November 5 (Saturday) Ottawa River
Leader: Tony Beck
Birding from 1:00pm to dusk along the Ottawa River. Meet 1:00pm at Andrew Haydon Park, east parking lot. Possible ducks, geese, shorebirds, gulls. Near sunset, 1000’s of birds fly into Lac Des Chenes to roost. Rarities possible such as Lesser Black-backed Gull, Snow Geese, Red Phalarope, Greater White-fronted Geese, Cackling Geese.
Who can come: Trip is for OFO members. One birding buddy is allowed where required. Maximum: 20 participants.
Leader: Tony Beck.
Location: I pm at Andrew Haydon Park: east parking lot.
What to bring: Water, sunscreen , snacks, lunch. Please contact trip leader in advance if you require loaner binoculars or accommodations by sending email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Terrain: Flat terrain. Slow pace
Facilities: Restrooms available . Washroom stop enroute.
Public Transport: Ottawa Transport services the park area.
Land Acknowledgement for Ottawa: We acknowledge that we are settlers living on the unceded territory of the Anishinaabe Algonquin Nation whose presence here reaches back to time immemorial. We recognize the Algonquins as the customary keepers and defenders of the Ottawa River Watershed and its tributaries. We honour their long history of welcoming many Nations to this beautiful territory and uphold and uplift the voice and values of our Host Nation.
Further, we respect and affirm the inherent and Treaty Rights of all Indigenous Peoples across this land, and will continue to honour the commitments to self-determination and sovereignty we have made to Indigenous Nations and Peoples.