Central Review List

Ontario is divided into Lowlands, Central and South review zones.

The following is a list of species which have occurred in the Central zone and which the OBRC requests documentation for whenever observed here. In addition to the species here, the OBRC also requests documentation for any species which has not previously occurred in this zone. If you have observed any of these species please submit an OBRC report as soon as possible.

To submit a report click on Report Submission Form

Central Review List – Taxonomic OrderTop

Ross's Goose (pre 1984)

Mute Swan

Eurasian Wigeon

Cinnamon Teal

Garganey

Tufted Duck

Harlequin Duck

Barrow's Goldeneye

Gray Partridge

Willow Ptarmigan

Greater Prairie-Chicken

Western Grebe

Band-tailed Pigeon

Eurasian Collared-Dove

Inca Dove

Common Ground-Dove

White-winged Dove

Groove-billed Ani

Mexican Violetear

Rufous Hummingbird

Common Gallinule

Black-necked Stilt

American Avocet

Snowy Plover

Piping Plover (post 2001)

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper

Purple Sandpiper

Western Sandpiper

Long-billed Dowitcher (pre 1991)

Willet

Red Phalarope

Pomarine Jaeger

Long-tailed Jaeger

Atlantic Puffin

Black-legged Kittiwake

Ivory Gull

Sabine's Gull

Little Gull

Mew Gull

California Gull

Lesser Black-backed Gull (pre 2017)

Slaty-backed Gull

Least Tern

Arctic Tern

Forster's Tern

Black Skimmer

Pacific Loon

Northern Fulmar

Brown Pelican

Least Bittern

Great Egret

Snowy Egret

Little Blue Heron

Tricolored Heron

Cattle Egret

Green Heron

Black-crowned Night-Heron

Glossy Ibis

White-faced Ibis

Black Vulture

Swallow-tailed Kite

Swainson's Hawk

Barn Owl

Eastern Screech-Owl

Burrowing Owl

Lewis's Woodpecker

Red-bellied Woodpecker (pre 2007)

Crested Caracara

Willow Flycatcher

Dusky Flycatcher

Say's Phoebe

Ash-throated Flycatcher

Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher

Western Kingbird (pre 1998)

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Fork-tailed Flycatcher

Loggerhead Shrike

White-eyed Vireo

Bell's Vireo

Clark's Nutcracker

Violet-green Swallow

Rock Wren

Carolina Wren

Bewick's Wren

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Northern Wheatear

Mountain Bluebird

Townsend's Solitaire (pre 2001)

Varied Thrush (pre 1998)

Sage Thrasher

Eurasian Tree Sparrow

Sprague's Pipit

Brambling

Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch

House Finch (pre 1995)

Chestnut-collared Longspur

Smith's Longspur

McCown's Longspur

Blue-winged Warbler

Prothonotary Warbler

Virginia's Warbler

Kentucky Warbler

Hooded Warbler

Kirtland's Warbler

Yellow-throated Warbler

Prairie Warbler

Townsend's Warbler

Yellow-breasted Chat

Green-tailed Towhee

Spotted Towhee

Eastern Towhee (pre 2012)

Cassin's Sparrow

Brewer's Sparrow

Field Sparrow

Lark Sparrow (pre 2012)

Black-throated Sparrow

Lark Bunting

Grasshopper Sparrow

Baird's Sparrow

Golden-crowned Sparrow

Summer Tanager

Western Tanager

Northern Cardinal (pre 1998)

Black-headed Grosbeak

Blue Grosbeak

Lazuli Bunting

Painted Bunting

Dickcissel

Great-tailed Grackle

Orchard Oriole

Bullock's Oriole

Scott's Oriole