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Sep 10 2021
winter plummage
#Presqu'ile Provincial Park.
Nov 27
Nov 19 2021
Cornwall - One thing is for sure with birds, you always have to be ready for surprises. This is a Ring-billed Gull with excessive melanin in its genes, something that occurs far less frequently in birds than leucism, where there is a deficiency in colours, usually melanin. We know this is an adult because it was reported two years ago in the same area and looked exactly the same at that time. This is the first bird of any kind that I have encountered with such a condition. Leucistic birds (pale or white feathers) are more commonly found.
Nov 27
Nov 20 2021
Ottawa - There are very few red morph Screech Owls in the eastern part of the province so when this bird appeared after a one-day showing of another bird last winter it was eagerly welcomed. Looking back at my photos from January, the facial markings are quite different.
Nov 23
Sep 10 2021
#Presqu'ile Provincial Park
#fall migration
Nov 21
adult, outside normal range
Ottawa - A new bird for the region. This little guy gave me a hard time. It was first spotted while I was watching the Red Phalarope a couple of days ago. I I dashed about 10 km to a waiting throng of birders but despite a lengthy search it wasn't seen while I was there. This morning I had the bird all to myself for 90 minutes. It was still very elusive but I had a number of good shooting opportunities.
Nov 19
Oct 6 2021
Long Sault - The obvious caption here would be 'That's a stretch'.
Nov 15
Oct 19 2021
# Cap St Jacques
Nov 13