OFO Gull Weekend at Niagara

Workshop on Saturday and Field Trip on Sunday

28-29 November 2015


WORKSHOP: Saturday 28 November - Sorry Full. Registration is Closed for Workshop.

4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

LaMarsh Room, Niagara Falls Public Library on Victoria Avenue, Niagara Falls, Ontario. Free parking off Buckley Avenue (1 block east of Victoria Avenue via Morrison St.) 5 minutes from Hampton Inn Riverside at Whirlpool Bridge, Niagara Falls, Ontario


Gulls of the Niagara River IBA by Mike Burrell

Hear about the importance of the Niagara River Important Bird Area to the global conservation of gulls.


Gull ID Quiz with Mark Peck and Jean Iron

Tune up your gull identification skills with this informative, challenging and fun quiz.


OFO GULL FIELD TRIP: Sunday 29 November - Everyone Welcome

9:00 a.m. Meet leaders Ron Tozer and Jean Iron at Sir Adam Beck Lookout.


Staying Over?

A group hotel rate for the OFO Gull Trip has been arranged at Hampton Inn Riverside at the Whirlpool Bridge, Niagara Falls, Ontario. 905-358-5555. Say you are with the OFO Birding Group and request special rates. Book early to avoid disappointment.

Rates (including breakfast): Thursday Night, 26 Nov. to Sunday Night, 29 Nov: $55 each night. For more information about the hotel, please contact Claire Nelson: Email: mcnelson@rogers.com


NIAGARA RIVER CORRIDOR IBA Survey Blitz: Saturday 28 November

The Ontario Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA) Program is seeking volunteers to cover parts of the Niagara River and count gulls and other waterbirds on the second annual survey blitz. Volunteers will be assigned a stretch of the river that can be covered in about an hour. For more information or to sign-up, contact Mike Burrell: mburrell@birdscanada.org or 1-888-448-BIRD(2473) x 167.


Map and direction to Victoria Avenue Library, Niagara Falls ON
Free Parking available off Buckley Avenue (1 block east of Victoria Avenue via Morrison St.)


Map and Directions from Hampton Inn at Whirlpool Bridge, Niagara Falls ON to Library