2018 Index

Marbled Godwit at Wheatley Harbour on 27 April 2018 - I love all shorebirds especially this species.

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

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

Barred Owl near Toronto 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 - photos and video

 

Double-crested Cormorant with aberrant pale plumage in Barrie, Ontario on 7 and 9 October 2018 - photos and 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

Long-billed Curlew at Blackie Spit on Boundary Bay BC on 19 Sept 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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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 - I will be at Longridge

 

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, north of Toronto 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

 

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

 

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

 

Upland Sandpiper in Carden by Ron Pittaway

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

 

Where to see northbound shorebirds in the Point Pelee Area

 

April 2018

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 migration

 

Antarctica Page 1, 11-14 February - Drake Passage and Seabirds with Worldwide Quest - photos and videos

 

Antarctica Page 2, 14 February - Isle of Penguins - Half Moon Island - photos and videos

 

Antarctica Page 3, 15-17 February - Isle of Penguins - Cuverville Island and more - photos and videos

 

Antarctica Page 4 - 15 February Wilhelmina Bay photos and videos

 

Antarctic VIDEOS: 1. Killer Whales kill a Minke Whale  2..Elephant Seals hauled out on Livingstone Island

 

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

 

Loggerhead Shrike: Why the Carden Alvar? by Ron Pittaway

 

March 2018

Turkey Vultures and Common Raven on Raccoon Carcass on the Carden Alvar on 31 March 2018 - photos and video

 

White-winged Crossbills and more on the Carden Alvar on 31 March 2018 - photos and video

 

Ducks on Canal Lake on the Carden Alvar on 31 March 2018 - photos and video

 

Iceland Gulls at Bluffers Park in Toronto on 28 March 2018 - photos and video

 

Meeting Richard Snell of Iceland Gull fame on 23 March 2018

 

Quest trip to Remote Upper Amazon Expedition Cruise in Peru 24 February to 3 March 2018 - 6 pages of photos and videos

 

Snowy Owl near Keswick on 22 March 2018 - photos and video

 

Red Crossbills in Algonquin Park on 16 March 2018 - photos and 3 videos

 

Canada Jays in Algonquin Park on 16 March 2018 - photos

 

Evening Grosbeaks in Algonquin Park on 16 March 2018 - photos and video

 

AGAIN Hybrid Redhead x Ring-necked Duck, Frenchman's Bay, Pickering, 17 March 2018 - photos & video

 

Hybrid Redhead x Ring-necked Duck at Frenchman's Bay in Pickering on 15 March 2018 - photos and video

 

Barnacle Goose at Schomberg North of Toronto on 13 March 2018 - video and photos

 

Opossum meets Red Fox in our Toronto garden on 11 March 2018 - video and photos

 

Commentary: Loggerhead Shrike's Last Stand by Ron Pittaway

 

February 2018

Gentoo Penguins take the plunge in Antarctica, February 2018 - video and photos

 

Canada Jay Name Change Proposal by Ron Pittaway

 

January 2018

Snowy Owls north of Toronto on 29 January 2018 - video and photos

 

Female Harlequin Duck in Burlington on 28 January 2018 - video and photos

 

Leucistic young Trumpeter Swan at Bluffers Park in Toronto on 23 October 2017 and 25 January 2018

 

Three first cycle Glaucous Gulls at Bluffers Park on 20 January 2018 - video and photos 2018

 

Young female Snowy Owl feasts on frozen dead duck or gull at Frenchmans Bay - 18 Jan - video & photos

 

Female King Eider dives for Zebra Mussels at Frenchman's Bay in Pickering near Toronto on 2 January 2018 - video and photos

 

Kumlien's Iceland Gulls at Bluffers Park in Toronto on 1 January 2018 - video and photos

 

2018 Video Index