Wascana Regina Field Trip – March 2017

Spring birds and wildlife field trip at Wascana Park in Regina Saturday, March 25th, 2017, 10.00 a.m. to noon. It was partly cloudy and 10 degrees above, wind was about 20 km/hr. 22 people came which was a great turn out.

Dan Sawatsky was our leader, and we had Kim Mann and Stephane Canévet in the group to help with IDs. The very best spot was directly south of the legislative building on the west corner. We saw 10 species just in that area.

Here are photos of the day, and the list of 23 bird species and other animals.



Canada Goose 500
Cackling Goose 1
Mallard 45
Snow Goose 5
American Wigeon 1
Bald Eagle 3 flying over
California Gull 15
Ring-billed Gull 2
Rock Doves 7
Downy Woodpecker 1
Black-billed Magpie 4
Common Raven
Black-capped Chichadee 6
Red-breasted Nuthatch 7
White-breasted Nuthatch 3
Golden-crowned Kinglet 2
American Robin 2
American Tree Sparrow 2
Dark-eyed Junco 7
House Finch 2
White-winged Crossbill 1 heard only
House Sparrow 20
1 White throated sparrow heard several times in one spot

1 rabbit, still white
1 red squirrel

Report submitted by Ingrid Alesich, Photos by Ingrid, Kim Mann and Hiro Aoki…click on each photo for a larger view!