Outside the park I added a Greater White-fronted Goose, but missed on my trek to New York State a Barnacle Goose, of which I had wanted a photo. I'll just have to hope one shows up not too far from Toronto to go chase before the end of the year. Speaking of showing up, a Pink Footed, one has shown up in the Ottawa area and I'd have been on my way right now to see it, if not for the fact that I am right now in the Air Canada Lounge awaiting our flight to Baton Rouge, from which we will drive to Jennings, Louisiana for the Yellow Rails and Rice Festival. I was there in 2012 as part of my rookie Big Year and now I have to the chance to take Sue to see the wonders of chasing Yellow Rails from the front seat of a combine in a farmer's rice field.
See above for more info on my 2012 visit.
As for now, I am up to 410 species with a good handful to add in Louisiana and more to come in Maryland, Florida and Texas, at least before the end of 2016.
Female Rusty Blackbird... she took a few days before she was ready to fly across the lake on migration:
Snow Buntings... Aren't they cute?
Cattle Egret passing through on the way to, perhaps Florida where I may see it again in a few weeks:
I saw at least 3 Eastern Bluebirds in Colonel Sam Smith Park today, possibly, 5... In the previous 5 years I had seen a grand total of 2: