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Mill Race Trail, St. Jacobs

Wednesday, January 11, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Mill Race Trail, St. Jacobs

Dates:    Wednesday 11 January, Saturday 14 January, 2023

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: davidmgascoigne@gmail.com

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, Golden-crowned Kinglet and a variety of sparrows are usually present. The berry crop provides 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 and American Mink. At the half way point we will visit the Eco Café in St. Jacobs to have a coffee and use the washrooms.
Dress according to the weather, bring your binoculars, snacks if you think you need them, and lots of enthusiasm.

Registration is required by contacting David.

Black-capped Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch

Details

Date:
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

David Gascoigne
Phone:
519 725-0866 Cell: 226 747-7299
Email:
davidmgascoigne@gmail.com

Venue

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