Sightings – December 2023

Macnamara Field Naturalists’ Club – Sightings – 6 December 2023

Flying Squirrel – Cathie Dick – Red Pine Bay, Braeside – 30 Nov. 2023 @ 0400 hours on bird cam.

White-tailed Deer – Ritchie Lawrence – Torwood Drive – 29 November 2023

Fisher – Betty Michalowski – Ritchie Side Road – between Ivy Acres Side Road and the creek – 2 November 2023

BIRD SIGHTINGS

Bald Eagle – Cathy Dick – Arnprior Landfill 24 November 2023

“We observed this vociferous pair of Bald Eagles circling low over our heads for about 2-3 minutes this morning.

We are quite excited that we have this young pair building a nest on the Quebec side of the Ottawa River, we watched them trailing long branches in their talons flying north on a couple of occasions this past week.”

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Snow Bunting – Cathy Dick – Young Rd. near White Lake Rd. – 17 November 2023 (140 in flock)

White-winged Scoter + Long-tailed Duck – Betty Michalowski – Baskin Drive at Head Pond- 15 Nov. 2023

White-throated Sparrow – Betty Michalowski – James Street, Arnprior – 28 November 2023

Peregrine Falcon – Betty Michalowski – Algonquin Trail and Hydro Dam Road overpass – 19 Nov.1923 – Hunting the 100 Snow Buntings.

INSECTS

Moth – Agnieszka Keough – Macnamara Trail – 15 November 2023

LICHENS

Lichen (Physconia subpallidum) – Linda Sewell – Near Calabogie Peaks – 25 Nov. 2023 – on ironwood tree