Ontario Rare Bird Alert for the week starting June 18, 2021
Species mentioned (all caps indicate species on the OBRC review list):
Eurasian Collared-Dove (Essex)
White-winged Dove (Essex, Bruce)
Laughing Gull (Norfolk)
WHITE-FACED IBIS (Waterloo)
Black Vulture (Norfolk)
SPRAGUE'S PIPIT (Rainy River)
Eurasian Collared-Dove (Essex): One bird was reported again from Albuna
Townline between Mersea Rd 6.
White-winged Dove (Essex): One bird was reported from Esdras Place, WIndsor
on June 22. This is where at least one was present earlier this month.
White-winged Dove (Bruce): One bird was photographed near Miller Lake on
Ruff (Simcoe): An orange male was at Matchedash Bay June 21-24
Laughing Gull (Norfolk): One young bird was reported from the end of
Hastings Drive June 24.
WHITE-FACED IBIS (Waterloo): One bird was photographed on the Conestogo
River at Glasgow Street South June 24. Unfortunately it did not linger at
this location very long.
Black Vulture (Norfolk): One bird was at the tip of Long Point June 23-24.
SPRAGUE'S PIPIT (Rainy RIver): The bird found last week along Gouliquer Rd
north of Pinewood remained at the same field where it was documented
displaying at least to June 21.
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: