Sightings

Do you have any nature sightings that you would like to share?

moth425Have you spotted any unusual wildlife that might be noteworthy?
Please drop us a line with details of your sighting and any observations that you feel are significant. Please include the time and location of your sighting and the reason you feel this is of interest and worth sharing.

6 thoughts on “Sightings”

  1. I photographed a bird at my feeder (in Brampton) a few years ago and still don’t have a positive ID on it. Can someone tell me what it is? 🙂 (click on image to enlarge)
    Unidentified bird photographed in Brampton
    Unidentified bird spotted in Brampton

  2. Hi,
    My husband and I are birders and are planning to spend January 8th and 9th in Ontario birding. I came across your website and thought you might be able to help u.

    Do you have any pointers for where we might spot any of the birds on this list below? (They’d all be lifers for us.)

    Gyrfalcon
    King Eider
    Northern Goshawk
    Northern Shrike
    Pine Grosbeak
    Evening Grosbeak
    Eastern Screech Owl
    Saw whet Owl
    Great Grey Owl

    Hope you’re having a wonderful holiday!

    Thanks!

  3. Several years ago, I spotted an unknown bird at my feeders. After making inquiries, I was able to identify it as a Juvenal Red-Headed Woodpecker. He was captured in this video clip. Juvenal Red-Headed Woodpecker
    He was around for a couple of weeks, and I was thrilled to find this threatened species at my feeder and hoped I might someday see an adult at my feeder.
    Several years later, while monitoring my Bluebirds, I had the pleasure of seeing an adult Red-Headed Woodpecker at my feeder. I couldn’t help but wonder if this was the same bird.
    Adult Male Red-Headed Woodpecker
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    Red-Headed Woodpecker
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    Mature Male Red-Headed Woodpecker
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    Adult Male Red-Headed Woodpecker
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  4. Red Headed Woodpecker
    Red-headed Woodpecker seen several times at my backyard feeder at 7:30 this morning. A first for my backyard, and only the second sighting for me! I have a couple of not very good pics.

    Red Headed Woodpecker

    Ian

  5. Birding at two sites yesterday. The first location was Hamilton’s Olympic woods for my second attempt to spot a pair of Tufted Titmice, successful this time.
    Photo of Tufted Titmouse
    I was able to see them both eventually, along with a variety of other birds, Rusty Blackbirds, Fox Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrows, White-throated Sparrows, Northern Harrier and many more.
    The second location was Sedgwick Park in Oakville to see some other rarities – a Blue-headed Vireo, Palm Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler and a Ruby-crowned Kinglet. Also spotted a Rough-legged Hawk, lots of Robins and some of the more common species. Did not spot the Orange-crowned Warbler which has been reported there.

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