Thursday, March 24, 2011

March 24, 2011 Ross's Geese in Carp

Hi Ontbirders

The two Ross's Geese present since earlier this morning were still feeding along the Carp River in Carp at 1:00pm. There was at least 1 adult Greater White-fronted, 2 Snow, 1 Cackling, and a 2000+ Canada Geese. It is best to view from Rivington Str.
Good Birding, Bruce

Directions: From Ottawa take Hwy. 417 west to the Carp Road exit. and turn right and follow Carp Road to the village of Carp. After crossing the bridge take the first right, Rivington Str. and follow to the end.

Two adult Ross's Geese along the Carp River flood plain.

The flooded Carp River is attracting 1000's of geese which rest and feed in the area. Since March 21st, 5 species of geese have been observed.

Early this morning the geese were packed in tight after last nights -9c.

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