Trip Description: Meet 8:30 a.m. in car park at Algonquin Park Visitor Centre. Group will first bird from the Visitor Centre, then walk the trail at the Spruce Bog into the bog and back to the car park, then group will drive to Mew Lake for lunch, washroom break, prior to hiking the trail at the old airfield as far as the overlook at Lake of Two Rivers. Possible bird species for the day include Spruce Grouse, Canada Jay, Black-backed Woodpecker, Pileated Woodpecker, American Pipit, Eastern Bluebird, Lapland Longspur, raptors, and migrant sparrows.
Who can come: Trip is for OFO members. One birding buddy may accompany registrant if required. Maximum: 20 participants.
Leader: Dave Milsom
Location: Algonquin Park Visitor Centre is at km. 43 on Highway #60, where your required vehicle permit may be purchased.
What to bring: Water, sunscreen, insect repellant, snacks, rain gear, cameras. 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. Wheelchair accessible for the most part.
Facilities: Restrooms should be open at V.C., Spruce Bog, and Mew Lake.