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2012 Results: Victoria, 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
Greater White-fronted Goose 151       4      
Brant 2       1      
Cackling Goose 94       4      
Canada Goose 3,633       27      
Mute Swan 29       2      
Trumpeter Swan 182       17      
Wood Duck 97       8      
Gadwall 37       4      
Eurasian Wigeon 8       5      
American Wigeon 881       18      
Mallard 2,348       41      
Northern Shoveler 32       7      
Northern Pintail 446       10      
Green-winged Teal 427       8      
Ring-necked Duck 176       12      
Greater Scaup 52       5      
Lesser Scaup 64       8      
Harlequin Duck 47       9      
Surf Scoter 218       8      
White-winged Scoter 30       2      
Black Scoter 2       1      
Long-tailed Duck 64       3      
Bufflehead 591       27      
Common Goldeneye 130       12      
Barrow's Goldeneye 17       2      
Hooded Merganser 33       10      
Common Merganser 54       15      
Red-breasted Merganser 112       13      
Ruddy Duck 3       3      
California Quail 93       15      
Red-throated Loon 4       2      
Pacific Loon 10       3      
Common Loon 4       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       2      
Horned Grebe 37       7      
Red-necked Grebe 3       2      
Eared Grebe 3       2      
Western Grebe 9       2      
Brandt's Cormorant 40       5      
Double-crested Cormorant 77       19      
Pelagic Cormorant 37       6      
Great Blue Heron 33       10      
Northern Harrier 2       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7       7      
Cooper's Hawk 18       16      
Bald Eagle 51       26      
Red-tailed Hawk 22       11      
American Coot 276       9      
Black-bellied Plover 3       1      
Killdeer 29       4      
Black Oystercatcher 13       7      
Greater Yellowlegs 3       2      
Black Turnstone 17       4      
Sanderling 15       1      
Dunlin 7       2      
Mew Gull 1,990       11      
Western Gull 11       4      
California Gull 26       2      
Herring Gull 97       11      
Thayer's Gull 1       1      
Glaucous-winged Gull 1,756       43      
Common Murre 9       3      
Pigeon Guillemot 30       3      
Marbled Murrelet 3       1      
Rhinoceros Auklet 21       2      
Rock Pigeon 171       9      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 18       3      
Mourning Dove 42       8      
Great Horned Owl 6       4      
Barred Owl 2       2      
Anna's Hummingbird 230       104      
Belted Kingfisher 4       4      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 73       51      
Hairy Woodpecker 27       15      
Northern Flicker 131       63      
Pileated Woodpecker 16       12      
Merlin 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Northern Shrike 5       4      
Steller's Jay 13       5      
Northwestern Crow 2,879       63      
Common Raven 50       25      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 543       101      
Bushtit 600       46      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 144       67      
Brown Creeper 19       14      
Pacific Wren 26       8      
Marsh Wren 27       8      
Bewick's Wren 84       45      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 95       15      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 15       9      
Hermit Thrush 3       2      
American Robin 455       68      
Varied Thrush 109       55      
European Starling 664       42      
American Pipit 38       1      
Cedar Waxwing 27       3      
Snow Bunting 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 4       2      
Spotted Towhee 221       85      
American Tree Sparrow 7       2      
Savannah Sparrow 8       2      
Fox Sparrow 155       60      
Song Sparrow 135       54      
Lincoln's Sparrow 6       2      
Swamp Sparrow 4       1      
White-throated Sparrow 2       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 36       16      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 319       55      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,567       115      
Red-winged Blackbird 486       29      
Western Meadowlark 26       4      
Brewer's Blackbird 328       7      
Brown-headed Cowbird 50       1      
Purple Finch 65       18      
House Finch 347       66      
Red Crossbill 17       3      
Common Redpoll 2       2      
Pine Siskin 466       27      
American Goldfinch 3       3      
House Sparrow 418       56      
Total 25,912             

A total of 122 species were reported.

See a summary for British Columbia.

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