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Birds, Butterflies and Botany – Carden Plain

2023-06-03 @ 8:00 AM 5:00 PM

Join us for an all-day visit to the wonderful Carden Plain. This is an unusual alvar habitat that is home to an abundance of rare grassland bird species, butterflies and plants. Carden Plain is a globally rare habitat 65 km west of Peterborough. Significant bird species include Loggerhead Shrike, Golden-winged Warbler, Osprey, Black Terns, Sedge Wren, Yellow Rail, Upland Sandpiper, Eastern Bluebird, Eastern Towhee and Brown Thrashers. Butterflies and flowering plants add extra delight to the trip. Bring lawn chairs, lunch, water, camera and/or binoculars. Leaders for this outing include Sue Paradisis, Martha Lawrence, Colleen Lynch and Don McLeod. To register for this event after May 4, please contact Sue Paradisis at 705-559-2061 or [email protected]

Accessibility: easy. Some driving on a gravel road.

Saturday, June 3 8 a.m.

20 participants