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2010 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 1       1      
Cackling Goose 2       1      
Canada Goose 26,541       264      
Mute Swan 368       36      
Trumpeter Swan 257       18      
Tundra Swan 203       9      
Wood Duck 1       1      
Gadwall 46       6      
American Wigeon 5       1      
American Black Duck 569       54      
Mallard 12,432       147      
Northern Shoveler 76       2      
Northern Pintail 3       3      
Green-winged Teal 1       1      
Canvasback 157       9      
Redhead 591       13      
Ring-necked Duck 8       2      
Greater Scaup 15,201       19      
Lesser Scaup 1,275       14      
King Eider 1       1      
Surf Scoter 199       3      
White-winged Scoter 963       21      
Black Scoter 7       1      
Long-tailed Duck 13,018       33      
Bufflehead 1,456       44      
Common Goldeneye 4,507       88      
Barrow's Goldeneye 1       1      
Hooded Merganser 67       23      
Common Merganser 3,013       74      
Red-breasted Merganser 1,627       32      
Ruddy Duck 613       3      
Ring-necked Pheasant 46       18      
Ruffed Grouse 168       80      
Spruce Grouse 8       4      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 20       5      
Wild Turkey 1,017       83      
Pied-billed Grebe 4       1      
Horned Grebe 2       2      
Red-necked Grebe 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 24       4      
Great Blue Heron 23       11      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
Bald Eagle 148       76      
Northern Harrier 19       17      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 78       77      
Cooper's Hawk 117       110      
Northern Goshawk 8       8      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 296       196      
Rough-legged Hawk 23       18      
American Kestrel 34       27      
Merlin 11       11      
Gyrfalcon 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 17       12      
American Coot 21       8      
Ring-billed Gull 6,361       77      
Herring Gull 3,466       88      
Thayer's Gull 5       3      
Iceland Gull 17       8      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Glaucous Gull 46       8      
Great Black-backed Gull 165       27      
Rock Pigeon 4,882       216      
Mourning Dove 7,996       1,002      
Eastern Screech-Owl 22       12      
Great Horned Owl 16       13      
Snowy Owl 5       5      
Northern Hawk Owl 10       10      
Barred Owl 29       24      
Great Gray Owl 1       1      
Long-eared Owl 12       1      
Short-eared Owl 5       1      
Belted Kingfisher 7       7      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 291       226      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 2,141       1,130      
Hairy Woodpecker 1,346       781      
Black-backed Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 29       27      
Pileated Woodpecker 185       161      
Northern Shrike 21       20      
Gray Jay 318       133      
Blue Jay 4,344       1,019      
Black-billed Magpie 11       6      
American Crow 5,263       729      
Common Raven 1,943       318      
Horned Lark 315       25      
Black-capped Chickadee 10,740       1,708      
Boreal Chickadee 5       4      
Tufted Titmouse 79       41      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1,066       613      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,484       849      
Brown Creeper 68       53      
Carolina Wren 71       52      
Winter Wren 21       11      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 34       12      
Eastern Bluebird 16       6      
Townsend's Solitaire 2       2      
Hermit Thrush 4       2      
American Robin 351       59      
Varied Thrush 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 19       19      
European Starling 9,550       518      
Bohemian Waxwing 492       4      
Cedar Waxwing 170       15      
Lapland Longspur 17       4      
Snow Bunting 2,659       61      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 3       2      
Eastern Towhee 5       5      
American Tree Sparrow 3,176       418      
Field Sparrow 18       10      
Fox Sparrow 2       2      
Song Sparrow 152       72      
Swamp Sparrow 12       7      
White-throated Sparrow 179       73      
White-crowned Sparrow 53       32      
Dark-eyed Junco 5,378       855      
Northern Cardinal 3,103       965      
Red-winged Blackbird 266       24      
Rusty Blackbird 10       4      
Common Grackle 49       22      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,582       57      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 1       1      
Pine Grosbeak 3,015       232      
Purple Finch 1,328       172      
House Finch 2,639       432      
Red Crossbill 5       2      
White-winged Crossbill 8       4      
Common Redpoll 1,201       126      
Hoary Redpoll 6       5      
Pine Siskin 1,266       183      
American Goldfinch 15,300       1,056      
Evening Grosbeak 2,393       143      
House Sparrow 9,841       688      
Total 202,394             

A total of 134 species were reported.

See list of localities in Ontario with reports.

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