Phainopepla at Ascot Avenue in Brampton on 22 November 2009. Many thanks to Dian Bogie, Sue, Shirley and all the residents who welcome birders.


Harlequin Ducks at Saddington Park in Port Credit near Toronto on 28 December 2009


Wilson's Warbler, male, at Sedgewick Park in Oakville on 27 December 2009


Thayer's Gull adult in basic plumage and CBC team at Ashbridges Bay, Toronto, 20 Dec 2009


Purple Sandpiper and Dunlin at Presqu'ile Provincial Park, Ontario, three photos on 8 December 2009


Barred Owl at Presqu'ile Provincial Park three photos on 8 December 2009


Black-legged Kittiwake in juvenal plumage on the Niagara River just above the Falls on 5 December 2009.


Ross's Goose adult, Niagara River between Fort Erie and Chippawa, 5 December 2009


Merlin at north side of Whirlpool, Niagara River on 27 November 2009


Phainopepla molting into first basic plumage at Brampton, Ontario, near Toronto on 12 November 2009.


California Gull in third basic (winter) plumage about 400 metres south of Sir Adam Beck lookout on the Canadian side of the Niagara River. 21 November 2009.


Some Welsh Gulls at Porthcawl, Wales, 31 October and 1 November 2009


European Herring Gulls in England and Wales, October & November 2009


Common Eiders at Cape May and Avalon, New Jersey, on 7 November 2009


Mediterranean Gulls at Porthcawl, Wales, on 31 October and 1 November 2009


Some Japanese Birds 25-27 September 2009. Six pages of shorebirds, gulls and other birds in Osaka and Kyoto, Japan.


Bull-headed Shrike nesting in Toru Iwata's garden in Takasago City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan in 2009. Four photos by Toru Iwata.


Juvenal Long-billed Dowitcher with broken lower mandible, Presqu'ile, 13 Sept. It wasn't able to preen properly, see damaged scapulars in this photo


Black-legged Kittiwake photo 1  and photo 2 in juvenal plumage, Van Wagners Beach, 7 Sept. 2009


Black-throated Sparrow at Port Burwell on 30 August 2009


American Avocet, 3 photos, molting into basic plumage at Pringle Creek in Whitby on 24 August 2009


Sanderling with lime green flag, adult molting into basic plumage, at Presqu'ile Provincial Park on 24 August 2009. It was banded in on 31 May 2008 at 8:53:00 Mispillion Harbor - Osprey Point, Delaware, United States.


Black Bears at the Minden Dump on 21 and 22 August 2009


Olive-sided Flycatcher in my Toronto garden on 11 August 2009


Least Sandpiper in juvenal plumage, molting adult Sanderling, molting adult Semipalmated Sandpiper at Presqu'ile Provincial Park on 5 August 2009


James Bay Shorebird and Red Knot Surveys, Ontario. 6 photo pages of Red Knots, shorebirds, sparrows, other birds and mammals


Longridge map


Spring Long-billed and Short-billed Dowitcher Identification.


Carden Alvar in June and early July. Three pages of photos.


Broad-winged Hawk and Barred Owl, Deep Bay Road near Minden on 28 June '09


Western Sandpiper in first alternate plumage at Windermere Basin, Hamilton, on 8 June 2009


Purple Sandpiper 1, photo 2, alternate plumage, Cobourg Harbour, 29 May '09


Banded Piping Plover 4 photos at Darlington Provincial Park on 27 and 28 May 2009


Black Terns photo 1 and close-up photo 2 at Nonquon Sewage Lagoons, Port Perry, on 26 May 2009


Whimbrel migration in Toronto on 24 May 2009. 1814 birds counted.


Common Loon and Northern Mockingbird at Colonel Sam Smith Park in Toronto on 23 May 2009.


Hudsonian Godwit 1, photo 2, photo 3, male in alternate plumage, Whitby, 23 May 2009


Willets at tip of Point Pelee on 10 May 2009


Long-billed Dowitcher at Hillman Marsh Shorebird Cell near Point Pelee on 17 May 2009


Hendersoni Short-billed Dowitcher at Hillman Shorebird Cell,10 May 2009


Long-billed Dowitcher at Hillman Shorebird Cell 9 May 2009


Male Ruff in breeding plumage at Britannia/8th Line, Milton, 5 May 2009

Panama 2009. Five pages of a four day stay at Canopy Tower. 29 March to 2 April 2009

Costa Rica and Panama Cruise, Four pages of a Quest Nature Tours cruise from the Pacific coast of Costa Rica through the Panama Canal to the Caribbean side of Panama, 20 to 29 March 2009.

Some Winter Wildlife in Algonquin Park two pages of birds and a Pine Marten on 7 March 2009

Great Gray Owl - How to Age It Holland Landing on 5 March 2009

Great Gray Owl at Holland Landing - How to Age It.

Adult Great Gray Owl at Holland Landing on 1 March 2009

Western Grebe Ashbridges Bay, Toronto on 17 February 2009

Harlequin Duck and King Eider at Colonel Sam Smith Park in Toronto on 15 February 2009


Male and female White-winged Scoters at Colonel Sam Smith Park, Toronto, 15 February 2009

White-winged Crossbills eating alder seeds at Ashbridges Bay in Toronto on 14 February 2009

Belize and Guatemala Seven pages of a Quest Nature Tours trip from 26 January to 6 February 2009

South Florida Six pages of our trip to Everglades, Florida Gulf Coast, and south Lake Okeechobee from 13 to 20 January 2009

Three King Eiders at Leslie Street Spit (Tommy Thompson Park), Toronto, on 11 January 2009

Common Redpoll feeding on female white birch catkins at Whirlpool, Niagara Falls, on 4 January 2009

Northern Hawk Owl photo 1 and photo 2 at Monck Road, near Orillia, on 3 January 2009