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Christmas Bird Counts 2023

The dates have now been published for this year’s bird counts. From Field Trips Coordinator Gary Hillaby: “I want to encourage all KFN members to participate in as many counts as possible. This is a huge area of Eastern Ontario to be covered and as the old saying states “many hands, make lite work”. The … Read more
Grey Catbird

Fall Birding Roundup

 November 3rd 2023  12:00 pm — November 5th 2023  11:59 AM Fall is in the air and that can only mean one thing: it’s time once again for KFN’s Fall Roundup. Members are encouraged to get out birding and submit their reports on eBird. The birding reports will be compiled by Erwin Batalla and a … Read more

Proposed City of Kingston bylaw on feeding of birds and other wildlife

The City of Kingston is considering a proposed bylaw which, among other things, will make it an offence to feed wildlife in the city. Wildlife is defined to include birds. The comment period on the draft bylaw available on the City’s website ends August 18th. There is an exemption in the bylaw for “songbirds”. That … Read more

Bioblitz at Shibagau Creek Forest Farmstead

August 5th and 6th 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. From the Nature Conservancy of Canada: We are thrilled for those of you who have registered and look forward to seeing you. For those who haven’t this is a reminder to do so, AND what to do before you join us. The Internet at SCFF is … Read more

Birds Canada Calendar – Photos Required

Birds Canada sent the following message: Dear Kingston Field Naturalists, We can’t contain our excitement when we see your incredible bird photos and hear your captivating stories! Our annual calendar, a true celebration of Canada’s magnificent wild birds, will feature photos and stories from extraordinary supporters like you. Whether you’re a passionate amateur, a seasoned … Read more

Paddling Landon Bay – New Date

The Wednesdays on the Water field trip to Landon Bay has been rescheduled to Wednesday 21 June due to inclement weather.

Annual General Meeting 2023

The agenda, President’s Report, proposed budget, executive nominations, Past President’s Report and other documents to be discussed at the AGM on 19 April are now available on the Meetings page.

Annual General Meeting 2023

The AGM will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday April 19th. The Zoom link will be sent out a few days before the meeting. At this meeting we will review the minutes of the previous AGM held on 21 April 2022 (see link below), the President will review the past year, the Treasurer will … Read more