103rd Hamilton Christmas Bird Count

Join in on this tradition going back to a pair of adventurous birders in 1921 and which has grown into an annual outing with over a hundred participants scouring Hamilton for every bird that can be found and identified. Click here to see the map* of the coverage...

Bird Study Group: Owls of Ontario

Marcie Jacklin (she/her) has been an avid birder for over 30 years mostly in southern Ontario but has travelled to Borneo, Indonesia, Africa and South America several times. During her travels she has seen and/or heard over 59 species of owls (out of about 250 species...

Bird Study Group: Fruit of the Loon

Fruit of the Loon with Mark Peck, Ornithology Technician from Royal Ontario Museum For the last 6 summers, Mark has been exploring the world of the Common Loon, one weekend at a time. Please join Mark as we delve into the fascinating world of the loon, exploring their...

Alan Wormington Fall Bird Count (FBC)

The Alan Wormington Fall Bird Count (FBC) has been an annual Hamilton Naturalists’ Club (HNC) event since 1974 and for many Hamilton area birders it is one of the highlights of the birding year. The count always occurs on the first Sunday in November and spans the...

Bird Study Group: Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas

Join us to hear from Kaelyn Bumelis, Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas Assistant Coordinator from Birds Canada, about atlassing in the Hamilton area. The Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas-3 (2021-2025) is a collaborative initiative that aims to map the abundance and distribution...