Lowlands Review List

Ontario is divided into Lowlands, Central and South review zones.

The following is a list of species which have occurred in the Lowlands zone and which the OBRC requests documentation for whenever observed here. In addition to the species here, the OBRC also requests documentation for any species which has not previously occurred in this zone. If you have observed any of these species please submit an OBRC report as soon as possible.

To submit a report click on Report Submission Form

Lowlands Review List – Taxonomic OrderTop

Ross's Goose (pre 1984)

Greater White-fronted Goose

Mute Swan

Trumpeter Swan

Eurasian Wigeon

Harlequin Duck

Barrow's Goldeneye

Rock Ptarmigan

Eared Grebe

Band-tailed Pigeon

White-winged Dove

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Black-billed Cuckoo

Common Poorwill

Eastern Whip-poor-will

Chimney Swift

Rufous Hummingbird

Purple Gallinule

American Coot

American Avocet

Upland Sandpiper

Eskimo Curlew


Curlew Sandpiper

Purple Sandpiper (pre 1986)

Little Stint

Western Sandpiper

Long-billed Dowitcher (pre 1991)


Long-tailed Jaeger


Black-legged Kittiwake

Ivory Gull

Sabine's Gull

Black-headed Gull

Ross's Gull

Laughing Gull

Franklin's Gull

California Gull

Lesser Black-backed Gull

Forster's Tern

Leach's Storm-Petrel

Northern Fulmar

Short-tailed/Sooty Shearwater

Northern Gannet

Great Egret

Snowy Egret

Little Blue Heron

Cattle Egret

Turkey Vulture

Cooper's Hawk

Red-shouldered Hawk

Swainson's Hawk

Ferruginous Hawk

Barred Owl

Red-headed Woodpecker

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Crested Caracara

Prairie Falcon

Great Crested Flycatcher

Western Kingbird

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Western Wood-Pewee

Eastern Wood-Pewee

Say's Phoebe

Loggerhead Shrike

Yellow-throated Vireo

Black-billed Magpie

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Purple Martin

White-breasted Nuthatch

House Wren

Carolina Wren

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Northern Wheatear

Mountain Bluebird

Townsend's Solitaire


Wood Thrush

Varied Thrush

Northern Mockingbird

House Sparrow

Sprague's Pipit

House Finch

Chestnut-collared Longspur

Lark Sparrow

Lark Bunting

Field Sparrow

Vesper Sparrow

Henslow's Sparrow

Eastern Towhee

Yellow-breasted Chat

Yellow-headed Blackbird

Eastern Meadowlark

Western Meadowlark

Baltimore Oriole

Brewer's Blackbird


Golden-winged Warbler

Blue-winged Warbler

Prothonotary Warbler

Hooded Warbler

Black-throated Blue Warbler

Pine Warbler

Yellow-throated Warbler

Prairie Warbler

Scarlet Tanager

Western Tanager

Northern Cardinal (pre 1998)

Indigo Bunting

Painted Bunting