This morning I went Birding with Paul Pratt’s group at Hillman. We were rewarded with good looks at an immature and an adult Glaucous Gull as well as a few of the lingering Greater White-fronted Geese – a bird I actually just lifered last weekend.
After a few hours of windy birding, we headed to Janet’s house out in the county for lunch. On the way there, I noticed a blob in the field. I thought for sure that it was just another bag – but nope – a Snowy! First one I’ve seen in the area this winter.
|iScoped Snowy Owl – County Road 8, Essex County|
After lunch, I met up with Jeremy Hatt back in the Hillman area. We were hoping to pick out a Ross’s, Snow or Cackling Goose but no luck. Still a nice walk!
Tomorrow… I heard of a possible pair of Trumpeter Swans in Windsor so I might go have a look in between some other commitments – it would be a nice bird to add to my winter list!