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
The celebrity Black-backed Woodpecker continues at Constance Bay. A pair
of Canvasback and many, many, late birds for the winter listers.
Wood Duck - Dec 31, Armitage Ave, Ottawa.
Northern Pintail - Dec 31, Iber Rd storm pond, Ottawa.
Green-winged Teal -Jan 01, Etang Grimes, Gatineau.
Canvasback - A pair to Jan 06, visible from Baie Fraser, Gatineau, or the
west end of cassels Street, Ottawa.
Lesser Scaup - The lone male continues in the Rapides Deschênes.
Red-breasted Merganser - Dec 30, Rideau River Eastern Pathway north of
Hurdman Bridge, Ottawa.
Double-crested Cormorant - Jan 04, Adàwe Crossing, Ottawa. Two on Jan 05
in the Rapides Deschênes.
Black-crowned Night-Heron - Juvenile continued to at least Jan 03, Etang
Northern Harrier - Dec 31, Prince of Wales Drive at Fourth Line Road,
Ottawa. Jan 05, Cope Dr, Ottawa. Adult male, Jan 06, Janka Pvt, Ottawa
Belted Kingfisher - Jan 05, Morris Island Conservation Area, Ottawa, at
the pond on the railroad trail before first yellow trail entrance.
Red-headed Woodpecker - At least 4 individuals continue. Check along Len
Purcell between Whistler and Bayview.
Red-bellied Woodpecker - Jan 02, Relais Shilly-Shallly, Parc de la
Gatineau, Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais. Jan 03, Torbolton Ridge Road,
Ottawa. Jan 03, Baxter CA, Ottawa. Jan 03, Parc national de Plaisance,
Baie Noire (Est & Ouest), Papineau.
Northern Flicker - Jan 01, Osgoode Trail, Ottawa. Jan 02, March Valley
Black-backed Woodpecker - Dec 28-Jan 06, Torbolton Forest, Ottawa. Between
trail 1 and the dirt extension of Whistler. Listen for the soft taps.
Carolina Wren - Frank Ryn & Elmhurst Parks, Rivermill Cres, and Pentland
Cres, all Ottawa.
Winter Wren - Britannia CA, near the outflow from the lake, Ottawa. A
second near the ridge. A pair on the Greenbelt Pathway West, Ottawa.
Hermit Thrush - Jan 06 Britannia CA (around the base of the ridge near open
water, Ottawa. Jan 05 Parc du Lac-Leamy, Gatineau.
Swainson's Thrush - Well photographed Jan 05, Parc du Lac-Leamy, Gatineau.
Eastern Bluebird - Dec 31, Chemin Crégheur, Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais.
In Ottawa: A pair Jan 05, Berry Side Rd. Small flocks Jan 01 on the
Osgoode Trail. Jan 03, Fifth Line Road west of Berry. Jan 04 on the
Cumberland Ridge Trail, Ottawa. In Lanark on Ramsay Concession Road 1 and
Ramsay Concession 5A Quarry trail, and other locations outside the OFNC
Brown Thrasher - Jan 06, Bel Air fields, Ottawa.
Gray Catbird - Laderoute Ave, Ottawa, at least until Jan 02.
White-winged Crossbill - Jan 03, Larose Forest--Bertrand Road, Prescott
Swamp Sparrow - Jan 01, Nortel Marsh, Ottawa.
Brown-headed Cowbird - Jan 01, Torbolton Ridge Rd, Ottawa.