Recent Trip Reports

February 24 2018 (Saturday) Fisherville area, Haldimand-Norfolk County

Leader: Dave Milsom, Barry Coombs.

19 cars and about 44 birders attended the March 4th outing covering Haldimand county as far west as Port Dover.

It was beautiful sunny day . There was still a covering of snow after the recent fall. Lake Erie was mostly open water.

We recorded 46 species including 4 icterid species, Tufted Titmouse, Eastern Bluebird, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Flicker, Killdeer, Tundra and Mute swans, Snow Buntings and many Horned Larks.

We did well with raptors, seeing 18 Red-tailed Hawks, 3 Rough-legged Hawks, 2 Bald Eagles, 5 Turkey Vultures, 2 Northern Harriers, 2 American Kestrels, Cooper's and Sharp-shinned hawks.

Ground nest
Photo: Mark Peck