OFO's Birding at Home Challenge Results

2020 Results

April 26th to May 31st

Over the five weeks of the challenge, from April 26th to May 31st, the results were really staggering - just shy of 8,500 checklists submitted by participants representing 45 out of 50 of Ontario's designated birding regions, and a whopping 226 (!!!) species were reported.

Species included: 26 waterfowl, 3 grebes, 14 shorebirds, 13 raptors, 8 woodpeckers, 10 flycatchers, 5 vireos, 7 thrushes, 7 finches, 15 sparrows, 9 blackbirds, and 29 warblers. And the list of unusual species was equally impressive: Greater White-fronted Goose, Brant, Cackling Goose, Whimbrel, Red Knot, Willet, American White Pelican, Black Vulture, Acadian Flycatcher, Louisiana Waterthrush, Golden-winged Warbler, Hooded Warbler, Cerulean Warbler, and Summer Tanager.

How will the 2021 results compare?

Baltimore Oriole Baltimore Oriole Francine Ouellette

Cedar Waxwing Cedar Waxwing Brandon Holden

Yellow Warbler Yellow Warbler Don Wigle