Ottawa Field Naturalists' Club (OFNC)
Ottawa/Gatineau (50 Km radius from Parliament Hill) E. Ontario, W. Quebec
Compiler: Derek Dunnett at email@example.com
A brief Townsend Solitaire observation in Pine Grove; lots of searchers
could not turn up the bird again. Shorebird season draws to a close with
the usual suspects finalizing migration. And of course, geese everywhere to
sift through for rarities.
Ross's Goose - Nov 13, Ch St-Guillaume, Embrun, Prescott and Russell.
Greater White-fronted Goose (2) Nov 11-13 Carleton Place--Hwy 7 Storm Pond,
Lanark. (4) Nov 11 Moodie Drive Quarry, Ottawa.
Harlequin Duck - Oct 26-Nov 16, Pont Champlain, Gatineau. Female-type.
Lots of reports close to the Quebec side, often resting on rocks.
Pied-billed Grebe - Nov 10, Shirley's Bay (boat launch), Ottawa.
Barrow's Goldeneye - Adàwe Crossing to the Hurdman Bridge, Ottawa. (2)
Dow's lake, Ottawa.
Dunlin - Nov 10-12, Carleton Place--Hwy 7 Storm Pond, , Lanark. Nov 11,
Parc de la Gatineau--Lac Philippe, Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais.
Pectoral Sandpiper - Nov 11-16, Lake Avalon, Ottawa.
White-rumped Sandpiper - Nov 16, Avalon (stormwater pond), Ottawa. Nov 14,
Russell Lagoons, Prescott and Russell. Nov 12, Embrun Sewage Lagoons,
Prescott and Russell. (4) Nov 11, High Falls CA, Prescott and Russell. Nov
10-11, Carleton Place--Hwy 7 Storm Pond, Lanark.
Black-crowned Night Heron - Nov 11, Halmont Drive, Ottawa.
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - Nov 11, Dow's Lake, Ottawa.
Winter Wren - Nov 13-14, Rockcliffe Airport Woods, Ottawa. Nov 12,
Ottawa--Greenbelt Pathway (East/West of Conroy), Ottawa. Nov 12
Ottawa--Stony Swamp (Chipmunk Trail), Ottawa. Nov 11, Nepean Tent and
Trailer Campgrounds, Ottawa.
Gray Catbird - Nov 14, Clydesdale Ave, Ottawa. Nov 13, Trails South of
Bell High, Hydro cut, Ottawa.
Townsend's Solitaire - Nov 12, Greenbelt Pathway off Conroy, Ottawa.
Many birders tried but failed to turn up this bird again.
White-crowned Sparrow - Nov 14, Richmond, Ottawa.
Swamp Sparrow - Nov 12, Britannia Park (pier), Ottawa. Nov 12, Stony Swamp
(Chipmunk Trail), Ottawa.
Common Grackle - Nov 13, Monty Drive, Ottawa. Nov 12, Shirley's Bay (Hilda
Road feeders), Ottawa.
Orange-crowned Warbler - Nov 12, Dow's Lake, Ottawa.
Black-throated Blue Warbler - Nov 12, Sandy Hill-Cote de Sable Ottawa,
Cape May Warbler- Nov 13, Pine grove trail, Ottawa.