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Trumpeter Swan, Chaffey's Lock, Ontario


Natural History
Presentation Assignment

The goal of the natural history presentation is to:

(1) Introduce students to selected species found in the eastern Ontario region in winter.

(2) Provide an opportunity for each student to become intimately familiar with one local species.

(3) Provide students with experience and feedback in oral presentations and answering questions.

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Assigned Species:

Bald Eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus - Melanie

Northern Goshawk, Accipiter gentilis - Ian

Ruffed Grouse, Bonasa umbellus - Ken

Barred Owl, Strix varia - Timothy

Hairy Woodpecker, Picoides villosus - Ines

Downy Woodpecker, Picoides pubescens - Ines

Gray Jay, Perisoreus canadensis - Elizabeth

Common Raven, Corvus corax - Silvia

Black-capped Chickadee, Poecile atricapilla - Emmelie

White-breasted Nuthatch, Sitta carolinensis - Blaine

Red-breasted Nuthatch, Sitta canadensis - Blaine

Bohemian Waxwing, Bombycilla garrulus - Rhett

American Tree Sparrow, Spizella arborea - Gabrielle

Common Redpoll, Carduelis flammea - Erin



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