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2012 Results: Calgary, Alberta

This town report includes all data submitted to the town and to all postal codes associated with the town.

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 2,542       23      
Mallard 5,212       13      
Northern Pintail 1       1      
Bufflehead 85       1      
Common Goldeneye 181       3      
Barrow's Goldeneye 2       1      
Common Merganser 8       3      
Gray Partridge 18       4      
Ring-necked Pheasant 6       5      
Spruce Grouse 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 3       3      
Bald Eagle 21       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 2       1      
Rough-legged Hawk 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 92       13      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 3       1      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Snowy Owl 1       1      
Great Gray Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 66       32      
Hairy Woodpecker 18       10      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 64       35      
Pileated Woodpecker 5       3      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Merlin 4       4      
Northern Shrike 2       2      
Gray Jay 5       3      
Blue Jay 52       21      
Black-billed Magpie 277       65      
American Crow 15       6      
Common Raven 161       28      
Black-capped Chickadee 385       64      
Mountain Chickadee 6       2      
Boreal Chickadee 63       7      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 110       44      
White-breasted Nuthatch 36       16      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Townsend's Solitaire 4       3      
American Robin 4       4      
Varied Thrush 1       1      
European Starling 86       5      
Bohemian Waxwing 46       3      
Cedar Waxwing 26       2      
American Tree Sparrow 54       4      
White-throated Sparrow 10       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 25       10      
Pine Grosbeak 126       9      
House Finch 208       37      
White-winged Crossbill 44       6      
Common Redpoll 556       37      
Hoary Redpoll 7       2      
Pine Siskin 267       22      
House Sparrow 964       59      
Total 11,884             

A total of 56 species were reported.

See a summary for Alberta.

This report was updated 15-Jan-2013 09:05 ET.