Feb 272017
 

Just reporting a Northern Shrike that we’ve seen right at our house the past two days. He’s very shy so I couldn’t get a picture, but we’re sure it is a shrike!

Janet and Doug Latham, Cameron Line

Northern Shrike – Tom Northey

Jan 212017
 

Common Loon (Gavia immer) (1)
– Reported Jan 20, 2017 12:00 by Dave Milsom
– Lakefield Marsh, Peterborough, Ontario
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– Comments: “continuing bird diving near red marker buoy”

Great Gray Owl (Strix nebulosa) (1)
– Reported Jan 15, 2017 14:15 by Michael Light
– Harold Town Conservation Area, Peterborough, Ontario
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– Comments: “Sighted in dense center understood, flew from perch once Sighted. Much darker than barred owl, with no barring on chest.”

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) (1)
– Reported Jan 18, 2017 12:26 by Colin Jones
– Peterborough–300 Water St to Edgewater Blvd Loop, Peterborough, Ontario
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– Comments: “Continuing bird”
Eastern Screech-Owl (Megascops asio) (1)
– Reported Jan 14, 2017 14:30 by Maureen Smith
– Yard Warsaw On, Peterborough, Ontario
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– Comments: “uses wood duck box located across the river. Occasional visits”

Northern Shrike (Lanius excubitor) (1)
– Reported Jan 19, 2017 15:25 by Martyn Obbard
– John Earl Chase Memorial Park, Peterborough, Ontario
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– Media: 1 Photo
– Comments: “first observed perched on hydro line on Anchor Bay Rd., then flew and perched atop dead branch of deciduous tree in field to south”

Northern Shrike – Tom Northey

Eastern Screech Owl at nesting box – Nov. 2014 – Tim Dyson

Great Gray Owl – Tom Northey 2014

Common Loon – Lakefield – Dec. 19, 2016 – Sue Paradisis

Gray Catbird – Wikimedia

Nov 232016
 

Northern Shrike (Lanius excubitor) (1)
– Reported Nov 21, 2016 11:10 by Erica Nol
– Office window, Peterborough, Ontario
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– Checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S32651667
– Comments: “Windy over field, NOSH flies over feeder and lands on tallest tree near garden fenced area, Clear view of bird.”
Northern Shrike (Lanius excubitor) (1)
– Reported Nov 21, 2016 12:45 by Scott Gibson
– PTBO – Cty rd 4 between 8th and 9th lines, Peterborough, Ontario
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– Checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S32653594
– Media: 2 Photos

 

 

Northern Shrike (Karl Egressy)

Northern Shrike (Karl Egressy)

Northern Shrike - Tom Northey

Northern Shrike – Tom Northey

 

 

Nov 022016
 

Northern Shrike (Lanius excubitor) (1)
– Reported Oct 30, 2016 09:00 by Kim Clark
– Highway 2, Peterborough, Ontario
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Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (2)
– Reported Oct 26, 2016 07:29 by Mark D. Read
– *Douro Eighth Line yard, Peterborough, Ontario
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– Comments: “Giving tew and rattle calls.”

Northern Shrike - Tom Northey

Northern Shrike – Tom Northey

Snow Bunting (from Crossley ID Guide)

Snow Buntings (from Crossley ID Guide)

Feb 042016
 

Eastern Screech-Owl (Megascops asio) (1)
– Reported Jan 27, 2016 23:10 by Iain Rayner
– Ptbo – Hooton Dr, Peterborough, Ontario
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– Comments: “Bird responded well to the N of road to imitations of Screech Owl with whinny.”

Northern Shrike (Lanius excubitor) (1)
– Reported Feb 03, 2016 09:15 by Alice Domalik
– Sherbrooke St West, Peterborough, Ontario
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– Comments: “Behaviour and appearance unmistakable, was perched high on an exposed tree overlooking a field. Was found on the south side of Sherbrooke St, on the edge of one of the large farm fields. Grey back with whitish throat and chest. Black mask with stout, hooked bill. Wings black with white patch.”

Eastern Screech-owl - Feb. 24, 2015 - Michael Gillespie

Eastern Screech-owl – Feb. 24, 2015 – Michael Gillespie

Northern Shrike (by Susan Sayer)

Northern Shrike (by Susan Sayer)

Jan 012016
 

Northern Shrike (Lanius excubitor) (1)
– Reported Dec 30, 2015 08:30 by Matthew Tobey
– Area A Petroglyphs CBC, Peterborough, Ontario
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– Comments: “in woods off McCoy Bay Road”

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (3)
– Reported Dec 30, 2015 07:30 by Martyn Obbard
– Petroglyphs CBC–Area F, Peterborough, Ontario
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– Comments: “1 flyover/calling on Jack Lake Rd and 2 foraging at roadside on Jack Lake Rd at FR 48”

Northern Shrike (by Susan Sayer)

Northern Shrike (by Susan Sayer)

Flock of Snow Buntings in a winter field

Snow Bunting in winter plumage

Flock of Snow Buntings in a winter field

Flock of Snow Buntings in a snow-covered field