Prothonotary Warbler

PIBO Migration Summary (Aug 1 – 15, 2014)

PIBO’s fall season began auspiciously on August 1st, when two American White Pelicans were spotted on census, mixed in among the thousands of Double-Crested Cormorants at the tip of Fish Point. These large, distinctive birds breed in the Prairie Provinces and only rarely come as far east as Ontario. PIBO staff returned to Fish Point …

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PIBO Migration Summary (June 1 – 10, 2013)

It was a productive but generally uneventful wrap-up to the spring coverage season. Migrants were few and far between apart from small numbers of shorebirds, a few flycatchers, Cedar Waxwings, and ones-and-twos of a variety of vireos and warblers. Local breeders made up more than 95% of the birds encountered from the 1st to the …

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PIBO Migration Summary (April 21 – 30, 2013)

It was a busy and productive ten days at the Point from April 21st – 30th thanks in part to six days of southerly winds at the end of the month. It remained cool up to the 27th, with dawn temperatures averaging around 3° C, but migration remained consistent and a good variety of species …

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