Presqu’ile Bird Report for 10-16 May 2019
HIGHLIGHTS: AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN, CATTLE EGRET, SANDHILL CRANE, PIPING PLOVER, BLACK TERN, NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD, EVENING GROSBEAK
It’s been a great week of birding at Presqu’ile with a big surge in songbirds, especially warblers. There were also several exciting rarities that were enjoyed by many. Rubber boots are essential for birding the mostly flooded beach and some trails.
I apologize for the brevity of this report – I have not had time to fully research ebird and other sources for reports this week and I’m sure I’ve
May 18, 2019 - Doug McRae
Presqu’ile Bird Report for 3-9 May 2019
HIGHLIGHTS: RED-THROATED LOON, SNOWY EGRET, CATTLE EGRET, RED-SHOULDERED HAWK, PIPING PLOVER, LITTLE GULL, LAUGHING GULL, LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, YELLOW-THROATED VIREO, NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD, GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER
It was a great week with many new arrivals and some exciting rarities, especially on the beach. Lake Ontario keeps rising and during strong west winds the beach now floods extensively. Rubber boots are very useful for getting around.
As an aside, there were a couple of great rarities this week that were missed by the local
May 10, 2019 - Doug McRae