Social Gathering

Social Gathering

Monthly indoor presentations now begin with a social time for refreshments and conversations. Take some time to meet someone new, talk to other members and enjoy a snack on us! Come out this Monday for Lambton Wildlife's monthly presentation, but meet up with us earlier! See you there at 7pm! Check out the calendar of events for information on Monday's guest speaker.
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Lace Up Your Shoes

Lace Up Your Shoes

Join Justin Nicol as he takes you on a guided tour of Rock Glen this Sunday. Learn to identify trees and other plants during this fall afternoon walk. Rock Glen Conservation Area is located in Arkona and offers scenic, historic and geologic diversity. While you are there, check out the fossils, mussels, birds and other artifacts at the Arkona Lions Museum and Information Centre. Admission is $4.00 per person and you can come early and stay late. Bring your camera and binoculars. We hope to see you there! Check out the event on the Calendar of Events. Rock Glen Conservation…
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Head to Hawk Cliff This Weekend

Head to Hawk Cliff This Weekend

This weekend, join other avid birders for the 2nd Hawk Cliff celebrations. The weekend is going to be full of free events, from guided hikes, hawk banding, monarch tagging and other educational programs. Bring your whole family to enjoy the yearly fall migration of raptors! Events start at 10am and end at 3:30pm each day. Special thanks goes out to the St Thomas Field Naturalist Club (STFNC), the Hawk Cliff Banders, and volunteers of Monarch Watch for hosting this year's event.
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3,759 Broad-winged Hawks at Hawk Cliff!

3,759 Broad-winged Hawks at Hawk Cliff!

Yes! We saw 3,759 Broad-winged Hawks, 23 Northern Harriers, 169 American Kestrel, and 293 Sharp-Shinned Hawks at Hawk Cliff on September 14th, 2016. Bald Eagles are also a common sight but because there are resident Bald Eagles it is hard to tell which ones are actually migrating. Wednesday brought clouds and north-west winds to the north shore of Lake Erie, making conditions that were favorable for seeing a large number of migrating raptors. Our day began in Port Stanley with a quick stop at the Village Square Coffee Shop for a delicious coffee and some sweets. The official Hawk Cliff…
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Simple Tip to Improve Your Bird Photos: Put the sun at your back

Simple Tip to Improve Your Bird Photos: Put the sun at your back

Here is a simple tip that will help improve your bird photos no matter what type of camera you are using. Photography is essentially the capture of light. The way light strikes your subject makes a significant difference to the quality of your photo. How can you use this fact to get a better shot? Pay attention to where the sun is when you are shooting. Ideally the sun should be directly behind you when you photograph a bird. I know, this is the reverse from taking photos of people outdoors: if the sun is behind the photographer, every person…
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Hawk Cliff Preview 2016

Hawk Cliff Preview 2016

Regardless of the warm weather we have been enjoying, migratory birds will still head south on schedule. Raptor migration is underway and that means a trip to Hawk Cliff should be on your calendar. Driving to Hawk Cliff takes approximately 1h 30m from the Sarnia area. The site is located only a few kilometers from Port Stanley on the north shore of Lake Erie, and is a prime place to view raptors flying overhead. (more…)
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Evening Canoe Ride on Ausable Great Way to See Pinery Wildlife

Evening Canoe Ride on Ausable Great Way to See Pinery Wildlife

When you are looking for something different to do this summer I would like to suggest an evening paddle along the old Ausable River channel in Pinery Provincial Park. It is one of the most enchanting and peaceful places in Southern Ontario. A river which is now only fed by springs, it slowly flows out to the “Cut”, an artificially constructed river channel which travels to Lake Huron. As the sun begins to set, the calmness of the afternoon slowly changes as the river comes alive with animals and birds which have been resting during the day. Actually this is…
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