PEREGRINE FALCON

Monday April 2, 2018

Once listed as an endangered species in Canada, Peregrine Falcons have rebounded from the brink of extinction and…

RED-BREASTED MERGANSER

Monday April 2, 2018

A large diving duck with a long thin bill, the Red-breasted Merganser is found in large lakes, rivers…

RED-HEADED WOODPECKER

Monday April 2, 2018

Red-headed Woodpeckers are rare breeders in the county.  They nest in locations like Point Pelee National Park and the area…

ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK

Monday April 2, 2018

This species is quite common during spring and fall migration and some individuals breed in Essex County.  They…

RUDDY TURNSTONE

Monday April 2, 2018

This species often associates with Sanderling, so take a look along any beach in Essex County in spring…

SANDERLING

Monday April 2, 2018

Anywhere there is beach habitat in Essex County, you are likely to find sanderling during migration.  In May…

SCARLET TANAGER

Monday April 2, 2018

This colourful songbird is found in most forested areas in Essex County during spring migration.  The bold red…

SHARP-SHINNED HAWK

Monday April 2, 2018

Sharp-shinned hawks can be seen in Essex County almost every month of the year, though no month is…

SUMMER TANAGER

Monday April 2, 2018

This species often overshoots its migration and is frequently on Pelee Island, at Point Pelee National Park, Ojibway Park and Kopegaren Woods.  Immatures…

VIRGINIA RAIL

Monday April 2, 2018

This secretive species is found breeding in large marshes in Essex County.  Best bets are Point Pelee National Park, Hillman…

YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO

Monday April 2, 2018

  This species is often seen in the wooded birding areas in Essex County during spring migration.  Yellow-billed…

YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT

Monday April 2, 2018

This southern breeder is found in few locations in Ontario.  Point Pelee National Park and Pelee Island are both home…

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Looking for a day of relaxation? Cast your line and reel in fish of all shapes and sizes! The waters in Windsor Essex are sprawling with muskie, perch, walleye and more!🐟 #YQG #WindsorEssex #DiscoverON #DiscoverYQG #DiscoverCanada #OntSouthwest ...

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The Perfect Essex County Adventure 🚴‍♂️🛶🍇

🧇 Start your day off right with a yummy breakfast at @beachhousekingsville! Definitely try the Chicken Bacon Waffle and a Mango Mimosa 🥭

🚴‍♂️ Bike the Chrysler Canada Greenway Trail! You’ll pedal past farms, forests, vineyards, creeks, and quaint villages

🍔 Grab lunch at @themaingrill! The West Coast Burger is a must 🤤🥑

🦋🐢🐦 Check out the diverse wildlife at Point Pelee National Park! Must-do’s at the park include walking to the southernmost tip of mainland Canada, and checking out turtles and birds along the marsh boardwalk 🌿

🍺 Grab a flight of local craft beer at @curedcraftbrewing! Check out their seasonal taps to see what’s new and fresh when you visit 🥨

🛶 Go for a sunset paddle with @peleewingspaddlesports! Kayak along the Erie shore with some of the coolest people we’ve ever met! 🌅

🥞 Grab brunch at @eclecticlovekingsville! You’ve got to try the fungi toast, huevos rancheros, and their fluffy buttermilk pancakes🍹

🌾 Paddle up Cedar Creek with a kayak or a paddleboard from @somewhere_else_experience! The wildlife and peace you’ll find on the creek will make you feel like you’re in the Carolinas 💦

🛍️ Get your shop on at @cindyshomeandgarden and @annasflowers! You’ll find beautiful flowers and plants, and many unique housewares and gift ideas 💐

🍻 Grab a pint and a burger at @bgbrewing! The Chicken Banh Mi is out of this world!! 🤤

🍇 Finish your stay with a tasting at @peleewinery! You can try premium wines that are only available at their Kingsville and Pelee Island locations! 🍷

🏡 While you’re in the county, stay overnight with @diokinns! They’ve got several cute and cozy inns to choose from in Kingsville to call home during your stay 💤
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Any plans for your Friday night? Make your way through our Barrels Bottles and Brews Trail, the perfect combination of adventure and craft beer! 🍻 Our self-guided tour will guide you through our craft breweries and distilleries including @sandwichbrewing #YQG #WindsorEssex #DiscoverON #DiscoverYQG #DiscoverCanada #OntSouthwest #BarrelsTrail

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