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Birding Report 8-14 Nov 2019  HIGHLIGHTS: LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL   There was a significant difference in birdlife between the start of the period and the end thanks to a deep freeze/snow event that hit on 11-12 Nov.  The marsh is mostly frozen, ponds are frozen, and there is 10+ cm of snow on the ground.  It looks and feels more like January than mid November. Coverage was limited this week as well. Two TRUMPETER SWANS were with a lone TUNDRA SWAN on 10 Nov. Two more TUNDRA SWANS were seen the next day.  Three WOOD DUCKS were at Calf Pasture Cove on 13 Nov.  The only other waterfowl of note was a
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Birding Report     Presqu’ile Bird Report for 1-7 Nov 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: BRANT, SNOW GOOSE, NORTHERN GOSHAWK, LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL This week’s cold weather stimulated lots of movement with an increase in waterfowl and a thinning of passerine numbers. On 1 Nov a lone BRANT flew north out of the Park with three CANADA GEESE and appeared to be heading to the corn fields on Huff Rd., which is unusual as this species is rarely seen feeding away from the actual lakeshore.  Two white morph SNOW GEESE flew over Calf Pasture on 5 Nov.  Two TRUMPETER SWANS, a species not
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