Birding on the Avalon
and elsewhere



Common Gallinule, photo by Rick West



American Pipit, photo by Rick West



Hairy Woodpecker, photo by Rick West



Hooded Merganser, photo by Rick West



Osprey with hake, photo by Rick West



Lesser Yellowlegs, photo by Rick West



Black-tailed Godwit, photo by Rick West



King Eider and Common Eiders, photo by Rick West



Great Horned Owl, photo by Rick West



Black-bellied Plover, photo by Rick West



Osprey, Forest Pond, photo by Rick West



Spotted Sandpiper, Waterford River, photo by Rick West



Snowy Owl at Cape Spear, photo by Rick West



Gray Morph and White Morph Gyrfalcons, photo by Rick West



Yellow-breasted Chat, photo by Rick West



Male Gadwall, photo by Rick West



Osprey, photo by Rick West



Sooty Shearwater and Capelin, photo by Rick West



Green-winged Teal Male, photo by Rick West



Ruffed Grouse, photo by Rick West



Yellow Warbler, photo by Rick West



Rose-breasted Grosbeak, photo by Rick West



Atlantic Puffin, photo by Rick West



Brown Creeper, photo by Rick West



Pectoral Sandpiper, photo by Rick West


2021
  Jan 1-23 - Virginia Lake, Quidi Vidi Lake, Cape Spear, Virginia River Legion area and
     Witless Bay-Gallows' Gove Rd.
Male Wood Duck, Female Goldeneyes, Dovekies, Common Redpolls, Song Sparrow and Female Towhee

  Jan 29-31 - Mundy Pond, Quidi Vidi Lake, Virginia River Legion area
Common Gallinule, Female Buffleheads, American Goldfinch, Song Sparrow and Yellow-breasted Chat

  Feb 5-24 Mar - Cape Spear, Rennies Mill Road, Quidi Vidi Lake, Holyrood Beach and
     Signal Hill
Common Eiders, Northern Mockingbird, Female Bufflehead, Double-crested Cormorants, American Wigeons Mallard, Bald Eagles and American Coot, Black-headed Gull, Horned Grebe and American Crow  

  Mar 26-2 Apr - Quidi Vidi Lake, Kents Pond and Pearltown Rd
     Signal Hill
Black-headed Gull, Bald Eagle, Lesser Scaup, Pigeon, Ring-necked Ducks and Kildeers  

  Apr 14-19 - Quidi Vidi Lake and Burton's Pond    
Double-crested Cormorants  

  Apr 28-04 May - Messenger Drive, Regiment Rd and Kent's Pond St John's    
Black-backed Woodpeckers, European Starlings, Song Sparrow, Boreal Chickadee, Male and Female Rose-breasted Grosbeaks, American Goldfinch and Merlin   

  May 9-13 - Bidgood Park, Aberdeen Avenue, Burton's Pond, Quidi Vidi and Signal Hill
Song Sparrow, Ospreys, Pink-footed Goose, Bonaparte's and Bald Eagles   

  May 17-19 -Bidgood Park and Nl Old Shop
Palm Warbler and Snowy Egret   

  May 30 - 9 June Renews Beach and Virginia Lake
Ruff, Common Tern and Spotted Sandpiper   

  July 4 - 15 Virginia Lake, Cape Spear and Aberdeen Avenue
American Robin, Red Fox, Savannah Sparrow, Wilson's Warbler, American Pipit and Osprey   

  July 22 - Bonavista
Savannah Sparrow, Black Guillemots, American Pipit, Sooty Shearwaters, Atlantic Puffins and Humpback Whales  

  July 24 - Blast Hole Pond Portugal Cove
Wilson's Warbler, Swamp Sparrow, Northern Waterthrush, Black and White Warbler, and Common Loon with Chick  

  July 30 - Cape St. Mary's
Northern Gannets 

Aug 5 - Sept 5 - Argentia, Aberdeen Avenue, Blast Hole Pond Portugal Cove, Virginia  Lake,     Mobile, and Marine Lab Road

Whimbrels, Ospreys, Common Loon with Chick, Greater Yellowlegs, Wilson's Snipe, Semipalmated Plover, Blue Jay and Merlin;  NEW!

