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Some Ontario Birds Not rated yet
With Spring arriving, it will be nice to see all our winged friends back again.
Rose Breasted Grosbeak Sightings Not rated yet
Dave wrote to tell us ... I had my Oriole feeder out for about 2 weeks, expecting them to arrive in the Camlachie area on a warm, moderate south wind. …
First Time in our yard Not rated yet
Very interesting bird, no idea what it is.
I hope you can identify for us.
Hello there, from the last photograph, it looks to me like you have …
Beautiful backyard birds Not rated yet
Some of the beautiful pictures of North American birds sent in by our reader and contributor, Marinus Pater from Georgetown, Ontario.
Thank you for …
What kind of bird is this? Not rated yet
While relaxing in my backyard and watching the neighbourhood birds bathing and drinking from my pond waterfall in Hamilton on a Saturday afternoon, along …
Discovering the Yellow Bird Not rated yet
Me and my family were in our backyard setting a bird feeder.
We hung it on a piece of wood fence.
A few weeks later, a beautiful male and female …
Has anyone ever seen a fluffy Oriole? Not rated yet
I've never seen an Oriole with fluffy feathers like this.
Is it a baby? Seems early in the season for that (Mid-May).
Any other ideas? I live in …
Along the Credit River near Georgetown Not rated yet
Canada Geese along the Credit River - Spring 2014
Hello Marinus, I hope you don't mind, but I've added more pictures of geese that you sent me by email …
Junco and Mourning Dove Not rated yet
Our garden is full of Juncos and Mourning Doves, and the usual panic when the Cooper's Hawk turns up for lunch!
Birds on an ice-covered tree Not rated yet
Starlings and Robin.
Thank you Marinus, for a charming picture - I'm surprised that there was a Robin still in Ontario in December!
Ice Storm 2013 Not rated yet
Sparrow among frozen tree branches.
A day at the pond Not rated yet
I took these shots of a Canada Goose and a Heron - I hope you like them.
Wild bird Not rated yet
I have seen a little bird around my house. I don't know what kind of bird it is. I have seen it about 4 times in less than a 2 week period.
The color …
At the pond Not rated yet
Red Wing Blackbird at the pond.
Bumblebee Not rated yet
We know they can fly, but not how.
Western Meodowlark Not rated yet
I have seen this bird in the Puslinch area. Heard the distinct song it made and found it and took a picture. I have never seen one before around this …
Cedar Waxwings Not rated yet
Here are some pictures of Cedar Waxwings taken around Georgetown
Very welcome friends Not rated yet
Here are some Cedar Waxwings on one of their regular visits to our garden,in Georgetown and also a Downy Woodpecker having his dinner, and a pair of Cedar …
Backyard Visitors Not rated yet
Various backyard visitors!
Thank you Marinus, for your great pictures - I have put these adorable pictures together for our readers to enjoy!
Birds and friend Not rated yet
On a cold, snowy day in Georgetown, Ontario.
Cardinals, Mourning Dove and "Bandit",one of our many resident squirrels.
Backyard birds and friend. Not rated yet
Junco, male and female Cardinal and squirrel. All stoking up for a cold Minus 22 C. night
With no sparrows around, to chase it away from the feeder, …
Evening Grosbeak Not rated yet
I was in the garage on November 6th 2012, and heard some foreign bird noises at the feeder.
Looking out I was greeted with birds I was unfamiliar with, …
Nyger Seed and Hummingbirds Not rated yet
What backyard birds eat Nyger Seed?
Also I live about 2 miles from Lake Ontario, in Etobicoke and I have a hummingbird feeder up, but have never seen …
They made it back from warmer climes. Not rated yet
Baltimore Oriole,a very welcome visitor to any garden.
We also saw our first Baltimore Oriole on Sunday, singing his heart out, in the lilac tree in …
Birds and Blooms Not rated yet
Here are a lovely set of pictures submitted by one of our readers from Georgetown, Ontario.
1. A beautiful day in Georgetown - an assortment of Birds …
Georgetown Birds in Spring Not rated yet
This Chickadee was taking shelter from the cold strong wind on our deck in April 2012.
This House Finch had a hard time staying awake when the sun was …
Backyard Friends Not rated yet
One of our readers sent us some lovely pictures of the Wildlife in his garden - these creatures are so beautiful to look at.
He says - Grackles are …
Breakfast Not rated yet
Because "Coop" our neighbourhood Coopers Hawk showed up, the rest of the usual guests gave it a miss this morning.
JUNCO IN WINTER Not rated yet
Frequent wintertime backyard visitor.
Thanks for the picture Marinus, what a cute little chap he is!
Dinner is served Not rated yet
It appears our garden has been posted on a free dinner station for birds on the "Welcome all birds" website.
Brown Thrasher Not rated yet
Every spring we listen to the male Brown Thrasher sing for hours on end.
He mimics every other bird species, usually repeating each call two to three …
Catbird Not rated yet
Medium-sized Northern American perching bird.
Named for its cat-like call.
It also mimics the songs of other birds, as well as those of tree frogs. …
Woodpeckers Not rated yet
Is this list exhaustive? I'm from Sarnia, Ontario, which apparently is a hotspot for migrating songbirds.
I'm just wondering - why aren't …
Pretty Goldfinches ... Not rated yet
I just started backyard bird watching, and boy is it addictive!
I started with just one thistle sock last week and a week later I have the entire family! …
Mockingbird? Not rated yet
Hi, I live in Kingsville, Ontario, Canada and in the last few days I have noticed and heard a bird that I don't recall seeing before.
I think it may …
my favourite birds are... Not rated yet
I like Blue Jays, Bald Eagles, Grey Jays, and I like Blackcapped Chickadees.
Blues Jays live in a nest in the forest. Their colours are blue & white. …
Sparrow Not rated yet
Enjoying the last rays of sunshine of the day!
Your name is Bird Not rated yet
Your name is bird that's all I know
feeding the feeder all winter long
you're so small with pretty brown feathers
which keep you warm in any kind …
Backyard Friends Not rated yet
Here are pictures of a North American Robin, a Sparrow, and a Chickadee, sent by one of our readers,
What kind of bird? Not rated yet
One of our readers needs help to identify a visitor to her bird-feeder - I'm not sure what the name of a bird that likes to visit out feeder. It's about …
Not sure of the species... Not rated yet
Saw what I thought looked like a golden fronted woodpecker, in Southern Ontario not possible, right?
It may have been a Northern Flicker or a type …
90 Acre Wildlife Haven Not rated yet
No fav - I enjoy all. I sit, walk, view, all wildlife on my property. Relaxing on the deck, going for a walk, I view all types of wildlife; Turkeys, …
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