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2010 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
Canada Goose 6,552       18      
Wood Duck 10       2      
Gadwall 3       1      
Eurasian Wigeon 2       1      
American Wigeon 57       4      
American Black Duck 3,185       70      
Mallard 1,006       41      
Northern Pintail 11       5      
Green-winged Teal 5       3      
Tufted Duck 1       1      
Greater Scaup 4,132       11      
Lesser Scaup 37       5      
Common Eider 410       14      
Harlequin Duck 20       1      
Surf Scoter 46       7      
White-winged Scoter 145       5      
Black Scoter 40       1      
Long-tailed Duck 157       14      
Bufflehead 60       11      
Common Goldeneye 1,077       29      
Barrow's Goldeneye 12       5      
Hooded Merganser 43       11      
Common Merganser 913       16      
Red-breasted Merganser 372       26      
Gray Partridge 2       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 299       107      
Ruffed Grouse 18       12      
Spruce Grouse 17       7      
Red-throated Loon 1       1      
Common Loon 73       19      
Horned Grebe 6       2      
Red-necked Grebe 3       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 3       2      
Great Cormorant 32       6      
Great Blue Heron 1       1      
Turkey Vulture 2       1      
Bald Eagle 245       71      
Northern Harrier 3       3      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 22       20      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Northern Goshawk 5       5      
Red-tailed Hawk 67       39      
Rough-legged Hawk 5       4      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Merlin 9       6      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Purple Sandpiper 22       2      
Black-headed Gull 16       5      
Ring-billed Gull 28       7      
Herring Gull 1,904       167      
Iceland Gull 65       14      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Glaucous Gull 4       3      
Great Black-backed Gull 278       41      
Dovekie 3       2      
Thick-billed Murre 2       1      
Black Guillemot 25       6      
Rock Pigeon 587       98      
Mourning Dove 3,147       270      
Great Horned Owl 2       1      
Barred Owl 7       7      
Belted Kingfisher 6       6      
Downy Woodpecker 349       212      
Hairy Woodpecker 214       142      
Northern Flicker 40       34      
Pileated Woodpecker 22       21      
Northern Shrike 2       1      
Gray Jay 23       11      
Blue Jay 1,626       287      
American Crow 2,813       348      
Common Raven 287       84      
Black-capped Chickadee 2,500       405      
Boreal Chickadee 36       10      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 121       56      
White-breasted Nuthatch 100       66      
Brown Creeper 12       9      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 33       12      
American Robin 359       32      
Northern Mockingbird 3       3      
European Starling 5,123       218      
Bohemian Waxwing 71       3      
Cedar Waxwing 79       5      
Snow Bunting 199       10      
Orange-crowned Warbler 4       4      
Pine Warbler 2       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1       1      
American Tree Sparrow 244       74      
Chipping Sparrow 29       7      
Savannah Sparrow 15       5      
Fox Sparrow 8       6      
Song Sparrow 148       91      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 105       56      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,308       218      
Northern Cardinal 51       25      
Dickcissel 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 6       3      
Common Grackle 272       28      
Brown-headed Cowbird 5       2      
Pine Grosbeak 6       2      
Purple Finch 78       33      
House Finch 29       4      
White-winged Crossbill 86       7      
Common Redpoll 38       5      
Pine Siskin 364       23      
American Goldfinch 5,205       301      
Evening Grosbeak 496       40      
House Sparrow 344       40      
Total 48,067             

A total of 108 species were reported.

See list of localities in Nova Scotia with reports.

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