Historical Posts

Waterfowl

Cackling Geese in the East: https://eontbird.ca/?p=983

“Richardson’s” Cackling Geese in Eastern Ontario: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2138

Cackling Goose with a white neck collar: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2061

“Richardson’s” Cackling Geese in flight: https://eontbird.ca/?p=3964

Goldeneyes: Cryptic Barrows and “Yellow-billed” Common: https://eontbird.ca/?p=1467

St. Lawrence River: Eurasian Wigeons: https://eontbird.ca/?p=3736

Waterbird migration in the Nation’s Capital: https://eontbird.ca/?p=3556

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Birds of Prey

“Northern” Red-tailed Hawks: https://eontbird.ca/?p=1021

“Northern” Red-tailed Hawk ID note: https://eontbird.ca/?p=1566

“Northern” vs. “Eastern” Red-tailed Hawk pitfall: https://eontbird.ca/?p=1715

Red-tailed x Red-shouldered Hawk in Gananoque: https://eontbird.ca/?p=3994

Raptors at a Distance: shape trumps plumage: https://eontbird.ca/?p=1193

“Brown” Eagle ID Note: https://eontbird.ca/?p=1888

Golden Eagle at a Distance: https://eontbird.ca/?p=1803

Cooper’s Hawk ID tip: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2057

“Tiny” Cooper’s Hawks: https://eontbird.ca/?p=4047

Cooper’s vs. Sharp-shinned Hawk ID tip: https://eontbird.ca/?p=3958

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Shorebirds

Baird’s Sandpiper ID notes: https://eontbird.ca/?p=584

Black-bellied Plover ID notes: https://eontbird.ca/?p=628

Separating the Yellowlegs: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2997

“Golden” Black-bellied Plovers in Autumn: https://eontbird.ca/?p=3242

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Gulls & Terns

Gulls at the Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre: https://eontbird.ca/?p=1298

Arctic Terns in Ottawa: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2647

Ottawa: “White-winged” gulls: https://eontbird.ca/?p=4260

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Owls

Great Horned Owls in Winter: https://eontbird.ca/?p=4320

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Flycatchers

Least & Yellow-bellied Flycatcher ID in Autumn: https://eontbird.ca/?p=878

Least Flycatcher: Autumn ID pitfall: https://eontbird.ca/?p=846

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher spring migration: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2603

Differential Migration of Least Flycatchers in Fall: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2864

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Shrikes

Sexing Northern Shrikes in the Field? https://eontbird.ca/?p=1735

Northern vs. Loggerhead Shrike ID: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2098

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Vireos

Philadelphia vs. Warbling Vireo ID: https://eontbird.ca/?p=652

Philadelphia Vireos in Spring: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2391

Yellow-throated Vireo in Song: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2463

A note on Blue-headed Vireos: https://eontbird.ca/?p=3328

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Swallows

Bank vs. Tree Swallow ID note: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2504

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Kinglets

Golden-crowned Kinglet ID note: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2324

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Thrushes

“Black-backed” American Robins: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2280

Bicknell’s Thrush ID notes: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2570

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Buntings & Longspurs

Some notes on Snow Buntings: https://eontbird.ca/?p=3776

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Warblers

Bay-breasted vs. Blackpoll Warbler ID: https://eontbird.ca/?p=873

Cerulean Warbler ID — females: https://eontbird.ca/?p=487

Pine Warbler ID — females: https://eontbird.ca/?p=489

Palm Warbler Subspecies ID Note: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2422

Connecticut Warbler notes: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2611

Chestnut-sided Warblers in Song: more than meets the ear: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2673

Mourning Warbler — first fall example with ID comments: https://eontbird.ca/?p=3081

Warblers are coming! (showcasing some of eBird’s explore data functions) https://eontbird.ca/?p=581

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Sparrows

White-crowned Sparrows in the East: https://eontbird.ca/?p=1091

Fox Sparrow alarm call: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2343

Field Sparrow silhouette: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2482

Swamp vs. Song Sparrow juvenile ID: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2977

Dark-eyed Junco note: https://eontbird.ca/?p=3779

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Tanagers

Interesting Facts about Scarlet Tanagers: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2376

Scarlet Tanager Alarm (?) Call: https://eontbird.ca/?p=3159

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Orioles

Bullock’s vs. Baltimore Oriole ID notes: https://eontbird.ca/?p=1363

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Finches

Greater vs. Southern Common Redpoll: bill shape: https://eontbird.ca/?p=1795

Purple Finch “vireo song”: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2335

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Field Birding

“Looking at Similar Songs”: https://eontbird.ca/?p=492

The Sunlit Edge: https://eontbird.ca/?p=927

Birding Tip: Stay on that Bird: https://eontbird.ca/?p=1667

Non-locatable Alarm Calls: https://eontbird.ca/?p=1980

Which Species Am I? OFO News Photo Quiz: https://eontbird.ca/?p=1914

Winter Birding Tip: https://eontbird.ca/?p=1806

The Green Morass: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2240

Bush-birding Tip: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2364

Bird Duets: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2358

Nature’s Birdbath: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2629

Learning Bird Songs & Calls: Dendroica, NatureInstruct: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2893

Developing Confidence in the Field: a note from experience: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2969

Using cautionary prefixes when describing the appearance of birds: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2992

Hawking at Dusk: https://eontbird.ca/?p=3208

Babbling in the Bush: https://eontbird.ca/?p=3042

Alan Wormington (1954 – 2016): https://eontbird.ca/?p=3265

The Performer Self: https://eontbird.ca/?p=3903

Brain training for birder’s: ID’s from the hip: https://eontbird.ca/?p=4254

MisID’s: https://eontbird.ca/?p=4272

Birding by Night: Averted Vision: https://eontbird.ca/?p=4328

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Birding trips

Birding Amherst Island in February: https://eontbird.ca/?p=1956

St. Isidore: 10 Bald Eagles in a single field: https://eontbird.ca/?p=1720

Birding Shirleys Bay Waterfront Trail in April: https://eontbird.ca/?p=2353

Birding Shirleys Bay Waterfront Trail in Late August: https://eontbird.ca/?p=787

20 Warbler Species Day in Ottawa: https://eontbird.ca/?p=3195

NCC Shirleys Bay Waterfront Trail: https://eontbird.ca/?p=3234

Goulbourn Sparrow Field: https://eontbird.ca/?p=3400

Prince Ed. County & Wolfe Island: https://eontbird.ca/?p=3838