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2012 Results: Ontario

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See list of localities in Ontario with reports.


Species [alphabetic]
[taxonomic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
American Black Duck 444       57      
American Coot 992       21      
American Crow 16,300       1,596      
American Goldfinch 24,119       1,934      
American Kestrel 46       40      
American Robin 1,930       385      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 3       3      
American Tree Sparrow 3,600       608      
American Wigeon 9       4      
Bald Eagle 319       144      
Barred Owl 14       13      
Barrow's Goldeneye 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 34       28      
Black Scoter 3       1      
Black-backed Woodpecker 3       3      
Black-billed Magpie 21       12      
Black-capped Chickadee 19,252       3,298      
Blue Jay 9,038       2,065      
Bohemian Waxwing 3,948       60      
Bonaparte's Gull 59       4      
Boreal Chickadee 13       4      
Brown Creeper 109       83      
Brown-headed Cowbird 5,212       42      
Bufflehead 724       80      
Canada Goose 28,513       515      
Canvasback 4,199       20      
Carolina Wren 65       53      
Cedar Waxwing 1,741       76      
Chipping Sparrow 3       2      
Common Goldeneye 3,779       149      
Common Grackle 54       17      
Common Loon 9       3      
Common Merganser 8,570       142      
Common Raven 3,341       514      
Common Redpoll 20,404       760      
Cooper's Hawk 142       135      
Dark-eyed Junco 9,479       1,668      
Double-crested Cormorant 26       6      
Downy Woodpecker 3,102       1,773      
Eastern Bluebird 60       25      
Eastern Screech-Owl 16       7      
Eastern Towhee 3       3      
European Starling 21,530       1,221      
Evening Grosbeak 1,796       189      
Field Sparrow 17       9      
Fish Crow 2       1      
Fox Sparrow 2       2      
Gadwall 269       19      
Glaucous Gull 35       8      
Golden Eagle 3       3      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 78       27      
Gray Jay 355       160      
Gray Partridge 10       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 225       30      
Great Blue Heron 45       23      
Great Gray Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 21       17      
Greater Scaup 6,349       22      
Green-winged Teal 3       3      
Hairy Woodpecker 2,114       1,270      
Hermit Thrush 2       2      
Herring Gull 7,629       207      
Hoary Redpoll 195       81      
Hooded Merganser 93       26      
Horned Lark 1,006       80      
House Finch 3,986       825      
House Sparrow 12,678       1,069      
Iceland Gull 14       7      
King Eider 3       3      
Lapland Longspur 1       1      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 4       3      
Lesser Scaup 786       13      
Lincoln's Sparrow 3       3      
Long-eared Owl 20       8      
Long-tailed Duck 4,471       45      
Mallard 14,363       307      
Merlin 13       13      
Mountain Bluebird 3       3      
Mourning Dove 12,010       1,969      
Mute Swan 562       65      
Northern Cardinal 4,331       1,743      
Northern Flicker 44       39      
Northern Goshawk 11       11      
Northern Harrier 33       24      
Northern Mockingbird 39       29      
Northern Pintail 207       4      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 2       2      
Northern Shoveler 208       4      
Northern Shrike 62       58      
Peregrine Falcon 17       9      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       2      
Pileated Woodpecker 331       268      
Pine Grosbeak 4,290       457      
Pine Siskin 16,348       638      
Purple Finch 1,158       302      
Red Crossbill 21       4      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 346       267      
Red-breasted Merganser 1,877       49      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1,661       849      
Red-headed Woodpecker 3       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 578       329      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,563       18      
Redhead 15,739       29      
Ring-billed Gull 9,560       219      
Ring-necked Duck 55       6      
Ring-necked Pheasant 68       31      
Rock Pigeon 4,288       337      
Ross's Goose 4       4      
Rough-legged Hawk 54       31      
Ruddy Duck 643       9      
Ruffed Grouse 247       136      
Rusty Blackbird 17       10      
Sandhill Crane 196       6      
Savannah Sparrow 2       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 72       68      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 52       10      
Short-eared Owl 8       2      
Snow Bunting 3,116       73      
Snowy Owl 29       22      
Song Sparrow 182       76      
Spruce Grouse 4       4      
Surf Scoter 20       2      
Swamp Sparrow 9       4      
Thayer's Gull 1       1      
Trumpeter Swan 667       26      
Tufted Titmouse 54       23      
Tundra Swan 3,669       36      
Turkey Vulture 11       6      
Varied Thrush 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 2,187       1,258      
White-crowned Sparrow 14       11      
White-throated Sparrow 216       88      
White-winged Crossbill 418       36      
White-winged Scoter 405       19      
Wild Turkey 2,606       201      
Winter Wren 9       7      
Wood Duck 12       5      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 10       3      
Total 338,177             

A total of 139 species were reported.

See list of localities in Ontario with reports.

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