Ontario Rare Bird Alert for the week starting June 11, 2021
Species mentioned (all caps indicate species on the OBRC review list):
Eurasian Collared-Dove (Essex, Waterloo)
Willet (Prince Edward, Renfrew)
Franklin's Gull (Peel)
Snowy Egret (Dufferin, Hamilton)
Cattle Egret (Elgin)
YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON (Essex)
Black Vulture (Norfolk, Waterloo)
Western Kingbird (Norfolk, Ottawa)
SPRAGUE'S PIPIT (Rainy River)
Eurasian Collared-Dove (Essex): One bird was reported again from
Albuna Townline between Mersea Rd 6.
Eurasian Collared-Dove (Waterloo): One possible bird was photographed on
June 13 at a private residence in Kitchener.
Willet (Prince Edward): One bird was reported at Wellers Bay on June 13.
Willet (Renfrew): One bird was photographed in Pembroke June 11-14.
Franklin's Gull (Peel): One bird was photographed at Tasker Pond in
Brampton on June 17.
Snowy Egret (Dufferin): One bird was photographed in Orangeville June 13.
Snowy Egret (Hamilton): Up to two birds were reported in Cootes Paradise
Cattle Egret (Elgin): One bird was photographed at Rodney Sewage Lagoons
YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON (Essex): The Pelee Island bird was seen again
this week, June 11.
Black Vulture (Norfolk): One bird was seen heading west on Long Point June
Black Vulture (Waterloo): One bird was photographed in Waterloo June 15.
Western Kingbird (Norfolk): One bird was at Port Rowan wetland June 15.
Western Kingbird (Ottawa): One bird was at Britannia on the evening of June
11 and early on June 12.
SPRAGUE'S PIPIT (Rainy River): One bird was reported displaying north of
Pinewood June 15/16.
Report compiled by Mike Burrell from a variety of sources, primarily eBird
and the Ontario Birds Discord server (https://discord.gg/EXJ5S9e); most
other sources are listed here: