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2002 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 10       3      
Canada Goose 5,025       71      
Mute Swan 89       8      
Trumpeter Swan 108       3      
Tundra Swan 37       3      
Wood Duck 25       2      
American Black Duck 138       14      
Mallard 2,220       47      
Northern Shoveler 2       1      
Canvasback 103       2      
Redhead 28       4      
Ring-necked Duck 9       2      
Greater Scaup 5,248       5      
Lesser Scaup 5       2      
Harlequin Duck 1       1      
Surf Scoter 1       1      
Black Scoter 14       1      
Long-tailed Duck 508       5      
Bufflehead 388       9      
Common Goldeneye 302       18      
Hooded Merganser 2       2      
Common Merganser 604       21      
Red-breasted Merganser 16       5      
Ring-necked Pheasant 4       3      
Ruffed Grouse 44       31      
Spruce Grouse 5       2      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 2       1      
Wild Turkey 160       11      
Common Loon 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 7       7      
Bald Eagle 11       10      
Northern Harrier 7       6      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 40       33      
Cooper's Hawk 34       31      
Northern Goshawk 4       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 88       64      
Rough-legged Hawk 12       9      
American Kestrel 22       16      
Merlin 3       3      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 2       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 50       1      
Ring-billed Gull 1,049       36      
Herring Gull 1,095       43      
Iceland Gull 1       1      
Glaucous Gull 6       3      
Great Black-backed Gull 56       14      
Rock Pigeon 1,652       119      
Mourning Dove 3,321       483      
Eastern Screech-Owl 3       2      
Great Horned Owl 5       5      
Snowy Owl 6       5      
Northern Hawk Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 3       3      
Great Gray Owl 2       2      
Long-eared Owl 8       3      
Belted Kingfisher 5       5      
Red-headed Woodpecker 9       5      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 25       15      
Downy Woodpecker 728       405      
Hairy Woodpecker 519       310      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 3       3      
Black-backed Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 19       13      
Pileated Woodpecker 47       36      
Northern Shrike 7       6      
Gray Jay 71       28      
Blue Jay 1,871       431      
Black-billed Magpie 2       1      
American Crow 3,682       364      
Common Raven 424       102      
Horned Lark 97       20      
Black-capped Chickadee 4,696       669      
Boreal Chickadee 1       1      
Tufted Titmouse 22       2      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 276       194      
White-breasted Nuthatch 654       381      
Brown Creeper 17       16      
Carolina Wren 18       14      
Winter Wren 5       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 8       4      
Eastern Bluebird 10       3      
American Robin 74       20      
Northern Mockingbird 6       6      
European Starling 3,777       227      
Bohemian Waxwing 267       10      
Cedar Waxwing 236       5      
Lapland Longspur 25       1      
Smith's Longspur 1       1      
Snow Bunting 386       9      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 1       1      
American Tree Sparrow 996       146      
Chipping Sparrow 3       3      
Fox Sparrow 2       2      
Song Sparrow 23       15      
White-throated Sparrow 44       19      
White-crowned Sparrow 7       6      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,694       292      
Northern Cardinal 1,505       416      
Red-winged Blackbird 19       6      
Common Grackle 54       12      
Brown-headed Cowbird 65       9      
Pine Grosbeak 851       99      
Purple Finch 164       47      
House Finch 1,701       222      
White-winged Crossbill 117       10      
Common Redpoll 8,544       327      
Hoary Redpoll 51       26      
Pine Siskin 161       16      
American Goldfinch 2,047       268      
Evening Grosbeak 445       40      
House Sparrow 3,533       301      
Total 62,605             

A total of 113 species were reported.

See list of localities in Ontario with reports.

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