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Birds found in Lanark County

During his “Lanark Big Year”, Iain Wilkes of Carleton Place recorded all species of birds observed within the boundaries of Lanark County between January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014.  The following check list of all birds which might be found in Lanark County was provided by Iain. It includes 283 species, as well as locations within the region, where most of the species were seen.

Open pdf Lanark County Birds Checklist

Careful consideration was put into the species to include in this list. Note that some birds such as Barn Owls, which may be a once-in-a-lifetime sighting for the area, were not included. The list includes birds which one may reasonably expect to see in the area at this time.

photo by Leslie Bol

photo by Leslie Bol