Sep 292014
 

Northern Saw-whet Owl (Aegolius acadicus) (1)
– Reported Sep 27, 2014 05:30 by Trent Ornithology
– James McLean Oliver Ecological Centre, Peterborough, Ontario
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NOTE: In a research study led by Dr. Erica Nol of Trent University, the owls are caught at night using fine netting and a CD player broadcasting recordings of the Saw-whet’s call. Any birds caught are untangled, weighed, measured, and banded. A key finding so far is that these owls are very nomadic. Saw-whets banded by Trent near Bobcaygeon, Ontario, have been re-caught in places as far away as Virginia, Maryland, Wisconsin and Missouri.   D.M.

Gray-cheeked Thrush (Catharus minimus) (3) CONFIRMED
– Reported Sep 27, 2014 18:00 by Carl-adam Wegenschimmel
– James McLean Oliver Ecological Centre, Peterborough, Ontario
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– Comments: “Nocturnal flight calls”

Northern Saw-whet Owl (Dave Heuft)

Northern Saw-whet Owl (Dave Heuft)

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