Ontario Birds - August Issue

Jean Iron jeaniron at sympatico.ca
Wed Aug 28 20:12:11 EDT 2002

Dear Ontbirders,

The August issue of Ontario Birds will be mailed to OFO members on Thursday 
29 August. The journal cover and many of the photos are in colour. Here are 
the highlights of this 52 page issue.

1. The cover illustration is an adult male Blue Grosbeak by wildlife artist 
Peter Lorimer.

2. Ontario Bird Records Committee Report for 2001 by secretary Kayo Roy. 
The OBRC annual report in the August issue is eagerly awaited by birders. 
The report has the decisions of 133 records and includes 13 colour photos 
of accepted rare birds.

3. An Influx of the Northern Hawk Owl in Thunder Bay District by Nick 
Escott. Nick describes the habitat, nests, food habits, behaviour and 
vocalizations. There are 14 photos of adult and young hawk owls including 
nest trees and nests.

4. The 2000 Ontario Peregrine Falcon Survey by Brian Ratcliff and Ted 

5. American Robin Nest Supported by Cattails by Doug Tozer.

6. Book Review: A Field Guide to the Birds of Peru reviewed by Geoff 

7. Nikon Photo Quiz by Bob Curry.

On behalf of fellow editors Ron Tozer and Bill Crins, we hope that you 
enjoy this latest issue of Ontario Birds.

Ron Pittaway
Co-editor, Ontario Birds

Jean Iron
Ontario Field Ornithologists
9 Lichen Place
Toronto ON  M3A 1X3
e-mail: jeaniron at sympatico.ca

Jean Iron <jeaniron at sympatico.ca>

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