Point Pelee National Park Migration Report-May 11, 2023

Point Pelee
Thu, May 11, 2023 3:31 PM

Birders were greeted with sunny skies today and combined with southerly winds, visitors were rewarded with numerous sightings of desirable migrants!A total of 26 species of Warblers were noted in the Park, as well as the arrival of other songbirds.

At the Tip, White Pelicans were sighted as well a Ruddy Turnstone. Post Woods had sightings of Hooded Warbler, while Woodland Trail birders sighted Golden-Winged Warbler, Bay-Breasted Warbler and male and female PROTHONOTORY Warbler.

Tilden Woods was active this morning, with sightings of Kentucky, Cerulean and other desirable species.

Also, Canada and Blue-Winged Warblers were seen at Black Willow.In addition, numerous sightings of Scarlet Tanager and Thrush species were observed throughout the Park.

Good Birding,

Alan Watson, Chris Earley, Dale Wenger, Dana Latour, Emma Burbidge, Eric Baldo, Gabriel Foley, Jean Iron, Justin Peter, Kyle Horner, Mike Burrell, Mike Kent, Pete Read, Stewart MacDonald, Tim Arthur, William Konze, Aaron Brisebois

The 2023 Festival of Birds runs May 1 - 22. For a detailed Schedule visit festivalofbirds.ca

The Festival is brought to you by Parks Canada - Point Pelee National Park and the Friends of Point Pelee. Hikes are generously supported by Quest Nature Tours. Shorebird Viewing Nights are brought to you in partnership with Ontario Field Ornithologists and Essex Region Conversation Authority and Pelee Wings Nature Store.

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