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Hamilton, Burlington and vicinity

  • 11 Sep 2021
  • 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Hamilton
  • 0


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Trip Description: 

September 11 (Saturday) Hamilton, Burlington & Vicinity

 Meet 8:00 a.m. in Hutch’s Restaurant parking lot at Van Wagners Beach on Lake Ontario in Hamilton. From Niagara on QEW, exit at Centennial Parkway, go left onto North Service Road and follow to Van Wagners Beach Road to the restaurant. From Toronto on QEW, exit at Woodward Avenue, turn right at lights, then right at next lights, go under bridge, turn right onto Van Wagners Beach Road to the restaurant. Jaegers, gulls, shorebirds, fall migrants. Scope recommended.

Who can come: Trip is for OFO members. One birding buddy may accompany registrant if required.  Maximum: 20 participants. 

Leaders : Rob Porter, Barry Coombs.

Location: Hamilton.

Facilities: Washrooms onsite. 

What to bring: Water, sunscreen, insect repellant, snacks, (lunch). Please contact trip leader in advance if you require loaner binoculars or accommodations by emailing admin@ofo.ca.

Terrain: Flat terrain. Slow pace. Some walking involved.

Land Acknowledgement for Hamilton :

We respectfully acknowledge that we are on the traditional territory of the Haudensaunee Iroquois and Anishinaabe. This territory is covered by the Upper Canada Treaties and directly adjacent to Haldiman Treaty territory.  We thank our indigenous communities for their teachings and care for our mother earth.  May we continue to honour those teachings.

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