Ottawa Field Naturalists' Club (OFNC)
Ottawa/Gatineau (50 Km radius from Parliament Hill) E. Ontario, W. Quebec
Compiler: Derek Dunnett at email@example.com
Shorebird migration picked up. Who needs Shirley's Bay when the birds are
showing up anywhere along the river? Look for birds who keep the same
migration schedule such as American Pipits.
Cackling Goose - Sep 15 One early bird seen from both the Moodie Drive
Quarry and Barnsdale Road, Ottawa.
American Golden-Plover - Sep 06-10, Carleton Place Stormwater pond,
Lanark. Sep 12: Régimbald Road (SW of Dunning), Moodie Quarry, and
Scrivens Street, all Ottawa. Sep 15 in the field SE of Brophy & Twin Elm,
Black-bellied Plover - Scriven's Street, Ottawa, Sep 12.
Sanderling, Ottawa beach, Sep. 12.
Pectoral Sandpiper Scrivens Street, Ottawa, Sep 12.
Ruddy Turnstone - Sep 10 Deschênes Rapids, Gatineau.
Red-necked Phalarope - A juvenile stayed Sep 11-14 at Andrew Haydon Park,
Baird's Sandpiper - Sep 14 Parc Brébeuf, Gatineau, Sep 15 Moodie Drive
Quarry, and Sep 16 on Scrivens Street and Andrew Haydon Park East
(formerly Ottawa Beach), Ottawa.
Yellow-throated Vireo - Sep 11-12, Britannia CA (on the ridge). Sep 15
TransCanada Trail and NCC 24, Ottawa.
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher - Reported Sep 13, Rapides Deschênes (incluant
Gray-cheeked Thrush - Reported Sep 14, Rapides Deschênes (incluant Parc),
Gatineau, and Sep 16 Rue de Saint-Malo, Gatineau.
White-winged Crossbill - Sep 14, Kitchissippi Lookout, Ottawa. Sep 15,
Constance Creek Mouth (Constance Bay).
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.