OTTAWA-GATINEAU 2008 CBC RESULTS

89th Year         

The Ottawa-Gatineau CBC was held on 14th of  December 2008. This year, the weather was cloudy, a bit of snow, freezing rain and also some fog with the temperature ranging from about -3 to -10 degrees. There were 103 observers in the field and 38 feeder watchers. Seventy-two species  (72) were found, 8 Record Highs, as well as 4 high record tie. No new species were found. The total number of birds seen was 42,114. The American Crow made up about 50% of that total birds seen.

The meal at the compilation session, hosted by Club des ornithologue de l'Outaouais, completed a great birding day.

High Record is noted in RED in the "Species Column" and  **  in "Total Column".

Tie Record High is noted in BLUE in the "Species Column" and * in "Total Column".

New Species is noted in GREEN  in the "Species Column" and ***  in "Total Column".

SPECIES Aylmer  Hull   Gatineau  Britannia Ottawa Gloucester TOTAL
Canada Goose / Bernache du Canada

0

0

0

4

5

0

9

Wood Duck / Canard branchu

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

American Black Duck / Canard noir

72

42

42

13

68

38

[271]

Mallard / Canard colvert

76

121

118

319

1,282

304

[2,216]

American Black Duck x Mallard

Canard noir x Canard colvert

2

0

0

0

7

7

(12)

Long-tailed Duck / Harelde kakawi

0

0

0

1

2

0

3

Bufflehead / Petit Garrot

3

0

0

2

0

0

[3]

Common Goldeneye / Garrot à oeil d'or

110

340

11

111

147

110

[668]

Barrow's Goldeneye / Garrot d'Islande

1

0

0

0

1

3

[5]

Hooded Merganser / Harle couronné

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

Common Merganser / Grand Harle

16

23

1

9

11

5

[48]

Ruffed Grouse / Gélinotte huppée

0

4

1

1

1

0

7

Wild Turkey / Dindon sauvage

10

2

2

0

0

3

17

Great Blue Heron / Grand Héron

0

0

2

0

0

0

2

Bald Eagle / Pygargue à tête blanche

1

0

0

2

2

0

[3]

Sharp-shinned Hawk / Épervier brun

1

2

0

0

1

1

5

Cooper's Hawk / Épervier de Cooper

1

5

2

3

0

4

15

Northern Goshawk / Autour des palombes

0

0

2

0

0

0

2

Red-shouldered Hawk / Buse à épaulettes

1

0

0

0

1

0

2

Red-tailed Hawk / Buse à queue rousse

0

0

1

3

4

2

10

Rough-legged Hawk / Buse pattue

1

0

7

0

0

2

10

Accipiter sp.

0

0

0

0

0

1

(1)

Merlin / Faucon émerillon

0

0

0

1

0

2

3

Peregrine Falcon / Faucon pèlerin

0

1

0

0

1

0

2

Gyrfalcon / Faucon gerfaut

0

0

0

1

0

0

1

Ring-billed Gull / Goéland à bec cerclé

0

3

2

5

2

3

15

Herring Gull / Goéland argenté

64

17

1

506

96

97

[680]

Thayer's Gull / . Goéland de Thayer

0

0

0

1

0

0

1

Iceland Gull / Goéland arctique (Kumlien's)

1

1

0

5

3

6

[14]

Glaucous Gull / Goéland bourgmestre

2

0

0

3

1

2

[6]

Great Black-backed Gull / Goéland marin

16

18

0

225

98

289

[574]

Rock Pigeon / Pigeon biset

139

328

602

623

895

598

3,185

Mourning Dove / Tourterelle triste

85

38

169

68

58

87

505

Eastern Screech Owl / Petit-duc maculé

0

0

0

0

2

0

2

Great Horned Owl / Grand-duc d'Amérique

0

1

0

0

2

0

3

Snowy Owl / Harfang des neiges

0

0

0

1

0

0

1

Northern Hawk Owl / Chouette épervière

0

0

1

0

1

0

2

Barred Owl / Chouette rayée

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

Northern Saw-whet Owl / Petite Nyctale

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

Downy Woodpecker / Pic mineur

22

23

39

37

29

37

187

Hairy Woodpecker / Pic chevelu

26

22

20

23

23

19

133

Northern Flicker / Pic flamboyant

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

Pileated Woodpecker / Grand Pic

10

6

10

10

5

7

48

Northern Shrike / Pie-grièche grise

3

1

1

1

2

2

10

Blue Jay / Geai bleu

63

81

67

24

41

35

311

American Crow / Corneille d'Amérique

324

219

232

4,011

18,000

8,000

[21,000]

Common Raven / Grand Corbeau

16

12

30

6

4

3

71

Black-capped Chickadee / Mésange à tête noire

556

401

372

487

650

453

2,919

Red-breasted Nuthatch / Sittelle à poitrine rousse

10

4

18

20

6

2

60

White-breasted Nuthatch / Sittelle à poitrine blanche

43

46

35

48

65

54

291

Brown Creeper / Grimpereau brun

2

1

2

7

1

2

15

Carolina Wren / Troglodyte de Caroline

0

0

0

2

0

1

3

Winter Wren - Troglodyte mignon

1

0

0

0

0

1

2

Golden-crowned Kinglet / Roitelet à couronne dorée

0

0

0

2

0

0

2

Hermit Thrush / Grive solitaire

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

American Robin / Merle d'Amérique

6

43

13

28

14

36

140

European Starling / Étourneau sansonnet

281

407

397

397

669

906

3,057

Bohemian Waxwing / Jaseur boréal

176

289

46

11

57

86

665

American Tree Sparrow / Bruant hudsonien

7

10

9

11

17

30

84

Song Sparrow / Bruant chanteur

0

0

0

1

0

2

3

White-throated Sparrow / Bruant à gorge blanche

0

2

1

3

0

5

11

Dark-eyed Junco / Junco ardoisé

82

47

91

47

27

94

388

Dark-eyed Junco / Junco ardoisé (Oregon)

0

1

0

0

0

0

(1)

Snow Bunting / Bruant des neiges

97

0

0

15

203

11

326

Northern Cardinal / Cardinal rouge

77

60

42

82

72

133

466

Common Grackle / Quiscale bronzé

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

Pine Grosbeak / Durbec des sapins

45

6

0

14

4

0

69

Purple Finch / Roselin pourpré

0

0

25

0

1

2

28

House Finch / Roselin familier

110

39

158

243

131

320

1001

Red Crossbill / Bec-croisé des sapins

0

0

75

0

0

6

81

White-winged Crossbill / Bec-croisé bifascié

139

73

138

29

80

41

500

Common Redpoll / Sizerin flammé

0

0

8

5

0

6

19

Pine Siskin / Tarin des pins

0

0

0

0

3

0

3

American Goldfinch / Chardonneret jaune

153

166

245

165

126

234

1,089

House Sparrow / Moineau domestique

36

111

110

241

123

200

821

TOTAL SPECIES

42

39

45

50

49

49

72

TOTAL INDIVIDUAL BIRDS

42,114

PARTICIPANTS - Field Observers

14

14

14

16

27

18

103

PARTICIPANTS - Feeder Watchers

3

5

13

11

1

5

38

- Aylmer Hull Gatineau Britannia Ottawa Gloucester -

Compiled by C.R.Bowen, 10 March 2009