Common Eider Manitoba & Churchill 2005

(a birding trip by RV caravan)

Bert & Shari Frenz, 2005 All rights reserved.

 


Chapter 1.  Rendezvous in North Dakota
Day -4 – May 17 – Minnesota migration
Day 1 – May 21 – Look what the rains have brought
Chapter 2 - Southwestern Manitoba
Day 2 – May 22 – Turtle Mountain Provincial Park
Day 3 – May 23 – 90 species – a great day in Melita
Day 4 – May 24 – Birds and mammals from 4 AM to 11 PM
Day 5 – May 25 – Brandon birding
Day 6 – May 26 – Stiff winds, cold temperatures, but birds on lake
Day 7 – May 27 – Riding Mountain National Park
Day 8 – May 28 – Drumming Ruffed Grouse and more
Day 9 – May 29 – Woodpecker chase
Chapter 3. Northern Manitoba
Day 10 – May 30 – Heading north to The Pas
Day 11 – May 31 – Beavers, Sandhill Cranes and Godwits
Day 12 – June 1 – Delightful camping and “wobblers” at Wekusko Falls
Day 13 – June 2 – A stop at Pisew Falls
Chapter 4. Churchill
Day 14 – June 3 – Mud in the morning, train at night
Day 15 – June 4 – Bird sightings are fast and furious at Churchill
Day 16 – June 5 – Birding with Bonnie
Day 17 – June 6 – Swans, seals and sled dogs, then fire on ice
Day 18 – June 7 – Jaeger chase
Day 19 – June 8 – Looking for rarities
Day 20 – June 9 – Birding the backyard and then one last chase
Day 21 – June 10 – Return train
Chapter 5.  Southeastern Manitoba
Day 22 – June 11 – More mosquitoes than birds at Devils Lake
Day 23 – June 12 – Winnipeg: last leg of our journey
Day 24 – June 13 – Short-eared Owls and farewell dinner
Day 25 – June 14 – Long-eared Owls; ending on a high note
 
Epilogue
 
Appendix A.  Bird List
 
Appendix B.  Mammal List
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