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Mill Race Trail, St. Jacobs

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Mill Race Trail, St. Jacobs

Dates:    Wednesday 26 January, Saturday 29 January, 2022

Time:    9:00 am

Location:    Meet at the parking lot on Three Bridges Road near the bridge over the Conestogo River, St. Jacobs

Duration:    Approximately 2.5 to 3 hours

Leader:    David Gascoigne email: theospreynest@sympatico.ca

Phone: 519 725-0866 Cell: 226 747-7299

Description:    The Mill Race Trail is an easy walk, for the most part on flat level ground. You will be able to feed Black-capped Chickadees from the hand, with a very good chance that White-breasted Nuthatches will join them. We often see three species of woodpecker, and a variety of sparrows are usually present. The berry crop has been abundant and there is a great deal of food for Cedar Waxwings and American Robins that spend the winter here. Northern Cardinal is common. American Beavers have been very active and you will see the results of their industriousness. We frequently have excellent, prolonged views of Muskrat and from time to time White-tailed Deer.

Downy Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker

This outing is being offered to those who are fully vaccinated. Registration is required. Non members are welcome but they will need to sign an insurance waiver.

This outing is predicated on COVID restrictions not becoming more dire. We will at all times be guided by current guidelines related to the pandemic.

Dress according to the weather, bring your binoculars, snacks if you think you need them, and lots of enthusiasm. Washrooms are not available.

Black-capped Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch


Wednesday, January 26, 2022
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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David Gascoigne
Cell: 226-747-7299


Mill Race Trail, Three Bridges Road
1505 Three Bridges Road
Saint Jacobs, ON N0B 2N0 Canada
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