Sightings of note: June 24 – 30

Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) (1) – Reported Jun 27, 2018 08:58 by Martyn Obbard – Gannon Pond, Peterborough, Ontario – Map: – Checklist: – Comments: “Crouched at water’s edge. Yellow legs. Black crown, white breast. Good look with binoculars.”  

Sightings of note: June 3 – 9

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (1) – Reported Jun 03, 2018 05:57 by Chris Risley – Jones Quarter Line and Bland Line, Peterborough, Ontario – Map: – Checklist: – Comments: “previously reported, heard giving dry buzz song, then seen”               Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) (1) Read more…

Sightings of note: April 22 to 28

Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) (20) – Reported Apr 28, 2018 07:39 by Steve Paul – 341 Hiawatha Line, Keene, Ontario, CA (44.178, -78.204), Peterborough, Ontario – Map: – Checklist: – Media: 6 Photos – Comments: “Two separate groups eventually came together. Close to 50/50 male/female split. Observed a possible second Read more…

Sightings of note: April 8 to 14

Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) (1) – Reported Apr 13, 2018 08:21 by Daniel Williams – Peterborough–Beavermead Park, Peterborough, Ontario – Map: – Checklist: Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) (2) – Reported Apr 13, 2018 12:54 by C Douglas – Peterborough–Little Lake, Peterborough, Ontario – Map: – Checklist: – Media: 3 Photos Read more…

Atlas of Jack Lake Fauna as of January 2018

Click here to see a compilation of sightings updated to January, 2018 of fauna of Jack Lake (Apsley, Ontario) and its watershed.  Baseline information has been obtained from published books which delineate the distribution of various amphibians, birds, crustaceans, fishes, insects, mammals, molluscs, and reptiles. Additional information has been derived Read more…

Presqu’ile Provincial Park Birding Report for week ending January 25, 2018

Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2018 16:15:21 -0500 From: Fred Helleiner <fhelleiner@trentu.ca> To: ontbirds birdalert <birdalert@ontbirds.ca>, “webcomm@friendsofpresquile.on.ca” <webcomm@friendsofpresquile.on.ca> Subject: [Ontbirds] Presqu’ile Birding Report for Week Ending January 25, 2018. Message-ID: <80e03963-2d64-95e2-e222-26808819d78c@trentu.ca> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8; format=flowed Most of the birds seen at Presqu’ile Provincial Park in the past week are species that Read more…

Sightings of note: January 14 to 20

Northern Saw-whet Owl (Aegolius acadicus) (1) – Reported Jan 20, 2018 14:00 by Alexandra Israel – Lang Area, Peterborough, Ontario – Map: – Checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S42106339 – Media: 1 Photo – Comments: “Alerted by mobbing chickadees. Only general location given.”               Gray Jay (Northern) (Perisoreus Read more…

Algonquin Birding Report – January 18, 2018

Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:10:57 -0500 From: Ron Tozer <rtozer@vianet.ca> To: ontbirds <birdalert@ontbirds.ca> Subject: [Ontbirds] Algonquin Park Birding Report: 18 January 2018 Message-ID: <9EB826CE-F822-457A-BD69-C0D6961B2718@vianet.ca> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=”UTF-8″ As an ?old guy? myself, I was pleased when the male Spruce Grouse that was colour-banded in 2009 and is now at Read more…