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2000 Results: Ontario

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

See list of localities in Ontario with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 5       1      
Canada Goose 3,382       71      
Mute Swan 118       6      
Tundra Swan 81       2      
Wood Duck 2       2      
Gadwall 38       5      
American Wigeon 14       3      
American Black Duck 193       14      
Mallard 2,452       30      
Canvasback 13,179       4      
Redhead 110       5      
Ring-necked Duck 18       1      
Greater Scaup 1,107       5      
Lesser Scaup 2,042       3      
White-winged Scoter 6       2      
Long-tailed Duck 1,604       6      
Bufflehead 297       8      
Common Goldeneye 1,508       11      
Hooded Merganser 19       7      
Common Merganser 589       15      
Red-breasted Merganser 46       4      
Ring-necked Pheasant 5       5      
Ruffed Grouse 48       37      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 1       1      
Wild Turkey 85       9      
Common Loon 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 2       1      
Great Blue Heron 2       2      
Bald Eagle 18       14      
Northern Harrier 9       9      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 26       24      
Cooper's Hawk 18       18      
Northern Goshawk 8       7      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 97       66      
Rough-legged Hawk 8       6      
American Kestrel 37       23      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 4       2      
American Coot 48       5      
Bonaparte's Gull 200       2      
Little Gull 3       2      
Ring-billed Gull 3,086       19      
Herring Gull 313       21      
Iceland Gull 1       1      
Glaucous Gull 6       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 9       2      
Rock Pigeon 1,309       122      
Mourning Dove 3,364       491      
Eastern Screech-Owl 4       4      
Great Horned Owl 7       6      
Snowy Owl 2       2      
Barred Owl 4       4      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 3       3      
Red-headed Woodpecker 10       8      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 58       45      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 829       463      
Hairy Woodpecker 509       297      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 1       1      
Black-backed Woodpecker 26       3      
Northern Flicker 16       13      
Pileated Woodpecker 65       51      
Northern Shrike 34       27      
Gray Jay 102       45      
Blue Jay 2,158       497      
Black-billed Magpie 7       3      
American Crow 1,610       312      
Common Raven 579       128      
Horned Lark 681       21      
Black-capped Chickadee 4,364       675      
Boreal Chickadee 4       4      
Tufted Titmouse 53       18      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 325       173      
White-breasted Nuthatch 665       362      
Brown Creeper 20       19      
Carolina Wren 8       5      
Winter Wren 2       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 6       3      
Eastern Bluebird 17       6      
Mountain Bluebird 1       1      
Hermit Thrush 25       2      
American Robin 224       42      
Northern Mockingbird 13       12      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 4,565       306      
Bohemian Waxwing 1,241       15      
Cedar Waxwing 267       16      
Lapland Longspur 2       1      
Snow Bunting 1,968       44      
American Tree Sparrow 1,381       190      
Chipping Sparrow 4       1      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 127       39      
White-throated Sparrow 52       14      
White-crowned Sparrow 39       16      
Dark-eyed Junco 2,577       370      
Northern Cardinal 1,230       368      
Red-winged Blackbird 39       6      
Eastern Meadowlark 1       1      
Rusty Blackbird 54       4      
Common Grackle 77       17      
Brown-headed Cowbird 170       21      
Pine Grosbeak 2,109       169      
Purple Finch 410       77      
House Finch 2,344       284      
Red Crossbill 10       3      
White-winged Crossbill 2       2      
Common Redpoll 6,613       291      
Hoary Redpoll 32       17      
Pine Siskin 637       76      
American Goldfinch 2,560       243      
Evening Grosbeak 1,388       121      
House Sparrow 4,956       363      
Total 82,812             

A total of 115 species were reported.

See list of localities in Ontario with reports.

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