Ottawa Field Naturalists' Club (OFNC)
Ottawa/Gatineau (50 Km radius from Parliament Hill) E. Ontario, W. Quebec
Compiler: Derek Dunnett at email@example.com
Not many new species since last week, but a stunning number of birds have
arrived early this year. Vesper Sparrows are the latest species to join
the sparrow invasion. Brown Thrashers and Great Egrets are suddenly
Ross's Goose - Two hiding in a field of 4000 Snow Geese on Dunning Road
Redhead - A pair off Machardy Road, Arnprior, Ottawa.
Ruddy Duck - Giroux Road Ponds, Ottawa, on April 10-11.
White-winged Scoter - Shirley's Bay, Andrew Hayden Park, and Britannia
Trumpeter Swan - Constance Creek (at Thomas Dolan), Ottawa. Heaphy Road,
North Gower, Ottawa.
Tundra Swan - Parc de Plaisance (Tête de la Baie), Papineau.
Greater Yellowlegs - Highway 17, Kinburn, Ottawa.
Lesser Yellowlegs - With more Greater Yellowlegs at the Fourth Line Rd and
Callendor Road flooded fields, Ottawa.
Iceland Gull - Trail Road Landfill, Ottawa.
Glaucous Gull - Trail Road Landfill, Ottawa. Quigley Hill Rd, Ottawa.
Bonaparte's Gull - Andrew Haydon Park, Ottawa.
Lesser Black-backed Gull - Rapides Deschênes, Gatineau. Baie Simard,
Gatineau. Parc de Plaisance, Tête de la Baie, Papineau.
Bank Swallow - Stony Swamp (Sarsaparilla Trail), Ottawa.
American Pipit - A flock of five birds on chemin Crossloop, Chelsea, Les
Red Crossbill - A flock of 15, Big Rideau Lake, Lanark. Ten in Hammond,
Prescott and Russell.
Palm Warbler - Beaver Pond Trail, Ottawa. Strathcona Park, Ottawa.
Nashville Warbler - Reported from Kitchissippi Lookout, Ottawa.
Yellow-rumped Warbler - Chapman Mills Conservation Area, Hurdman Bridge,
Petrie Island, Britannia Conservation Area (Ridge), all Ottawa.
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.