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Explore the Owls of Amherst Island

Join our outing to Amherst Island, west of Kingston;  tour the island and look for several species of owl, including Barred owl, Northern Saw-whet, Boreal owl and Snowy owls, and some hawks and water birds.

When: Saturday, February 25, 2017

Destination: Amherst Island Ferry dock, for 9:30 A.M. sailing. Return sailing 3:00 P.M.

Bring: Binoculars, spotting scope (if you have one), lunch and hot thermos. Dress warmly for Lake Ontario winds are cold.

NOTE: Pre-registration is required.

For further information and to pre-register, please contact Cliff Bennett at 613-256-5013 or

In case of unsuitable weather, this event will be cancelled.

IMG_4987A Great Horned Owl - orig

Great Horned Owl. photo Howard Robinson

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MVFN natural history talks:  7:30 pm on third Thursdays of Jan, Feb, March, April,  Sept, Oct, and Nov at Almonte United Church, 106 Elgin St. Almonte ON. All welcome! Non-members $5. 

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