Sept 8-19 - Marine Lab Road and Virginia Lake

Northen Harrier, Sharp-Shinned Hawk, Wood Duck, Stilt Sandpiper, Wilson's Snipe, Ospreys, Northern Pintails, Purple Gallinule and Semipalmated Plover 

Sept 21-Oct 26 - Cape Spear, Kenny's Pond and CBS Station Road

Wood Duck, Hairy Woodpecker, Hooded Mergansers, Male Eurasian Widgeon, Buffleheads and Little Egrets 

Nov 5-26 - Kenny's Pond, Virginia Lake, Kelly's Brook, Virginia River Legion area

Hooded Male Merganser, Long-billed Dowitcher, Wood Duck, Western Tanager, Northern Pintail, Female Northern Shoveler, Prairie Warbler and Northern Parula )  NEW!

2020
  Jan 11-16 - Cape Spear, Quidi Vidi and Lower Waterford Valley.
Purple Sandpipers, American Widgeon Male, Song Sparrows, Black-capped Chickadee and Baltimore Oriole female

  Feb 10-24 - Lake Avenue by Quidi Vidi Lake, St. John's and Cape Spear.
Pigeon, Northern Saw-whet Owl and Purple Sandpipers

  Apr 15-18 - Pasture Land, Portugal Cove and Church Cove Trail.
Hairy Woodpecker Female, Robins, Pine Grosbeak Female, Boreal Chickadee and Fox Sparrow

  Apr 22-May 21 - Church Cove Trail; Pasture Land, Portugal Cove; Third Pond, Goulds;
     Windsor Lake; Virginia Lake and Long Pond, St. John's.
Fox Sparrow, Robin, Canada Jay, Caspian Tern, Boreal Chick-a-dee, White-throated Sparrow, Common Loon, Gadwall, Osprey and Northern Pintail

  May 25-June 6 - Bidgood's Park, Goulds; Torbay Road Across from RSAF Road; Stick Pond;         Virginia Lake; Kenny's Pond; and Quidi Vidi Lake
Northern Waterthrush, White-throated Sparrow, Black and White Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Common Terns, Mallards and Ruddy Duck

  June 12-16 - Bus Stop Path, Blackhead; Virginia Lake; Quidi Vidi Lake, and Marsh near
     Marine Lab, St. John's
Wilson's Warbler, Boreal Chick-a-dee, Mallard Chicks, Double-crested Cormorant with two Ring-billed Gulls, Ruddy Duck, Little Blue Heron and unlucky frog

  June 18-July 9 - Virginia Lake, Mundy Pond, Harbour Grace, Portugal Cove and Cape Spear
Male Northern Shoveler, Osprey with trout, Yellow Warbler, Alder Flycatcher, White-throated Sparrow, Common Tern, Black-backed Gull, Double-crested Cormorants, Male Purple Finch, and American Pipits

  July 20-July 31 - Cape Spear and Virginia Lake
American Pipits, Swamp Sparrows, Song Sparrow,Purple Finch, Osprey, Common Gallinule and Greater Yellow Legs

  August 6-13 - Virginia Lake
Female Green-winged Teal, Female Belted Kingfisher, Male American Wigeon, Common Grackles and Osprey with a trout

  August 6-17 - September 4 - Virginia Lake and Aberneen Cul De Sac, St. John's
Belted Kingfisher, American Wigeon, Lesser Yellowlegs, Hooded Merganser, Gadwall, Blackpoll and Ospreys

  September 6 - October 7 - Virginia Lake and Cape Spear
Green-winged Teal, Osprey, Pectoral Sandpipers, White-rumped Sandpiper, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Bella Moth, Northern Harrier, American Crow, Surf Scoters, Red-eyed Virio, White-crowned Sparrow and Blue Grosbeak

  October 12-14 - Mt. Pearl-Bonfoy Place, Mundy Pond, Spaniard's Bay and Kenny's Pond
Indigo Bunting, Fox Sparrow, Female Purple Finch, Blue Jay, American Goldfinch, Northern Flicker,Common Gallinule, Black-bellied Plover and Hooded Mergansers

  October 23 - November 23 - Virginia Lake, Kenny's Pond, Harbour Grace, Mundy Pond and
     Virginia River Legion area
Ring-billed Gull, Hooded Mergansers, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Green-winged Teal male, Common Gallinule, Pine Grosbeak female, Black and White Warbler, Yellow-breasted Chat and Yellow-throated Warbler

