Jean Iron Photos

Adult male Pine Grosbeak feeding on miniature crab apples in the east end of Toronto on 1 January 2019. Found by Owen Strickland, this was a nice gift on New Years Day. Pine Grosbeaks eat the seeds inside the berry, discarding the flesh. See Ron Pittaway's Winter Finch Basics.

 

Latest Additions

May 2019

Grasshopper Sparrow in Carden bv Ron Pittaway

 

April 2019

CBC Radio's The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti interviewed me about eBird and Citizen Science on 18 April 2019

Fish Crow at Bluffers Park in Toronto on 18 April 2019

Two Virginia Opossums in Brookbanks Park in Toronto on 6 April 2019

Eastern Towhee in Brookbanks Ravine in Toronto on 18 April 2019

Shorebird Presentation with Jean Iron at Point Pelee National Park Visitor Centre 9 and 12 May at 11:30 a.m.

OFO Shorebird Celebration at Hillman Marsh 1-19 May 2019 (except Mondays) - join OFO experts to enjoy spring shorebird migration

Common Nighthawk in Carden by Ron Pittaway

 

March 2019

Trumpeter Swans on ice at Frenchman's Bay in Pickering on 18 March 2019 - photo and video

Bewick's Swan at Aylmer Wildlife Area in Ontario on 17 March 2019 - photos and video

Boreal Chickadee at Darlington Provincial Park on 6 March 2019 - photos and video

Cuckoos in Carden by Ron Pittaway

 

February 2019

North American River Otter Lontra canadensis caught fish in Frenchman's Bay, Pickering, Ontario, on 24 Feb 2019

Best Places to Bird in Ontario by Ken and Mike Burrell - new birding site guide

Northern Flicker feather on the beach at Frenchmans Bay in Pickering, Ontario, on 22 February 2019

Mute Swan rescue at Frenchmans Bay in Pickering on 19 and 20 February 2019 - photos and video

Carolina Wren at our feeders December 2018 to 8 February 2019 - photos and 3 videos

Crow Combat: Two American Crows fight on Halls Road, Cranberry Marsh on 3 February 2019 - photo and video

City-living Red-tailed Hawk in Toronto on 3 February 2019: photo and video

Golden-winged Warbler in Carden by Ron Pittaway

January 2019

Ruff at Boundary Bay Regional Park, British Columbia photos and video on 29 January 2019 with comments by Killian Mullarney, co-author of the classic Collins Bird Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe

Black Brant and Gray-bellied Brant at Boundary Bay, British Columbia on 29 January 2019.

First winter male Barrow's Goldeneye in Ottawa, Ontario on 31 January 2019

Snowy Owls on Amherst Island on 2 and 3 January 2019 - photos and 2 videos

Red Fox at our bird feeders in Toronto on 21 January 2019 - photos and video

Kumlien's Iceland Gulls at Bluffers Park in Toronto on 17 January 2019

Barred Owl at our feeders in Toronto on 14 January 2019 - photos and video

Great Horned Owl in Toronto on 6 January 2019

Amherst Island Redpolls on 3 January 2019 - photos and video

Pine Grosbeaks in Toronto on 1 January 2019 - photos and video

Eastern Whip-poor-will in Carden by Ron Pittaway

 

December 2018

My article in December 2018 Ontario Birds: Double-crested Cormorant with aberrant pale plumage

Winter Gulls in Barrie, Ontario on 24 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

 
 

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