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NATURAL HISTORY, TORONTO REGION

 

  1. Canadian Ruffed Grouse. Bonasa umbellus togata. Resident, becoming very rare; breeds.

 

Family COLUMBIDAE.

  1. Passenger Pigeon. Ectopistes migratorius. Extinct, once an abundant migrant; formerly bred.

  2. Mourning Dove. Zenaidura macroura carolinensis. Summer resident, not common; breeds.

 

Family CATHARTIDAE.

  1. Turkey Vulture. Cathartes aura septentrionalis. Accidental, one recent record.

 

Family BUTEONIDAE.

  1. Marsh Hawk. Circus hudsonius. Regular migrant, common, rare summer resident; breeds.

  2. Sharp-shinned Hawk. Accipiter velox. Common migrant, rare resident ; breeds.

  3. Cooper's Hawk. Accipiter cooperi. Rare migrant, rare winter resident.

  4. Goshawk. Astur atricapillus atricapillus. Regular fall migrant, sometimes common, rare win-ter resident.

  5. Red-tailed Hawk. Buteo borealis borealis. Common fall migrant; probably breeds.

  6. Western Red-tail. Buteo borealis calurus. Accidental, one record.

126. Red-shouldered Hawk. Buteo lineatus lineatus. Common migrant, rare, resident; breeds. 222


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