Saturday, October 3, 2009

Golden Plover and Other Birds at Bay of Fundy's Grand Manan Island

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Date: Thu, 1 Oct 2009 16:48:27 -0300
From: Roger Burrows, NatureNB
Subject: Grand Manan birds, inc. GYRFALCON

October 1
Grand Harbour 10:00-11:00
Great Blue Heron, 5 male Mallards, 42 American Black Ducks, 11 Red-breasted Mergansers, 64 Black-bellied Plovers, American Golden-Plover, 3 Killdeers

Thoroughfare 11:15-12:15
2 Great Blue Herons, 3 Common Eiders, immature Bald Eagle, immature Northern Harrier, brown morph immature GYRFALCON, 3 Killdeers, Least Sandpiper, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Common Yellowthroat

Still lots of Sulphur & Cabbage White butterflies around.

Roger Burrows
Ingalls Head
Grand Manan

Drawing of Golden Plover: Art MacKay

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