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2010 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 37       2      
Snow Goose 1,015       4      
Brant 296       5      
Cackling Goose 1,214       4      
Canada Goose 6,337       198      
Mute Swan 35       8      
Trumpeter Swan 2,684       48      
Tundra Swan 29       5      
Wood Duck 85       17      
Gadwall 171       15      
Eurasian Wigeon 33       15      
American Wigeon 3,997       70      
Mallard 10,253       242      
Northern Shoveler 76       9      
Northern Pintail 509       24      
Green-winged Teal 874       44      
Canvasback 28       6      
Redhead 12       5      
Ring-necked Duck 350       28      
Greater Scaup 551       18      
Lesser Scaup 541       34      
Harlequin Duck 694       29      
Surf Scoter 1,134       26      
White-winged Scoter 658       10      
Black Scoter 50       5      
Long-tailed Duck 59       5      
Bufflehead 1,489       143      
Common Goldeneye 662       82      
Barrow's Goldeneye 413       35      
Hooded Merganser 190       44      
Common Merganser 771       98      
Red-breasted Merganser 84       23      
Ruddy Duck 1       1      
California Quail 2,222       98      
Chukar 11       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 59       27      
Ruffed Grouse 70       27      
Spruce Grouse 3       3      
Wild Turkey 12       3      
Pacific Loon 67       14      
Common Loon 96       32      
Pied-billed Grebe 25       14      
Horned Grebe 234       19      
Red-necked Grebe 29       7      
Western Grebe 16       5      
Brandt's Cormorant 36       13      
Double-crested Cormorant 271       51      
Pelagic Cormorant 200       31      
Great Blue Heron 271       103      
Turkey Vulture 6       2      
Bald Eagle 676       271      
Northern Harrier 16       13      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 23       21      
Cooper's Hawk 40       40      
Northern Goshawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 111       71      
Rough-legged Hawk 3       2      
Golden Eagle 6       6      
American Kestrel 8       8      
Merlin 21       21      
Peregrine Falcon 8       6      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
American Coot 3,547       28      
Black-bellied Plover 60       8      
Killdeer 20       7      
Black Oystercatcher 56       16      
Greater Yellowlegs 5       2      
Marbled Godwit 1       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 9       1      
Black Turnstone 77       10      
Surfbird 16       1      
Sanderling 1       1      
Dunlin 1,059       11      
Wilson's Snipe 2       2      
Mew Gull 968       23      
Ring-billed Gull 299       24      
Western Gull 8       2      
California Gull 156       20      
Herring Gull 473       24      
Thayer's Gull 597       9      
Glaucous-winged Gull 5,510       123      
Common Murre 156       3      
Pigeon Guillemot 53       7      
Marbled Murrelet 12       4      
Rock Pigeon 2,323       118      
Band-tailed Pigeon 56       13      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 5       3      
Mourning Dove 141       29      
Barn Owl 3       2      
Great Horned Owl 26       15      
Snowy Owl 1       1      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 8       8      
Barred Owl 12       11      
Great Gray Owl 4       3      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 5       4      
Anna's Hummingbird 267       112      
Belted Kingfisher 37       32      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 8       2      
Downy Woodpecker 536       363      
Hairy Woodpecker 306       192      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 6       2      
Northern Flicker 1,047       497      
Pileated Woodpecker 189       144      
Say's Phoebe 2       1      
Northern Shrike 13       10      
Hutton's Vireo 3       3      
Gray Jay 131       48      
Steller's Jay 626       228      
Blue Jay 53       26      
Black-billed Magpie 370       128      
Clark's Nutcracker 69       24      
American Crow 1,299       181      
Northwestern Crow 13,073       304      
Common Raven 1,750       385      
Sky Lark 2       1      
Violet-green Swallow 2       1      
Barn Swallow 2       2      
Black-capped Chickadee 3,827       688      
Mountain Chickadee 674       179      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 1,096       290      
Boreal Chickadee 37       5      
Bushtit 1,434       110      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1,080       496      
White-breasted Nuthatch 61       34      
Pygmy Nuthatch 67       15      
Brown Creeper 102       51      
Bewick's Wren 106       53      
Pacific Wren 121       51      
Marsh Wren 34       10      
American Dipper 37       25      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 196       43      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 43       14      
Western Bluebird 11       3      
Mountain Bluebird 2       1      
Townsend's Solitaire 16       14      
Hermit Thrush 7       4      
American Robin 1,270       260      
Varied Thrush 245       114      
European Starling 5,059       257      
Bohemian Waxwing 7,185       56      
Cedar Waxwing 1,449       16      
Lapland Longspur 6       1      
Snow Bunting 120       3      
Orange-crowned Warbler 2       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 23       9      
Townsend's Warbler 1       1      
Spotted Towhee 916       366      
American Tree Sparrow 24       5      
Savannah Sparrow 24       5      
Fox Sparrow 244       121      
Song Sparrow 879       355      
Lincoln's Sparrow 5       4      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 18       9      
White-crowned Sparrow 234       72      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 429       101      
Dark-eyed Junco 6,536       647      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,925       171      
Western Meadowlark 4       2      
Brewer's Blackbird 732       19      
Brown-headed Cowbird 3       2      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 4       2      
Pine Grosbeak 674       63      
Purple Finch 350       104      
Cassin's Finch 29       11      
House Finch 2,984       452      
Red Crossbill 206       41      
White-winged Crossbill 10       1      
Common Redpoll 3,337       165      
Hoary Redpoll 6       3      
Pine Siskin 7,196       399      
American Goldfinch 1,254       139      
Evening Grosbeak 1,513       76      
House Sparrow 2,376       282      
Total 131,560             

A total of 174 species were reported.

See list of localities in British Columbia with reports.

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