Jean Iron Photos

BIG NEWS: Canada Jay name restored. The American Ornithological Society (AOS) restores Canada Jay to its original name.

Many thanks to Dan Strickland, Carla Cicero and the team of Canadian ornithologists: Ryan Norris, Theresa Burg, David Bird, Michel Gosselin and Ken Otter, who submitted the name change proposal to the AOS. Posted 14 May 2018.

 

Latest Additions

December 2018

Kumlien's Iceland Gulls at Bluffers Park in Toronto on 15 December 2018

Slaty-backed Gulls and more at Brantford Landfill on 13 December 2018 - video and photos

Vesper Sparrow in Carden by Ron Pittaway

 

November 2018

Common Redpolls on Ravenshoe near Keswick, Ontario on 22 November 2018 - video and photos

Calliope Hummingbird in Goderich, Ontario on 20 November 2018 - video and photos

Pine Grosbeaks in Huntsville on 17 November 2018 - video and photos

Barred Owl near Toronto on 14 November 2018 - video and photos

Evening Grosbeak at Cranberry Marsh on 14 November 2018 - video and photos

Coyote in our garden on Brookbanks Ravine in Toronto on 7 November 2018 - video and photo

Bonaparte's Gulls Feeding Frenzy on Lake Simcoe, Ontario on 6 November 2018 - video and photo

Northern Mockingbird feeds on bittersweet berries near Toronto on 3 November 2018 - video and photos

Least Bittern in Carden by Ron Pittaway

 

October 2018

Kinglet Killer - Giant Burdock - strikes again at Ashbridges Bay Park on 26 and 27 October 2018

Juvenile Hudsonian Godwit at Whitby, Ontario on 20 October 2018 - video and photos

Rondeau Great Kiskadee Refound on 18 October 2018 - video and photos

Double-crested Cormorant with aberrant pale plumage in Barrie, Ontario on 7 & 9 Oct. 2018 - photos & 2 videos

Red-headed Woodpecker in Carden by Ron Pittaway

Arctic Geese on Halls Road North in Durham Region on 3 October 2018 - video and photos

Bull Moose in Algonquin Provincial Park on 2 October 2018 - video and photos

 

September 2018

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron at Rotary Park in Ajax on 22 & 23 September 2018 - videos and photos

Long-billed Curlew at Blackie Spit on Boundary Bay BC on 19 Sept 2018 - video and photos

California Scrub-Jays in Maple Ridge BC on 19 September 2018 - video and photos

Surfbirds feeding at Bowker Avenue, Oak Bay, Victoria BC on 18 September 2018 - video and photos

American Dipper at Goldstream Provincial Park BC on 17 September 2018 - video and photos

Black Turnstones at Whiffin Spit Park in Sooke, Vancouver Island on 17 September 2018

Chukars at Lillooet BC on 11 September 2018 - video and photos

Salmon Arm Shorebirds on 9 September 2018 - videos and photos

Sabine's Gull at Penticton BC on 8 September 2018 - video and photos

California Quails and more near Osoyos on 6 September 2018 - video and photos

Buff-breasted Sandpipers at Boundary Bay on 5 September 2018

WINTER FINCH FORECAST 2018-2019 by Ron Pittaway

Another juvenile Olive-sided Flycatcher in Brookbanks Park in  Toronto on 3 September 2018 - video and photos

Sedge Wren in Carden by Ron Pittaway

 

August 2018

Swallow-tailed Kite near Wasaga Beach on 27 August 2018 - video and photos

Western Sandpiper at Presqu'ile Provincial Park on 26 August 2018

Olive-sided Flycatcher in Brookbanks Park in Toronto on 26 August 2018 - video and photos

Presqu'ile Shorebirds at Owen Point on 25 August 2018

James Bay Shorebird Project 31 July to 13 August 2018 - 10 pages of videos and photos

