Green-winged Teal

male Green-winged Teal

The Ontario Field Ornithologists (OFO) Young Birders’ group had a very successful outing Saturday, February 8, in the Peterborough and Cobourg areas. 49 species were found including 16 species of waterfowl and 6 species of gull.
Highlights included Coopers, Sharp-shinned hawks, Bald Eagle (1st-year), Pileated Woodpecker, White-winged Scoter; Trumpeter Swan & Green-winged Teal (Garden Hill Pond), Northern Shrike, Horned Grebe, 4 Red-necked Grebes (all on the Otonabee River), all 3 mergansers, Lesser Black-backed Gull 1st-year (Cobourg Harbour), Glaucous, Iceland gulls, Raven, American Robin, Cedar Waxwing, and 3 Ruffed Grouse (seen by one group).
Many thanks to Luke Berg and Matthew Tobey for their co-leadership.
Dave Milsom, Peterborough

Categories: Sightings

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.