Along the Lake Huron coastline, MacGregor Point Provincial Park (1593 Bruce Road 33, Port Elgin) gives birders, naturalists and photographers unique opportunities to discover nature in the early spring; At the end of the migration period, birds are on nest, migrants are everywhere, insects abound and wildflowers are beginning to bloom. Expect to see Bald Eagles, hummingbirds, Black throated Warblers, and so much more!
The park hosts the annual Huron Fringe Birding Festival in late May and early June. Don't miss this incredible celebration of biodiversity, nature, and learning!
In the morning, head to Sun Rise Café (235 Goderich Street, Port Elgin) for a filling Canadian breakfast. Or, for lighter fare, grab a sweet or savory waffle and a fair-trade, organic coffee or tea at Rabbit Dash (688 Goderich Street, Port Elgin). Spend the day taking in birding, guided hiking, workshops, photography, and more! Visit www.huronfringebirdingfestival.ca for more information.
After a day enjoying some of Ontario’s best birding, head to Rosina Ristorante (698 Goderich Street, Port Elgin, 519-389-5977) for fantastic thin-crust pizzas and garlicy Caesar salad.
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