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Lynne Freeman, President, OFO

Winter is a time to travel to Algonquin Provincial Park to see winter finches and other northern specialties such as Gray Jay, Boreal Chickadee, Spruce Grouse and Black-backed Woodpecker. See the Winter Finch Forecast in the Articles and Reports section here.

Recent Photos

There are new photos of King Eider, Townsend's Solitaire, Field Sparrow and Red-winged Blackbird in the current gallery.

There are new photos of and Townsend's Solitaire in the checklist gallery.

Next Field Trips

February 25 (Sunday) Amherst Island (trip full) with Mark Read

March 4 (Sunday) Fisherville area, Haldimand-Norfolk County with Dave Milsom, Barry Coombs

March 18 (Sunday) Long Point Area with Diane Salter, Doug Tozer, Adam Timpf, Stu Mackenzie

April 14 (Saturday) Point Pelee National Park with Ellen Smout

Amherst Island trip full

The Amherst Island trip on Feb 25 is now fully booked.

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