Monthly Archives: May 2013

May 24 & 25 – The Carden Challenge

The Carden Challenge Our team (The Lagerheads) had two goals coming into this year’s Carden Challenge (for those who haven’t read my last blog update, this is a 24 hour birding/natural history fundraiser for the Couchiching Conservancy). The primary focus … Continue reading

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May 20 & 21 – Scouting for the Carden Challenge & Whip-poor-willing

This coming weekend I will be participating in another important fundraiser. The CARDEN CHALLENGE. I will be rejoining my team for another 24 hour attempt at winning the cup. We won a few years ago, but we have had to … Continue reading

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May 18 – Birdathon

It’s been a very good few days for birding, and for adding to my Big Year. May 18, 2013 – BIRDATHON (I’ve copied a summary below) – It is also not too late to sponsor the team, so if you … Continue reading

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May 14-16 – Preparing for BIRDATHON!

It’s been a busy few days in Haldimand-Norfolk. The weather has finally turned nice, and the migrants are really starting to pour through. There are good numbers of migrants and local residents to keep things interesting. I am doing a … Continue reading

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May 7-13, 2013 – A rough week…

Well, it has been a rough week! For the past 3 days or so I have been completely knocked out by a stomach bug. I am happy to report that I feel 100% today after A LOT of sleep and … Continue reading

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May 6, 2013 – Point Pelee National Park

After successfully seeing the Black-necked Stilts JUST before dark, I decided to stay down in the region and bird Point Pelee in the morning. Overall it was fairly quiet in the park. Diversity was good, but numbers were not overwhelming. … Continue reading

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May 3 – 5 – The insanity continues!

May 3 – Ruthven Park It was a pretty slow day of banding, but the diversity was pretty nice. The morning started off with 2 GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHERS. After closing nets for the day a group of us wandered down … Continue reading

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