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Endangered bird threatens quarry
Endangered Bobolink known to live in Highland’s fields
For those unfamiliar with the Bobolink, it is a small blackbird, about 16 to 18 cm long, known to make open grassy fields, especially hay fields, its breeding grounds and habitats. Last September, the Bobolink was listed as threatened under Ontario’s Endangered Species Act (ESA) — about two years after a 2008 bird breeding survey concluded they were spotted on The Highland Companies’ proposed aggregate licence area.
Read the entire article from The Orangeville Banner, June 22, 2011, by Chris Halliday