  November 25 - December 21 - Virginia River Legion area, Kenny's Pond, Cape Spear, Harbour      Grace, Forest Pond Goulds, Adam's Pond Paradise, Spaniard's Bay and Kelly's Brook St John's
Yellow-throated Warbler, Male Wood Duck, Long-tailed Ducks, Green-winged Teals, Common Golden Eyes,; Female Downy Woodpecker, Black and White Warbler and Tennessee Warbler

2019
  Jan 1-12 - St. John's, Mobile Bay and Blackhead.
American Gold Finches, Male Bufflehead, Red-breasted Mergansers, River Otter, Thick-billed Murre, American Crows and White-winged Crossbills

  January 26-February 5 - Harbour Grace, Cape Spear and Signal Hill .
Common Goldeneyes, Red-breasted Mergansers, Common Redpoll, Ermine and Vole, Snow Bunting, Immature Bald Eagle, Northern Shrike and Red-tailed Hawk 

  Feb 26 - Cape Spear.
Common Eiders, Long-Tailed Ducks and Male King Eiders

  March 4-8 - Signal Hill, Cape Spear and Quidi Vidi Lake.
Bald Eagles, Purple Sandpipers, Greylag Goose, Common Merganser Drakes and Black-headed Gulls

  March 10-17 - Signal Hill, Cape Spear and Quidi Vidi Lake.
Northern Shrike, Silver Fox and Northern Harrier NEW!

  March 19-27 - Signal Hill, Cape Spear and Quidi Vidi Lake.
Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Harrier, Bald Eagle, Pigeon

  March 31-April 29 - Signal Hill, Cape Spear, Pouch Cove, Harbour Grace, Spaniard's Bay
     and The Goulds.
American Crow, Dark-eyed Junco, Snow Bunting, House Sparrow), Bald Eagle, Ring-billed Gull,, Red-breasted Mergansers , Northern Gannets, Otter and Black-tailed Gotwit

  May 5-9 - MUN Botanical Garden, Lundrigans Marsh, Logy Bay, Third Pond (Goulds),
     Aberdeen Avenue and Mundy Pond (St John's)
White-throated Sparrow, Ruffed Grouse), American Gold Finch, Canada Geese), Blue Jay), Osprey, Tufted Duck and Redhead

  May 18 - Raptor Conservancy of Canada, Vittoria, Ontario.
Eastern bluebirds and Great Horned Owls

  May 18 - Raptor Conservancy of Canada, Vittoria, Ontario.
Eastern Screech Owl, Red-tailed Hawk and Barred Owl

  May 18 - Raptor Conservancy of Canada, Vittoria, Ontario.
Harris Hawk, Turkey Vulture and Applomado Falcon

  May 18 - Raptor Conservancy of Canada, Vittoria, Ontario.
Snowy Owl

  May 18 - Raptor Conservancy of Canada, Vittoria, Ontario.
Bald Eagle

  May 13-22 - Ottawa Ontario: Andrew Hayden Park, Britannia Conservation Area,
     Burnbank Road, Cambridge Ontario: Grand River.
Canada Goose Gosling, Northern Parula, White-breasted Nuthatch, Downy Woodpecker, Mourning Dove, Canada Goose, Eastern Kingbird, Female and Male American Redstart, Gray Catbird, Rose-breasted Grosbeak

  May 22-24 - Conroy Pit, Ottawa and Forest Green Crescent, Metcalf, Ontario.
Mourning Doves, Scarlet Tanager, Willow or Alder Flycatcher, Common Grackles and Green Heron

  June 8-22 - Stick Pond Logy Bay, Virginia Lake, Lundrigan's Marsh, Mundy Pond,
     Bidgood Park), Kent Pond, Renews, Mun Botanical Garden and Spaniard's Bay
Mallard Ducklings, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Gadwall, Red Fox, Yellow Warblers, Black and White Warblers, Tree Swallows, American Coot, Common Tern, Greater Yellowlegs, Black-tailed Godwit, tagged Dark-eyed Juncos, American Black Duck and Arctic and Common Terns NEW!

  June 29-July 9 - Confederation Marsh, Spaniard's Bay, Carbonear and Virginia Lake
Northern Flicker, American Crow, Arctic Tern, Mallard Ducklings, Bald Eagles, Greater Yellowlegs, and Osprey

  July 16 - St. Vincent's Beach
Ring Billed Gull, Arctic Tern, Northern Gannets, Humpback Whales

  July 22 - Cape Spear and Molly Bawn Boat Tour (Mobile)
Northern Gannet, Savanna Sparrow, Kittiwakes, Common Murres, Razorbill, Atlantic Puffins, Sooty Shearwater, and Humpback Whale NEW!

