Red Deer River Naturalists

The Red Deer river Naturalists are a group dedicated to learning about and preserving natural history. They have regular programs with speakers and many field trips.

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Friday, January 25, 2013

Monday Jan. 21 Birding Trip

  The Red deer River Naturalists (RDRN) go on a birding field trip most Monday afternoons. They meet at the Kerry Wood Nature Center and carpool for the afternoon of birding.

    Monday was a very cold day. Not many species were found. They did see house sparrows, black-billed magpies, common ravens, common red polls, hoary red polls. black-capped chickadees, snow buntings and a northern goshawk. The snow buntings have been seen on a large pile of grain for the last couple of weeks . it was estimated that there were about 150 birds. The goshawk was a complete surprise as they are normally not seen here in the winter.


The route that was taken Jan. 24.