Posts Tagged ‘Owls’

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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Snowy Owl Irruption Poster

The PFN members are superb, caring folks—many of whom possess diverse scientific interests and technical talents. Marnie Benson, a new PFN member and Fleming College student, is one such member. Marnie created this Snowy Owl irruption poster as a GIS/Cartography course project at SSFC and wanted to share it with us. It is not only…

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Jan/Feb issue of the Orchid—Vol. 60 Celebrated

This year marks the 60th volume of The Orchid—the PFN’s monthly newsletter. That deserves to be celebrated! Published nine times a year, the Orchid is mailed in hard-copy directly to our members via Canada Post. Many people enjoy reading our club news and events on paper at their leisure. Recently, we have given members the…

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The Hooters of Amherst Island, Sunday 2 March 2014, 6.45a.m.

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

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Owl Woods

We are invited to join members of Kingston Field Naturalists on a visit to Owl Woods on Amherst Island. This spot is renowned for the variety of over-wintering bird species, especially owls. Meet Martin Parker at the Canadian Tire/Sobey’s parking lot on Landsdowne St. West to car pool from Peterborough leaving at 6.45am.for this whole day…

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