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Barred Owl, Point Petre, Ontario


Winter Ecology of Birds
Course Bird List

(2010-2017)

Bird species seen (X) or heard only (H) on our Winter Ecology of Birds course in 2010, 2012, 2013, and 2017 (the course did not run in 2011 or from 2014 to 2016). FD refers to birds found dead on the course, but not otherwise seen.

Birds seen or heard by some but not all of the students are in parentheses.








Ecology of Birds in Winter Field Course - Species List


Species

Anatidae
Branta canadensis
Cygnus olor
Cygnus buccinator
Cygnus columbianus
Anas strepera
Anas rubripes
Anas platyrhynchos
Anas acuta
Aythya americana
Aythya collaris
Aythya marila
Aythya affinis
Clangula hyemalis
Bucephala albeola
Bucephala clangula
Lophodytes cucullatus
Mergus merganser
Mergus serrator

Phasianidae
Phasianus colchicus
Bonasa umbellus
Falcipennis canadensis
Meleagris gallopavo

Gaviidae
Gavia immer

Accipitridae
Haliaeetus leucocaphalus
Circus cyaneus
Accipiter striatus
Accipiter cooperii
Accipiter gentilis
Buteo lineatus
Buteo jamaicensis
Buteo lagopus
Aquila chrysaetos

Scolopacidae
Scolopax minor

Laridae

Larus delawarensis
Larus argentatus
Larus hyperboreus
Larus marinus

Columbidae
Columbia livia
Zenaida macroura

Strigidae
Megascops asio
Bubo virginianus
Bubo scandiacus
Surnia ulula
Strix varia
Strix nebulosa
Aegolius funereus
Aegolius acadicus

Alcedinidae
Megaceryle alcyon

Picidae
Melanerpes carolinus
Picoides pubescens
Picoides villosus
Picoides arcticus
Dryocopus pileatus

Falconidae
Falco sparverius
Falco columbarius
Falco peregrinus

Laniidae
Lanius excubitor

Corvidae
Perisoreus canadensis
Cyanocitta cristata
Corvus brachyrhynchos
Corvus corax

Alaudidae
Eremophila alpestris

Paridae
Poecile atricapillus
Poecile hudsonicus
Baeolophus bicolor

Sittidae
Sitta canadensis
Sitta carolinensis

Certhiidae
Certhia americana

Troglodytidae
Thryothorus ludovicianus

Regulidae
Regulus satrapa

Turdidae
Turdus migratorius
Sialia sialis

Sturnidae

Sturnus vulgaris

Motacillidae
Anthus rubescens

Bombycillidae
Bombycilla garrulus

Calcariidae
Plectrophenax nivalis

Emberizidae
Passerella arborea
Melospiza melodia
Junco hyemalis

Cardinalidae
Cardinalis cardinalis

Fringillidae
Pinicola enucleator
Haemorhous mexicanus
Loxia curvirostra
Loxia leucoptera
Acanthis flammea
Acanthis hornemanni
Spinus pinus
Spinus tristis
Coccothraustes vespertinus

Icteridae
Agelaius phoeniceus

Passeridae

Passer domesticus
English Name


Canada Goose
Mute Swan
Trumpeter Swan
Tundra Swan
Gadwall
American Black Duck
Mallard
Northern Pintail
Redhead
Ring-necked Duck
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
Long-tailed Duck
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser


Ring-necked Pheasant
Ruffed Grouse
Spruce Grouse
Wild Turkey


Common Loon


Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Northern Goshawk
Red-shouldered Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk
Golden Eagle


American Woodcock


Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Glaucous Gull
Great Black-backed Gull


Rock Dove
Mourning Dove


Eastern Screech-Owl
Great Horned Owl
Snowy Owl
Northern Hawk-Owl
Barred Owl
Great Gray Owl
Boreal Owl
Northern Saw-whet Owl


Belted Kingfisher


Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Black-backed Woodpecker
Pileated Woodpecker


American Kestrel
Merlin
Peregrine Falcon


Northern Shrike


Gray Jay
Blue Jay
American Crow
Common Raven


Horned Lark


Black-capped Chickadee
Boreal Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse


Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch


Brown Creeper


Carolina Wren


Golden-crowned Kinglet


American Robin
Eastern Bluebird


European Starling


American Pipit


Bohemian Waxwing


Snow Bunting


American Tree Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco


Northern Cardinal


Pine Grosbeak
House Finch
Red Crossbill
White-winged Crossbill
Common Redpoll
Hoary Redpoll
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch
Evening Grosbeak


Red-winged Blackbird


House Sparrow
2010


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