> From: Jean Iron <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: November 1, 2008 10:10:45 AM EDT (CA)
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [Ontbirds] Quebec Report - Snowy Owl, Pine Grosbeak,
> Bohemian Waxwing
> Pascal Cote of the Observatoire d'oiseaux de Tadoussac reports the
> first good movements of Pine Grosbeaks and Bohemian Waxwings on
> Wednesday when 1200 grosbeaks and 640 waxwings passed the
> observatory. Common Redpolls are still moving, but less than 2000
> per day.
> Snowy Owl: Lemming numbers are low across the Eastern Arctic.
> Quebec is experiencing a big flight of Snowy Owls (Quebec's bird)
> with more and more observations since 25 October. See http://
> The observatory publishes "The Migration Chronicle" in French and
> English. To receive this informative email newsletter contact
> Pascal Cote at pascal.cote.oot AT gmail DOT com
> Also see observatory's website. Click on English at top right of
> page www.explos-nature.qc.ca/oot
> The Tadoussac Bird Observatory is located just north of the
> Saguenay River Fiord on the north shore of the wide St. Lawrence
> River Estuary about 450 km (280 miles) northeast of Montreal.
> Tadoussac is one of the best sites for understanding bird migration
> in eastern North America because of its relatively northern
> location. The observatory welcomes visitors. Birding and whale
> watching are excellent.
> Ron Pittaway and Jean Iron
> Toronto and Minden ON
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