  July 26 - August 1 - Mobile - Molly Bawn Boat Tour
Alder Flycatcher, Humpback Whale, Common and Thick-billed Murres, Razor Bills, Atlantic Puffins and Herring Gull NEW!

  July 19 - August 4 - Aberdeen Avenue, St. John's, Virginia Lake and Spaniard's Bay
Merlin (A) July 19; Common Tern, Greater and Lesser Yellowlegs, Domestic Hybrid Duck and Mallard Ducks, White-rumped Sandpipers, Semipalmated Plover, Osprey, Ruddy Turnstones

  August 14-20 - Spaniard's Bay, Portugal Cove, Virginia Lake
Black-bellied Plovers, Female Blackpoll Warbler, Greater Yellowlegs with Stickelback, Lesser Yellowlegs, Non-breeding Mallard, Ospreys, Female Belted Kingfisher

  September 19-October 31 - Stravaner Drive Power Station), Virginia Lake, Spaniard's Bay,
     Long Pond), Harbour Grace, Tinkers Path Mobile, Cape Spear Road and Signal Hill
Osprey, Belted Kingfisher, Gadwall, Domestic Duck, Snowy Egret, Black-headed Gull, Hooded Mergansers, Black-capped Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Herring gulls, Double -crested Cormorant, White Pigeons, Hermit Thrush, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, and Pink-footed Goose

  Nov 1-14 - St. John's: Mundy Pond, Bowring Park, Long Pond and Herder Place     
Green-winged Teal, Female Scarlet Tanager, Boreal Chick-a-dee, Townsend Warbler, Song Sparrow, Hooded Mergansers, Summer Tanager and Yellow-throated Warbler

  Dec 12-14 - Kelly's Brook, St. John's; Spaniard's Bay; Harbour Grace; and Carbonear South     
Northern Parula, Eurasian Teal, Wilson's Warbler, American Goldfinch, Red-breasted Merganser, Green-winged Teals, Dec 14, Barrow's and Common Goldeneyes NEW!

  Dec 18-22 - Signal Hill, St. John's; Village Mall Area; Spaniard's Bay and Carbonear South    
Northern Harrier, Boreal Chickadee, Dark-eyed Junco, Hermit Warbler, Red-breasted Mergansers, Northern Pintails and Common Goldeneyes. NEW!

2018
  Jan 2 - Cape Spear and Quidi Vidi Lake; Jan 4 - Mobile Bay; Jan 17-20 - Bowring Park  
Black Guillemot, female Scaup, female Tufted Duck, American Coot, Common Loons, male American Wigeon, female and male Northern Pintails, Double-crested Cormorants, female and male Downy Woodpeckers.

  Jan 23 and 29 - Quidi Vidi Lake; Jan 29 - Cape Spear 
Double-crested Cormorant with Herring Gulls, Black-backed Gull, Female Northern Pintail, Female Ring-necked duck, Eider Ducks.  

  Feb 7, 15 and 18 - Quidi Vidi Lake; Feb 7 and 18 Cape Spear; Feb 17 - Harbour Grace;
     Feb 19 - Torbay Beach and the Flatrock Beamer  
Common Mergansers, Great Cormorant, Pied Grebe, Black-headed Chickadee, American Gold Finch, Crow, Male and Female Greater Scaups, Female Tufted Duck, Female Ring-necked Duck, Double-Crested Cormorants, Humpbacked Whale, Long-tailed Ducks, Snow Bunting, Common Goldeneyes, Black Guillimot, Common Eider Ducks with one Long-tailed Duck.

  Feb 20 - Cape Spear  
Snowy Owl, Dark-morph Gyrfalcon, Snow Bunting, Horned Lark, Red Fox.  

  Feb 26 - Quidi Vidi Lake  
Bald Eagles, Male Tufted Duck, Female and Male Ring-billed Ducks.

  Feb 28 - Quidi Vidi Lake  (1/2)
Dark (immature gray) and White (adult) Morph Gyrfalcons. 

  Feb 28 - Quidi Vidi Lake  (2/2)
Male Gadwall.  

