Ron Pittaway Index to Articles

 

LATEST 2017-2018 ARTICLES

 

Red-headed Woodpecker in Carden by Ron Pittaway

 

Sedge Wren in Carden by Ron Pittaway

 

Canada Jay Name Change Proposal OFO News June 2018 - PDF

 

Upland Sandpiper in Carden

 

Yellow Rail in Carden

 

Loggerhead Shrike: Why the Carden Alvar?

 

Commentary: Loggerhead Shrike's Last Stand

 

Canada Jay Name Change Proposal

 

MICHEL GOSSELIN - Profile of a Canadian Museum of Nature Ornithologist OFO News October 2017 - PDF

 

WINTER FINCH FORECASTS

Winter Finch Forecast 2018-2019

 

Winter Finch Forecast 2017-2018

 

Winter Finch Forecast 2016-2017

 

Winter Finch Forecast 2015-2016

 

Winter Finch Forecast 2014-2015

 

Winter Finch Forecast 2013-2014

 

Winter Finch Forecast 2012-2013

 

Winter Finch Forecast 2011-2012

 

Winter Finch Basics

 

Finch Forecaster - interview with Ron Pittaway about his annual Finch Forecast. OFO News February 2016

 

RECOGNIZABLE FORMS

Cassiar Junco OFO News February 2011

 

Northern Redtails OFO News 16(1):  4. February 1998

 

Checklist of Recognizable Forms of Ontario

 

Morphs of the Eastern Screech-Owl - updated January 2014

 

Recognizable Bird Forms of Canada PDF

 

Recognizable Forms Index to Articles

 

Recognizable Forms: Redpolls

 

Subspecies and morphs of the Red-tailed Hawk PDF

 

Subspecies of Common and Hoary Redpolls - fully revised January 2015

 

Subspecies of the Great Horned Owl in Ontario - updated January 2014

 

Subspecies of the Horned Lark in Ontario - updated January 2014

 

Subspecies of the Palm Warbler. 1995. Ontario Birds 13(1): 23-27. April 1995

 

ARTICLES AND NOTES

Age Duck Tails OFO News 19(3): 1. 2001

 

Aging Great Gray Owls

 

An Untrustworthy Observer AUK 15, No. 2, 1898 reprinted in OFO News October 2004

 

Buffy Baldpates OFO News 19(3): 5. 2001

 

Carden Alvar Birding Guide

 

Carden Alvar Loggerhead Shrike Wintering in Virginia 2011-2012

 

Dark Morph Rough-legged Hawks Percentages and Breeding Areas OFO News Vol 24 (2): 13. June 2006

 

Do Snowy Owls Have Ear Tufts?

 

European Herring Gull in Ontario Ontario Birds 20(1): 3-6, April 2002

 

Fall Hawkwatching Guide

 

Female Goldeneye Bill Colour PDF

 

Grass Fire Birds OFO News 19(3): 5. 2001

 

Great Gray Owl Observations 2004-2005 OFO News Vol 23 (2): 8-9. June 2005

 

Gull Watching Guide

 

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

 

How to See and Hear an American Woodcock - Updated April 2015

 

Lake Ontario Pelagic Trap - Pelagic Birding at Hamilton, Ontario. PDF

 

Loggerhead and Northern Shrike ID - updated February 2014

 

Loon ID in Fall and Winter - updated February 2014

 

Marsh Bird Lockup PDF OFO News 15(3): 8. 1997

 

Merganser Mystery - February 1998 OFO News

 

Molts and Plumages of Ontario's Heermann's Gull - article in Ontario Birds Vol 19 (2) 65:78. August 2001

 

Old and New Names of Ontario Birds - OFO News 24((3): 1-3

 

Owls and Snow OFO News Vol 15 (1): 8. February 1997

 

Small Winter Grebe ID OFO News 16(2): 3

 

Solunar Birding OFO News 22(3) : 1. 2004

 

Southbound Shorebirds

 

Spring Warbler Migration Guide

 

Taxonomic History of Thayer's Gull

 

Toronto's Heermann's Gull 14 November 1999 to 16 September 2000