Forests Ontario

Bird Identification Guide

Grade 9 to Grade 12

This handy Ontario Envirothon resource will introduce you to the variety of birds you can find in Ontario. There are many key identification features and characteristics that can help determine which bird species you are viewing. These include physical features, such as colour, size, beak shape and foot shape, as well as behavioural characteristics such as the location where the bird was spotted and the time of year.

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