Posts Tagged ‘migrants’

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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Wildlife outing Sunday 13th September 2015

This week’s Sunday morning outing to local habitats will be led by Scott McKinlay. As usual we will set out from Peterborough Zoo parking lot on Water Street at 8.00am for an outing lasting around 3 hours. Don’t forget your binoculars!

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Wildlife outing Sunday 6th September 2015

Join us for our first Sunday morning field outing of the Autumn 2015 season.  Dave Milsom will lead us to some local habitats where we will be keeping an especial eye out for migrating bird life. Meet at Peterborough Zoo parking lot on Water Street at 8.00am from where we will car pool. Bring binoculars…

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Sunday morning Autumn outings 2015

Each Sunday in September and October there will be local outings to observe migrating birds and other wildlife.   Unless posted otherwise, the outings will begin at the Peterborough Zoo parking lot on Water Street at 8.00a.m. Outings will last around three hours. Outing leaders will be announced in due course. If you are interested…

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Wave Riders of Rice Lake Sunday, November 29th 2015

Join Martin Parker and Luke Berg for this traditional Grey Cup afternoon exploration of sites along the northwestern shore of Rice Lake. We will be looking for the later migrating ducks and other birds. Highlights will be the rafts of ducks riding the waves of Rice Lake and the scenic vistas overlooking the lake. Bring…

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Birding trip to the shore of Lake Ontario Sunday 29 March 2015

Tony Bigg will lead a day of birding along the shore of Lake Ontario. The initial destination is Cobourg harbour then westward to Port Hope, Bond Head, Oshawa Second Marsh and Whitby. We can expect a good variety of birds, including waterfowl, gulls, and early arriving land birds. Bring a packed lunch, binoculars, and telescope…

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Wildlife walk, Sunday 5th October 2014

Join our president, Martin Parker, for an outing to the Hooton Line in Cavan Swamp. Meet as usual in the parking lot of Peterborough Zoo at 8.00am from where we will car pool. Bring binoculars and a contribution to gas costs.

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Wildlife walk. Sunday 19th October

Join PFN member Mike McMurtry for this week’s Sunday morning wildlife walk. Meet at Peterborough Zoo parking lot for an 8.00a.m. start. From the zoo we will car pool to local habitats. Bring a pair of binoculars and dress for the weather.

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Spring wildlife walk 25 May 2014

Tony Bigg leads the final walk in our series of Sunday morning outings this spring.   Join Tony at the Peterborough Zoo parking lot for an 8.00a.m. start. We will car pool to local sites of interest. Bring binoculars and a small contribution to gas costs.

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Sunday morning wildlife walk 18 May 2014

Jerry Ball is once again our leader on this outing to spot species of interest in local habitats. The outing will last around 3 hours and will visit a number of sites around Peterborough. Its an 8.00a.m. start from Peterborough Zoo parking lot. You will need binoculars and should be ready to make a small…

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