Posts Tagged ‘waterfowl’

Wave riders of Rice Lake , Sunday 30 November 2014

This is becoming a tradition! Join Martin Parker and Luke Berg on a trip along the north shore of Rice Lake to look for some of the later migrating waterfowl and other migrants. We will look for rafts of diving ducks, such as Greater Scaup, Common Goldeneye, Bufflehead and others. Bring binoculars, a telescope if…

Read More

Wildlife Walk. Sunday 28th September 2014

PFN member Tony Bigg will lead this week’s Sunday morning walk. Tony is a expert birder and all-round naturalist. Meet at Peterborough Zoo parking lot at 8.00am from where we will carpool to local sites of interest. Bring a pair of binoculars or birding scope and be ready to make a small contribution to gas…

Read More

Wildlife walk. Sunday 21st September

Join the PFN’s Jerry Ball for the latest in our series of Sunday morning walks. Jerry is a great naturalist and expert birder. Meet at Peterborough Zoo parking lot at 8.00a.m. from where we will carpool to locations around Peterborough County. The outing will last about three hours. Wear suitable clothing and bring binoculars/scope and…

Read More

Birds of the Lakeshore 30 March 2014

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…

Read More

Waterfowl at Presqu’ile Provincial Park, Sunday 23 March, 8.00a.m.

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 the Country Style at the junction of Old Keene Road…

Read More

Wave Riders of Rice Lake 24th November

Join Martin Parker on a trip along the north shore of Rice Lake to look for some of the later migrating waterfowl and other birds which are migrating through. We will look for rafts of diving ducks such as Greater Scaup, Common Goldeneye, Bufflehead and others. Meet at 1:00 p.m. at the Tim Horton’s in…

Read More

Birding at Presqu’ile Provincial Park 3rd November

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 wildfowl. Bring a packed lunch, binoculars and, if you have them, rubber boots (not essential). Meet at 8am at the Country Style at the junction of Old…

Read More

Waterfowl at Presqu’ile Provincial Park 17th March

  A full-day birding trip to Presqu’ile, led by Jerry Ball. Thousands of ducks, geese and swans use this resting spot on their migrations north. Bring a packed lunch, binoculars and a spotting scope, if you have one. We will meet at the Country Style at the junction of Old Keene Road and Highway 7…

Read More