Ottawa Field Naturalists' Club (OFNC)
Ottawa/Gatineau (50 Km radius from Parliament Hill) E. Ontario, W. Quebec
Compiler: Derek Dunnett at firstname.lastname@example.org
Bad weather brings good birds.
Trumpeter Swan (3), Sep 04, Marlborough Forest--Roger's Pond, Ottawa.
Buff-breasted sandpiper, Sep 07, Andrew Haydon Park, Ottawa. On the
sandbar at the west end of the park.
American Golden-Plover, Sep 06-07, Carleton Place Stormwater pond, Lanark.
This spot has been producing good birds for weeks and bears watching.
Whimbrel - A stunning flyby of 72 birds on the 5th! River watching in bad
weather can really pay off. Seen from Scrivener street and Andrew Haydon
Black Tern - Carleton Place Stormwater pond, Lanark.
Parasitic Jaeger - Sep 05, Britannia Pier, Ottawa.
Red-headed Woodpecker - Continue in Constance Bay, Ottawa.
Yellow-throated Vireo - Continue at Britannia CA, Ottawa, Ontario. Recent
reports from the East end of the ridge, as well as the west side of
clearing south of Rowatt. ANother at the south east of lac mcgregor, Les
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - The Gatineau bird continues around the Sentier des
Voyageurs near the Pont Champlain. The Britannia bird was last reported on
Gray-cheeked Thrush - Sep 03, 2021, Britannia CA, Ottawa.
Lincoln's Sparrow - Sep 04, Richmond Sewage Lagoons, Ottawa. Another on
Scrivens Street, Ottawa.
Orange-crowned Warbler - Reported from Andrew Haydon Park, Dolman Ridge
Road, Britannia CA (east of the ridge), Birchgove Rd, (Sarsfield), Ottawa.
Note that this is exceptionally early for this species and at this point
several have been observed. Observers are encouraged to photograph this
species in the shoulder season when it is marked as rare on eBird as it is
a troublesome bird to identify for many.
Connecticut Warbler - Sep 05, Andrew Haydon Park east (formerly Ottawa
Data compilation for the first year of the five-year Ontario Breeding Bird
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guide environmental policies and conservation strategies across Ontario for
years to come.
The DND property at Shirley's Bay is now restricted to official business
only. If this changes in the future, there will be an announcement.