Long Point to Nanticoke to Fisherville
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Long Point to Nanticoke to Fisherville

Anonymous

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Good morning

 Yesterday Ian Cannell and I did a tour through the subject areas and what a nice day it was. Below are some of the high lights.

 We found a total of 69 species for the day which was not too shabby. 24 Waterfowl species, 6 Raptor species and 5 Sparrow species but we couldn't find the Ross's Goose.
 
- Pied-billed Grebe - 1
- Horned Grebe - 1
- Tundra Swan - 7000
- Snow Goose - 1
- Wood Duck - 2
- Green-winged Teal -2
- Blue-winged Teal - 1
- Canvasback - 300
- N. Pintail - 500
- Ring-necked Duck - 100
- Canvasback - 250
- Bald Eagle - 12
- Rough-legged Hawk - 4
- Wild Turkey - 14
- Sandhill Crane - 26
- A. Woodcock - 2
- Killdeer - 41
- Bonaparte's Gull - 3
- E. Screech-Owl - 1
- Short-eared Owl - 9
- Red-bellied Woodpecker - 1
- Eastern Phoebe - 1
- Cedar Waxwing - 2
- N. Mockingbird - 1
- Carolina Wren - 1
- Horned Lark - 42
- Fox Sparrow - 8
- Song Sparrow - 75+
- E. Towhee - 2
- E. Meadowlark - 4
- Rusty Blackbird - 39
- Also thousands of Canada Geese,  many Mallards, Black Ducks, Common Mergansers, A. Wigeon, A. Coots, A. Crows, thousands of C. Grackles, Red-winged Blackbirds and E. Starlings, plus, plus, plus.

We also found 8 White-tailed Deer at Old Cut Woods, 2 Spring Peepers and 2 Wood Frogs.
« Last Edit: December 31, 1969, 07:00:00 pm by Anonymous »


JTF

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69 species, not to shabby at all. I live in Kingston and have never birded long point. Hopefully this spring I 'll make my first trip. Thanks for the post.
« Last Edit: December 31, 1969, 07:00:00 pm by JTF »
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