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CHEMIN PINK (PINK ROAD) WEST OF CHEMIN PERRY (ROAD)

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 1.2 km northwest to Chemin Perry (Road). Turn right or north on Perry and proceed 2.5 km to Chemin Pink (Road). Turn left or west on Pink and drive about 0.5 km past the farm fields on the south on Chemin Pink (Pink Road) West of Chemin Perry (Road).
        Eardley Escarpment & Gatineau Park Northwest Route Directions: From the Chemin Perry (Perry Road) Alvar entrance, continue south on Perry for 0.7 km to Chemin Pink (Road). Turn right or west on Pink and drive about 0.5 km past the farm fields on the south to the next site on this route, the Chemin Pink (Pink Road) West of Chemin Perry (Road).
Map of the Chemin Pink (Pink Road) West of Chemin Perry (Road) Area
Map of the Chemin Pink (Pink Road) West of Chemin Perry (Road) Area

        Site Description and Birding Information: The scrubby woodland and pasture along this stretch of road offers a variety of habitat suitable for birds specializing in such marginal areas. Look for Brown Thrasher, House Wren, Black-billed Cuckoo and other overgrown pasture species.
Pasture and Edge along Chemin Pink
Pasture and Edge along Chemin Pink
Overgrown Pasture along Chemin Pink
Overgrown Pasture along Chemin Pink

         For a chance at a Quebec Eastern Screech-Owl, check the woodlot on the northeastern corner of Chemins Pink and Terry-Fox. After dark listen along Pink just east of Terry-Fox and along Terry-Fox just north of Pink.
Overgrown Pasture along Chemin Pink
Overgrown Pasture along Chemin Pink
Old Cedar Clumps along Chemin Pink
Old Cedar Clumps along Chemin Pink
        Eardley Escarpment & Gatineau Park Northwest Route Directions: From wherever you are along Chemin Pink (Pink Road) West of Chemin Perry (Road), continue west to Chemin Terry-Fox. Turn right or north on Terry-Fox and drive about 3.3 km to Chemin Baillie. Continue straight at this corner down an unmaintained road, the next site on this route, called Chemin de Comte.
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Last update:  December 15, 2009