  Mar 3-16 - Quidi Vidi Lake, Bowring Park, Rennie's Mill River. St. John's
Bald Eagle, American Coot, Greater and Double-crested Cormorants, Song Sparrow, Ring-necked Duck, Belted Kingfisher, Common Mergansers, American Crow, Tufted Ducks, Swan, and Orange-crowned Warbler.

  Mar 16 - Cape Spear
Common Eiders and King Eider, Long-tailed Ducks, Black Guillemots and Purple Sandpipers.

  Mar 20-21 - Cape Spear and Quidi Vidi Lake
Snow Buntings, Black-headed Gulls, Gadwall, Pied Grebe, Double-crested Cormorants and Iceland Gull.

  Mar 30 - Long Pond North Trail at Pippy Park, St. John's.
Red -breasted Nuthatch, Robin and Northern Flickers.

  Mar 27 and Apr 1-4 - Cape Spear
Snow Buntings, Common Loon, Black Guillemots, Long-tailed Ducks, Common Eiders and one Male King Eider.  

  Apr 8 - Cape Spear
Snowy Owl and Immature Bald Eagle.  

  Apr 10-17 - Portugal Cove, Mobile, Cape Spear
Ruffed Grouse, Northern Mockingbird, American Goldfinch, Male Horned Lark.  

  Apr 23-25 - Virginia Lake and Stick Pond, St. John's
Male Gadwall and female Mallard, Bald Eagle and Great Egret. 

  Apr 28 - May 4 Harbour Grace, Virginia Lake, St. John's
Immature Bald Eagle (HG); Male and Female Northern Shoveler, American Crow.  

  May 6-8 - Virginia Lake and Stick Pond, St. John's
Greater Yellowlegs, Male Gadwall and Female Mallard, Canada Geese, Osprey Great Egret  

  May 12-15 - Ottawa Birding: Burnbank Street, Andrew Hayden Park, Mud Lake
Pileated Woodpecker, Cardinal, Song Sparrow, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Egret, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle), Immature Red-winged Blackbird, Warbling Vireo, Gray Squirrel, Blackburnian Warbler, Baltimore Oriole, Chipping Sparrow, Great Blue Heron, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Chestnut-sided Warbler.

  May 16-17 - Ottawa Birding: Mud Lake.
Downy Woodpecker, Song Sparrow, Raven, Red-winged Blackbird, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Veery, Wood Duck, Hooded Merganser, Spotted Sandpiper, Black-throated Green Warbler, Muskrat, Great-crested Fly Catcher, Warbling Vireo, Bay-breasted Warbler, Tennessee Warbler.  

  May 18 - Ottawa Birding: Mud Lake
Black-crowned Night-Herons, Wilson's Warbler, Gray Catbird, Weasel carrying young.

  May 29 - June 14 - Waterford Lane Bridge, St. John's; Voisey's Brook Trail, Portugal Cove;
     Raymond's Bridge, Goulds; Mundy Pond, St. John's
Purple Gallinule, Spotted Sandpiper, Gray Jays, Sandhill Crane, Cedar Waxwing and Common Terns.

  June 28 - July 5 - Forest Pond, Goulds; Harbour Grace; Virgina Lake, St. John's NEW!
Green-winged Teal, Black Ducks, Common Tern, Cedar Waxing, Eastern Kingbird, Bald Eagle, Mallard Duckling.

  July 7 - Spaniard's Bay
Little Egret and Common Terns.

  July 15-18 - Portugal Cove and Spaniard's Bay
Male Blackpoll and Fledgling, Arctic Terns including Chick, Yellow Warbler, and Little Egret.

  July 20-25 - St. Vincent's, Mobile and Virginia Lake
Northern Gannets, Common Terns, Greater Yellowlegs and Osprey.

  July 28-30 - Spaniard's Bay and Clift's Marsh July
Little Egret and Little Blue Heron.

  August 1 - Molly Bawn Boat Tour, Mobile
Common Murres, Razorbills, Atlantic Puffins and a Minke Whale.

  July 30-August 4 - Virginia Lake, Cape Spear, Mobile Bay; August 11 Spaniard's Bay
Boreal Bluets, Lesser Yellowlegs, Osprey, Common Grackle, Black-legged Kittiwakes, Atlantic Puffins, White-rumped Sandpipers, Semipalmated Plovers, Black-bellied Plover (female), Short-billed Dowitcher, Ruddy Turnstones, Great Black-backed Gull with crab.

