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Birds

Kegos is a perfect place for birdlovers...

Whether watching small birds flick around the trees through your cabin window, listening to the haunting call of a loon while canoeing on a still lake, or watching a blue heron wade around the shores while you fish, you are guraranteed to see a variety  of bird species during your stay. 

...of all kinds.

Ruffed Grouse
Ruffed Grouse

Description:  16-19 inches tall, head slightly crested, barred tail; chicken-like in appearance and habits.

Viewing Opportunities:  Grouse are a very slow bird, allowing someone on foot to get quite close.  Most often seen on old logging roads near Kegos; short drive and walking required.

Viewing Rating:  Medium

Double-Crested Cormorant

Description:  Water bird.  Larger than a loon, black, long neck and beak. 

Viewing Opportunities:  Seen often on Chub Lake, while fishing or during Sunday morning Pontoon Boat Cruises.

Viewing Rating:  Very high

Double-Crested Cormorant
American Robin
American Robin

Description:  Grey/black with red breast.  Related to the thrush.

Viewing Opportunities:  Seen on lawns, hunting for worms around camp.

Vewing Rating:  High

Sandhill Crane 

Description:  Very large, sandy-coloured bird, most often found in open fields. 

Viewing opportunities:   In spring, a pair usually lands in a  field across from camp.  Throughout summer, seen  in fields in Kynoch, a nearby farming community.

Viewing Rating:  Very high

Sandhill Crane
Common Loon
Common Loon

Description:  Water bird.  Head and neck black with greenish gloss; body black with white checks; incomplete white band around neck; famous for beautiful, haunting calls often heard in evenings throughout camp. 

Viewing Opportunities:  Seen throughout Chub Lake, often seen from cabin windows; frequently seen while canoeing and on pontoon boat cruises; can get quite close to loons if quiet.

Viewing Rating: Very high

 
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