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> From: Jean Iron <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: October 8, 2008 11:15:34 PM EDT (CA)
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> Subject: [Ontbirds]Boreal Chickadee Irruptiuon in Quebec
> Germain Savard and Claudette Cormier report a huge irruption of
> Boreal Chickadee is occurring at Saint-Fulgence (N48 26 33 W70 52
> 42) in Quebec. Germain and Claudette report that "Today, October
> 8th, no less than 2403 Boreal Chickadees passed in front of our
> house for a grand total of 12,957 this autumn and the migration is
> not finished yet!" The chickadees are going from east to west
> streaming on the north side of the Saguenay River. They report that
> the chickadees don't like to fly over large bodies of water.
> Saint-Fulgence is about 215 km north of Quebec City on the north
> shore of the Saguenay River about half way between Tadoussac and
> Lac Saint-Jean. There have been no reports of Boreal Chickadees
> moving in Ontario, but the magnitude of the Quebec irruption
> suggests that it will spill over into southern Ontario and probably
> into bordering states.
> Ron Pittaway and Jean Iron
> Minden and Toronto ON
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