  August 18 - Spaniard's Bay and Virginia Lake
Little Egret, Semipalmated Plover, Osprey, Lesser Yellowlegs, Juvenile Spotted Sandpipers

  August 21-24 - Virginia Lake and August 25 Spaniard's Bay
Female Belted Kingfisher, Greater Yellowlegs, Osprey, Female Northern Pintail, Black-bellied Plover, White-rumped Sandpipers, Semipalmated Plovers (adult and juvenile), Ruddy Turnstone, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Juvenile Bald Eagle and Little Egret.

  September 2 and 5 - Virginia Lake NEW!
Greater Yellowlegs and Stickleback, Black Duck, Semipalmated Sandpipers and Semipalmated Plovers, American Crow, Sora.

  September 24, 27 and 28 - Mud Lake (Ottawa) and Parc Omega (Montebello) NEW!
Wood Ducks, Great Blue Heron and Canada Geese.

  September 27 - Parc Omega (Montebello) - Raptors
Harris's Hawk, Great Horned Owl, Turkey Vulture and Bald Eagles.

  November 6 - December 6: Blackhead, Kelly's Brook, Cape Spear
Red-breasted Nuthatch, Red Crossbills, American Gold Finch, Song Sparrow, Prairie Warbler, Green-winged and Eurasion, White-rumped Sandpipers, Ipswitch (Savannah Sparrow) and Purple Sandpipers).

  December 17: Cape Spear NEW!
Purple Sandpipers).

2017
  Dec 22-2016 to Jan 19-2017. Quidi Vidi Lake, St. John's  
Bald Eagle, American Widgeons, Eurasian Widgeons, Pigeons, Song Sparrows, Pied-billed Grebe.

  Jan 24-2017,Quidi Vidi Lake; Jan 25-Feb 4, Bowring Park, St. John's  
Red-winged Blackbird (QV); Double-crested Cormorants, Black Ducks, Northern Pintails, Tufted Ducks, Wood Ducks (BP).

  Apr 11, Kelligrews, Conception Bay  
Red-breasted Mergansers, Milbert's Tortoiseshell Butterly, Herring Gull.

  May 4 and 26, Virginia Lake, St. John's; May 26 Neil's Pond, Paradise  
Caspian Tern, Mallard X domestic ducklings, Northern Shovelers.

  June 2-4, Kelly's Brook, St. John's; Bowring Park, St. John's; Freshwater Pond  
Crow, Yellow Warbler, Spotted Sandpiper, Song Sparrow, Common Tern, Swamp Sparrow.

  June 22, Virginia Lake, St. John's
Mallard Ducklings, Osprey and Trout, Common Tern

  July 17-22, Portugal Cove, Stravanger Drive and Virginia Lake, St. John's
Hairy Woodpecker, Osprey nest, Osprey fishing, Boreal Bluet and Four Spotted Chaser

  July 20, Molly Bawn Boat Trip from Mobile
Black-legged Kittiwakes, Puffins, Razorbills, Common Loons, Humpback Whales

  August 3, St. Vincent's
Northern Gannets, Arctic Terns, Common Tern, Black-legged Kittiwakes

  August 8-14, Mobile Bay and Tors Cove
Great Shearwaters, Sooty Shearwater, Juvenile Herring Gulls, Common Murres, Atlantic Puffins,
Humpback Whales 

  August 21-27, Virginia Lake, St. John's
American Black Duck, Greater Yellowlegs, American Wigeon female, Osprey, Belted Kingfisher male [NEW!]

  August 29, Mobile Bay Beach
Semipalmated Plover, Common Ringed Plover, Spotted Sandpiper, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Ruddy Turnstone. 

  Sept 6, Virginia Lake
Muskrat, Belted Kingfisher female, Greater Yellowlegs eating a Stickleback.  

  Oct 15 - 2 Nov, Virginia Lake; Oct 24, Quidi Vidi Lake; Nov 27, Cape Spear
Female Belted Kingfisher, Female and Male Green-winged Teal, Male Eurasian Wigeon, Greater Yellowlegs, Pigeon, Male Mallard, Juvenile Bald Eagle, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Purple Sandpipers.  

  Quidi Vidi Lake 19 and 25 Dec; Cape Spear 11 and 25 Dec
Yellow-breasted Chat, Lincoln's Sparrow, Female Mallard, Male Gadwall, Northern Flicker, Common Eiders, one male and one female King Eider.

