2007 Index

Rusty Blackbird in Toronto on 24 December 2007. Three photos and comments by Peter Burke and Alvaro Jaramillo.

 

Barred Owl in my Toronto garden, 19 December 2007.  It returned on 31 December 2007

 

Redpoll Challenge: "Hornemann's" Hoary Redpoll and "Greater" Common Redpoll 3 pages of redpoll ID including post on Ontbirds and ID-Frontiers

 

Common Redpolls at my feeder in Toronto, 15 to 17 December 2007

 

Lapland Longspur 1, in Durham Region, photo 2  in northeast Toronto on 8 December 2007. Birds are feeding on spilled corn.

 

Pine Grosbeak 1, 2, 3 eating crab apples in Richmond Hill, 8 December 2007

 

Snow Buntings and Lapland Longspur 1, photo 2 in Durham Region, 7 December 2007

 

Common Redpoll 1, photo 2, Snow Buntings, Durham Region, Horned Lark, in northeast Toronto, 6 December 2007

 

Lapland Longspur, Rusty Blackbird, northeast Toronto, feeding on spilled corn, 5 December 2007

 

Yellow-breasted Chat 1, photo 2, photo 3, at Ashbridges Bay, Toronto, 23 November 2007

 

Ross's Goose at Reesor Pond in Markham on 22 October 2007.

 

Cackling Goose in Markham on 19 October 2007.

 

American Pipit in Markham on 18 October 2007.

 

Juvenile Hudsonian Godwit1, photo 2, photo 3, Darlington Ponds, 15 October 2007.

 

Northern Wheatear near Rondeau, 14 October 2007

 

Juvenile Stilt Sandpiper at mouth of Rouge River, Toronto, 16 September 2007

 

Olive-sided Flycatcher 1 and photo 2 in first basic plumage at top of dead hemlock in my garden, Toronto, 27 August 2007

 

Juvenile Sora in Lois's garden with pond and native vegetation in East York, Toronto, 19 August 2007

 

Gray morph juvenile Baird's Sandpiper photo 1 and photo 2 Nonquon Sewage Lagoons, Durham Region, 18 August 2007

 

Juvenile Short-billed Dowitcher, Waverly Beach, Fort Erie, on 11 August 2007

 

Mingan Archipelago In Quebec, Red Knot and shorebird surveys, 18 July to 6 August 2007

 

Carden Alvar Page 2 - Ontario's Grassland and Shrubland Bird Capital, 8 and 9 June 2007

 

Three Whimbrels at Darlington Provincial Park east of Toronto on 28 May 2007

 

Female Least Bittern at Colonel Sam Smith Park, Toronto, on 25 May 2007

 

Common Loons on Lake Ontario at Colonel Sam Smith Park, Toronto, on 25 May 2007

 

Whimbrel migration in Toronto on Lake Ontario on 23 May 2007

 

Olive-sided Flycatcher 1 and photo 2 on dead hemlock in my garden, Toronto, on 23 May 2007

 

Variation in Short-billed Dowitchers at Hillman Shorebird Cell, May 2007

 

Point Pelee area shorebirds including Hillman Shorebird Cell and Wheatley Harbour, May 2007

 

Carden Alvar - Ontario's Grassland and Shrubland Bird Capital, May 2007

 

Chuck-will's-widow at Point Pelee National Park, Ontario, 13 and 14 May 2007

 

Scarlet Tanager, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Point Pelee National Park, Ontario, 5 May 2007

 

Yellow-throated Warbler of the nominate subspecies dominica at Stoney Creek on 27 April 2007

 

Swamp Sparrow on OFO Tiny Marsh trip and Greater Yellowlegs in alternate plumage at McKinnon Road near Minesing on 22 April 2007

 

Spruce Grouse and Gray Jay on OFO Algonquin Park trip on 21 April 2007

 

Wilson's Snipe on Wylie Road on the Carden Alvar on 20 April 2007

 

Red-necked Grebes and Kumlien's Iceland Gull at Bluffers Park in Toronto on 18 April 2007

 

Sharp-tailed Grouse on the lek at Gore Bay Airport on Manitoulin Island, 14 and 15 April 2007

 

Fox Sparrows 1 and 2  double-scratch around the compost pile in my garden on 11 April 2007

 

Bluffers Park at Scarborough Bluffs in east Toronto with Red-necked and Horned Grebes, and Kumlien's Iceland Gulls. 9 April.

 

Brown Thrasher 1 and 2 in snow at Beamer Conservation Area, Grimsby, on 8 April 2007.

 

Western Grebe photo 1 and photo 2 at Bronte in Oakville, west of Toronto, on 6 April 2007. Found by Mark Jennings on 5 April.

 

Western Grebe 1 and 2, and Long-eared Owls on Leslie Spit (Tommy Thompson Park), Toronto, 11 March 2007

 

Panama's El Valle de Anton, 26-29 March 2007

 

Costa Rica and Panama with Quest Nature Tours, 12 to 26 March 2007.

 

Laughing Gull at Cobourg Harbour on 6 March 2007

 

Dark morph juvenile Red-tailed Hawk in Ajax, Durham Region on 4 March 2007

 

Glaucous Gulls and Lesser Black-backed Gull, Pickering, 4 March 2007

 

Humber Bay East in Toronto on 3 March 2007

 

Algonquin Park on 23 February and Red Crossbills on Highway 35 near Dorset on 24 February 2007

 

Iceland Gulls in Toronto, 19 and 20 February 2007

 

Coyotes, Horned Larks, Bald Eagle and Snow Bunting on 17 and 28 February 2007

 

Southwest Florida, 31 January to 8 February 2007

 

Common Murre at St. John's Newfoundland on 15 January 2007

 

Tufted Duck at St. John's Newfoundland on 15 January 2007

 

Newfoundland 12 to 17 January 2007