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The Friends attend two Brighton celebrations
The Friends of Presqu’ile participated in Brighton’s Canada Day celebrations at King Edward Park and again, on Saturday, July 4, at the .....Full Story
July 7, 2015
Why Turtles Need Help to Cross a Road
In Ontario we are lucky enough to have eight different species of turtle.  Sadly however, seven of these eight are considered Species at Risk. .....Full Story
June 9, 2015
27th Annual General Meeting
The 27th Annual General Meeting of The Friends of Presqu’ile Park Over 50 people packed into Stonehedge Cottage on Saturday, May 30, for the .....Full Story
June 2, 2015
Bushnell Raffle Winners
2015 BUSHNELL Raffle Winners The winners of the BUSHNELL Scope with tripod and the BUSHNELL Binoculars at The Friends’ Spring Birding Raffle .....Full Story
May 25, 2015
Warblers and Whimbrels Weekend May 16 and 17
Warblers and Whimbrels Weekend at Presqu’ile – May 16-17/2015 The Friends of Presqu’ile Park are pleased to announce that after .....Full Story
May 4, 2015

Birding Report Most birds seen at Presqu'ile Provincial Park this week can be assumed to have spent the summer here, and to have likely bred here.  Birds whose breeding grounds are farther north are the exception, and a few of those have shown up this week.  The origin of the prize bird of the past week, however, is a mystery. A TRUMPETER SWAN was embedded in a flock of MUTE SWANS in Popham Bay on Tuesday.  Ducks in that area have included well over a dozen GADWALLS, three AMERICAN WIGEONS, a GREEN-WINGED TEAL, a flock of 20 REDHEADS, two GREATER SCAUP, a WHITE-WINGED SCOTER, and COMMON and
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Birding Report Presqu'ile Provincial Park is always a good spot to go birding, though the mid-summer doldrums usually restrict the menu to the breeding birds, of which there is a good variety.  This week one or two species have been found that have not been reported in recent weeks. GADWALLS can usually be seen on the north shore of Gull Island, and three REDHEADS were there on July 20.  A male RED-BREASTED MERGANSER was on the east shore of Gull Island today.  Although most AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN sightings at Presqu'ile have been in August, one was present for two days on July 25-26 eleven years
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