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2006 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
Canada Goose 8,234       103      
Mute Swan 89       14      
Trumpeter Swan 54       3      
Tundra Swan 505       9      
Wood Duck 2       1      
Gadwall 26       1      
American Black Duck 540       21      
Mallard 7,903       88      
Green-winged Teal 2       2      
Canvasback 171       2      
Redhead 3,019       5      
Greater Scaup 1,619       11      
Lesser Scaup 835       3      
Long-tailed Duck 503       10      
Bufflehead 509       24      
Common Goldeneye 780       41      
Barrow's Goldeneye 5       2      
Hooded Merganser 42       13      
Common Merganser 1,004       25      
Red-breasted Merganser 30       8      
Ruddy Duck 2       1      
Gray Partridge 1       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 1       1      
Ruffed Grouse 44       26      
Spruce Grouse 2       1      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 7       2      
Wild Turkey 594       29      
Common Loon 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 2       1      
Great Blue Heron 6       6      
Bald Eagle 40       26      
Northern Harrier 6       4      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 47       47      
Cooper's Hawk 66       59      
Northern Goshawk 5       5      
Red-tailed Hawk 166       101      
Rough-legged Hawk 13       8      
Golden Eagle 3       1      
American Kestrel 14       12      
Merlin 4       4      
Gyrfalcon 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 16       12      
American Coot 11       4      
Ring-billed Gull 3,570       36      
Herring Gull 3,253       23      
Thayer's Gull 1       1      
Iceland Gull 5       3      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 12       2      
Glaucous Gull 24       6      
Great Black-backed Gull 219       7      
Rock Pigeon 2,458       131      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 1       1      
Mourning Dove 4,562       691      
Eastern Screech-Owl 6       6      
Great Horned Owl 5       3      
Snowy Owl 4       4      
Northern Hawk Owl 2       1      
Barred Owl 6       6      
Great Gray Owl 9       8      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Boreal Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 6       6      
Red-headed Woodpecker 19       10      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 84       74      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 7       2      
Downy Woodpecker 1,186       620      
Hairy Woodpecker 767       431      
Northern Flicker 17       14      
Pileated Woodpecker 71       52      
Northern Shrike 34       27      
Gray Jay 92       41      
Blue Jay 2,876       659      
Black-billed Magpie 1       1      
American Crow 2,328       376      
Common Raven 649       153      
Horned Lark 188       17      
Black-capped Chickadee 6,786       972      
Boreal Chickadee 14       7      
Tufted Titmouse 46       19      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 619       362      
White-breasted Nuthatch 989       535      
Brown Creeper 14       12      
Carolina Wren 17       14      
Winter Wren 14       6      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 6       4      
Eastern Bluebird 2       1      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 307       42      
Varied Thrush 3       3      
Northern Mockingbird 17       16      
European Starling 4,785       383      
Bohemian Waxwing 527       6      
Cedar Waxwing 118       14      
Lapland Longspur 3       2      
Snow Bunting 357       22      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 20       2      
American Tree Sparrow 1,836       285      
Chipping Sparrow 1       1      
Field Sparrow 98       23      
Fox Sparrow 7       7      
Song Sparrow 350       69      
Swamp Sparrow 3       3      
White-throated Sparrow 193       84      
Harris's Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 36       18      
Dark-eyed Junco 4,364       599      
Northern Cardinal 1,630       549      
Red-winged Blackbird 179       11      
Rusty Blackbird 4       3      
Common Grackle 36       13      
Brown-headed Cowbird 117       11      
Pine Grosbeak 2,639       178      
Purple Finch 856       103      
House Finch 2,189       315      
Common Redpoll 5,685       230      
Hoary Redpoll 86       15      
Pine Siskin 4,789       199      
American Goldfinch 9,982       633      
Evening Grosbeak 1,136       77      
House Sparrow 5,965       478      
Total 106,216             

A total of 120 species were reported.

See list of localities in Ontario with reports.

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