Thursday, November 02, 2006

Sightings Translated From Ornitho-QC for Thursday November 2nd

Montreal, Mont-Royal cemetary: 3 Eastern bluebirds (Merlebleus de l’Est), 2 Chipping sparrow (Bruants familiers), Ruby-crowned kinglet (Roitelet à couronne rubis), Turkey vulture (Urubu à tête rouge), heard but not seen Purple finch (Roselins pourpré), Common redpoll (Sizerins Flammés) , Northern shrike (Pie-grièche grise)
Rivière-des-Prairies 87th ave: 8 Black scoter (Macreuses Noires)
68e ave: Cormorants (cormorans), 6 Northern pintails (Canards Pilets)

Saint-Louis de Gonzague: Snow geese (Oies des neiges)

St-Basile: 2 Red-tailed hawks (buse à queue rousse), American kestrel (crécerelle d'Amérique), 7 American pipits (pipits)

Chambly, Chambly basin: 5 Horned grebes (grèbe esclavon), Red-necked grebe (grèbe jougris), Bonaparte’s gulls (mouette de Bonaparte), 7 Common mergansers (grand harle)

Point Claire: One male Long-tailed Duck (harelde kakawi), off Fifth (western end of Valois Bay). 10K Scaup (milouinans) close to the Canoe Club but visibility poor. Smaller groups further west include a Red-breasted merganser (harles huppés), and a Bufflehead (Petit Garrot),

Ile Perrot, 3000 Scaup with a sprinkling of Bufflehead (Petit Garrot), amongst them, hundreds of C.Geese (Bernache de Canada), Mallard, (canard colvert) dozens of Pintail (Canards pilets)

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