Lorimer Pocketguide to Ontario Birds
A concise full-colour guide to wild birds and birding hotspots throughout southern Ontario
Birdwatching is becoming more and more popular. Identifying species at backyard feeders is popular with young and old alike. Throughout Ontario there are areas internationally recognized for the opportunity to see migrant and breeding birds, such as the tundra swan and the peregrine falcon.
This book introduces more than 200 of the top species found throughout southern Ontario. This convenient guide is designed to allow for quick and easy identification. Original full-colour illustrations by Jeffrey Domm show prominent features that birdwatching enthusiasts can see to identify a species. Text and graphic keys give helpful tips for observing. They also show habit preference, egg (for in-province breeding species), months the bird can be seen in the area, and preferred bird feeder type. The birding hotspot section (with an accompanying map) describes and gives direction to dozens of locations across the southern region of the province where good birdwatching is assured.
The Lorimer Pocketguide to Ontario Birds is a handy reference for beginners and a useful local guide for practised birders.
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Actual Size Foot Anisodactyl Observation Calendar Anisodactyl Size Identification aquatic plants Area Backyard Feeder bark birds black banding black bill black with white bright buff built Calendar JFMAMJJASOND Male Calendar JFMAMJJASOND Male/Female Call cavity charcoal cheeks chest and belly chin Common cup built dark brown distinctive Divers ducks eggs eyebrow fall Feeding feet and legs Female fish flight Flying Food forest grass grey gulls hair Hawk head Identification Foot Lake leaves legs black lined Marsh metres above ground migration moss neck nest Nest/Eggs Northern notes Observation Calendar JFMAMJJASOND orange overall pale Park Point repeated ring roots rump running rust seeds sharp short sides Similar Song sounds Sparrow species speckled spring streaked Summer tail feathers Tanagers thin tree tree or shrub Tridactyl twigs underside variety of insects Voice Warbler weed whistle white edges white patch wings and tail winter yellow