Category Archives: Bird Survey Outings

Ivanhoe Lake Provincial Park, Foleyet, Ontario

Ivanhoe Lake Provincial Park, Foleyet, Ontario Well, we made it from Ottawa to Ivanhoe Lake Provincial Park without incident. Leaving Ottawa before sunrise made for a pretty early wake-up call but would also allow us time to stop a long … Continue reading

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Breeding Bird Survey 2014

Last minute packing is underway as I prepare to join Gerhard Bruins once again for our foray into the northwoods of Ontario.  I’ve joined Gerhard for a number of Breeding Bird Surveys, Christmas Bird Counts, and other birding activities.  He … Continue reading

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Breeding Bird Surveys

June 4th, 2013 – Once again, I’m out in Northern Ontario along with my birding friend Gerhard Bruins conducting breeding bird surveys to add to the databases of Environment Canada and the Canadian Wildlife Service. Four days of early mornings, … Continue reading

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Breeding Bird Surveys (2013) – Day 5

Breeding Bird Surveys (2013) – Day 5 – June 7, 2013 Today’s survey route is pretty straightforward with a start point at the junction of Hwy #17 and the road to Dubreuilville. Although there is traffic to contend with, there … Continue reading

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Wawa, Ontario – Tourist Points of Interest – Mackenzie/Bethune Cemetery

Wawa, Ontario – Tourist Points of Interest – Mackenzie/Bethune Cemetery Access to the MacKenzie/Bethune Cemetery location is from a small pull-off a short distance above the bridge at Silver Falls. The trail through the woods is rather steep but also … Continue reading

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Breeding Bird Surveys (2013) – Day 4

Breeding Bird Surveys (2013) – Day 4 – June 6, 2013 Today’s route was a two-part route with the approximate half-way point being the small town of White River, Ontario (Winnie-the-Pooh town). The first half of the route was new … Continue reading

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Breeding Bird Surveys (2013) – Day 3

Breeding Bird Surveys (2013) – Day 3 – June 5, 2013 Today’s Breeding Bird Survey route would take us over a series of logging/recreational roads west of The Shoals Provincial Park.  Because the park has been closed this year, our … Continue reading

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