Jean Iron Photos

Fox Sparrow in my Toronto garden on 25 October 2016

 

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November 2016

Glossy Ibis in Port Hope Ontario on 28 November 2016.

Video of Glossy Ibis feeding and preening in Port Hope on 28 November 2016

OFO Gull Weekend at Niagara on 3 - 4 December 2016

Great Black-backed Gull banded 0R5 returns to Minet's Point, Barrie. 19 November 2016.

 

October 2016

Dante the Gyr is released after successful rehabilitation in Iceland. 16 October 2016

Exquisite Pendant - a gift from Denise and Hollis White on 29 October 2016

Eastern Towhee Double-scratching in my Toronto Garden on 30 October 2016

Fox Sparrow double-scratching in my Toronto Garden. 25 October 2016

Adult Common Loons molting in Barrie, Ontario on 23 October 2016

UPDATE Black-tailed Godwit at Llanelli Wetlands in Wales returns to Ireland on 20 October 2016

Mudpuppy presentation at Brodie Club in Toronto on 18 October 2016

Four Lesser Black-backed Gulls in Barrie on 15 October 2016

Carden Alvar Important Bird Area - new welcome sign near south end of Wylie Road

 

September 2016

Juvenile American Golden-Plover and Black-bellied Plover ID

Juvenile Ruddy Turnstone photos and video and more at Presqu'ile Provincial Park

WINTER FINCH FORECAST 2016-2017 by Ron Pittaway

Shorebirds at Presqu'ile Provincial Park - photos and videos on 13 September 2016

Adult Lesser Black-backed Gull at Presqu'ile Provincial Park on 10 and 13 September 2016

NEW Adult Black-headed Gull feeding two hungry juveniles at Llanelli Wetland Centre in Wales on 5 July 2016. Llanelli has the only Black-headed Gull breeding colony in South Wales.

Juvenile Red-necked Phalarope at Hamilton on 4 September 2016

OFO Gull Weekend at Niagara on 3 - 4 December 2016

 

August 2016

Rosetta McClain Gardens Raptor Watch in Birdwatching Magazine - ARTICLE by Ron Pittaway

Shorebirds at Presqu'ile Provincial Park on 22 August 2016

Common Ringed Plover in Toronto on 20 August 2016

James Bay Shorebirds 2016 - 7 pages of photos & videos - 30 July to 13 August.

Common Ringed Plovers in Iceland from 2013-2016

 

July 2016

James Bay Shorebird Research Project 2016 - map of shorebird camps

Piping Plovers nesting at Darlington Provincial Park east of Toronto on 15 July 2016

Black-tailed Godwits at Llanelli Wetlands in Wales on 5 July 2016

NEW Adult Black-headed Gull feeding two hungry juveniles at Llanelli Wetland Centre in Wales on 5 July 2016. Llanelli has the only Black-headed Gull breeding colony in South Wales.

 

June 2016

NEW Iceland Circumnavigation Cruise with Worldwide Quest & University Alumni. 19-29 June 2016.

Variation in Icelandic Herring Gulls at Heimaey in Iceland - 28 June 2016

ARTICLE Common Loons Flying with Open Bills by Jean Iron OFO News June 2016

Virginia Rails on the Carden Alvar - adults and chicks on 11 June 2016

Birding the Carden Alvar - Passport to Nature outing - 11 June 2016

Massasauga Rattlesnake in Muskoka, Ontario, on 4 June 2016.

Video of Massasauga Rattlesnake, Muskoka, Ontario on 4 June 2016

 

May 2016

Carden Alvar on 27 and 29 May 2016 - includes OFO trip on 29 May

Carden Alvar page 2 on 27 May 2016 - Prairie Smoke, Smooth Green Snake & morePoint

Pelee Highlights 2016 page 1 includes Summer Tanager, Worm-eating Warbler NEW

Point Pelee Highlights 2016 page 2 includes Whip-poor-will, Black-billed Cuckoo NEW

Eastern Fox Snake, Dunlin and Canada Geese at Hillman Marsh, video on 17 May 2016

Two Kirtland's Warblers at Point Pelee, 12 and 9 May 2016. Includes video. NEW

May Shorebirds 2016

 CBC Radio Windsor interview with me about Hillman Marsh and shorebirds 13 May

Long-billed Dowitcher Identification

Short-billed Dowitcher Variation

Point Pelee Area Spring Shorebirds - page 2 - includes Ruddy Turnstones and Dunlin

Point Pelee Area Spring Shorebirds - page 1 - includes Black-necked Stilt and more

Where are the eyes on this Ruddy Turnstone? Includes video. Toronto on 25 May 2016

Dunlin resting on their migration through Toronto includes video. 24 May 2016

Whimbrel migrating through Toronto on 22 May 2016

Video: Whimbrel at Whimbrel Point and CN Tower in Toronto on 22 May 2016

Video: Ruddy Turnstones at Wheatley Harbour on 20 May 2016

Video: Short-billed Dowitchers near Point Pelee on 13 May 2016

Video: Short-billed Dowitcher feeding near Point Pelee on 13 May 2016

Video: Endangered Piping Plover at Seacliff Beach near Point Pelee on 3 May 2016 

Video: American Avocets at Hillman Marsh near Point Pelee on 3 May 2016

Video: Rare Black-necked Stilt at Hillman Marsh near Point Pelee on 1 May 2016

 

April 2016

Partial albino/leucistic White-throated Sparrow in Toronto on 28 April 2016

VIDEO Short-tailed Shrew grabbing and storing sunflower seeds in Toronto on 28 April 2016

Shorebird Workshops at Point Pelee included with park admission - 8 and 14 May 2016

OFO Shorebirds at Hillman Marsh - join OFO experts to enjoy shorebird migration

Greater Yellowlegs at Minesing Swamp. Front bird molting into breeding plumage, April 2016

Long-tailed Ducks molting into breeding plumage in Toronto on 23 April 2016

Long-tailed Ducks in various stages of molt into breeding plumage. Toronto, 13 April 2016

Banded Loggerhead Shrike on the Carden Alvar on 15 April 2016

VIDEO Singing Chorus Frogs on the Carden Alvar on 15 April 2016

Peru - Amazon River Cruise & Sacred Valley with Worldwide Quest & Quest Nature Tours

Leucistic American Robin in Brookbanks Ravine in Toronto on 5 April 2016

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker and Eastern Phoebe at our feeders in Toronto on 4 April 2016

 

March 2016

Thousands of Franklin`s Gulls in Lima, Peru, on 19 and 21 March 2016.

Male Eurasian Wigeon at Tommy Thompson Park in Toronto on 6 March 2016

Gadwall with unusual facial markings at Tommy Thompson Park on 6 March 2016

Probable Tufted Duck x scaup hybrid at Tommy Thompson Park in Toronto. 6 March 2016

Ice sculptures on Lake Ontario at Cranberry Marsh near Toronto. 4 March 2016

More Long-tailed Ducks - page 6 - in Pickering on 5 March 2016

Long-tailed Duck Bills - page 5 - near Toronto on 2-3 March 2016

Variation in Long-tailed Ducks - page 4 - near Toronto on 2-3 March 2016

 

February 2016

Harlequin Duck at Humber Bay West in Toronto on 27 February 2016

Male and female Long-tailed Ducks - page 3 near Toronto on 28 February 2016

Female Long-tailed Ducks in Pickering page 2 near Toronto 21-28 February 2016

Variation in male Long-tailed Ducks - page 1 near Toronto 21-28 February 2016

Hawk Commentary - Ron Pittaway provides an interesting update. OFO News February 2016

 

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