2. Behind the Binoculars - an interview with OBRC member Alan Wormington
3. Gulls of Point Pelee - Record 18 Species in 2006: Alan Wormington
authored the feature article in this issue.
provides an annotated list and historical documentation of the gulls of Point Pelee.
shows why the Point Pelee area is one of the best places North America for gull watching.
The article also gives records of the Ross's Gull, which was the only gull on the Point Pelee checklist that was not seen in 2006.
Includes five gull photos taken in the Point Pelee area by Alan Wormington
, Brandon Holden and Jean Iron.
1. Point Pelee 2005 - A Big Year Like No Other: Alan Wormington
in our feature article recounts his
exciting year of seeing a record 292 species at Point Pelee in 2005.
Five photos of Pelee rarities by the author.
4. Also in this issue are "Notes from the OBRC" by Bob Curry, an annoucement of the new "Point Pelee Natural History News
" edited by Alan Wormington
, a listing of future field trips, information of the 2001 Breeding Bird Atlas, a short story and photo of deer eating at bird feeders.
The Saturday evening banquet features Allen Chartier on Hawk ID and Migration at nearby Holiday Beach and the Birds of the Gulf of Mexico by Alan Wormington
Two photos by Alan Wormington
and an illustration by Brenda Carter.
Point Pelee Natural History News: Jean Iron reviews this new publication to the Ontario birding literature by editor Alan Wormington.
15. Seacliffe: A new location at Point Pelee to observe hawks and other diurnal migrants - Alan Wormington
takes us to this excellent recently discovered spot to watch hawks in the fall, with statistics, map and directions.