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Information for Birders

Page history last edited by Carter Dorscht 11 months, 3 weeks ago

 

 

This page is currently being updated. Please stayed tuned for more information. If you have any questions about the information below, or anything else related to birding in the Sault Ste. Marie area, contact Carter Dorscht at carterdorscht@hotmail.com or 705-297-0677.

 


 

Birding Locations

There are numerous birding locations in Sault Ste. Marie and the surrounding areas, on both sides of the border.

 

Ed Czerwinski's "Birders Guide to Sault Ste. Marie Area" is now available in a PDF format. Click on Guide and then on the DOWNLOAD tab to download a copy.

 

Algoma District locations: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=13Bi0YCufj7ZlkN1AaffekFvLNEEbbW0E&hl=en&ll=47.33912041202879%2C-83.81754039999998&z=7

 

Eastern Upper Peninsula locations: www.northhuronbirding.com

 

Bird Checklists

There have been a number of different bird checklists that have been created for the Sault Ste. Marie area. Click on the link beside each one to view.

 

Sault Ste. Marie Birding Area: https://drive.google.com/file/d/13m4J2hk_SbwAbTpEWi2KD1EPvT50bATt/view?usp=sharing

  • This checklist contains all the birds that have been recorded within the Sault Ste. Marie Birding Area, which is a 50-mile radius circle, centred on the International Bridge at the Canada/US border

 

Algoma District: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1efsa56LimdXhqN4JFXWLvc7mcPX_8NiT/view?usp=sharing

  • This checklist contains all of the birds that have been recorded within the Algoma District, Ontario.

 

Algoma District Winter List: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ylazgPy1D8-FCAscvK7_9kGeLoeRRSJ6/view?usp=sharing

  • This checklist contains all of the birds that have been recorded within the Algoma District, Ontario from the start of December to the end of February.

 

St. Joseph Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jk4Yu6bwXCxvD4f3Qan7rVMbverSjI3p/view?usp=sharing

  • This checklist contains all of the birds that have been recorded within the boundaries of the St. Joseph Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary.

 

Local Bird Sightings

Click here to see a list of 2019's significant sightings within the Sault Ste. Marie Birding Area: http://soonats.pbworks.com/w/page/131072742/Report%20Bird%20Sightings%E2%80%942019

 

Viewing Platforms

The Sault Naturalists have been involved in three viewing platform projects:

 

Bellevue Marina - this viewing platform can be found at Bellevue Marina (also known as Pine Street Marina) in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

 

Echo Bay - this viewing platform can be found at the north end of Lake Street in Echo Bay, Ontario

 

Pumpkin Point - this viewing platform can be found on Pumpkin Point Road in Laird Township, Ontario

 

More details on each of the viewing platforms will be added soon.

 

Sault Ste. Marie Christmas Bird Count

Each year, the Sault Naturalists conducts a Christmas Bird Count, typically on the third Saturday in December. The count takes place within a 12-mile radius circle, centered on the International Bridge, so both cities are included. This is part of the larger citizen science program lead by the National Audubon Society

 

The 2019 Sault Ste. Marie Christmas Bird Count is scheduled for December 14, 2019. If you are interested in participating as either a field observer or a feeder watcher, please contact one of the compilers, Dave Euler at 705-248-1494 or davideuler838@gmail.com or Carter Dorscht at 705-297-0677 or carterdorscht@hotmail.com.

 

Historical SSM CBC Data: https://drive.google.com/open?id=10DZGdXC2z5w6gZbfw36YjjVIejmL1Bt8

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