Favourite HotspotsTop

The Favourite Birding Hotspots are listed in order as printed in OFO News.

Palgrave by Dave Milsom. OFO News 12:2, June 1994.

Algonquin Park’s “East Side” by Ron Tozer. OFO News 12:3, October 1994.

Sarnia Waterworks by Dennis Rupert. OFO News 13:1, February 1995.

Luther Marsh by David Brewer. OFO News 13:2, June 1995.

Toronto’s High Park by Bob Yukich. OFO News 13:3, October 1995.

Fisherville’s Short‐eared Owls by John Miles. OFO News 14:11, February 1996.

Eldon 5 in Victoria County by Eleanor Beagan and Jean Iron. OFO News 14:2, June 1996.

Birding Haldimand’s Lake Erie Shoreline by John Miles. OFO News 14:3, October 1996.

Birding in Grey‐Bruce by Dave Fidler. OFO News 15:2, June 1997.

Peter’s Woods in Northumberland County by Clive Goodwin. OFO News 15:1, February 1997.

Bicknell’s Thrush – Observation Sites in Quebec by Henri Ouellet. OFO News 15:1, February 1997.

Leslie Street Spit – Toronto’s Pelee by Norm Murr. OFO News 15:3, October 1997.

Ojibway Prairie by Paul Pratt. OFO News 16:2, June 1998.

The Manitoulin Island Narrows by Ron Tasker and Doreen Bailey. OFO News 16:1, February 1998.

The Niagara River by Kayo J. Roy. OFO News 16:3, October 1998.

The Toronto Islands by Norm Murr. OFO News 17:1, February 1999.

Canoe Lake Road and Chaffey’s Lock/Opinicon Road Near Kingston by Bruce Di Labio and Paul Mackenzie. OFO News 18:1, February 2000.

Brittania Conservation Area and Ottawa River by Bob Bracken and Christina Lewis. OFO News 18:2, June 2000.

Mizzy Lake Trail in Algonquin Provincial Park by Ron Tozer. OFO News 19:1, February 2001.

Fall Birding in Elgin County along the Lake Erie Shoreline by Dave Martin. OFO News 19:3, October 2001.

Minesing Swamp by Dave Milsom. OFO News 21:1, February 2003.

Summer Birding from Rock Point to Fort Erie by Willie D’Anna. OFO News 21:2, June 2003.

Fall Birding in Canada’s Capital by Christina Lewis and Bob Bracken. OFO News 24:2, June 2006.

Markham’s Reesor Pond by Stan Long. OFO News 25:2, June 2007.

Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Juvenile
Photo: Frank and Sandra Horvath

Northern Parula
Photo: Sam Barone

Semipalmated Sandpiper
Photo: Sandra and Frank Horvath

Site GuidesTop

The Site Guides are listed in order as printed in Ontario Birds. If an article was updated, then only the most recent version is included here. The exception is the Amherst and Wolfe Islands guide whose update augments the original.

A Birding Site Guide to Thickson‘s Woods, Whitby by Margaret Bain. From Ontario Birds 1:1, April 1983.

A Birding Site Guide to Amherst and Wolfe Islands by Paul MacKenzie and Ron D. Weir. From Ontario Birds 2:1, April 1984.

Site Guide Update: Amherst and Wolfe Islands by Paul MacKenzie and Ron D. Weir. From Ontario Birds 17:3, October 1999.

A Birding Site Guide to Petroglyphs Provincial Park, Peterborough County by A. Geoffrey Carpentier. From Ontario Birds 3:1, April 1985.

A Birding Site Guide to Prince Edward County by Terry Sprague. From Ontario Birds 5:1, April 1987.

See the Reports and Articles entry for the Carden Alvar Birding Guide which is an update to the OFO Birding Guide #3 from Ontario Birds 9:3, December 1991.

Finding the Phantom Spruce Grouse by Ron Tozer and Ron Pittaway. From Ontario Birds 8:2, August 1990.

A Birder's Guide to the Moses‐Saunders Power Dam Area by Bruce and Laurie Di Labio. OFO Birding Guide #4 from Ontario Birds 13:1, April 1995.

A Birder's Guide to the Rondeau Provincial Park Area by P. Allen Woodliffe. OFO Birding Guide #5 from Ontario Birds 13:3, December 1995.

A Birder's Guide to Southern James Bay, including Moosonee and Moose Factory by Stephen J. Scholten. OFO Birding Guide #6 from Ontario Birds 17:1, April 1999.

A Birder’s Guide to Second Marsh Wildlife Area, McLaughlin Bay Wildlife Reserve, and Surroundings by Jim Richards. From Ontario Birds 17:3, December 1999.

Birding Guide to Presqu’ile Provincial Park and Area by Don Shanahan. From OFO News 18:3, October 2000.

Birding in the Hamilton Area by John Olmstead and Ronald Scovell. From Ontario Birds 20:1, April 2002.

Birding in the Rainy River Area by David H. Elder. An update from Ontario Birds 22:3, April 2004.

Prairie Warbler
Photo: Brandon Holden

Prairie Warbler
Female
Photo: John Millman

Prairie Warbler
Photo: Mark Peck