Contest Photos

Boreal Owls are definitely one of my favourite birds. They are known for visiting residential neighbourhoods in mid-winter, when deep snow has impacted their traditional hunting areas in "the bush". - Photo: Jared Clarke (February 6, 2014)

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- Photo: Jared Clarke (December 7, 2013)

Snowy Owls have been making waves among birders all across eastern North America lately. A few, like this one sitting on the easternmost rocks in North America, having been entertaining birds and non-birders alike at Cape Spear. - Photo: Jared Clarke (December 7, 2013)

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Savannah Sparrows were plentiful along the Cape Race road ... their peak out-migration is still a couple weeks away. Photo: Jared Clarke (September 21, 2013)

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Northern Gannets arrive at Cape St. Mary's in May and stay until mid-September.

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Pine Grosbeaks are abundant throughout much of the park ... this one was feasting on seeds right alongside a popular hiking trail in late June.

This Black-tailed Godwit was one of two that spent more than a week in Catalina during May 2011.  - Photo: Jared Clarke

A few expected species, like this Boreal Owl, might help this year's winter tally break an amazing record of 150 set just two years ago!!

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Willow Ptarmigan ... just because I figured I HAD to have a bird photo in here somewhere (Not to mention, they're delicious!).

Photo: Jared Clarke (April 26, 2014)

These two Black-tailed Godwits, which showed up on the Bonavista peninsula in May 2011, mark the only other record of multiple birds in Newfoundland.  - Photo: Jared Clarke (May 25, 2011)

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