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MVFN Presqu’ile Provincial Park Day-Trip for the Annual Duck Migration

MVFN Presqu’ile Provincial Park Day-Trip for the Annual Duck Migration

Experience this huge migration event of over 10,000 waterfowl, plus many land birds, which collect in the bay and off the lighthouse point around the Park on the north shore of Lake Ontario, getting ready to move inland to breed. There are usually over 20 different species of birds to be seen in, on and around the water.

Presqu'ile 2011 photo by Howard Robinson

Presqu’ile 2011 photo by Howard Robinson

Date:  Saturday, March 28th

Time: Departure by 7:30 AM from Union Hall; 8:15 AM from Glen Tay Public School. Car-pooling is the order of the day.

Bring: Lunch, binoculars and spotting scopes.

Dress: Have extra clothes ready for cool, windy weather.

Details:The drive to Presqu’ile is about three hours each way, with a 15 minute pit-stop prior to the turn-off from Hwy 401. We should be back home by 6 PM.

You must pre-register for this trip

For further information and registration, please contact Cliff Bennett at 613-256-5013 or .  In case of severe weather, the trip will be cancelled. If in doubt, call Cliff before 7 AM.