Learn How to Identify Migratory and Upland Game Birds

in News by

The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) is offering a Migratory & Upland Game Bird Identification Clinic to the public on Sunday, April 15.*

* UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, the clinic was rescheduled and will now take place on Saturday, May 5 at 2pm.

Retired Ministry of Natural Resources Conservation Officer, Bruce Stratton, will be teaching how to identify migratory ducks and their calls, discuss the biology of the ruffled grouse, spruce grouse and pheasant, and provide trhe latest news about the reintroduction of the wild turkey in Ontario (pictured).

Article continues after ad

His presentation will take place on April 15 at 2 pm at the Outdoor Centre in the Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area and is suitable for older children and adults.

The Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area is located on Division Street just 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 www.crca.ca or call (613) 546-4228 x 500 or toll free in the 613 region at 1-877-956-CRCA (2722).

Photo: Mark Nenadov (cc)