Andrew Keaveney lead our March 21st walk at Colonel Samuel Smith Park. It was a cool dull day, but the overnight and early morning rain cleared before we started and held off for the duration of the walk.
With an abundance of waterfowl and few songbirds arriving this early, we spent most of the walk along the waterfront. Following the coldest February on record, the harbour was still completely ice covered. So while there were no waterfowl in the harbour, there was a Snowy Owl!
By the end of the walk we had a group tally of 35 species: