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Wintering Water Birds and Ice Formations

2020-01-19 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Wintering Water Birds and Ice Formations

Sunday, January 19, 2020

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

This outing will visit various locations along the waterfront of Port Hope and Cobourg eastward to Chubb Point in search of the birds which normally winter on the open waters of Lake Ontario.  Species of note should be Common Goldeneye, Bufflehead, Long-tailed Duck, Red-breasted Mergansers and several species of gulls.  Depending on the temperatures this winter there may be ice formations along the shoreline including an ice volcano or two.  Dress in accordance to the weather forecast for the day of the outing and bring binoculars, telescope (if you have one) and a packed lunch.  A stop will be made for a warm drink.

This outing will be led by Martin Parker, an active naturalists and trip leader. Meet in the Sobey’s/Tim Horton’s parking lot on Lansdowne Street West at 9 a.m. The trip should return to Peterborough by 4 p.m.

Accessibility: Easy


9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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