I'm not myself planning a trip to Montreal, but may I make a plea that
we not restrict information about things of wide interest like this to
private email but tell all of us?
On 2/7/2017 6:54 PM, Justin Lawson wrote:
> offlist response.
> I didn't have to pay when I went, but it wasnt open yet when I got there.
> They allow you to let yourself into the gate though even when they are
> closed which is nice. Im not sure if you are suppose to pay or not, but I
> didnt see a place for paying when I walked out either.
> There is a trail behind the main building. Go down a couple hundred meters
> and then take the trail to your right that follows the river. About a
> kilometer down this trail there are some open meadows where the owls were.
> It wont be hard to find them....just look for the crowds of
> Good luck!
> On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 6:50 PM Isis Erb <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Would love to hear the answer as well!
>> On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 2:10 PM, Justin Lawson <[log in to unmask]>
>>> Hey Tyler. we are headed up to Montreal for the weekend and was going to
>>> stop at Refuge Faunique
>>> Marguerite D'youville. can you give me a basic rundown of what to expect.
>>> looks as though there are no roads to drive around the park. i assume its
>>> walking. Best route to take for the owls? parking and payment? thanks
>>> On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 7:39 PM Tyler Pockette <[log in to unmask]>
>>>> Hi VT Birders,
>>>> Though this isn't Vermont, it is nearby and still of relevance to
>>>> birders. It is an irruption year for Great Gray Owls and several can be
>>>> found in and around Montreal right now. Given the close proximity to
>>>> border, it might be wise for everyone to give those Barred Owls a
>>>> look this winter.
>>>> I spent this morning birding at a location called Refuge Faunique
>>>> Marguerite D'youville where several Great Gray Owls have been recently
>>>> reported. In just 3 hours of birding, I was able to observe 3 different
>>>> Great Grays. I thought Vermont birders might be interested in knowing
>>>> this great location that is so close by, if you hadn't already heard of
>>>> Great Gray Owl influx over the last 2 or 3 weeks.
>>>> Here are a few photos from my time there this morning, in case you
>>>> some extra motivation to get across the border.
>>>> Good luck if you try for them!
>>>> Tyler Pockette
>>> Justin Lawson
>>> Worcester, MA