Monday, May 14, 2007

Scarlet & Yellow

This male Yellow-throated Warbler, trapped at the Tommy Thompson Park Bird Research Station on the 11th of May, was a first for the park.

Dazzling male Scarlet Tanager at TTP.

Shorebirds at Tommy Thompson Park

This handsome Marbled Godwit was present in the wetland restoration cell at Tommy Thompson Park in Toronto on the 12th of May.

Dunlin (left) and White-rumped Sandpiper (right) also in the wetland restoration cell at Tommy Thompson Park. Both these pictures were digi-scoped by Julia Marko Dunn.

Spotted Sandpiper.

Friday, May 4, 2007

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Northern Rough-winged Swallow at McKenzie Marsh in Aurora, Ontario

This Least Sandpiper was one of 14 present at Reesor Pond in Markham, Ontario.

Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Buteo platypterus

This migrant Broad-winged Hawk spiralled upwards on the late morning thermals and then glided off to the north.

Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Black & Yellow

Pine Warbler in a pine tree (no surprise) at the Cawthra Mulock Reserve near Newmarket.

A male Rusty Blackbird doing his best 'rusty hinge' impression (sound not included).