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2002 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 125       12      
Mallard 448       14      
Long-tailed Duck 6       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 19       8      
Ruffed Grouse 19       10      
Bald Eagle 8       7      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Northern Goshawk 4       4      
Golden Eagle 2       1      
Merlin 5       5      
Gyrfalcon 2       2      
Prairie Falcon 4       4      
Rock Pigeon 152       21      
Great Horned Owl 15       11      
Snowy Owl 4       2      
Northern Hawk Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 2       2      
Great Gray Owl 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 113       63      
Hairy Woodpecker 73       46      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 5       4      
Black-backed Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 54       28      
Pileated Woodpecker 18       13      
Northern Shrike 1       1      
Gray Jay 62       29      
Blue Jay 259       92      
Black-billed Magpie 553       91      
American Crow 15       8      
Common Raven 380       65      
Horned Lark 21       3      
Black-capped Chickadee 750       110      
Boreal Chickadee 64       26      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 183       60      
White-breasted Nuthatch 66       29      
Brown Creeper 8       5      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 10       3      
American Robin 34       14      
European Starling 61       12      
Bohemian Waxwing 1,064       28      
Snow Bunting 500       1      
Spotted Towhee 2       2      
American Tree Sparrow 2       1      
Song Sparrow 32       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 106       17      
Pine Grosbeak 463       66      
Purple Finch 1       1      
House Finch 45       5      
Red Crossbill 39       7      
White-winged Crossbill 173       14      
Common Redpoll 4,723       125      
Hoary Redpoll 111       28      
Pine Siskin 260       25      
American Goldfinch 11       1      
Evening Grosbeak 220       37      
House Sparrow 1,474       78      
Total 12,777             

A total of 57 species were reported.

See list of localities in Alberta with reports.

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