and near Sydenham on 25th.

LOGGERHEAD SHRIKE - birds continue to be seen at Napanee Limestone Plain
IBA.

CAROLINA WREN - a single bird was seen just east of Kingston near Ravensview
on 22nd.

ORCHARD ORIOLE - birds were noted on Wolfe Island on 22nd and Howe Island
(2) on 23rd.

BLUE-WINGED WARBLER - a single bird was seen on Howe Island on 23rd.

CERULEAN WARBLER - birds were noted at Charleston Lake and Frontenac
provincial parks this week, as well as along Opinicon and Canoe Lake Roads.

 

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 card-carrying member of Kingston Field
Naturalists (KFN), or be accompanied by a member, to access both the Martin
Edwards Reserve and Amherstview Sewage Lagoons.

 

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

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

 



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