Gulls in Barrie, Ontario - page 1

Many Bonaparte's Gulls at the Barrie Town Marina on 15 November 2015. They had been feeding on an abundance of Emerald Shiners.


Adult Little Gull. We saw at least two adults. 15 November 2015


Juvenile Lesser Black-backed Gull at the marina on 15 November 2015


Tail pattern of juvenile Lesser Black-backed Gull on 15 November 2015


Banded adult Great Black-backed Gull (OR5) on Lake Simcoe at Minet's Point in Barrie on 15 November 2015. It was first reported in Barrie on 16 October 2011. Thanks to Barbara Taylor and Simcoe Nature Board for this information via Bill Clark. "It was banded on May 20, 2011 at Appledore Island, Isle of Shoals, Maine. 0R5 was a nesting adult at the time of banding (four+ years of age) and thus is part of the Gulls of Appledore long-term research project started in 2005."


First winter Herring Gull at Minet's Point on 15 November 2015


First winter Bonaparte's Gull showing brown juvenile wing coverts and tertials. 15 November 2015.


First winter Bonaparte's Gull on 15 November 2015



Barrie Gulls page 2. 9-12 December 2015: Little Gull


Barrie Gulls page 3 - 9-12 December 2015:Thayer's, Lesser Black-backed, Herring, Great Black-backed Gull


Barrie Gulls page 4, 12-26 December 2015: Lesser Black-backed, Herring, Kumlien's and Bonaparte's Gull


Barrie Gulls P 5 on 2 and 3 January 2016: Little, Lesser Black-backed, Great Black-backed, Glaucous, Bonaparte's, Herring, Kumlien's, Thayer's and Ring-billed.


Barrie Gulls P 6 on 8 January 2016 - a study with links to videos


Adult Kumlien's Gull missing lower part of leg. Minet's Point in Barrie on 26 December 2015


Thayer's Gull, adult in winter plumage at Heritage Park in Barrie on 17 & 18 Dec 2015


Adult Thayer's Gull in winter plumage in Barrie, Ontario, 28 December 2015 - 4 more photos