Stratford News Stratford’s birds preparing for the winter SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Sunday, Nov. 3rd, 2019 (Image supplied by City of Stratford). The winter is quickly approaching in Stratford. One of the signs is that city officials say all of the city’s birds are in at their winter quarters off of Morenz Drive. The quarters are near the William Allman Memorial Arena and the location has an outdoor pond. There’s also an indoor facility at the site where officials say that the birds enjoy fresh drinking water, straw bedding and a self feeding station.