Reddish Egret on Bruce Peninsula on 22 August 2018 - video and photos

Purple Gallinule in southwestern Ontario on 20 August 2018 - video and photos

 

July 2018

Map of Southern James Bay Shorebird Camps in 2018

Water spout sweeps across London Wetland Centre lake on 16 July 2017 - photos and videos

Dippers on the River Usk at Gliffaes Hotel in Brecon Beacons National Park on 15 July 2018 - photos and video

Black-tailed Godwits at Llanelli Wetland Centre in Wales on 12 July 2018 - photos and video

Mediterranean Gull at Llanelli Wetland Centre in Wales on 12 July 2018 - photos and video

Red-headed Woodpecker Juveniles Fledge at Sibbald Point Provincial Park, Ontario, on 6 July 2018

Canada Jay Name Change Proposal by Ron Pittaway OFO News June 2018 - PDF

Young Groundhog in our Toronto Garden on 1 July 2018 - photo and video

 

June 2018

Young Common Loons on Lake Dalrymple, Carden Alvar on 26 June 2018 - photos and video

Juvenile Loggerhead Shrikes on the Carden Alvar on 26 June 2018 - photos and video

Snowshoe Hares and Ticks - Carden Alvar on 26 June 2018

 Six Piping Plovers at Darlington Provincial Park on 25 June 2018 - 2 adults and 4 young

Family of Six Virginia Rails at Cranberry Marsh in Whitby on 24 June 2018

Red-headed Woodpeckers at Sibbald Point Provincial Park on 16 June 2018 - video and photos

Upland Sandpipers on the Carden Alvar on 10 June 2018 - video and photos

Female Ruff at Cranberry Marsh, Whitby, Ontario on 7 June 2018

My Huron Fringe Birding Festival Highlights on 2 and 3 June 2018 - videos & photos - 2 Snowy Owls, Sandhill Cranes, Clay-colored Sparrows and more

Upland Sandpiper in Carden by Ron Pittaway

Penguins, Krill and Sheathbills - Antarctica with Quest Nature Tours and Universities Alumni February 2018 - videos and photos

 

May 2018

Least Bittern at Colonel Sam Smith Park in Toronto on 24 May 2018 - video and photos

Wilson's Phalarope and other shorebirds at  Blenheim Lagoons on 21 May 2018 - videos and photos

Hillman Marsh and Area Shorebirds page 1 - videos and photos - Marbled Godwits, Willets, American Avocets

Wheatley Harbour and Hillman Marsh Shorebirds page 2 - Marbled Godwit, Willets. Black-bellied Plovers, White-rumped Sandpipers and more

Common Loons check each other out at Point Pelee on 19 May 2018 - video and photos

Point Pelee 2018 Highlights - Videos and photos - Black-billed Magpie, Kirtland's Warbler, Sedge Wren, sparrows

Point Pelee 2018 Highlights page 2 - photos - Summer Tanager, variant Scarlet Tanager, Mourning Warbler

Point Pelee 2018 Highlights page 3 - videos & photos - Red morph Eastern Screech-Owl, Common Nighthawk, Little Gull

Point Pelee 2018 Highlights page 4 - videos & photos- Blue-winged Warbler, Louisiana & Northern Waterthrushes, Prothonotary Warbler

Yellow Rail in Carden by Ron Pittaway

 

April 2018

Where to see northbound shorebirds in the Point Pelee Area

Shorebird Presentation at Point Pelee National Park 12 May and 17 May 2018

OFO Shorebird Celebration at Hillman Marsh 1-20 (except Mondays) May 2018 - join OFO experts to enjoy spring shorebird migration

Wild Turkey Sees its Reflection. Pickering on 1 April 2018- photos and video

Loggerhead Shrike: Why the Carden Alvar? by Ron Pittaway

 

 

Earlier 2017 Posts

 

Previous Years

2015

2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
 

All my photos are Jean Iron and may not be used without permission.