Sun June 25 - Abrahams Lake Bird Walk

ABRAHAMS LAKE BIRD WALK - Liscomb Game Sanctuary
Sunday, June 25. Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Meet at 9 a.m. in Sheet Harbour at the MacPhee House Visitors Information Center.
Level of difficulty – DIFFICULT

Note: A storm on Thanksgiving Day last October did extensive damage to all trails in the Sanctuary. As a result, an alternative event may be offered. Please check with Jim or Warren before attending.

Meet at 9 a.m. in Sheet Harbour at the MacPhee House Visitors Information Center. As you come from Halifax this is the first building on your right as you cross the bridge on the West River. Abrahams Lake Preserve is owned by the Nature Conservancy of Canada and is located 38 km. from Sheet Harbour in the Liscomb Game Sanctuary. This preserve is one of the few old growth forests in the province but recently has been severely impacted by extensive windfalls and disease. Birds nesting by the trail include Ravens, Hairy Woodpeckers, Black-backed Woodpeckers, Yellow-bellied Flycatchers, Winter Wren, Swainson’s Thrush, Magnolia Warblers, Bay-breasted Warblers, Blackpoll Warblers, Black-and-white Warblers are common. Birds nesting in the sanctuary are Greater Yellowlegs, Red-tailed Hawks and Common Mergansers. It will be a 6.5 km. walk and we will eat lunch by Abrahams Lake. Bring a lunch and water and proper hiking footwear. There is no rain date. Birders or nature enthusiasts are welcome at all our events.

Leader: Jim Cameron 902-885-2970. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Alternate contact: Warren Parsons 902-772-2207. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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