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May is Shorebird Month. Whimbrels on the beach at Wheatley Harbour near Point Pelee on 22 May 2017

 

Latest Additions

May 2017

Common Loon vocalizing & doing rolling preens on Canal Lake, Carden Alvar, 26 May 2017 - Video & Photos

Fallout of rufa Red Knots at Ashbridges/Woodbine Beach in Toronto on 25 May 2017

Piping Plover at Ashbridges Bay/Woodbine Beach in Toronto on 24 May 2017

 

April 2017

Adult male Ruff on flooded field in Simcoe County north of Toronto on 24 April 2017 - Video & photos

Videos and photos of the Iceland - Kumlien's - Thayer's Gull complex at Ashbridge's Bay in Toronto

Adult nominate glaucoides Iceland Gull at Ashbridge's Bay in Toronto on 15 and 16 April 2017

Kumlien's Gulls at Ashbridge's Bay in Toronto on 15 April 2017

Adult Thayer's Gulls at Ashbridge's Bay in Toronto on 15 and 16 April 2017

Rare Eastern "Yellow" Palm Warbler in Toronto on 16 April 2017

Dekay's Brownsnake rescued from our house in Toronto on 11 April 2017

Great Horned Owl at Keswick Heronry but nest blew down on 10 April 2017

Loggerhead Shrike on the Carden Alvar on 10 April 2017

Algonquin Park for the OFO trip on 9 April 2017 - a selection of photos of a great weekend.

Canada Jay for National Bird - listen to this great recording

First winter male Barrow's Goldeneye in Toronto on 1 April 2017

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

OFO Shorebird Viewing Celebration at Hillman Marsh - join OFO experts for spring migration 1-22 May

Early Killdeer checking out territories at the Outer Harbour Marina in Toronto on 1 April 2017

 

March 2017

Canada-Honduras Trade Mission to promote birding eco-tourism in Honduras, 11-18 March 2017

 

February 2017

Quest Nature Tours trip to Costa Rica and Panama 15-26 February 2017

Southern Lapwings at Gamboa Lodge in Panama on 18 February 2017

First year Great Gray Owl east of the Greater Toronto Area

Juvenile/first cycle Thayer's Gull at Ashbridges Bay in Toronto on 6 February 2017

Kumlien's Gulls at Ashbridges Bay in Toronto - page 1 on 5 February 2017

Thayer's Gulls and more Kumlien's Gulls at Ashbridges Bay - page 2 in Toronto on 5 February 2017

I'm going to Antarctica! Expedition to the Antarctic Circle with Worldwide Quest 9-21 February 2018. Please join us on this exciting new expedition.

More on Adult Ring-billed Gull with Pink Flush at Oshawa Harbour on 3 February 2017

Richly-pigmented abieticola adult Red-tailed Hawk in Brookbanks Ravine, Toronto, on 1 February 2017

Adult Ring-billed Gull with Pink Flush at Oshawa Harbour on 1 February 2017 - photos and video

Kumlien's Gull on Lake Ontario at Oshawa Harbour on 1 February 2017 - photos and video

Distinguished Ornithologist article in the December 2016 Ontario Birds by Ken Abraham - Thank you Ken

 

January 2017

Pine Warblers and More at Niagara Falls Ontario - photos and video on 21 January 2017

Northern Mockingbird and Northern Shrike at Humber Bay West in Toronto on 18 January 2017

Leucistic American Robin at Humber Bay West in Toronto - photos and video on 18 January 2017

First year male King Eider at Colonel Sam Smith Park in Toronto - photos and video on 16 January 2017

First winter Eared Grebe at Colonel Sam Smith Park in Toronto - photos and video on 16 January 2017

Slaty-backed Gull on the Niagara River - photos and video on 15 January 2017

Interesting Kumlien's Gull at Thorold on 11 January 2017

Barred Owl near Toronto on 7 January 2017 - photos and video

Glaucous Gull, and gulls and ducks in Durham on 7 January 2016

Common Goldeneyes at Frenchmans Bay on 7 January 2017

Female Smith's Longspur at Long Point on 2 January 2017 - photos and video

 

December 2016

Thayer's and Kumlien's Gulls at Ashbridges Bay Toronto on 31 December 2016

Lark Sparrow in Toronto on 31 December 2016

Hermit Thrush under our feeders on Brookbanks Ravine in Toronto on 27 December 2016

Long-tailed Duck plumages near Pickering on 25 December 2016

Purple Sandpiper in Toronto on 21 December 2016 - photos and video

Rough-legged Hawks in Toronto on 18 & 21 December 2016 - photos and video

Toronto Christmas Bird Count - Tommy Thompson Park - 18 December 2016

Lark Sparrow in Toronto on 8 December 2016

 

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

Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory Annual Dinner on 29 October 2016

 

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

 

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