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Bidgood’s Park Bird Walk

June 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Explore the colourful and charming birds of Bidgood’s Park (Goulds, NL) with Megan Boucher (local birder and Nature NL boardmember) on Thursday June 15th at 6:30pm. This small natural area donated by the Bidgood family was turned into an accessible park in late 2014 and since then has proven to be an entertaining place for birders as proven by the 85 species documented there.

 

We will meet at the Northwest corner of the park in the gravel parking lot on the left-hand side of Power’s road (from the turnoff on Backline Road). On the park map (https://www.grandconcourse.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Bidgood-Map-2-Oct14.pdf), this is the secondary entrance parking lot, #4 on the map. The walk will last about 2 hours and is accessible to wheelchairs. The walk is open to everyone no matter what birding level. Please bring binoculars and dress appropriately for the weather.


Megan Boucher spent countless hours exploring the woods behind her house learning about various birds, plants and critters throughout her youth. Her background is a bit diverse ranging from freshwater fisheries research, assisting with Black Bear and Gray Jay research in Algonquin Park, Ontario, working as a seabird biologist on a remote island off Nova Scotia, and marine fisheries research in Newfoundland.  Originally from Nova Scotia, she is passionate about birds and the natural world where she loves to interact and share her enthusiasm with others.
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June 15
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6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Bidgood’s Park
Power's road
Goulds, NL A1S Canada
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