2016
  Feb 12-24. Quidi Vidi (QV), Cape Spear (CS), Voisey's Brook Trail Portugal Cove-St. Philips
     (VB),  Torbay Harbour (TH)  
Crow, American Coot (QV, 12-02); Female Hairy Woodpecker (VB, 16-02), Eider Ducks including one King (CS, 21-02); Red-breasted Mergansers, Glacous Gull (TH, 23-02); Gyrfalcon (CS, 24-02).

  Feb 28-17 March. Cape Spear (CS), Quidi Vidi (QV), Blackhead by Old School House (B)
CS 28-02: Bald Eagle Juvenile; QV 15-16-03: Lesser Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull (tagged), Pigeons, American Coot, Lesser Scaup male, Tufted Duck males, Mallard Ducks, Northern Pintails; B-4+17-03: White-winged Crossbills.

  Apr 7+12. Quidi Vidi (QV), Signal Hill (SH)
QV 7-04: Ring-billed gulls; SH 12-04: Kittiwakes.

  Apr 15-16 Neville's Pond, Paradise (NP); Torbay (T); and Portugal Cove (PC)
NP 15-04: Male Eurasian and American Wigeons, Ring-billed Gull; T 15-04: Guillemot; PC 16-04: Great Cormorant, Herring Gulls.

  Apr 17. Trailway, St. John's
Pine Siskin, Black-capped Chickadee, Male Rose-breasted Grosbeak.

  Apr 24. Cape Spear
Northern Gannets heading north.

  Apr 26. Torbay near beach
Black Guillemots.

  May 1. Rennie's Mill River Walk
Cedar Waxwings, Robin, Male Song Sparrow.

  May 30-June 17. Signal Hill, Neville's Pond,  Bidgoods Park, Oxen Pond, Freshwater Pond     
Bald Eagles, Tree Swallows, Northern Water Thrush, Black and White Warbler, White-throated Sparrow,
Yelllow-rumped Warbler, Purple Finch, Cedar Waxwing, Yellow Warbler.

  June 24-26. Voisey's Brook Trail, Portugal Cove-St. Philips    
Hairy Woodpecker.

  June 21-30. Signal Hill, Maddox Cove     
Bald Eaglets, Pine Grosbeak, Herring Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Common Tern, Northern Gannets.

  July 1-14. Cape Spear, Bidgood's Park, Donovan's Road (Goulds), Snow's Lane (St. John's)     
Savannah Sparrow, Black and White Warbler, Tree Sparrow, Robin, Blackpoll Warbler, Iris, Cedar Waxwings, Green Frog, Mallard, Osprey

  July 9-16. Harbour Grace and Spaniard's Bay    
Common Terns, Yellowlegs, Crow, Least Sandpipers.

  July 21, St. Vincent's Beach    
Northern Gannets.

  July 23 and 30, Perry's Cove and Harbour Grace    
Osprey, Least Sandpiper,Cormorants, Black Gullimot, Savanah Sparrow, Common Tern, Yellowlegs, Ruddy Turnstones.

  August 27, Virginia Lake, St. John's    
Greater Yellowlegs, Pectoral Sandpiper, Sora.

  August 29, Virginia Lake, St. John's    
Going Fishing: Ring-billed Gull, Greater Yellowlegs, Osprey.

  September 21-22, Virginia Lake, St. John's    
Dunlin, White-rumped Sandpiper, Semi-palmated Plovers, Greater Yellowlegs.

  October 13 & 16, Cape Spear    
American Golden Plover, Snow Bunting, Ruffed Grouse.

  October 31, Kelligrews Pond, CBS; November 8-15 Virginia Lake, St. John's    
Brant, Swan, Mallard Mix, Mallard, Yellowlegs, Belted Kingfisher

  November 30, Long Pond and December 1, Kelly's Brook, St. John's    
Great Egret, Black-throated Green Warbler, Prairie Warbler, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Wilson's Warbler

  December 5, Kelly's Brook and December 7 Virginia Lake, St. John's    
Black-throated Green Warbler, Prairie Warbler, Green-winged Teals, Gulls

2015
  Jan 22 (Quidi Vidi, Cape Spear, Virginia Lake)  
Black-headed Gull, female and male Pintails, Purple Sandpiper, Sanderling and Green-winged Teal (female).

