Hello

There is a report of the Marbled Godwit at the same location this morning at 
6:30 am

Marcie Jacklin

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On Wed, Aug 14, 2019 at 5:24 PM -0400, "Josh Vandermeulen via ONTBIRDS" 
<birdalert@ontbirds.ca<mailto:birdalert@ontbirds.ca>> wrote:


For some reason this hasn’t been posted on Ontbirds yet, but there is a Marbled 
Godwit at Dufferin Islands in Niagara Falls. It is currently along the north 
side of the Dufferin Islands area, on the north side of the water and about 30 
m west of the Niagara Parkway. It is heavily feeding at the moment, paying no 
heed to pedestrians, Canada Geese and Ring-billed Gulls. I believe this 
constitutes the first record of this species for Niagara Region, a long-overdue 
species! It was photographed yesterday by Lisa Prieur Bacon and posted to the 
Facebook group “Ontario Birds” this morning, at which point it’s identity was 
confirmed.

Take the QEW to Niagara and exit at McLeod Road. Take McLeod Road east towards 
the Niagara River and turn left onto the Niagara Parkway. Follow this and 
Dufferin Islands will be on your left after a few km. There is lots of free 
parking here along the south and west sides of Dufferin Islands.

Good birding,
Josh Vandermeulen
joshvandermeulen.blogspot.com

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