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Presqu’ile Waterfowl Viewing Weekend March 25-26/2017

Presqu’ile Waterfowl Viewing Weekend March 25-26/2017 10am to 4pm Presqu’ile will be hosting their 41st Waterfowl Viewing Weekend, where nature enthusiasts can come and appreciate one of the great natural spectacles on earth – the return of migrating waterfowl to their staging areas along the lower Great Lakes.  Presqu’ile is well situated to experience this…

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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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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 4th October 2015

Join legendary birder Jerry Ball for our latest outing to spot birds on their winter migration throught the Kawarthas. Bring binoculars and a spotting scope if you have one. Meet Jerry at the Peterborough Zoo parking lot for an 8.00am departure to sites determined on the day. We will car pool, so if you get…

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Shorebirds and Monarchs Saturday 29 August 2015

This outing will be to Presqu’ile Provincial Park to view the gathering of migrating shorebirds as they make their migration from their Arctic breeding grounds to their wintering areas, primarily in the southern hemisphere. In the fall the birds linger longer than in the spring. We will be visiting the viewing locations in the Owens…

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Presqu’ile Waterfowl Viewing Weekend—March 14-15

March 14-15, 2015 10am to 4pm. Presqu’ile will be hosting their 39th Waterfowl Viewing Weekend, where nature enthusiasts can come and appreciate one of the great natural spectacles on earth – the return of migrating waterfowl to their staging areas along the lower Great Lakes. Presqu’ile is well situated to experience this phenomenon with close…

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Birding trip to Presqu’ile Provincial Park 22 March 2015

Join us for a full-day birding trip to Presqu’ile, led by Jerry Ball. Thousands of ducks, geese and swans use this resting spot on their spring migrations north. Bring a packed lunch, binoculars and a spotting scope, if you have one. We will meet at 8.00a.m. at the Country Style at the junction of Old…

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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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Winter Birds Along the Otonabee, 21st February 2015

This half day outing, led by Martin Parker, will introduce participants to the water birds which are overwintering on the open waters of the Otonabee River and Little Lake this winter. The variety and number of birds depends on the amount of open water and ice. The outing will also visit the bird feeding stations…

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