Dec 042016
 

King Eider (Somateria spectabilis) (1)
– Reported Dec 03, 2016 09:01 by Peterborough County Birds Database
– Pigeon Lake–Fothergill Isle Causeway, Peterborough, Ontario
Map:
– Checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S32834457
– Comments: “Continuing bird; similar size to nearby White-winged Scoter; brownish body with paler brown head”

Black Scoter (Melanitta americana) (1)
– Reported Dec 03, 2016 11:00 by Chris Risley
– Cadigan Rd near Fothergill Island, Peterborough, Ontario
– Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.4648499,-78.4757967&ll=44.4648499,-78.4757967
Checklist:
– Comments: “female type in with Common Goldeneye; white cheek patch below eye; dark brown overall; flew short distance south when flushed by hunting”

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (3)
– Reported Dec 03, 2016 07:16 by Martyn Obbard
– Pigeon Lake–Fothergill Isle Causeway, Peterborough, Ontario
Map:
– Checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S32834629

Female King Eider, Wikimedia

Female King Eider, Wikimedia

Snow Bunting  (from Crossley ID Guide)

Snow Bunting (from Crossley ID Guide)

Black Scoter - Crossley ID Guide of Eastern Birds - Wikimedia

Black Scoter – Female at lower right -Crossley ID Guide of Eastern Birds – Wikimedia

Nov 192016
 

Black Scoter (Melanitta americana) (2)
– Reported Nov 18, 2016 08:30 by Iain Rayner
– Chemong Lake–west end of causeway, Peterborough, Ontario
Map:
– Checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S32603609
– Comments: “2 Female types 300 M – 500 M north of causeway. IDeable through binoculars.”

Red-throated Loon (Gavia stellata) (1)
– Reported Nov 18, 2016 09:00 by David Bowie
– Rice Lake, Peterborough, Ontario
Map:
– Checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S32613396
– Comments: “I have seen countless Common Loons, this is an obvious loon, but the light head was very noticeable in comparison to the Common Loon, At the local diner others had seen the strange loon on rice lake as well that morning”

Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) (2)
– Reported Nov 18, 2016 12:33 by Luke Berg
– Pigeon Lake–Sandy Point, Peterborough, Ontario
Map:
– Checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S32605640
– Comments: “Two together approximately halfway across the lake. Small black and white grebes with short pointed bills and slightly peaked heads. ”

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (2)
– Reported Nov 18, 2016 08:02 by Iain Rayner
– Pigeon Lake–West end of Kerry Line, Peterborough, Ontario
Map:
– Checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S32612257
– Comments: “Flyover calling”

Snow Bunting (from Crossley ID Guide)

Snow Bunting (from Crossley ID Guide)

Horned Grebe (winter plumage) Wikimedia

Horned Grebe (winter plumage) Wikimedia

Black Scoter - Crossley ID Guide of Eastern Birds - Wikimedia

Black Scoter – Crossley ID Guide of Eastern Birds – Wikimedia