NeilyWorld Birding Ottawa - Southwest - Ottawa River West: Ontario
BERRY SIDE ROAD
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Independent Directions to this Site: From Highway 417 (The Queensway) take exit 138 (Eagleson/March Roads). If travelling west, the 0.6 km offramp sends you right or north onto March Road. If driving east, a 0.4 km offramp brings you to Eagleson Road, where you will turn left or north onto it and in 0.5 km join the westbound offramp traffic on March Road (it changed names as you went under the overpass). Both groups will now follow March Road northwest 8.0 km to Dunrobin Road. Turn right or north onto Dunrobin and go 0.2 km to Riddell Road. Turn right on Riddell and go northeast 4.4 km to its end. Follow the main road as it make a right angle turn to the northwest and becomes Sixth Line Road. Follow Sixth Line 3.1 km to Berry Side Road.
Ottawa River West: Ontario Route Directions: From the parking area at Riverfront Park, turn right or northwest onto Sixth Line Road and proceed 2.0 km to Berry Side Road. Turn right or northeast onto Berry Side Road.
Map of the Berry Side Road area
Site Description and Birding Information: The stretch of road which goes to the Ottawa River, provides good cover for migrating landbirds, especially nearer the river. The riparian growth along the shore can also be fruitful.
Red Fox along Berry Side Road
Ottawa River West: Ontario Route Directions: From the river end of Berry Side Road, return the one kilometer southwest to Sixth Line Road. Turn right or northwest onto Sixth Line Road and proceed 1.9 km to Pinhey Point Road. Turn right or northeast into the next site, Pinhey Point.
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Last update: October 28, 2009