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2000 Results: British Columbia

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

See list of localities in British Columbia with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Greater White-fronted Goose 2       1      
Snow Goose 25       1      
Brant 22       2      
Canada Goose 3,181       124      
Mute Swan 1       1      
Trumpeter Swan 1,289       36      
Tundra Swan 27       4      
Wood Duck 28       8      
Gadwall 49       7      
Eurasian Wigeon 65       5      
American Wigeon 1,838       39      
Mallard 6,454       136      
Northern Shoveler 184       5      
Northern Pintail 399       11      
Green-winged Teal 491       21      
Canvasback 13       3      
Ring-necked Duck 22       5      
Greater Scaup 545       18      
Lesser Scaup 413       23      
Harlequin Duck 177       23      
Surf Scoter 1,404       40      
White-winged Scoter 139       9      
Black Scoter 96       6      
Long-tailed Duck 21       5      
Bufflehead 955       83      
Common Goldeneye 736       57      
Barrow's Goldeneye 524       38      
Hooded Merganser 89       23      
Common Merganser 327       44      
Red-breasted Merganser 121       16      
Ruddy Duck 2       1      
California Quail 441       18      
Gray Partridge 25       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 44       24      
Ruffed Grouse 21       12      
Wild Turkey 75       4      
Red-throated Loon 43       3      
Pacific Loon 81       11      
Common Loon 84       31      
Pied-billed Grebe 9       5      
Horned Grebe 44       14      
Red-necked Grebe 3       3      
Western Grebe 75       12      
Brandt's Cormorant 15       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 316       37      
Pelagic Cormorant 53       13      
Great Blue Heron 242       84      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 5       3      
Turkey Vulture 4       2      
Osprey 3       3      
Bald Eagle 1,019       225      
Northern Harrier 46       19      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 11       11      
Cooper's Hawk 20       15      
Northern Goshawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 86       62      
Rough-legged Hawk 8       7      
Golden Eagle 4       4      
American Kestrel 15       11      
Merlin 12       11      
Gyrfalcon 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 14       8      
Virginia Rail 6       3      
American Coot 200       18      
Killdeer 49       14      
Black Oystercatcher 3       1      
Solitary Sandpiper 1       1      
Willet 1       1      
Black Turnstone 12       2      
Sanderling 7       1      
Western Sandpiper 2,137       3      
Least Sandpiper 1       1      
Dunlin 1,507       6      
Common Snipe 3       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 16       2      
Mew Gull 710       23      
Ring-billed Gull 78       7      
Western Gull 66       14      
California Gull 46       6      
Herring Gull 428       25      
Thayer's Gull 124       6      
Glaucous-winged Gull 4,496       133      
Common Murre 219       2      
Pigeon Guillemot 10       4      
Marbled Murrelet 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,285       64      
Band-tailed Pigeon 137       17      
Mourning Dove 97       14      
Barn Owl 4       3      
Great Horned Owl 11       10      
Snowy Owl 5       1      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 4       4      
Barred Owl 3       2      
Long-eared Owl 4       1      
Short-eared Owl 2       2      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 4       2      
Anna's Hummingbird 30       17      
Rufous Hummingbird 5       4      
Belted Kingfisher 36       24      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 5       5      
Downy Woodpecker 250       145      
Hairy Woodpecker 130       77      
Northern Flicker 363       236      
Pileated Woodpecker 85       68      
Northern Shrike 11       9      
Hutton's Vireo 8       3      
Gray Jay 38       17      
Steller's Jay 699       206      
Blue Jay 4       1      
Black-billed Magpie 116       35      
Clark's Nutcracker 10       5      
American Crow 1,572       168      
Northwestern Crow 3,831       237      
Common Raven 604       139      
Black-capped Chickadee 2,216       400      
Mountain Chickadee 120       32      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 558       118      
Boreal Chickadee 2       1      
Oak Titmouse 2       1      
Juniper Titmouse 2       1      
Bushtit 1,195       93      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 299       132      
White-breasted Nuthatch 17       9      
Pygmy Nuthatch 62       9      
Brown Creeper 16       12      
Canyon Wren 2       2      
Bewick's Wren 44       26      
Pacific Wren 89       42      
Marsh Wren 23       7      
American Dipper 17       11      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 165       30      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 91       17      
Western Bluebird 14       4      
Townsend's Solitaire 9       7      
Hermit Thrush 2       2      
American Robin 1,660       283      
Varied Thrush 482       196      
European Starling 4,284       300      
American Pipit 8       1      
Bohemian Waxwing 2,035       11      
Cedar Waxwing 3       1      
Snow Bunting 9       1      
Townsend's Warbler 6       2      
Spotted Towhee 608       227      
California Towhee 42       10      
American Tree Sparrow 48       7      
Chipping Sparrow 1       1      
Vesper Sparrow 3       1      
Fox Sparrow 143       73      
Song Sparrow 673       245      
White-throated Sparrow 13       3      
White-crowned Sparrow 160       39      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 120       36      
Dark-eyed Junco 3,943       462      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,660       114      
Brewer's Blackbird 258       22      
Brown-headed Cowbird 14       4      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 10       6      
Pine Grosbeak 238       29      
Purple Finch 356       83      
Cassin's Finch 25       11      
House Finch 1,772       327      
Red Crossbill 99       13      
White-winged Crossbill 86       7      
Common Redpoll 1,152       54      
Pine Siskin 3,054       182      
American Goldfinch 334       34      
Evening Grosbeak 1,204       35      
House Sparrow 1,471       213      
Total 72,855             

A total of 169 species were reported.

See list of localities in British Columbia with reports.

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