  Feb 15-25 (Pippy Park, St. John's; Stephanie Avenue Pond, Paradise; Quidi Vidi, St. Johns)  
Crow, Boreal Chickadee, Brown Thrasher, Northern Shoveller, Common Merganser and gulls.

  Feb 27 (Stephanie Avenue Pond, Paradise; Bowring Park, St. Johns)  
Eurasian and American Wigeons, Northern Shoveller, Mallards, Boreal Chickadee.

  Mar 10-14 (Fluvarium at Pippy Park and Quidi Vidi Lake, St. John's) 
Brown Thrasher, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Common Mergansers, Tufted Duck, Black-headed Gulls,
Double-crested Cormorant and Mallards.

  Mar 25- Apr 4 (Quidi Vidi Lake, Bowring Park, Long Pond Lagoon in Pippy Park, St. John's) 
Juvenile Bald Eagle, Double-crested Cormorant), Great Cormorant, Great Egret.

  Apr 7-27 (Kent's Pond, Cape Spear, Long Pond, Little Powers Pond, Bowring Park, Pier 17)
Leucistic Black-capped Chickadee and Boreal Chickadee, Common Eiders, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Geese, Eurasian
and American Wigeons, Swan, Parasitic and Pomarine Jaegers, Herring and Ring-billed Gulls.

  May 4- June 1 (Kent's Pond, Long Pond, Neville's Pond, Bidgood Park, Portugal Cove)
Muskrat, Blue-winged Teal, Hooded Merganser (female), Yellowlegs in flight, Spotted Sandpiper, American Bittern,
Purple Finch, American Goldfinch, White-throated Sparrow, Fox Sparrow, Robin.

  June 8 (Virginia River near Logy Bay Road, St. John's)  
Great Egret.

  June 16-17 (Christie Lake, Ontario)  
Map turtles, Common Grackle, Osprey and chick, Bald Eagle, Turkey Vulture, Loons, Great Blue Heron,
Ruby-throated Humming Bird.

  July 26 (Puffin Rock, Elliston) 
Puffins having serious conversations.

  November-December (Mundy Pond and Quidi Vidi Lake, St. John's)     
Male American Wigeon, Adult and Juvenile Swans, Tufted Duck, Pied-billed Grebe, American Coot and Black Duck.

2014
  Jan-Feb (Quidi Vidi, St. John's)  
Great Cormorant, Scaups, Domestic Duck, Green-winged Teal, American Pintail, Black-headed Gull, Mallard, Tufted Duck.

  Feb-Mar (Freshwater and Quidi Vidi)  
Goldfinch, Black-capped Chickadee, Peregrine Falcon.

  Mar 11-14 (Quidi Vidi)  
Wood Duck and Common Merganser.

  Apr-5 (Quidi Vidi)  
Wood Duck, and Peregrine eating a Starling.

  May-July (Ferryland, Renews, Gull Pond)  
Yellowlegs, Wheatear, Redshank, Spotted Sandpiper.

  Jun 1-5 (Rennies Mill R., Kent's Pond, St. John's)  
Yellow Warbler, Swamp Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Cedar Waxwings and Mallard with brood.
  Jun 21 (Three Pond Barrens, St. John's, )  
Golden-crowned Kinglet, White-throated Sparrow, Gray Jays.

  Jul 19-20 (Tern and Puffin Rocks, Elliston)  
Arctic Tern, Black-backed Gull.

 Jul 19-20 (Puffin Rock, Elliston)  
Puffins.

  Aug-Nov (Back Yard Portugal Cove)  
Blue Jay, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Pine Siskin, White-throated Sparrow, Crow, Northern Flicker, Fox Sparrow, Black-capped Chickadee, Mourning Dove, Northern Flicker, Purple Finch, Mourning Dove, Evening Grosbeak, Nuthatch.

  Sep 17-19 (Virginia Lake, St. John's)  
Mallard, Wilson's Snipe, Semi-palmated Plover, Yellowlegs, Bald Eagle.

  Aug-Dec (Portugal Cove, Paradise, St. John's)  
White-throated Sparrow, Pigeon, Crow, American Coot, Swan, various ducks, Brown Creeper, Pine Warbler.

  Nov 21 and Dec 9 (Virginia Lake St. John's)  
Great Egret, Belted Kingfisher, Bald Eagle, Crow, American Coot, Mallard.