February 2020 sightings of interest

Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) (1) – Reported Feb 01, 2020 17:19 by Matthew Tobey – Peterborough Municipal Airport–pond, Peterborough, Ontario – Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.2376419,-78.3566642&ll=44.2376419,-78.3566642 – Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S64024864 – Comments: “Calling from woodlot between Moncrief Line and the airport.” Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra) (10) – Reported Feb 02, 2020 08:15 by Read more…

Eastern Screech-owl in Ennismore

This Eastern Screech-owl showed up in our drive shed in Ennismore on Saturday, February 4. We live just south of the Yankee Line. Steve Plunkett, Ennismore Note: Screech-owls may be increasing in the Kawarthas. A record four birds were tallied on the 2016 Peterborough Christmas Bird Count.  D.M.