Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Sightings Translated From Ornitho-QC for Tuesday November 7th

Île Sainte-Hélène, found in the woods opposite the restaurant where there is a rock are and a small pond: WORM-EATING WARBLER (PAURLINE VERMIVORE), Black-throated Gray Warbler (Paruline grise) still being seen, it was also in this wooded area.

Laval-Ouest, Grand-Moulin dam: 2 Northern parulas (Parulines à collier), 1,000 Common goldeneye (Garrots à oeil d'or), 2 Barrow’s goldeneye (Garrots d'Islande)

Off I'le Perrot today, from Boulevard Perrot on the north side, 2 Canvasbacks(adult males) (Fuligules à dos blanc), and seven Red-necked Grebes (Grèbe jougris), with the large raft of scaup Greater scaup (Fuligules milouinans) and Lesser scaup, but many more Greater (Petits fuligules)

Also around there and off Chemin Lotbiniere between Dorion and Pointe-des-Cascades, 200+ 40+ Hooded Merganser (Harle couronné), a nice variety of other wildfowl including 1 Ruddy Duck (érismatures rouses)

At St-Lazare sand pits a Ruddy Duck (érismatures rouses), my first for the site and species number190 for me there.

At Pointe-des-Cascades, upstream towards the hydro dam, a Long-tailed Duck (Harelde kakawi)
Mark Dennis

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