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)


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


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!!


Boreal Chickadee

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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