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Amherst Island – Owls & Hawks 2011

To all MVFN Members and friends,

Hawks and Owls of Amherst Island

Join me for a trip to Amherst Island, west of Kingston, to tour the island and especially Owl Woods, to find at least four different owl species including snowy owls plus several different hawks which ply this island rural property.

Date: Saturday, Feb. 19

Car pooling: Canadian Tire parking lot, Carleton Place for departure by 7:30 am to make the 9:30 ferry crossing. We should be home by 5:30 pm.

Bring: binoculars, bird book, lunch.

Cost: Ferry crossing per car

Please register with me beforehand,  or 613-256-5013.

Note: This event will be cancelled if there is unfavourable weather. If in doubt, call me Friday evening.

Cliff Bennett

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Winter Owls and Rough-legged Hawks 2010

Winter Owls and Rough-legged Hawks

A Field Trip to Amherst Island

Sat. Feb. 20

Leaving:  Almonte, 8:00 A.M. Returning, 4:00 P.M.

Car Pooling: Almonte PetroCan , 8: A.M. Carleton Place Tim Hortons (on highway) 8:15 A.M.

Amherst Island Ferry for 9:30 sailing. Cost: $8.00 per vehicle for ferry crossing

Bring: lunch, binoculars. Wear: winter boots Dress warmly for off-lake winds.

Please register with Cliff beforehand.

In case of poor weather, this event will be cancelled. If in doubt, call Cliff before 7:30 A.M. For more information, contact Cliff at 613-256-5013 or .

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