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Bay St. George Bird Society marks World Migratory Bird Day on Saturday

Submitted photo by Janice Flynn
Here a Yellow-rumped Warbler, one of the first songbirds to arrive, is seen on a twig in Stephenville Crossing.
Submitted photo by Janice Flynn Here a Yellow-rumped Warbler, one of the first songbirds to arrive, is seen on a twig in Stephenville Crossing. - Submitted

The Bay St. George Bird Society had a turnout of 15 people for World Migratory Bird Day on Saturday, beginning in Stephenville with stops in Stephenville Crossing before heading to Corner Brook to connect with local photographers and members of the Humber Natural History Society.

Participants explored Pynn's Brook, Pasadena and Deer Lake while celebrating the return of migrating birds with highlights of the day seeing Evening Grosbeak, White-crowned Sparrow and the Northern Shoveler, along with the biggest surprise, a Great Egret — a rare visitor to Western Newfoundland.

A Greater Yellowlegs Shorebird is seen in an estuary area in Stephenville Crossing.
A Greater Yellowlegs Shorebird is seen in an estuary area in Stephenville Crossing.

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