November sightings of interest

Lingering blackbirds: A Red-winged Black-bird and a Brown-headed Cowbird were coming to our feeders in late November but seem to have disappeared. A Common Grackle has also been coming. Here is a picture taken December 1 during the snow storm.  Greg Warner, Cherryhill Road, Peterborough My grand daughter, Grace Mackie, 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…

More waterfowl arriving in the Kawarthas

Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens) (1) – Reported Mar 05, 2017 14:14 by Brian Bailey – Peterborough–Little Lake Cemetery, Peterborough, Ontario – Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.2939092,-78.3085044&ll=44.2939092,-78.3085044 – Checklist: – Media: 4 Photos – Comments: “Blue phase with Canada Geese, initially on the lake. Later, feeding in the cemetery with Canada Geese.” Cackling Goose Read more…

Recent sightings

Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii) (2) – Reported Nov 25, 2016 14:55 by Dave Milsom – Rice Lake–Pengelly Landing, Peterborough, Ontario – Map: – Checklist: – Comments: “small bodies, short bills, in middle of large flock of Canadas.” Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) (2) – Reported Nov 26, 2016 09:06 by Daniel Read more…

Four Cackling Geese on Little Lake

Cackling Goose (Richardson’s) (Branta hutchinsii) (4) – Reported Dec 12, 2015 12:00 by Iain Rayner – Peterborough–Little Lake, Peterborough, Ontario – Map: – Checklist: – Comments: “Swimming together in large flock of CAGO near Crescent St. Smaller then CAGO(of undetermined subspecies), more of a silvery sheen to back, round/squareish head, Read more…