Monday, February 7, 2011

New winter birds push total to 107 SPECIES

In addition to the 100 species seen this winter by MiroisEont members are the following species recorded below in earlier posts: Short-eared Owl, Fox Sparrow, Iceland Gull, R-n Pheasant and Saw-whet Owl for a new total of 105 species.

Now we can also add the Long-tailed Ducks identified by Christine Trudeau and other birders at the Cornwall Power Dam Visitor Centre on Saturday February 5 and the Black-backed Woodpeckers (male seen by Giovanni Pari at Mer Bleue Feb 3 and a female seen by Jonathan France on February 6 at about 100 yds on the east side of Hwy 34 where the trail crosses the road by RComm north of Vankleek Hill.

List of 100 species as of January 30 can be seen here : : 

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