The Bruce Peninsula between Georgian Bay and Lake Huron is a corridor for migrating birds.
Saturday’s birding will concentrate on the Cabot Head area with concentrations of Red-necked Grebes, scoters and other waterbirds on Georgian Bay and other birds migrating through the upper Bruce Peninsula. Flocks of Sandhill Cranes will be a highlight.
Sunday’s birding will focus on the Lake Huron shoreline with special emphasis on Black Creek Prov. Park Reserve, Stokes Bay, Isaac & Sky Lakes and the Oliphant shoreline.
The birding each day will be very different. One can attend one or both days.
The meeting location for both days is the parking area for the Spirit Rock Outpost and Lodge on Highway #6 at the north end of Wiarton at 8:30 a.m.
Who can come: Trip is for OFO members. (One birding buddy is allowed where required.) Maximum: 20 participants.
Leaders: Martin and Kathy Parker, Kiah Jasper.
Location: The meeting location for both days is the parking area for the Spirit Rock Outpost and Lodge on Highway #6 at the north end of Wiarton at 8:30 a.m.
What to bring: Water, sunscreen, insect repellent, snacks. Please contact trip leader in advance if you require loaner binoculars by sending email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Breaks will be taken for washrooms on both days.
Accommodation is available at Spirit Rock (519-534-5168). Bring a packed lunch.
Terrain: Easy terrain reached for the most part by car.
Facilities: Restrooms available .