CRCA Hosts Special Program About Night Hunting Birds

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Owl hunting at night

The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority has announced it will be hosting ‘Hunting at Night: How Do Birds Do It?’ at the Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area.

The event will feature Mark Read, education chairperson of the Kingston Field Naturalists and bird recorder for the Kingston region, who will share his insights and knowledge. Topics will include investigating flexible necks, super sensitive sight and more unique features of some of our area’s avian hunters.

‘Hunting at Night: How Do Birds Do It?’ takes place on Sunday, January 21 at 2pm. The cost is $6 per person (including the gate fee). Registration is required and can be done online at

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The Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area is located at 1641 Perth Rd (Division Street N) two kilometres north of Highway 401.

Entry fees are $5.50 per person for adults and children over 12, and $3 per person for children 12 and under, to a maximum fee of $14 per car. Annual passes are available for $80 per year.

For more information about the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority, visit or call (613) 546-4228 x 500 or toll free in the 613 region at 1-877-956-CRCA (2722).

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