female Bufflehead

female Bufflehead

Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola)
– Reported Dec 22, 2013 13:54 by Donald Sutherland
– Otonabee River–between Lock 25 and Lakefield, Peterborough, Ontario
– Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.4132687,-78.2625462&ll=44.4132687,-78.2625462
– Checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S16044516
– Comments: “female, just W CR33 along S shore”

Chipping Sparrow - Karl Egressy

Chipping Sparrow – Karl Egressy

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)
– Reported Dec 21, 2013 13:00 by Scott McKinlay
– 943 Cavan Wood Drive, Peterborough, Ontario
– Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.2033192,-78.4677026&ll=44.2033192,-78.4677026
– Checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S16037682
– Comments: “Muted reddish brown cap, white supercillium, black eye line including lore, un-streaked off white breast, white wing bars, long notched tail.  It was seen twice with binoculars, once on the ground below a black oil feeder and once on the tray of a silo style black oil sunflower feeder.”

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Drew Monkman

I am a retired teacher, naturalist and writer with a love for all aspects of the natural world, especially as they relate to seasonal change.