Sep 072016
 

On the morning of the 29th of August, I saw a Great Egret at a farmer’s pond on Bensfort Road, a little north of the Bensfort Landfill north of County Road #2.

Brenda Dyson

Great Egret 2 - Carl Welbourn  - Television Road - August 28, 2016

Great Egret 2 – Carl Welbourn – Television Road – August 28, 2016

Aug 292016
 
11 Great Egrets at Briar Hill B.S. August 28, 2016 - Luke Berg

11 Great Egrets at Briar Hill B.S. August 28, 2016 – Luke Berg

Great Egret (American) (Ardea alba egretta) (11)
– Reported Aug 27, 2016 16:35 by Matthew Tobey
– Briar Hill Bird Sanctuary, Peterborough, Ontario
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– Media: 1 Photo
– Comments: “At least 11 birds present. Could have been more but it was very hard to see over the grass.”

Great Egret (Ardea alba) (1)
– Reported Aug 28, 2016 16:10 by Scott Gibson
– Peterborough-Television Road Pond, Peterborough, Ontario
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– Comments: “observed as I was driving by. large white heron standing alone on stump in middle of pond. been reported here few times in past couple weeks.”

Great Egret - Carl Welbourn - Television Road, August 28, 2016

Great Egret – Carl Welbourn – Television Road, August 28, 2016

Great Egret 2 - Carl Welbourn  - Television Road - August 28, 2016

Great Egret 2 – Carl Welbourn – Television Road – August 28, 2016

 

Great Egret (Karl Egressy)

Great Egret (Karl Egressy)

Aug 072015
 

This evening, a Great Egret flew over our house on Algonquin Boulevard near the zoo. It was heading north up the Otonabee. Having a beer on the deck and looked up at the right time !

Mike Barker

Great Egrets south of zoo (Michele Hemery)

Great Egrets south of zoo (Michele Hemery)

Apr 272015
 

Gadwall (Anas strepera) (2)
– Reported Apr 26, 2015 08:30 by Iain Rayner
– Lakefield–Sewage Lagoons, Peterborough, Ontario
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– Comments: “Continuing male and female. Seen well through scope.”

Great Egret (Ardea alba) (1) CONFIRMED
– Reported Apr 26, 2015 18:11 by Janet Kelly

Black-backed Woodpecker - Wikimedia

Black-backed Woodpecker – Wikimedia

– Base Line at Pine Crest Golf Course, Peterborough, Ontario
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– Comments: “in creek at back of field on N side of road
large white egret, black legs
flew to NE before good photo could be taken

Black-backed Woodpecker (Picoides arcticus) (2) CONFIRMED
– Reported Apr 25, 2015 14:11 by Janet Kelly
– Petroglyphs Provincial Park, Peterborough, Ontario
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– Comments: “Pair – foraging on White Pine – male initially observed and female flew in shortly after
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Gadwall - a rare duck in winter in the Kawarthas - Wikimedia

Gadwall – Wikimedia

Great Egret - Karl Egressy

Great Egret – Karl Egressy

 

Aug 272014
 

Great Egret (American) (Ardea alba) (1)
– Reported Aug 26, 2014 17:20 by Walter Wehtje
– Peterborough – Trent Severn south of Trent Campus, Peterborough, Ontario
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– Comments: “Feeding at edge of cattails along east side of lake and across from the Peterborough Country Club. Large white heron with a distinctly yellow bill. Most likely same bird as found by Don Sutherland the previous Sunday.”

Great Egrets south of zoo (Michele Hemery)

Great Egrets  (Michele Hemery)

 

Aug 252014
 

Great Egret (Ardea alba) (1)
– Reported Aug 24, 2014 08:14 by Donald Sutherland
– Peterborough–Trent Rotary Rail Trail, Peterborough, Ontario
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– Comments: “perched atop cedar tree on west bank of river just N Champlain College, Trent University at around 0815 h. Through 10X40 binoculars could clearly see blue patagial tag on wing but from 200 m distance could not make out digits. Photographed with iPhone. Bird gone upon return at around 0845 h.”

Great Egret - Karl Egressy

Great Egret – Karl Egressy