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2011 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 2,051       12      
Wood Duck 2       1      
Gadwall 1       1      
Eurasian Wigeon 1       1      
American Wigeon 25       6      
American Black Duck 1,700       57      
Mallard 798       50      
Blue-winged Teal 1       1      
Northern Pintail 21       9      
Green-winged Teal 12       3      
Tufted Duck 1       1      
Greater Scaup 3,913       6      
Lesser Scaup 56       3      
Common Eider 327       13      
Harlequin Duck 10       1      
Surf Scoter 41       3      
White-winged Scoter 21       4      
Black Scoter 3       1      
Long-tailed Duck 48       7      
Bufflehead 105       9      
Common Goldeneye 424       20      
Barrow's Goldeneye 17       4      
Hooded Merganser 67       10      
Common Merganser 923       24      
Red-breasted Merganser 133       20      
Ring-necked Pheasant 313       79      
Ruffed Grouse 9       8      
Spruce Grouse 1       1      
Common Loon 54       24      
Horned Grebe 2       1      
Red-necked Grebe 10       6      
Northern Gannet 6       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 9       3      
Turkey Vulture 3       1      
Bald Eagle 142       58      
Northern Harrier 5       4      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 25       25      
Northern Goshawk 7       6      
Broad-winged Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 47       26      
Rough-legged Hawk 7       6      
American Kestrel 2       2      
Merlin 5       5      
American Coot 4       4      
Killdeer 1       1      
Sanderling 12       2      
Purple Sandpiper 24       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 4       1      
Black-headed Gull 4       3      
Ring-billed Gull 40       8      
Herring Gull 965       112      
Iceland Gull 21       9      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 3       3      
Glaucous Gull 20       4      
Great Black-backed Gull 109       32      
Dovekie 1       1      
Thick-billed Murre 3       3      
Black Guillemot 8       7      
Rock Pigeon 584       72      
Mourning Dove 2,801       231      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 20       14      
Short-eared Owl 2       2      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 3       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 248       156      
Hairy Woodpecker 197       131      
Black-backed Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 46       32      
Pileated Woodpecker 15       13      
Northern Shrike 2       2      
Gray Jay 18       6      
Blue Jay 1,449       272      
American Crow 1,536       297      
Common Raven 113       49      
Horned Lark 68       6      
Black-capped Chickadee 2,330       353      
Boreal Chickadee 41       16      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 170       110      
White-breasted Nuthatch 109       75      
Brown Creeper 34       28      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 23       14      
American Robin 19       11      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
European Starling 3,808       193      
American Pipit 15       2      
Bohemian Waxwing 540       21      
Cedar Waxwing 216       10      
Lapland Longspur 6       1      
Snow Bunting 697       28      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 2       1      
American Tree Sparrow 338       68      
Chipping Sparrow 49       12      
Lark Sparrow 1       1      
Savannah Sparrow 7       5      
Fox Sparrow 19       13      
Song Sparrow 219       114      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 205       58      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,148       181      
Northern Cardinal 60       30      
Red-winged Blackbird 19       8      
Common Grackle 92       17      
Brown-headed Cowbird 8       5      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Pine Grosbeak 21       3      
Purple Finch 37       13      
House Finch 27       2      
Red Crossbill 30       4      
White-winged Crossbill 140       23      
Common Redpoll 2,003       97      
Hoary Redpoll 1       1      
Pine Siskin 194       32      
American Goldfinch 2,627       223      
Evening Grosbeak 308       21      
House Sparrow 236       36      
Total 35,479             

A total of 118 species were reported.

See list of localities in Nova Scotia with reports.

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