Photo Identification Guide

Middlesex, Ontario (2 Dec 2023)
Photos: Mark Peck and Christian Artuso

Canada Goose

Mute Swan

Mallard (male)

Mallard (female)

American Black Duck

Hooded Merganser (male)

Hooded Merganser (female)

Common Merganser (male and female)

Wild Turkey (female)

Wild Turkey (male)

Rock Pigeon

Mourning Dove

Ring-billed Gull

Herring Gull

Great Blue Heron

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Cooper's Hawk

Bald Eagle

Red-tailed Hawk

Belted Kingfisher (female)

Downy Woodpecker (male)

Downy Woodpecker (female)

Hairy Woodpecker (male)

Hairy Woodpecker (female)

Pileated Woodpecker

Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)

American Kestrel


Blue Jay

American Crow

Black-capped Chickadee

Horned Lark (male)

Horned Lark (female)

Golden-crowned Kinglet

White-breasted Nuthatch

Red-breasted Nuthatch

Brown Creeper

Carolina Wren

European Starling

Eastern Bluebird (male)

Eastern Bluebird (female)

American Robin

Cedar Waxwing

House Sparrow (male)

House Sparrow (female)

House Finch (male)

House Finch (female)

American Goldfinch (male)

American Goldfinch (female)

White-throated Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Swamp Sparrow

Brown-headed Cowbird (male)

Northern Cardinal (male)

Northern Cardinal (female)

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