March 11 2018 FOSH Birdwalk & Tea: Great day to brandish the binoculars!

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Guide Bob Peart (far left) and birdwatchers at the foot of Beacon Avenue, Sidney

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Guide Sue Staniforth (clipboard) and birdwatchers  on the Scoter Trail at Patricia Bay

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Rick Bailey (right) serves tea at St. John’s United Church

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FOSH Co-President Sue Staniforth reports on 2017-2018 activities

 

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Winners of “Name That Bird”  pose with prizes.  Farrell Boyce (right) looks on.

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Blarney Slinger (aka Farrell Boyce) interviews Buffee-the-Duck (aka Elaine Ethier) in a thrilling episode of  “You Won’t Believe This!”

 

 

blue heron

Name that Bird

About 30 people turned out at each of the two meeting spots (Patricia Bay Park on the west side of the Peninsula, the band-shell at the east end of Beacon Avenue in Sidney).  There were plenty of birds to be seen at both locations. About 30 folks came later to share tea and cookies at St. John’s United Church, to catch up with FOSH news and to participate in some goofy entertainment.  We enlisted some new supporters.  Thanks, everybody, it was a good afternoon!

[All photos except the last (part of a photo by Suzanne Huot) were taken by Rick Searle. Thanks, Rick!]

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