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Westmeath Provincial Park & Lac Dore

  • 03 Oct 2021
  • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Cobden
  • 10



Trip Description: 

October 3 (Sunday) Westmeath Provincial Park & Lac Dore

Leader: Mark Gawn. Situated on the Ottawa River near Pembroke, Westmeath Park is a noted migration stopover for Nelson’s Sparrow and occasionally Le Conte’s Sparrow. Lac Dore, a fish-filled lake, regularly attracts many small gulls, grebes, and loons along with the occasional rarity. Meet 8:00 a.m. in Cobden at the Cobden Boat Launch.

Who can come: Trip is for OFO members.  One birding buddy is allowed where required. Maximum: 20 participants. 

Leader: Mark Gawn.

Location: Cobden Boat Launch.

What to bring: Water, sunscreen, insect repellent, rain gear,  snacks. Bring lunch.  Please contact trip leader in advance if you require loaner binoculars or accommodations by sending email to: admin@ofo.ca. 

Terrain: Flat terrain. Bring rubber boots in case needed at Westmeath Park.

Facilities: Restrooms available enroute and at the provincial park.

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