Bohemian Waxwings in Ottawa

Alex LamoreauxChase, Trip Reports2 Comments

During my recent trip to Canada with the PA Society for Ornithology, we spent our first full day around the Ottawa area and managed to see a Great Gray Owl, a Boreal Owl, and a stunning Northern Hawk Owl. As a group, the owls were certainly our main targets for that day since most people along on the trip had … Read More

Owling in Ottawa – Part 3

Alex LamoreauxChase, General News and Info, Photography, Rarities, Trip ReportsLeave a Comment

Our day of birding in Ottawa was going wonderfully – we had gotten incredible views of both Great Gray Owl and Boreal Owl, and still had two more major targets lined up for the day. We were running out of daylight, but drove over to the Old Quarry Trail in southwest Ottawa, hoping to find the Northern Hawk Owl that has … Read More

Owling in Ottawa – Part 1

Alex LamoreauxBirding, Chase, Photography, Rarities, Trip Reports2 Comments

After an eventful first day to our trip to Ontario, we were excited and ready to start birding around Ottawa. We had a hearty breakfast and made our final plans for the route we would take for the day. Due to the shear number of good birds around Ottawa, we were planning on dedicating the whole day to birding the … Read More