I should explain that Tiny Marsh is so named because it is located in the township of Tiny, Simcoe County, in Ontario. It is not a tiny marsh, nor is it huge, but should you wish to walk and hike around it be prepared to spend several hours doing so.
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Spring this year was late in coming, and even into May the cold continued slowing the flowering of the trees, which had the effect of slowing the migration. As a consequence the number of species that we were able to identify was down considerably from previous years. Still, we managed a respectable number…..
Canada Geese, Trumpeter Swans, Sandhill Cranes, American Bittern, Coots, Pied-billed Grebe, Mallards, Green-winged Teal, American Widgeon, Bufflehead, Wood Ducks, Ring-neck Scaup, Gadwall, Common Merganser, Common Goldeneye, Ring-billed Gull, Common Loon, Common Tern, Killdeer, Lesser Yellow-legs, Spotted Sandpiper, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Cooper’s Hawke, Northern Goshawk, Marsh Hawk, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, American Kestrel, Broad-winged Hawk, Horned Owl, Osprey, Turkey Vulture, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Kingfisher, Pileated Woodpecker, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Yellow-shafted Flicker, Eastern Kingbird, Great-crested Flycatcher, Eastern Kingbird, Eastern Pewee, Phoebe, Least Flycatcher, Tree Swallow, Crow, Blue Jay, Black-capped Chickadee, White-breasted Nuthatch, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Brown Creeper, Winter Wren, Marsh Wren, House Wren, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Blue-Grey Gnatcatcher, Brown Thrasher, Gray Catbird, American Robin, Gray-cheeked Thrush, Swainson’s Thrush, Hermit Thrush, Veery, Wood Thrush, Red-eyed Vireo, Warbling Vireo, Solitary Vireo, Northern Parula Warbler, Blck-throated Green Warbler, Black-throated Blue Warbler, Black and White Warbler, Blackpoll Warbler, Cerulean Warbler, Magnolia Warbler, Yellow-rump Warbler, Canada Warbler, American Redstart, Pine Warbler, Palm Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Common Yellow-throat Warbler, Wilson’s Warbler, Nashville Warbler, Oven Bird, Red-winged Blackbird Rusty Blackbirds, Brown-headed Cowbird, Common Grackle, Starling, Northern Oriole, Northern Junco, Cardinal, Purple Finch, House Finch, American Goldfinch, Pine Siskin, Rose-breasted Grossbeak, White-throated Sparrow, White-crownde Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Chipping Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, Vesper Sparrow, ……
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