Outing Report to Grand Bend on March 20, 2010

Trip Leader: Dave Schaus

Participants: Jean Schaus, Gerard McNaughton, Lynn Stoltzfus

Locations visited: Greenway Rd and River Road south of Grand Bend, The Pinery Provincial Park, Grand Bend Sewage Lagoons

Weather: Cloudy, windy, 0 degrees

Highlights: 200+ swans, Glaucous Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Tufted Titmouse

Species seen:

  1. • Tundra Swan

• Canada Goose

• Mallard

• Northern Pintail

• American Green-winged Teal

• Bufflehead

• Common Merganser

• Turkey Vulture

• Red-tailed Hawk

• American Kestrel

• Wild Turkey

• Killdeer

• Ring-billed Gull

• Herring Gull

• Glaucous Gull

• Great Black-backed Gull

• Mourning Dove

• Rock Pigeon

• Red-bellied Woodpecker

• Downy Woodpecker

• Blue Jay

• American Crow

• Horned Lark

• Black-capped Chickadee

  1. • Tufted Titmouse

• White-breasted Nuthatch

• American Robin

• European Starling

• Northern Cardinal

• American Tree Sparrow

• Dark-eyed Junco

• Snow Bunting

• Brown-headed Cowbird

• Red-winged Blackbird

• Common Grackle

• Purple Finch

• House Finch

• House Sparrow

Total species: 38

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