Philadelphia and Warbling Vireos can be quite similar in appearance. This identification challenge is not necessarily straightforward, most especially when dealing with these two species flitting about in green, leafy vegetation on a sunny day! Continue reading Philadelphia vs. Warbling Vireo
Below I share sound clips of the flight calls of eastern shorebirds. All sound clips are available via xenocanto. A written description, taken from those described in the Sibley Guide to the Birds of Eastern North America, of the call will also be included. Continue reading Quick Guide to the Flight Calls of Eastern Shorebirds
So, you have a birder in the family? Someone always asking you to pull over to the side of the road so that they can photograph a bird? Watching NetFlix all alone while your partner leafs through his/her Sibley Guide? Sounds to me as though it is time you gift them a birding tour! Continue reading Gift Certificates with Eastern Ontario Birding
Private Tours with Eastern Ontario Birding
Ever wanted the guide all to yourselves? Well, now you have the opportunity! I will be providing private tours from July through to December of 2021. Private tours are available on a first come-first served basis. Continue reading Private tour information
Learning birdsong can be quite a challenge. For some, mnemonics work quite well, for example, the commonly-heard sweet-sweet-shredded wheat of a Yellow Warbler as it sings from a roadside thicket. For others (myself included) visualization is perhaps the essential element to learning each song and getting them glued to the memory bank. Continue reading “Looking” at Similar Songs
Below, I will attempt to highlight the differences between the trilling songsters most commonly encountered here in eastern Ontario! I hope you enjoy this segment 🙂 Continue reading Differentiating the Trilling Songsters
In light of recent COVID-19 updates, the updates of government authorities and of professionals in the health field, I’ve dropped tours until further notice. Continue reading COVID-19 & tours; an update
I will be continuing on with Field Trips, however, a few changes will be taking place in order to ensure the health and safety of all participants.
Continue reading COVID-19 & EOB’s approach to tours
Birds are very alert animals. They very often see and hear other birds before you do. This is especially true of bird groups which happen to be favoured items on another birdies take-out menu! Continue reading Following birds’ glances
Guide to Spring Arrivals in Eastern Ontario
As winter gives way to spring, our bird-nerd minds cannot help but begin to daydream about the wonderful birding days soon to come! Here’s a rough guide as to when some of your favourite bird species arrive back en masse to eastern Ontario. Outliers, i.e. “early birds,” surely will occur!
Continue reading Guide to Spring Arrivals in Eastern Ontario