Experience thousands of waterfowl plus many land birds which gather in Presqu’ile Bay and off the lighthouse point around the Park, getting ready to move inland to breed. There are usually over 20 different species of birds in and around the water. Our expedition coincides with the 41st Annual Presqu’ile Waterfowl Weekend sponsored by the Friends of Presqui’ile Provincial Park.
Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time/Car-pooling: Almonte and area, meet at Union Hall for departure by 7:30 a.m.; Perth area meet at Glen Tay Public School for departure by 8:00 a.m.
Bring: Lunch, hot beverage, binoculars, and spotting scope if you have one. Have extra clothes ready for cool, windy weather.
There is a $10.00/vehicle park entrance fee. Park passes will be honoured for entry. We should be back home by about 6 p.m.
You must pre-register for this event.
For further information and to register for this outing, please contact Howard & Mary Robinson, 613-256-0817, or email
In case of severe weather, the trip will be cancelled. If in doubt, please call Howard or Mary before 7 a.m. to confirm.