[Ontbirds] Kingston Area Birds: 29th June - 5th July 2019

Mark D. Read markdread at gmail.com
Fri Jul 5 18:32:00 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:

Things have been rather quiet this week though, believe it or not, the first
returning shorebirds have already been sighted. Here are the highlights of
the last week:

 

DUNLIN - a single bird (likely an injured individual) was seen at Martin
Edwards Reserve, Amherst Island, on 30th and 5th.

SOLITARY SANDPIPER - the first returning bird of the season was seen at
Wilton Creek, Morven, on 29th.

GREATER YELLOWLEGS - early return migrants were seen at Wilton Creek,
Morven, on 29th and 30th with another at Martin Edwards Reserve, Amherst
Island, on 5th.

WILSON'S PHALAROPE - 2 birds were reported at the known breeding location of
Martin Edwards Reserve, Amherst Island, on 30th and 5th.

LEAST BITTERN - singles were noted near Murvale on 30th and at Moscow Marsh
on 5th.

LOGGERHEAD SHRIKE - there was just sighting this week of an individual at
Napanee Limestone Plain IBA on 5th.

ORCHARD ORIOLE - a single bird was seen at Lemoine Point CA, Kingston, on
30th.

CERULEAN WARBLER - with birds long-since established on territories, only
one report came in this week of a single bird at Frontenac Provincial Park
on 3rd.

 

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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