Live Bird Cameras

The images below highlight two of the amazing bird colonies that are at TTP: Double-crested Cormorants and Common Terns. The birds are some of the reasons the park is considered a globally significant Important Bird Area. 

View the Tommy Thompson Park ground nest colony 

A remote webcam was placed on the outskirt of the Peninsula B Double-crested Cormorant Ground Nest Colony for the duration of the 2013 breeding season.  The following is a 23 photo summary showing highlights from March to August.

The images refresh every 10 minutes. For more information on birds at TTP please click here.

Please remember that the bird colonies are off-limits to the public from April through September. Bird nesting habitat is protected by federal law and violators will be prosecuted.

Camera 1

 

Camera 2

Live Cameras



Hours of Operation

Tommy Thompson Park is open to the public weekends and holidays, except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year?s Day. Operating hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from November to March and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. from March to November (coinciding with daylight savings time).

 

Location

Tommy Thompson Park (TTP) is located at the base or foot of Leslie Street where it meets Unwin Avenue, south of Lake Shore Boulevard East.


 

Weather

Lake Ontario moderates TTP?s climate, with less heat & humidity in the summer and less snow in the winter than areas immediately north. Prevailing winds are westerly, with faster speeds and greater wind chill effects. Fogs forms twice as often at TTP than the rest of Toronto.