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Birding Report The fall bird migration at Presqu'ile Provincial Park has effectively ground to a halt.  The interesting sightings of the past week consist mainly of birds that should have left by now.  Some of them may still move further south, but others will likely remain to attempt to winter over, which is a choice that would be facilitated by the continuation of open water and by the presence of numerous feeders. TRUMPETER SWANS and TUNDRA SWANS have been much in evidence.  On Sunday a flock of 14 of the latter flew past Gull Tombolo. Eight of that species and six of the other were in the marsh
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Birding Report After a swarm of birders (a new collective noun) descended on Presqu'ile Provincial Park on Sunday, with satisfying results, there has been relatively little birding taking place since then. At Gull Tombolo on Sunday, observers could see three swan species at once: MUTE SWAN, 2 TRUMPETER SWANS, 6 TUNDRA SWANS.  The mild weather has allowed several species of ducks to remain in the marsh and nearby, including AMERICAN WIGEON, NORTHERN PINTAIL, and GREEN-WINGED TEAL.  Other ducks of interest this week have been numerous WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS and up to six HOODED MERGANSERS.  Ten WILD
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