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2008 Results: Nova Scotia

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See list of localities in Nova Scotia with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Brant 762       3      
Canada Goose 818       6      
Gadwall 2       1      
Eurasian Wigeon 2       1      
American Wigeon 31       4      
American Black Duck 1,555       52      
Mallard 706       22      
Northern Pintail 15       3      
Green-winged Teal 2       2      
Greater Scaup 725       10      
Lesser Scaup 53       7      
Common Eider 710       14      
Harlequin Duck 4       2      
Surf Scoter 16       6      
White-winged Scoter 81       5      
Black Scoter 482       4      
Long-tailed Duck 96       6      
Bufflehead 238       9      
Common Goldeneye 506       21      
Barrow's Goldeneye 4       2      
Hooded Merganser 38       7      
Common Merganser 79       12      
Red-breasted Merganser 114       20      
Ring-necked Pheasant 132       47      
Ruffed Grouse 6       5      
Spruce Grouse 5       2      
Common Loon 75       22      
Horned Grebe 16       6      
Red-necked Grebe 9       4      
Double-crested Cormorant 2       2      
Great Cormorant 51       8      
Turkey Vulture 5       2      
Bald Eagle 79       31      
Northern Harrier 10       6      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 12       12      
Red-tailed Hawk 46       15      
Rough-legged Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Merlin 3       3      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 3       1      
Black-bellied Plover 1       1      
Purple Sandpiper 3       2      
Dunlin 15       1      
Wilson's Snipe 1       1      
Black-headed Gull 6       1      
Ring-billed Gull 59       8      
Herring Gull 1,686       64      
Iceland Gull 23       6      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 624       32      
Dovekie 9       2      
Thick-billed Murre 2       1      
Black Guillemot 61       10      
Rock Pigeon 514       48      
Mourning Dove 1,035       101      
Barred Owl 4       4      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 132       89      
Hairy Woodpecker 94       59      
Northern Flicker 17       11      
Pileated Woodpecker 10       6      
Northern Shrike 2       2      
Gray Jay 4       1      
Blue Jay 633       121      
American Crow 1,776       169      
Common Raven 77       32      
Horned Lark 21       2      
Black-capped Chickadee 1,073       185      
Boreal Chickadee 10       7      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 93       65      
White-breasted Nuthatch 31       23      
Brown Creeper 8       8      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 7       3      
Townsend's Solitaire 1       1      
American Robin 21       10      
Northern Mockingbird 1       1      
European Starling 3,012       96      
Bohemian Waxwing 1,093       6      
Cedar Waxwing 31       3      
Lapland Longspur 2       1      
Pine Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 25       1      
American Tree Sparrow 211       32      
Chipping Sparrow 10       8      
Savannah Sparrow 3       3      
Fox Sparrow 3       2      
Song Sparrow 90       34      
White-throated Sparrow 67       18      
Dark-eyed Junco 529       85      
Northern Cardinal 11       7      
Red-winged Blackbird 1       1      
Common Grackle 26       5      
Brown-headed Cowbird 5       2      
Bullock's Oriole 1       1      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Pine Grosbeak 142       25      
Purple Finch 34       9      
House Finch 9       1      
Red Crossbill 6       2      
White-winged Crossbill 39       7      
Common Redpoll 3,133       116      
Hoary Redpoll 23       7      
Pine Siskin 479       42      
American Goldfinch 933       89      
Evening Grosbeak 220       11      
House Sparrow 180       25      
Total 25,872             

A total of 107 species were reported.

See list of localities in Nova Scotia with reports.

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