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Birds of Ontario: Habitat Requirements, Limiting Factors, and Status

Volume 1–Nonpasserines: Loons through Cranes

The vast literature on the history of birds is continually growing, but rarely has this information been compiled so that it is readily available in one reference work. Birds of Ontario is such a work, providing a comprehensive summary of the life history requirements of bird species in the province.

368 pages


Table of Contents

Introduction

Scope and Sources of Information

Format of the Species Accounts

Species Accounts

  • Snow Goose
  • Ross’s Goose
  • Canada Goose
  • Brant Mute Swan
  • Trumpeter Swan
  • Tundra Swan
  • Wood Duck
  • Gadwall
  • American Wigeon
  • American Black Duck
  • Mallard
  • Blue-winged Teal
  • Cinnamon Teal
  • Northern Shoveler
  • Northern Pintail
  • Green-winged Teal
  • Canvasback
  • Redhead
  • Ring-necked Duck
  • Greater Scaup
  • Lesser Scaup
  • King Eider
  • Common Eider
  • Surf Scoter
  • White-winged Scoter
  • Black Scoter
  • Long-tailed Duck
  • Bufflehead
  • Common Goldeneye
  • Hooded Merganser
  • Common Merganser
  • Red-breasted Merganser
  • Ruddy Duck
  • Gray Partridge
  • Ring-necked Pheasant
  • Ruffed Grouse
  • Spruce Grouse
  • Willow Ptarmigan
  • Sharp-tailed Grouse
  • Greater Prairie-Chicken
  • Wild Turkey
  • Northern Bobwhite
  • Red-throated Loon
  • Pacific Loon
  • Common Loon
  • Pied-billed Grebe
  • Horned Grebe
  • Red-necked Grebe
  • Eared Grebe
  • American White Pelican
  • Double-crested Cormorant
  • American Bittern
  • Least Bittern
  • Great Blue Heron
  • Great Egret
  • Snowy Egret
  • Cattle Egret
  • Green Heron
  • Black-crowned Night-Heron
  • Turkey Vulture
  • Osprey
  • Bald Eagle
  • Northern Harrier
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk
  • Cooper’s Hawk
  • Northern Goshawk
  • Red-shouldered Hawk
  • Broad-winged Hawk
  • Swainson’s Hawk
  • Red-tailed Hawk
  • Rough-legged Hawk
  • Golden Eagle
  • American Kestrel
  • Merlin Gyrfalcon

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