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2012 Results: Penticton, British Columbia

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 194       8      
Trumpeter Swan 2       1      
Wood Duck 17       4      
Gadwall 4       2      
American Wigeon 388       3      
Mallard 389       14      
Green-winged Teal 3       1      
Lesser Scaup 1       1      
Bufflehead 54       8      
Common Goldeneye 19       7      
Barrow's Goldeneye 1       1      
Hooded Merganser 5       5      
Common Merganser 5       4      
California Quail 551       11      
Ring-necked Pheasant 3       2      
Common Loon 8       5      
Pied-billed Grebe 7       7      
Horned Grebe 6       2      
Red-necked Grebe 2       2      
Western Grebe 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 8       5      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3       3      
Cooper's Hawk 3       2      
Northern Goshawk 1       1      
Bald Eagle 11       5      
Red-tailed Hawk 9       4      
American Coot 215       8      
Mew Gull 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 137       5      
California Gull 19       5      
Herring Gull 259       5      
Thayer's Gull 1       1      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 3       2      
Glaucous-winged Gull 42       5      
Glaucous Gull 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 72       10      
Mourning Dove 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 3       2      
Hairy Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 29       11      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Merlin 2       2      
Steller's Jay 11       5      
Black-billed Magpie 25       8      
Clark's Nutcracker 5       5      
American Crow 10       6      
Common Raven 94       5      
Black-capped Chickadee 37       15      
Mountain Chickadee 15       8      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 30       8      
White-breasted Nuthatch 2       2      
Pygmy Nuthatch 20       5      
Western Bluebird 15       5      
American Robin 128       7      
Varied Thrush 2       2      
European Starling 1,472       14      
Bohemian Waxwing 470       4      
Cedar Waxwing 56       3      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 34       13      
White-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 157       14      
Red-winged Blackbird 207       12      
House Finch 220       20      
Common Redpoll 110       4      
Pine Siskin 24       8      
American Goldfinch 55       9      
House Sparrow 84       11      
Total 5,769             

A total of 69 species were reported.

See a summary for British Columbia.

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