Shorebirding at Presqu'ile Provincial Park

North shore of Lake Ontario between Toronto and Kingston on 4 October 2011

Pectoral Sandpiper in juvenile plumage on 4 October 2011


Sanderlings and White-rumped Sandpipers on algae. 4 October 2011


Dunlin molting from juvenile to first winter plumage on 4 October 2011


Juvenile White-rumped Sandpiper. 4 October 2011.


Juvenile White-rumped Sandpiper just beginning its molt to first winter plumage. 4 October 2011


Adult Dunlin still molting to winter plumage on 4 October 2011. Adult Dunlins are rare in fall.


Dunlin (back) in formative (first winter) plumage and White-rumped Sandpiper molting from juvenal to formative

(first winter) plumage on 4 October 2011

Wading from Gull Island back to Owen Point, left to right: Barb Charlton, Mark Peck and Emily Rondel. 4 October 2011.
Left to right: Ron Tozer, Doug McRae and Laura Tozer. 4 October 2011.
More southbound shorebirds at Presqu'ile on 22 September 2011