Birds Spotted in YQG

AMERICAN BITTERN

This species prefers cattail marshes.  Your best bets are Point Pelee National Park, Holiday Beach Conservation Area, Hillman Marsh Conservation…

BALD EAGLE

Once on the brink of extinction, this species has rebounded and now there are at least 10 active…

BALTIMORE ORIOLE

Baltimore Oriole is a widespread species in Essex County in the spring and summer months.  They breed in…

BLACK TERN

Black Tern Point Pelee National Park is one of the best locations in southern Ontario to see nesting Black…

BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO

This species is often seen in the wooded birding areas in Essex County during spring migration.  Black-billed Cuckoos…

BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER

This warbler is a fairly common migrant in Essex County in May, late August and September.  They prefer more…

BLUE-GRAY GNATCATCHER

This mighty southern breeder is easily found at Point Pelee National Park from early May into the summer months.  The…

BONAPARTE’S GULL

This bird is commonly seen along the Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair shoreline for most of the…

CASPIAN TERN

As large as a big gull, the Caspian Tern is the largest tern in the world. Its large…

CERULEAN WARBLER

A small bird of the deciduous forest treetops, the sky-blue Cerulean Warbler is hard to see. It nests…

GREATER SCAUP

The east and west shorelines of  the Point Pelee Peninsula, as well as the Detroit River and Lake…

GREEN HERON

This small heron is found in many of the wetlands of Essex County. They often pick marshes close…

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