On today’s Ontario Field Ornithologists trip the group saw a total of 61 species. We birded the Otonabee River, Lakefield Sewage Lagoons, the Nephton and Petroglyphs area, Burleigh Falls, Young’s Point Road, Orange Corners and Morton Line. Highlights included 15 species of waterfowl, 2 Bald Eagles at the nest on Lake Katchewanook and 2 Osprey at the nest at Trent University, Fox Sparrow, Common Redpoll, Killdeer, Horned Lark, 4 Eastern Meadowlarks, Eastern Phoebe, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Raven, Brown Creeper, Northern Shrike, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Harrier, and Cedar Waxwing. At day’s end Luke Berg and I saw 4 Cackling Geese at Briar Hill Sanctuary. Also found : River Otter, White-tailed Deer and Blue Spotted Salamander. Thanks to Luke and Kevin Shackleton for their help today.

Location: various
Observer: Dave Milsom

Categories: Sightings

Drew Monkman

I am a retired teacher, naturalist and writer with a love for all aspects of the natural world, especially as they relate to seasonal change.