Ottawa Field Naturalists' Club (OFNC)
Ottawa/Gatineau (50 Km radius from Parliament Hill) E. Ontario, W. Quebec
Compiler: Derek Dunnett at email@example.com
More exciting shorebirds, a Little Gull, and a late-breaking Eurasian
Redhead - Baie Simard, Gatineau.
Ruddy Duck - Moodie Quarry, Ottawa.
Trumpeter Swan - Four on June 02, Baie Fraser, Gatineau.
Horned Grebe - In full breeding plumage, May 29, Baie Simard, Gatineau.
Eurasian Collared-dove - Reported from the corner of Cambrian Road West and
Old Richmond Road, Ottawa
Yellow-billed Cuckoo - Thomas A Dolan, Rockcliffe Airport Woods, and
Richmond - Jock River downstream of Fen, all Ottawa. Other birds singing
YBCU songs are being recorded, for example on Dolman Ridge Road, but
require visual confirmation.
Sandhill Crane - Dolman Ridge Road, Ottawa.
White-rumped Sandpiper - June 03, Richmond CA (formerly Richmond Sewage
Red Knot - As many as 32 on June 01, Baie Simard, Gatineau. Also seen from
Britannia Point Ottawa.
Black-bellied Plover - Jun 02 Pont Champlain, Gatineau, Moody Pond, and
Andrew Haydon Park, Ottawa.
Wilson's Phalarope - May 17-June 2, Greenbelt Pathway West, Ottawa.
Viewing is more challenging due to long grass, but great June birds.
Red-necked Phalarope - May 31, Baie Simard, Gatineau, and Britannia Point
Whimbrel - May 28, Greenbelt Pathway West, Ottawa.
Lesser Black-backed Gull - Rapides Deschênes, Gatineau.
Little Gull - May 30, Baie Simard, Gatineau.
Red-throated Loon - June 02, Grandview Road (Crystal Beach boat ramp),
Caspian Tern - Britannia CA, and Constance Creek, Dunrobin, Ottawa.
Red-headed Woodpecker - Chemin de la Symphonie, Val-des-Monts, Les
Yellow-throated Vireo - Dunrobin (Carp Hills), and along the Jock River
through Richmond Fen, Ottawa.
Carolina Wren - Continues at Frank Ryn & Elmhurst Parks, Ottawa.
Lincoln's Sparrow - Mer Bleue Bog, Ottawa.
Orchard Oriole - May 26-Jun 01. A first-year male at the Richmond CA
(formerly Richmond Sewage Lagoons), Ottawa, singing near the observation
Cerulean Warbler - Murphys Point Provincial Park, McParlan House Trail.
Outside the 50k, but a great bird.
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.