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2003 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 2,192       10      
Mallard 312       8      
Green-winged Teal 72       1      
Bufflehead 2       1      
Common Goldeneye 32       5      
Gray Partridge 13       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 4       3      
Ruffed Grouse 18       8      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 32       1      
Bald Eagle 9       8      
Northern Goshawk 1       1      
Rough-legged Hawk 2       1      
Merlin 3       3      
Prairie Falcon 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 251       26      
Great Horned Owl 4       3      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 183       89      
Hairy Woodpecker 120       60      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 9       6      
Northern Flicker 8       6      
Pileated Woodpecker 10       7      
Northern Shrike 2       2      
Gray Jay 66       27      
Blue Jay 284       78      
Black-billed Magpie 341       85      
American Crow 12       7      
Common Raven 348       71      
Horned Lark 66       2      
Black-capped Chickadee 1,060       121      
Mountain Chickadee 9       5      
Boreal Chickadee 139       32      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 91       36      
White-breasted Nuthatch 81       44      
Brown Creeper 12       7      
American Dipper 6       2      
American Robin 1       1      
European Starling 152       10      
Bohemian Waxwing 3,004       22      
Cedar Waxwing 28       4      
Snow Bunting 1,889       8      
American Tree Sparrow 11       3      
Song Sparrow 8       8      
Harris's Sparrow 4       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 43       12      
Red-winged Blackbird 2       1      
Common Grackle 1       1      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 1       1      
Pine Grosbeak 683       61      
House Finch 17       4      
White-winged Crossbill 36       3      
Common Redpoll 1,136       54      
Hoary Redpoll 21       14      
Pine Siskin 113       10      
American Goldfinch 15       4      
Evening Grosbeak 341       34      
House Sparrow 1,233       61      
Total 14,535             

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.