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Birds of the Burnt Lands Alvar

Leader: Derek Dunnett

Meet: March Rd. at Upper Dwyer Hill Rd., on the SW corner where there is a parking lot.  We will carpool a short distance from there.

We will wander through the alvar at Burnt Lands Provincial Park, where we should see many differ species of sparrow. Grasshopper, Chipping, Clay-colored, Field, White-throated, Vesper, Savannah, Song and Swamp Sparrows are all typically found here at this time of year. Many other birds make this unique environment their home.  We will walk approximately 2 km on easy trails. Please bring appropriate footwear. The alvar is exposed so bring sun and insect protection and water.  Register at events@mfnc.ca