Exploring the Fort Qu’Appelle area – October 28, 2017

Nature Regina field trip: Migration: Exploring the Fort Qu’Appelle area – October 28, 2017
Leader: Brett Quiring

12 people were led by Brett Quiring on a successful field trip. Although it started out cooler in the morning, the temperature went up to 16 above by mid-afternoon. Brett took the group to the following locations:

B-Say-Tah; Echo Valley Provincial Park; Katepwa Lake – South End; Katepwa Point Provincial Park; and Lebret Bridge.

Report submitted by Ingrid Alesich

Bird species found:

Snow Goose 610

Canada Goose 591

Mallard 39

Lesser Scaup 1

Bufflehead 7

Hooded Merganser 1

Pied-billed Grebe 2

Western Grebe 4

Double-crested Cormorant 2

American White Pelican 1

Bald Eagle 1

Rough-legged Hawk 1

Wilson’s Snipe 1

Ring-billed Gull 57

Black-billed Magpie 7

American Crow 3

Common Raven 12

Black-capped Chickadee 10

White-breasted Nuthatch 1

Snow Bunting 300

Cedar Waxwing 9

Dark-eyed Junco 4

crossbill species 2

House Sparrow 3