AE Wilson and Islands Walk, Regina – Field Trip April 21, 2018

Field Trip Leader: Kim Mann

Number of people who attended: 21

Duration: 2 hours, 45 minutes
Distance: 3.0 kilometers

Nature Regina field trip started at Dorothy and Ritter parking lot with 18 people (3 joined us at Boreal Island). Walked from parking lot to Boreal Island, around Boreal to Prairie Island, around Prairie back to Boreal Island and then back to the parking lot. It was about 8 degrees when we started with a keen cool wind, but by the time we got to the islands, it was about 12 degrees and sheltered.

– Submitted by Kim Mann

We’ve received a good number of great photos! Thank you to the four photographers who have contributed.

Please click on each for a larger view. The Species List follows at the end.

Species:
6140 Snow Geese
690 Canada Geese
9 Mallard
2 Lesser Scaup (1 male and 1 female)
2 Common Goldeneye (1 male)
3 Common Merganser (2 male, 1 female)
10 duck sp (Mergansers)
3 Double-crested Cormorant
1 Red-tailed Hawk
1 Rough-legged Hawk
1 hawk sp
Sandhill Cranes (heard overhead, couldn’t see to count)
1 Killdeer
1 Franklin’s Gull
4 Ring-billed Gull
16 California Gull
4 gull sp
2 Rock Pigeon (feral pigeon)
4 Mourning Dove
2 Downy Woodpecker (1 male, 1 female)
1 Northern Flicker
2 Merlin
3 Black-billed Magpie
3 American Crow
3 Black-capped Chickadee
1 Red-breasted Nuthatch
2 Ruby-crowned Kinglet
28 American Robin
9 Bohemian Waxwing
1 Yellow-rumped Warbler
10 American Tree Sparrow
2 Song Sparrow
1 sparrow sp (possibly Savannah)
1 Red-winged Blackbird (1 male)
1 House Finch
6 House Sparrow