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Mill Race Trail, St. Jacobs

Wednesday, January 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Trail artwork

Leader: David Gascoigne, email: theospreynest@sympatico.ca; Phone: 519 725-0866; Cell: 226 747-7299

Meeting Time/Location: 9:00 am at the Three Bridges Road end of the Mill Race Trail, near the bridge over the Conestogo River.

Duration: Approximately 2 hours

Description: A pleasant, easy stroll along the Mill Race Trail to view winter residents and hand feed Black-capped Chickadees and White-breasted Nuthatches. Expected species also include Red-bellied, Downy and Hairy Woodpeckers, Cedar Waxwings are always possible, Common and Hooded Mergansers are sometimes seen on the river. Over the years many species of sparrow have over-wintered here, including, Song, White-throated and Chipping. Dark-eyed Juncos will be present, as will American Tree Sparrows. Northern Cardinals and Blue Jays provide colour. There is an excellent coffee shop in St. Jacobs where we can all have a coffee/tea/hot chocolate to refresh ourselves before walking back along the trail. The total distance is about 3 kilometres.

Northern Cardinal
Trail artwork
Chickadee On Hand


Wednesday, January 8
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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David Gascoigne
519 725-0866 Cell: 226 747-7299


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