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Southbound Shorebird ID Workshop

  • 21 Aug 2022
  • 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Presqu’ile Provincial Park
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Trip: Southbound Shorebird Workshop : Sunday, August 21.

Description: Meet at Presqu’ile Provincial Park at Owen Point Trail parking lot at 8:00 a.m. Workshop will focus on identification, plumages and aging southbound shorebirds. Expect to walk between viewing points along beaches to Owen Point. Scope recommended. Vehicle daily entry fee or provincial park pass required. Morning only. Water levels on Lake Ontario may change itinerary. 

Who can come: Trip is for OFO members. Maximum 15 participants. 

Leader: Jean Iron

Location: Presqu'ile Provincial Park :  Registrants MUST have a reservation ahead of time with Ontario Parks to be presented on arrival at the gate and posted in the car. This applies to day pass and season pass holders. You must book your reservation 5 days ahead to be sure to obtain a spot in the park. To reserve, go to: https://www.ontarioparks.com/reservations or Reservations by Phone. Call Toll Free: 1-888-ONT-PARK  (1-888-668-7275).

Ontario Parks requires advanced bookings for day use at Presqu’ile Provincial Park either online or by phone. Please obtain your daily vehicle permit reservation 5 DAYS IN ADVANCE for Saturday, 21 August 2021. Go online to Ontario Parks Reservation System and select Day Use. You will need to create an account to purchase a daily vehicle permit or to register if you already have an Ontario Parks seasonal pass. Follow instructions either to purchase a daily vehicle permit or to enter your seasonal pass number. You also need your vehicle licence plate number. Ontario Parks Reservation phone number 1-888-668-7275.


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What to bring: Binoculars, scope (optional), water, sunscreen, insect repellant, snacks. Please contact trip leader in advance if you require loaner binoculars or accommodations by sending email to: admin@ofo.ca.

Facilities: Public restrooms available.

Terrain: Flat terrain. Slow pace. 

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