Breeding Birds and Herpetofauna of Harper Park, Peterborough, 5th July 2014

Harper Park is a natural area in the southwestern corner of the City of Peterborough. This outing will be an opportunity to discover the breeding birds, reptiles and amphibians present in this island of green. The leaders will be Martin Parker and Mathew Toby. At the end of the outing a summary of the species observed will be provided to the Harpur Park Initiative, a local group attempting to maintain the natural attributes of the area.
Meet in the parking lot of the Peterborough Information Centre office at the southern end of the Parkway (south of Costco) at 8:00. This outing will last until noon. Footwear suitable for wet conditions is essential. Bring binoculars and camera.


  1. alex on June 11, 2014 at 3:51 pm


    I was wondering if I would be able to take part in this outing, while not being a member of the society? I don’t live in Peterborough, but I have been birdwatching/”field herping” my entire life and would love be a part of this.

    any space for a non-member?

    Thanks very much,

    • Chris Gooderham on July 23, 2014 at 9:49 am

      Alex: We don’t check the comments section on the website frequently. Sorry for not getting this in time. Anyone is welcome to show up to an outing if they are passionate learners, like yourself. Just follow the directions on the posting to make the necessary meeting arrangements. Any other questions feel free to write us an email. Cheers.