This immature Northern Shrike was investigating all the small bird activty around a feeder.
Barred Owls appear to be again on the move south this fall. Numerous birds have been reported along the east shore of Lake Ontario and Amherst Island.
An adult winter plumage Bonaparte's Gull feeding off Owen Point at Presqu'ile.
Incredibly low water levels along the Lake Ontario. You can walk from Owen Point to Gull Island without getting your feet wet!
A Snowy Owl walks out into the water for a bath and a drink. Surprisingly this is only one of the few times I've ever witnessed an owl bathing.
After its bath the owl flapped its wings a number of times and began preening.