A Western Meadowlark was found today at 12:50 pm by Ray Holland near the corner of Upper Dwyer Hill Rd. and Panmure Rd. The meadowlark is singing from the fence line opposite the produce stand. It was still present at 1:50pm. In eastern Ontario the Western Meadowlark in a very rare erratic spring and summer visitor.
Good birding, Bruce
Directions: From Ottawa take Hwy.417 west to exit #163 Panmure Road. Take Panmure Rd. to Upper Dwyer Hill Rd.
The Western Meadowlark is easiest to detect by its distinctive song, a series of bubbling, flute like notes.