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2000 Results: Alberta

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

See list of localities in Alberta with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 1,818       15      
Mallard 2,990       16      
Bufflehead 14       1      
Common Goldeneye 92       8      
Barrow's Goldeneye 12       2      
Common Merganser 5       2      
Gray Partridge 29       5      
Ring-necked Pheasant 12       5      
Ruffed Grouse 15       11      
Spruce Grouse 1       1      
Willow Ptarmigan 1       1      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 23       5      
Bald Eagle 17       10      
Northern Harrier 5       5      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Northern Goshawk 3       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Rough-legged Hawk 6       6      
Golden Eagle 2       2      
American Kestrel 23       1      
Merlin 20       17      
Gyrfalcon 7       5      
Prairie Falcon 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,586       47      
Great Horned Owl 25       18      
Snowy Owl 16       13      
Northern Hawk Owl 12       5      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 2       1      
Barred Owl 2       1      
Great Gray Owl 27       5      
Short-eared Owl 3       3      
Boreal Owl 1       1      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 4       3      
Downy Woodpecker 192       101      
Hairy Woodpecker 101       58      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 7       3      
Black-backed Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 61       38      
Pileated Woodpecker 18       12      
Northern Shrike 6       6      
Gray Jay 79       26      
Steller's Jay 5       2      
Blue Jay 448       126      
Black-billed Magpie 913       175      
Clark's Nutcracker 12       2      
American Crow 60       16      
Common Raven 385       69      
Horned Lark 101       4      
Black-capped Chickadee 1,575       177      
Mountain Chickadee 44       11      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 23       3      
Boreal Chickadee 71       21      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 175       84      
White-breasted Nuthatch 101       59      
Pygmy Nuthatch 6       1      
Brown Creeper 2       2      
American Dipper 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 12       3      
Townsend's Solitaire 1       1      
American Robin 78       14      
Varied Thrush 5       5      
European Starling 230       23      
Bohemian Waxwing 10,711       64      
Cedar Waxwing 332       9      
Lapland Longspur 1       1      
Snow Bunting 601       10      
American Tree Sparrow 14       3      
Song Sparrow 7       5      
White-throated Sparrow 2       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 4       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 59       18      
Red-winged Blackbird 30       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 17       3      
Pine Grosbeak 301       34      
Purple Finch 4       2      
House Finch 24       10      
Red Crossbill 23       2      
White-winged Crossbill 59       11      
Common Redpoll 4,373       155      
Hoary Redpoll 115       27      
Pine Siskin 186       27      
American Goldfinch 1       1      
Evening Grosbeak 959       31      
House Sparrow 2,802       146      
Total 32,116             

A total of 85 species were reported.

See list of localities in Alberta with reports.

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