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2007 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 2,887       30      
Mallard 8,858       15      
Redhead 1       1      
Bufflehead 49       3      
Common Goldeneye 191       11      
Barrow's Goldeneye 9       1      
Common Merganser 12       3      
Gray Partridge 223       19      
Ring-necked Pheasant 45       12      
Ruffed Grouse 20       11      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 68       6      
Bald Eagle 16       12      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6       6      
Cooper's Hawk 3       3      
Northern Goshawk 7       6      
Red-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Rough-legged Hawk 14       9      
Golden Eagle 3       3      
Merlin 13       10      
Gyrfalcon 1       1      
Prairie Falcon 5       3      
Rock Pigeon 608       44      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 7       2      
Mourning Dove 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 18       13      
Snowy Owl 10       7      
Northern Hawk Owl 4       3      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 4       4      
Great Gray Owl 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 4       3      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 255       141      
Hairy Woodpecker 191       111      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 77       49      
Pileated Woodpecker 17       13      
Northern Shrike 5       5      
Gray Jay 94       45      
Steller's Jay 11       8      
Blue Jay 356       129      
Black-billed Magpie 883       171      
Clark's Nutcracker 11       3      
American Crow 39       24      
Common Raven 854       117      
Horned Lark 163       5      
Black-capped Chickadee 1,479       220      
Mountain Chickadee 111       22      
Boreal Chickadee 155       50      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 71       33      
White-breasted Nuthatch 152       89      
Brown Creeper 5       5      
American Dipper 5       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 3       2      
American Robin 36       6      
European Starling 846       19      
Bohemian Waxwing 3,403       36      
Snow Bunting 223       10      
American Tree Sparrow 29       6      
Song Sparrow 14       3      
White-throated Sparrow 9       5      
Harris's Sparrow 3       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 6       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 63       29      
Northern Cardinal 5       5      
Brewer's Blackbird 15       1      
Pine Grosbeak 1,125       109      
Purple Finch 1       1      
House Finch 676       55      
Common Redpoll 3,991       165      
Hoary Redpoll 83       32      
Pine Siskin 23       6      
Evening Grosbeak 160       25      
House Sparrow 2,030       121      
Total 30,769             

A total of 73 species were reported.

See list of localities in Alberta with reports.

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