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Nelson's Sparrow feeding young at Longridge Point on James Bay on 13 August 2017.


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November 2017

MICHEL GOSSELIN - Profile of a Canadian Museum of Nature Ornithologist by Ron Pittaway

Two Cattle Egrets in Durham Region, east of Toronto on 2 November 2017


October 2017

Nelson's Sparrow at Tommy Thompson Park in Toronto on 1 October 2017


September 2017

Neotropic Cormorant at Cranberry Marsh, Whitby, on 27 September 2017

Fork-tailed Flycatcher at Tommy Thompson Park on 24 September 2017

WINTER FINCH FORECAST 2017-2018 by Ron Pittaway

Presqu'ile Provincial Park 4 - Marbled Godwit, Buff-breasted Sandpiper and video - 19 September 2017

Presqu'ile Provincial Park 2 - Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Marbled Godwit photos & videos. 16 September 2017

Presqu'ile Provincial Park 3 - More Shorebirds with photos and videos. 16 September 2017

Presqu'ile Provincial Park 1 - Shorebirds with photos and videos. 7 September 2017

 Waterspouts in Toronto on Lake Ontario on 6 September 2017

More Northwest Passage 2017 Wildlife

Polar Bears and Walruses on 27 August and 3 September 2017 - photos and video


August 2017

Thayer's & Glaucous Gulls in the Canadian Arctic on 25 & 29 August 2017 - photos and videos

James Bay Shorebird Surveys at Longridge Point - 6 pages of photos & videos - 30 July to 14 August 2017


July 2017

Tricolored Heron at Tommy Thompson Park in Toronto on 21 July 2017

Juvenile Wilson's Phalarope at Ashbridges Bay in Toronto on 17 and 17 July 2017 - photo and videos

Quest Nature Tours Trip to Iceland 27 June to 7 July.2017 - 8 pages of photo and videos

Nessus Sphinx Moth in Janice and Art's garden in Niagara Falls, Ontario on 15 July 2017

Black-legged Kittiwake at Ashbridges Bay in Toronto on 13 July 2017

Peregrine Falcon at Ashbridges Bay in Toronto on 12 July 2017 - photos and video

Bonaparte's and Ring-billed Gulls at Ashbridges Bay in July in Toronto


June 2017

NEW White-throated Dipper at Gliffaes Hotel, Powys, Wales on 23 and 24 June 2017 - photos and videos

Mediterranean Gulls photos and video at Llanelli Wetland Centre in Wales on 21 June 2017

Llanelli Wetland Centre highlights on 21 June 2017 - Black-headed Gulls, Spoonbills and Black-tailed Godwits

Passport to Nature outing on Wylie Road, Carden Alvar, morning of 10 June 2017

More exploring the Carden Alvar on the afternoon of 10 June 2017

First summer Black-legged Kittiwake at Bronte Harbour photos and video on 7 June 2017

Two first summer Little Gulls at Bronte Harbour on 7 June 2017


May 2017

Point Pelee  Favourites 2017 page 1 - Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Eastern Towhee, Eared Grebe photos, videos & more

Point Pelee Favourites 2017 page 2 - Fox Snake, Blanding's Turtle, Common Terns Feeding at Tip photos, videos & more

Prothonotary Warbler on Woodland Trail at Point Pelee on 10 May 2017

Two northbound White-rumped Sandpipers at Ashbridges Bay/Woodbine Beach in Toronto on 29 May 2017 - Video and Photos

First summer Franklin's Gull in Toronto on Woodbine Beach/Ashbridges Bay 27 May 2017

Common Loon vocalizing & doing rolling preens on Canal Lake, Carden Alvar, 26 May 2017 - Video & Photos

Fallout of rufa Red Knots at Ashbridges/Woodbine Beach in Toronto on 25 May 2017

Piping Plover at Ashbridges Bay/Woodbine Beach in Toronto on 24 May 2017

Whimbrels and more at Wheatley Harbour on 22 May 2017

Video of Whimbrels on the beach at Wheatley Harbour near Point Pelee on 22 May 2017

Two subspecies of Short-billed Dowitcher, hendersoni and griseus, feeding and griseus preening. Photos and videos at Hillman Marsh on 18 May 2017

White-rumped Sandpiper at Wheatley Harbour on 17 May 2017

Variation in Sanderlings at Wheatley Harbour on 17 and 18 May 2017

Point Pelee and Hillman Area Spring Shorebirds from 30 April to 22 May 2017

Female Blue Grosbeak at Point Pelee on 15 and 16 May 2017. Photos and video.

Black-bellied Plovers reel around the Tip of Point Pelee trying to land. 3 May 2017.- Video and Photos


April 2017

Willets, Marbled Godwits and American Avocets at Hillman Marsh, photos and videos. 28-30 April 2017

Adult male Ruff on flooded field in Simcoe County north of Toronto on 24 April 2017 - Video & photos

Videos and photos of the Iceland - Kumlien's - Thayer's Gull complex at Ashbridge's Bay in Toronto

Adult nominate glaucoides Iceland Gull at Ashbridge's Bay in Toronto on 15 and 16 April 2017

Kumlien's Gulls at Ashbridge's Bay in Toronto on 15 April 2017

Adult Thayer's Gulls at Ashbridge's Bay in Toronto on 15 and 16 April 2017

Rare Eastern "Yellow" Palm Warbler in Toronto on 16 April 2017

Dekay's Brownsnake rescued from our house in Toronto on 11 April 2017

Great Horned Owl at Keswick Heronry but nest blew down on 10 April 2017

Loggerhead Shrike on the Carden Alvar on 10 April 2017

Algonquin Park for the OFO trip on 9 April 2017 - a selection of photos of a great weekend.

Canada Jay for National Bird - listen to this great recording

First winter male Barrow's Goldeneye in Toronto on 1 April 2017

Northbound Shorebird Workshops at Point Pelee - 8 and 14 May - included with free park admission

OFO Shorebird Viewing Celebration at Hillman Marsh - join OFO experts for spring migration 1-22 May

Early Killdeer checking out territories at the Outer Harbour Marina in Toronto on 1 April 2017


March 2017

Canada-Honduras Trade Mission to promote birding eco-tourism in Honduras, 11-18 March 2017


February 2017

Quest Nature Tours trip to Costa Rica and Panama 15-26 February 2017

Southern Lapwings at Gamboa Lodge in Panama on 18 February 2017

First year Great Gray Owl east of the Greater Toronto Area

Juvenile/first cycle Thayer's Gull at Ashbridges Bay in Toronto on 6 February 2017

Kumlien's Gulls at Ashbridges Bay in Toronto - page 1 on 5 February 2017

Thayer's Gulls and more Kumlien's Gulls at Ashbridges Bay - page 2 in Toronto on 5 February 2017

I'm going to Antarctica! Expedition to the Antarctic Circle with Worldwide Quest 9-21 February 2018. Please join us on this exciting new expedition.


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