Kim's Birds of Ontario

  Ruby-throated Hummingbird (male)  (female below)      Play Call

               Month picture taken: June

American Goldfinch  (male) (female below)   Play song
 Purple Finch    (male)    (Carpodacus purpureus)
Month picture taken: June
 Dark-eyed Junco   (Junco hyemalis)    Play Song    Play Call
 Month picture taken: June & March
 Gray Catbird    (Dumetella  carolinesis)  Play Song
 Month picture taken: July
Male Indigo Bunting 
Indigo Bunting      ( Passerina cyanea)      (male) (Immature male - below, female - 2nd below)  Play Song
Month picture taken: May 2008 
Scarlett Tanager      (Piranga olivacea)
 Month picture taken: June 2008 
Rose-breasted Grosbeak   (male) (female below)   (Pheucticus ludovicianus)   
Play Song
Evening Grosbeak (Hesperiphona vespertina)  (male and female)   Play Song
 Month picture taken: August 2008
White-throated Sparrow         (Zonotrichia albicollis)
 Month picture taken: June 2008 
Song Sparrow  (Melaspiza melodia)    Play Song
House Sparrow       (Passer domesticus)
Savannah Sparrow    (Passerculus sandwichensis)
Chipping Sparrow  (Spizella passerina)  Play Call

Field sparrow             (Spizella pusilla)
Swamp sparrow    (Melospiza georgiana)
White-Crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys)
Play Song
Vesper Sparrow            (Pooecetes gramineus)
Name:   Sedge Wren         (Cistothorus platensis)
Name:House Wren     ( Troglodytes aedon )
 Month picture taken: June
Sedge Wren 
Eastern Towhee      (Pipilo erythrophthalmus)
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher     (Polioptila caerulea)
Play Call
Olive-sided Flycatcher       (Contopus coopert)
Great Crested Flycatcher   
Great Crested Flycatcher      (Myiarchus crinitus)
Eastern Wood Peewee        (Contopus virens)
 Blue-headed Vireo             (Vireo solitarius)    Play Song
   Black-billed Cuckoo          (Coccyzus erythropthalmus)
 Eastern Meadowlark        (Sturnella magna)      
 Cedar Waxwing               (Bombycilla cedrorum)
Female Cedar Waxwing
 Black & White Warbler       (Mniotilta varia )
Common Yellowthroat   (male)  (Geothlypis trichas) (juvenile below)
Yellow Warbler   (Dendroica petechia) (male) (female below)
Nashville Warbler   (Vermivora ruficapilla)
Canada Warbler     (male)     (Wilsonia canadensis )
Chestnut Sided Warbler     (Dendroica pensylvanica)  Play Song
Palm Warbler     (Dendroica Palmarum)
Pine Warbler    (male)       (Dendroica pinus )     Play Song
Pine Warbler      (female) ?    (Dendroica pinus )
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata)
American Redstart      (Setophaga ruticilla)
American Redstart
Baltimore Oriole      (Icterus galbula)
      Orchard Oriole     
Picture by Per Nielsen    August 2008
Northern (Bullocks) Oriole ?  Juvenile?     (Icterus bullockii)
June 2008
Brown Thrasher      (male) (female 2nd below)            (Toxostoma rufum)
June 2008
Black-capped Chickadee    ( Poecile atricapilla)   Play Song
White Breasted Nuthatch   ( Sitta carolinensis )   Play Song
Bluejay    ( Cyanocitta cristata )       Play Call     More Jay calls
member of the crow family.  They store their food, and are often found in the coniferous forest.
Pine Grosbeak (female)   (Pinicola enucleator)
(Male is grey with Rosy markings)
 Hairy Woodpecker (Male)  (Female below)   (Picoides villosus)
 Month picture taken: February        Play Sound
The Hairy and Downy woodpeckers occur together throughout most of their ranges. The Downy Woodpecker uses smaller branches while the Hairy Woodpecker tends to spend more time on the trunk.
Downy Woodpecker  ( Picoides pubescens) Play Call    Play more Downy calls
March 2008      The Downy Woodpecker is smaller than the Hairy Woodpecker, and has a smaller beak.
Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius) (male) (female below)
Pileated Woodpecker   (Dryocopus pileatus)   Play Sound
March 2008
Yellow-Shafted Flicker  (male) (female below)  (Colaptes auratus)       Play song
Northern Shrike    (Lanius excubitor)
A predatory songbird, the Northern Shrike breeds in taiga and tundra and winters in southern Canada and the northern United States. It feeds on small birds, mammals, and insects, sometimes impaling them on spines or barbed wire fences.
Northern Cardinal    (Cardinalis cardinalis)  Male - Female below
    Play Song  More Cardinal Calls
Mourning Doves   - male and female     (Zenaida macroura)   Play Song
Robin    (Turdus migratorius)   male     (immature - below)  Play Song
(Common)  Purple Grackle    (Quiscalus quiscula)   Play Song
Eastern Bluebird       ( male)     (female below)       (Sialia sialis) 
June 2008         July 2008
Tree Swallow     (Iridoprocne bicolor)
Barn Swallow   (Hirundo rustica)     Play Song
Northern Rough-winged Swallow    (Stelgidopteryx serripenni)
Eastern Kingbird     (Tyrannus tyrannus)
Brown-Headed Cowbird  (male) female below    (Molothrus ater)
Red-Winged Blackbird  (Agelaius phoeniceus) (Male, Female below)    Play Song
male Starling
Starling   (male) (female 2nd below)
Name:  Wilson's Snipe      (Gallinago delicata)
Piping Plover     (Charadrius melodus)
Black Tern           (Chlidonias niger )

 May 2008          Swoops down and picks prey off surface off water

   Black Tern on nest
Caspian Tern       (Hydroprogne caspia)     May/June 2008
           July 2008
Belted Kingfisher   (Megaceryle alcyon) (male) (female below)   Play Call
Month Picture Taken: September  & July
Ruffed Grouse  (male and female)     Play Song
Killdeer     (Charadrius vociferus)     Play Call
Killdeer displaying (below) Adult feigns injury upon approach to protect nest.  Has a loud call.