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February 2020

Field Trip to Wolfe Island: Snowy Owls

February 17 @ 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Wolfe Island is a great place to see Snowy Owls, and the Kingston Field Naturalists know where to find these majestic birds. Spotting scopes will be set up, giving observers great views. Bring your family and friends because this event is open to the public. We will meet at 8:45 am (note the time change ... Read more

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March 2020

Presqu’ile Waterfowl Weekend

March 21 @ 8:30 AM - March 22 @ 5:30 PM

The annual Presqu'ile Waterfowl Weekend is our region's most popular early spring birding event. Hosted by The Friends of Presqu'ile Park, there is something for everyone. Spotting scopes at viewing areas provide close-up looks at ducks, geese, and swans while provincial park staff and volunteers offer identification tips. Are YOU planning to attend this event? ... Read more

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Field Trip: Cataraqui River & Kingston Inner Harbour

March 29 @ 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Leader:  Ken Robinson (613) 766-4782 or ken.robinson546@gmail.com Meet Ken at the Tim Hortons on Highway 15 south of Highway 401 at 8:30 am to carpool. Together, we will explore areas along the Cataraqui River looking for waterfowl, over-wintering species, and early migrants. Waterfowl viewing opportunities (albeit on a smaller scale) for those unable to visit ... Read more

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May 2020

Field Trip: Presqu’ile Provincial Park & Brighton Wetlands

May 24 @ 6:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Leader: Steve Coates (sjcoates73@cogeco.ca) See many different types of birds in a single outing! We'll spend the morning visiting hotspots at Presqu'ile Provincial Park, including a 1 km hike along the Marsh Boardwalk trail, to look for songbirds, shorebirds, herons and egrets. Toward afternoon, we'll head over to a nearby constructed wetland that supports many ... Read more

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October 2020

Field Trip: Lemoine’s Point

October 18 @ 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Leader: Steve Coates (sjcoates@cogeco.ca) Fall songbird migration is winding down but mid-October is a prime time to observe staging waterfowl in Collins Bay. Both ruby-crowned and golden-crowned kinglet numbers will be at their peak, as will white-crowned and yellow-throated sparrows; these will be joined by and early-arriving winter sparrows such as tree sparrows and dark-eyed ... Read more

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