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CHEMIN BAILLIE (BAILLIE ROAD) GULLY

Spring: **  Summer: **  Fall: **  Winter: *

        Independent Directions to this Site: From Boulevard des Allumettières or Highway 148, take the Chemin Eardley exit in Aylmer. Turn right or northwest onto Chemin Eardley or the continuation of Highway 148 and proceed 3.6 km northwest to Chemin Terry-Fox. Turn right or north on Terry-Fox and proceed 4.1 km to Chemin Baillie (Baillie Road). Turn right or east onto Baillie and go 0.3 km to the gully.
        Eardley Escarpment & Gatineau Park Northwest Route Directions: From Chemin de Comte return to the corner of Chemins Terry-Fox and Baillie. Turn left or east on Baillie and drive 0.3 km to the next site on this route, the Chemin Baillie (Baillie Road) Gully.
Map of the Chemin Baillie (Baillie Road) Gully Area
Map of the Chemin Baillie (Baillie Road) Gully Area

        Site Description and Birding Information: Baillie Road cuts through a beautiful, forested creek gully at this location. Pull off the road, park and walk this section of road. Good migrant potential.
Google and Bing Satellite Images of Chemin Baillie (Baillie Road) Gully Area
Google and Bing Satellite Images of Chemin Baillie (Baillie Road) Gully Area
(to view a satellite image of a different season for the area move your cursor over the map)

Looking North toward the Escarpment
Looking North toward the Escarpment
Creek on North Side of Chemin Baillie Gully
Creek on North Side of Chemin Baillie Gully

         Baillie Road except for the gully is lined by farmland, with many overgrown fields bound to attract seedeating species such as Snow Buntings and Common Redpoll in winter.
Pan of Overgrown Fields along Chemin Baillie
Pan of Overgrown Fields along Chemin Baillie

        Eardley Escarpment & Gatineau Park Northwest Route Directions: From the Chemin Baillie (Baillie Road) Gully, return east 1.7 km on Chemin Baillie to Chemin Daly. Turn left or north on Daly and drive 1.7 km to Chemin Kelly. Turn right or east onto Kelly and go 0.7 km to the east end of the next site on this route, the Lac des Montagnes.
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Last update:  December 16, 2009