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Birds To Look For in Quinte

Birds To Look For in Quinte

Before the start of the 20th century, hunters would join in a holiday tradition known as the Christmas “Side Hunt.” They would split into teams, then go off and shoot as many birds as possible. The team with the most dead birds won. Thank goodness today’s hunters are more responsible than back then! What Is A Bird Census? Beginning on Christmas Day 1900, concerned about the recklessness of the Side Hunt, American birder and ornithologist Frank M. Chapman introduced ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.