South Review List

Ontario is divided into Lowlands, Central and South regions.

The following is a list of species which have occurred in the South 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

South Review List – Taxonomic OrderTop

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck

Fulvous Whistling-Duck

Ross's Goose (pre 2007)

Greater White-fronted Goose (pre 1998)

Tundra Bean-Goose

Pink-footed Goose

Barnacle Goose

Trumpeter Swan (pre 1998)


Cinnamon Teal

Eurasian Wigeon (pre 1994)

Mottled Duck

Tufted Duck

Common Eider


Willow Ptarmigan

Greater Prairie-Chicken

Western Grebe (pre 2021)

White-crowned Pigeon

Band-tailed Pigeon

Eurasian Collared-Dove (pre 2019)

Inca Dove

Common Ground Dove

White-winged Dove (pre 2019)

Groove-billed Ani

Lesser Nighthawk

Chuck-will's-widow (post 1989)

Black Swift

White-collared Swift

Black-chinned Hummingbird

Anna's Hummingbird

Costa's Hummingbird

Rufous Hummingbird

Calliope Hummingbird

Broad-billed Hummingbird

Black Rail

Purple Gallinule

Whooping Crane

Black-necked Stilt

American Avocet (pre 2000)

American Oystercatcher

Eurasian Dotterel

Common Ringed Plover

Piping Plover (1984-2013)

Lesser Sand-Plover

Wilson's Plover

Snowy Plover

Eskimo Curlew

Long-billed Curlew

Slender-billed Curlew

Black-tailed Godwit

Ruff (2014-2020)

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper

Curlew Sandpiper

Little Stint

Western Sandpiper (2017-2020)

Wandering Tattler

Spotted Redshank

Pomarine Jaeger (pre 1994)

Long-tailed Jaeger (pre 2007)


Thick-billed Murre


Black Guillemot

Long-billed Murrelet

Ancient Murrelet

Atlantic Puffin

Ivory Gull

Black-headed Gull (post 2015)

Ross's Gull

Laughing Gull (pre 1987 and 1990-1993)

Black-tailed Gull

Heermann's Gull

Common Gull

Short-billed Gull

California Gull

Lesser Black-backed Gull (pre 1981)

Slaty-backed Gull

Glaucous-winged Gull

Kelp Gull

Sooty Tern

Least Tern

White-winged Tern

Arctic Tern (1991-2014)

Royal Tern

Sandwich Tern

Elegant Tern

Black Skimmer

Pacific Loon (pre 2015)

Yellow-billed Loon

Yellow-nosed Albatross

Wilson's Storm-Petrel

Leach's Storm-Petrel

Band-rumped Storm-Petrel

Northern Fulmar

Black-capped Petrel

Great Shearwater

Manx Shearwater

Audubon's Shearwater

Wood Stork

Magnificent Frigatebird

Brown Booby

Northern Gannet

Neotropic Cormorant

Great Cormorant


American White Pelican (pre 1994)

Brown Pelican

Little Egret

Snowy Egret (1991-1997)

Little Blue Heron

Tricolored Heron

Reddish Egret

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

White Ibis

Glossy Ibis (pre 2017)

White-faced Ibis

Roseate Spoonbill

Black Vulture (pre 2012)

Swallow-tailed Kite

Mississippi Kite (pre 2021)

Swainson's Hawk (pre 2018)

Ferruginous Hawk

Barn Owl (post 1990)

Burrowing Owl

Lewis's Woodpecker

Crested Caracara

Gyrfalcon (pre 1994)

Prairie Falcon

Ash-throated Flycatcher

Great Kiskadee

Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher

Variegated Flycatcher

Tropical Kingbird

Cassin's Kingbird

Thick-billed Kingbird

Western Kingbird (pre 1998 and 2017-2020)

Gray Kingbird

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Fork-tailed Flycatcher

Western Wood-Pewee

Gray Flycatcher

Say's Phoebe

Vermilion Flycatcher

Black-capped Vireo

Bell's Vireo

Plumbeous Vireo

Clark's Nutcracker

Black-billed Magpie

Eurasian Jackdaw

Fish Crow (pre 2016)

Violet-green Swallow

Cave Swallow (pre 2010 and 2016-2020)

Carolina Chickadee

Rock Wren

Bewick's Wren

Yellow-browed Warbler

Siberian Rubythroat

Northern Wheatear

Mountain Bluebird

Townsend's Solitaire (pre 2017)

Bicknell's Thrush

Eurasian Blackbird


Varied Thrush (pre 1994)

Sage Thrasher


Eurasian Tree Sparrow

White Wagtail


Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch

House Finch (pre 1978)

Cassin's Finch

Lesser Goldfinch

Chestnut-collared Longspur

Smith's Longspur

Cassin's Sparrow

Bachman's Sparrow

Black-throated Sparrow

Lark Sparrow (pre 2012)

Lark Bunting

Golden-crowned Sparrow

Harris's Sparrow (pre 1998)

Henslow's Sparrow (1993-2020)

Green-tailed Towhee

Spotted Towhee

Hooded Oriole

Bullock's Oriole

Scott's Oriole

Great-tailed Grackle

Swainson's Warbler

Virginia's Warbler

MacGillivray's Warbler

Kirtland's Warbler (pre 2017)

Yellow-throated Warbler (pre 1994)

Grace's Warbler

Black-throated Gray Warbler

Townsend's Warbler

Hermit Warbler

Painted Redstart

Western Tanager


Black-headed Grosbeak

Blue Grosbeak (pre 2021)

Lazuli Bunting

Varied Bunting

Painted Bunting