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Winter Wildlife Tracking

Don McLeod Wolf Track

December to March Once again, PFN member and expert tracker Don McLeod will lead one or more outings during the months of December to March, focusing on tracks and other wildlife signs. These outings will be scheduled when weather conditions permit. The place and time will be announced by e-mail shortly before each outing. Anyone…

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Wildlife Tracking Outings

Once again this year PFN member and expert tracker Don McLeod will lead one or more outings during the months of January to March, focusing on tracks and other wildlife sign. These outings will be scheduled when weather conditions permit. The place and time will be announced by email shortly before each outing. Anyone interested…

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Autumn Sunday morning outings 2016

There will be an outing every Sunday morning during September and October. This will normally start at 8.00a.m, last around 3 hours and set out from Peterborough Zoo parking lot. We usually car pool from the zoo. Please see individual dates for details as they become available.

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Winter birds along the Otonabee River Saturday 27th February 2016

This half-day outing, led by Martin Parker, will focus on the waterfowl which over-winter on the open waters of the Otonabee River and Little Lake. The variety and numbers will depend on the amount of open water and ice. We will also visit the bird feeding stations operated by the PFN at Beavermead park. Dress…

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Hooters of Amherst Island, Saturday 5th March 2016

Amherst Island, at the eastern end of Lake Ontario, west of Kingston, is known for its concentration of wintering owls. The owls and hawks are the top predators on the island and the hunters of the mice and voles in the grasslands of the island. The number and variety of overwintering birds varies from year…

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Winter wildlife tracking outings January-March 2016

Once again this year PFN member and expert tracker Don McLeod will lead one or more outings during the months of January to March 2016 focusing on tracks and other wildlife sign. These outings will be scheduled when conditions permit. The place and time will be announced shortly before each outing by email. Any one interested in attending should send an…

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Sunday morning wildlife outing 18 October 2015

PFN member and local author Drew Monkman will lead this morning’s outing to local habitats. Meet Drew at the Peterborough Zoo parking lot on Water Street for an 8.00am start. Bring binoculars and be ready to carpool from the zoo to destinations chosen on the day. Its a great time of year for spotting migrating…

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Birding trip to Presqu’ile Provincial Park

Sunday 1st November 2015 Jerry Ball leads a day-long trip to view migrant birds at Presqu’ile Provincial Park, with other stops of interest on the way. In particular, expect to see many interesting waterfowl. Bring a packed lunch, binoculars and, if you have them, rubber boots (not essential). Meet at 8:00 am at the Country…

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Wildlife outing Sunday 25th October 2015

Jerry Ball will lead the last of this season’s Sunday morning outings. Meet at Peterborough Zoo at 8.00 and we will car pool from there on an outing lasting around 3 hours. Binoculars are a must! Next Sunday Jerry will lead a full day outing to Presqu’ile Provincial Park – see website posting for details.

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