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2006 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
Snow Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 3,429       53      
Mute Swan 17       2      
Trumpeter Swan 458       14      
Tundra Swan 5       3      
Wood Duck 90       8      
Gadwall 47       6      
Eurasian Wigeon 149       6      
American Wigeon 5,257       33      
Mallard 6,176       89      
Northern Shoveler 87       6      
Northern Pintail 113       14      
Green-winged Teal 298       20      
Canvasback 22       2      
Redhead 3       1      
Ring-necked Duck 76       9      
Greater Scaup 258       14      
Lesser Scaup 871       9      
Harlequin Duck 82       11      
Surf Scoter 274       13      
White-winged Scoter 54       7      
Black Scoter 49       5      
Long-tailed Duck 8       1      
Bufflehead 662       53      
Common Goldeneye 231       28      
Barrow's Goldeneye 619       26      
Hooded Merganser 68       16      
Common Merganser 311       39      
Red-breasted Merganser 68       16      
Ruddy Duck 3       2      
California Quail 550       22      
Ring-necked Pheasant 27       9      
Ruffed Grouse 20       12      
White-tailed Ptarmigan 6       1      
Wild Turkey 47       4      
Red-throated Loon 4       2      
Pacific Loon 178       7      
Common Loon 63       15      
Pied-billed Grebe 16       10      
Horned Grebe 34       10      
Red-necked Grebe 5       5      
Western Grebe 20       3      
Brandt's Cormorant 91       4      
Double-crested Cormorant 191       24      
Pelagic Cormorant 112       13      
Great Blue Heron 131       48      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2       1      
Turkey Vulture 7       4      
Bald Eagle 279       107      
Northern Harrier 6       5      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 18       17      
Cooper's Hawk 12       11      
Northern Goshawk 5       5      
Red-tailed Hawk 46       32      
Rough-legged Hawk 3       2      
Golden Eagle 5       3      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Merlin 12       12      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
American Coot 470       22      
Sandhill Crane 6       1      
Black-bellied Plover 21       3      
Killdeer 22       6      
Black Oystercatcher 14       3      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Black Turnstone 39       6      
Surfbird 10       1      
Sanderling 140       2      
Western Sandpiper 83       3      
Dunlin 710       5      
Long-billed Dowitcher 46       1      
Wilson's Snipe 2       2      
Black-legged Kittiwake 180       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 1       1      
Mew Gull 222       13      
Ring-billed Gull 122       19      
Western Gull 43       14      
California Gull 51       3      
Herring Gull 196       19      
Thayer's Gull 39       5      
Glaucous-winged Gull 4,837       61      
Glaucous Gull 8       2      
Common Murre 290       3      
Pigeon Guillemot 11       2      
Marbled Murrelet 10       3      
Ancient Murrelet 6       1      
Rhinoceros Auklet 10       2      
Rock Pigeon 1,663       59      
Band-tailed Pigeon 9       4      
Mourning Dove 67       10      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 10       7      
Snowy Owl 1       1      
Northern Hawk Owl 1       1      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 8       8      
Barred Owl 4       3      
Great Gray Owl 2       1      
Short-eared Owl 3       2      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 2       2      
Anna's Hummingbird 32       15      
Belted Kingfisher 26       23      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 7       6      
Downy Woodpecker 137       93      
Hairy Woodpecker 102       68      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 18       4      
Northern Flicker 286       144      
Pileated Woodpecker 69       48      
Northern Shrike 9       9      
Hutton's Vireo 7       4      
Gray Jay 28       11      
Steller's Jay 381       126      
Blue Jay 37       14      
Black-billed Magpie 70       30      
Clark's Nutcracker 20       7      
American Crow 851       88      
Northwestern Crow 1,616       91      
Common Raven 3,937       107      
Sky Lark 28       2      
Barn Swallow 8       1      
Black-capped Chickadee 1,136       207      
Mountain Chickadee 122       33      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 287       83      
Boreal Chickadee 9       3      
Bushtit 606       51      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 188       97      
White-breasted Nuthatch 17       9      
Pygmy Nuthatch 13       3      
Brown Creeper 33       23      
Bewick's Wren 16       13      
Pacific Wren 103       40      
Marsh Wren 4       2      
American Dipper 16       8      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 136       27      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 57       28      
Townsend's Solitaire 1       1      
Hermit Thrush 11       4      
American Robin 1,021       149      
Varied Thrush 174       84      
European Starling 5,108       124      
Bohemian Waxwing 526       7      
Cedar Waxwing 34       3      
Snow Bunting 64       3      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1       1      
Spotted Towhee 337       129      
American Tree Sparrow 3       2      
Savannah Sparrow 3       2      
Fox Sparrow 150       56      
Song Sparrow 404       150      
Lincoln's Sparrow 4       3      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 46       22      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 107       28      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,888       229      
Red-winged Blackbird 896       76      
Western Meadowlark 26       5      
Rusty Blackbird 2       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 109       11      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1       1      
Brambling 1       1      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 244       3      
Pine Grosbeak 216       9      
Purple Finch 169       32      
Cassin's Finch 14       5      
House Finch 755       134      
Red Crossbill 79       18      
White-winged Crossbill 105       10      
Common Redpoll 40       7      
Pine Siskin 439       54      
American Goldfinch 406       29      
Evening Grosbeak 1,200       30      
House Sparrow 965       97      
Total 57,006             

A total of 175 species were reported.

See list of localities in British Columbia with reports.

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