Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Ottawa: Warblers & Migrants

Today, April 28th, despite the cooler wet weather there was lots of activity at Britannia Woods/Mud Lake in Ottawa. A total of 10 species of warblers were observed between 7:30-11:30a.m. 1 Northern Parula, 1 Ovenbird, 4 Northern Waterthrush, 4 Nashville, 1 Black-throated Green, 8 Palm, 4 Pine, 15+Yellow, 1 Black and White and 200+ Yellow-rumped Warbler. Other migrants included 1 Great Crested Flycatcher, 1 Least Flycatcher, 2 Warbling Vireo, 5 Blue-headed, and 1 male Baltimore Oriole (early).

Good birding,

Directions: The Britannia Woods/Mud Lake area is located in Ottawa off Richmond Road and Carling Ave. Take Britannia Road north to Cassels and turn right and go east a few 100 metres and park near entrance to woods.

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