|Black-legged Kittiwake - December 4, 2011|
The Franklin's Gull was roosting at its usual place, upriver of Adam Beck. In late afternoon, with 12 species already seen for the day, we headed to Niagara-on-the-lake for Little Gull. We got some right away, but despite our best efforts we weren't lucky enough to have a Black-headed, Ross's, Laughing, or Sabine's fly by, so 13 it was.
This weekend I will be down at the river for both days. There are currently no potential year-birds anywhere in the province to chase (there haven't been in weeks!) so we'll just have to find something rare on the river! I am really hoping that the Ross's Gull, found during Sandy, is hanging around.
Saturday I will be joining the K-W Field Naturalists on their annual gull trip, and Sunday I will be accompanying the University of Guelph wildlife club on their annual trip. Fingers crossed for a great weekend of gulling!