Welcome to the OFO website. If it's Ontario birds that you are interested in, then you've come to the right place. While you're here you can see Photo Galleries of recent sightings, find out about Upcoming Field Trips, view the official Ontario Checklist, read our Code of Ethics, Become a Member, and much more. Enjoy the experience.

Lynne Freeman, President, OFO

Winter is a time to travel to Algonquin Provincial Park to see winter finches and other northern specialties such as Gray Jay, Boreal Chickadee, Spruce Grouse and Black-backed Woodpecker. See the Winter Finch Forecast in the Articles and Reports section here.

Recent Photos

There are new photos of Evening Grosbeak and Barred Owl in the current gallery.

There are new photos of Evening Grosbeak, Common Redpoll, Long-tailed Duck and Black-throated Gray Warbler in the checklist gallery.

Recent Trips

There are recent trips reports for Peterborough Area, Toronto Lakeshore, Toronto Lakeshore, Barrie Lakeshore and Niagara River Gull Watch on the current trip reports page.

Register for Field Trips and Workshops

Registration for the 2019 field trips and workshops is now available. Please note that registration is not required unless otherwise indicated on the field trip list. Convention and Gull Workshop registration will begin at a later date.

Please note that you must be an OFO member to register.

Register now!

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