Calgary Winter Bird List

Last updated 2020-02-29
Alberta  Edmonton  Bow Valley
The count area is the 80-km radius circle centred on the Centre Street Bridge in Calgary.

Area Map


Species
2019-20
2018-19
2017-18
Ducks, Geese, and Swans    Snow Goose X 
 Greater White-fronted GooseXX 
 Cackling GooseXXX
 Canada GooseXXX
 Trumpeter SwanXXX
 Tundra SwanX  
 Wood DuckX X
 Blue-winged Teal X 
 Northern ShovelerXXX
 GadwallXXX
 American WigeonXXX
 MallardXXX
 Northern PintailXXX
 Green-winged TealXXX
 Canvasback X 
 RedheadXXX
 Ring-necked DuckXXX
 Greater ScaupXX 
 Lesser ScaupXXX
 Harlequin DuckXXX
 White-winged ScoterX  
 BuffleheadXXX
 Common GoldeneyeXXX
 Barrow's GoldeneyeXXX
 Hooded MerganserXXX
 Common MerganserXXX
 Red-breasted MerganserX X
 Ruddy Duck X 
Grouse and Pheasants    Ring-necked PheasantXXX
 Gray PartridgeXXX
 Ruffed GrouseXXX
 Spruce GrouseX X
 Sharp-tailed GrouseXX 
 Wild TurkeyXXX
Grebes    Pied-billed Grebe  X
 Eared GrebeX  
Pigeons and Doves    Rock PigeonXXX
 Eurasian Collared-DoveXXX
Rails and Coots    American CootXXX
Plovers    KilldeerXXX
Sandpipers    Wilson's SnipeX X
Gulls    California GullX  
Loons    Common Loon  X
Cormorants and Pelicans    Double-crested Cormorant  X
Bitterns, Egrets, and Herons    Great Blue Heron X 
Hawks and Eagles    Golden EagleXXX
 Northern HarrierXX 
 Sharp-shinned HawkXXX
 Cooper's HawkX X
 Northern GoshawkXXX
 Bald EagleXXX
 Red-tailed HawkXXX
 Rough-legged HawkXXX
Owls    Great Horned OwlXXX
 Snowy OwlXXX
 Northern Hawk OwlXXX
 Northern Pygmy-OwlXXX
 Barred OwlX  
 Great Gray OwlXXX
 Long-eared OwlX  
 Short-eared OwlXXX
 Boreal OwlX  
 Northern Saw-whet OwlX X
Kingfishers    Belted KingfisherXXX
Woodpeckers    American Three-toed WoodpeckerXXX
 Black-backed WoodpeckerX X
 Downy WoodpeckerXXX
 Hairy WoodpeckerXXX
 Pileated WoodpeckerXXX
 Northern FlickerXXX
Falcons    American KestrelXXX
 MerlinXXX
 GyrfalconXXX
 Prairie FalconXXX
Shrikes    Northern ShrikeXXX
Corvids    Canada JayXXX
 Steller's JayX X
 Blue JayXXX
 Black-billed MagpieXXX
 Clark's NutcrackerX  
 American CrowXXX
 Common RavenXXX
Larks    Horned LarkXXX
Chickadees    Black-capped ChickadeeXXX
 Mountain ChickadeeXXX
 Boreal ChickadeeXXX
Nuthatches    Red-breasted NuthatchXXX
 White-breasted NuthatchXXX
Creepers and Wrens    Brown CreeperXXX
 Pacific Wren X 
 Pacific/Winter WrenX  
Dippers    American DipperXXX
Kinglets    Golden-crowned KingletXXX
Thrushes    Townsend's SolitaireXXX
 Varied ThrushXXX
 American RobinXXX
Mockingbirds and Thrashers    Brown Thrasher X 
Starlings    European StarlingXXX
Waxwings    Bohemian WaxwingXXX
 Cedar WaxwingXXX
Finches    Evening GrosbeakXXX
 Pine GrosbeakXXX
 Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch XX
 House FinchXXX
 Purple Finch  X
 Common RedpollXXX
 Hoary Redpoll XX
 Red CrossbillXXX
 White-winged CrossbillXXX
 Pine SiskinXXX
 American GoldfinchXXX
Longspurs and Snow Buntings    Lapland Longspur  X
 Snow BuntingXXX
New World Sparrows    American Tree SparrowXXX
 Dark-eyed JuncoXXX
 Harris's SparrowXXX
 White-throated SparrowXXX
 Song SparrowX X
 Lincoln's Sparrow  X
Icterids    Red-winged BlackbirdXXX
 Rusty BlackbirdXXX
 Common GrackleX X
New World Warblers    Cape May Warbler X 
 Palm Warbler X 
 Yellow-rumped WarblerX  
Old World Sparrows    House SparrowXXX
   
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