2013

OTTAWA - GATINEAU MID-FALL BIRD COUNT RESULTS

Compiled by Ken Allison

63 people participated in the 19th annual Ottawa-Gatineau Fall Bird Count. A total of 134 species were recorded, with 9 record high counts and 5 ties.

This count covers a 50-km radius of the Peace Tower. SE and SW represent the Ontario side of the Ottawa River and NE and NW represent the Quebec side.

Record highs since 1995 are noted in RED.

Record ties since 1995 are noted in GREEN.

SPECIES NE NW SW SE TOTAL
Greater White-fronted Goose Oie rieuse 1 1
Snow GooseOie des neiges 500 26 200 726New high
Canada GooseBernache du Canada3983 4383 1965236480 64498
Cackling Goose Bernache de Hutchins 3 9 12
Brant Bernache cravant 90 350 95 95 630
Trumpeter SwanCygne trompette22New species
Wood DuckCanard branchu521913348252
GadwallCanard chipeau16301763
Eurasian WigeonCanard siffleur11
American WigeonCanard d'Amérique713407760
American Black DuckCanard noir27050122112554
MallardCanard colvert576165188810033632
Mallard x American Black DuckCanard colvert x Canard noir22
Blue-winged TealSarcelle à ailes bleues4121228
Northern ShovelerCanard souchet781321112
Northern PintailCanard pilet125855125
Green-winged TealSarcelle d'hiver8213333440868
RedheadFuligule à tête rouge37212
Ring-necked DuckFuligule à collier4092834337817
Greater ScaupFuligule milouinan46200337286
Lesser ScaupPetit fuligule2071349593972246
Surf ScoterMacreuse à front blanc312217
White-winged ScoterMacreuse brune51520
Black ScoterMacreuse noire11213
Long-tailed DuckHarelde kakawi1818
BuffleheadPetit Garrot547658
Common GoldeneyeGarrot à oeil d'or123313563
Hooded MerganserHarle couronné171632469
Common MerganserGrand Harle14252555
Red-breasted MerganserHarle huppé4115222
Ruddy DuckÉrismature rousse10545150New high
Gray PartridgePerdrix grise11
Ruffed GrouseGélinotte huppée343515
Wild TurkeyDindon sauvage7877763234
Red-throated LoonPlongeon catmarin33New high
Common LoonPlongeon huard16512
Pied-billed GrebeGrèbe à bec bigarré3725650
Horned GrebeGrèbe esclavon195125New high
Red-necked GrebeGrèbe jougris11415
Double-crested CormorantCormoran à aigrettes1517166126324
American BitternButor d'Amérique11
Great Blue HeronGrand Héron175171958
Green HeronHéron vert112
Black-crowned Night HeronBihoreau gris11
Turkey VultureUrubu à tête rouge25304753155New high
OspreyBalbuzard pêcheur22
Bald EaglePygargue à tête blanche14510
Northern HarrierBusard Saint-Martin61072043
Sharp-shinned HawkÉpervier brun235
Cooper's HawkÉpervier de Cooper2529
Northern GoshawkAutour des palombes112
Red-shouldered HawkBuse à épaulettes 112
Red-tailed HawkBuse à queue rousse2125262799
Rough-legged HawkBuse pattue432312
Golden EagleAigle royal11
American KestrelCrécerelle d'Amérique11
MerlinFaucon émerillon224
Peregrine FalconFaucon pèlerin123
Common MoorhenGallinule poule-d'eau347
American CootFoulque d'Amérique12324
Sandhill CraneGrue du Canada105105
KilldeerPluvier kildir120324
Greater YellowlegsGrand Chevalier8917
Lesser YellowlegsPetit Chevalier268
Spotted SandpiperChevalier grivelé 11
Pectoral SandpiperBécasseau à poitrine cendrée99
DunlinBécasseau variable13316
Wilson's SnipeBécassine de Wilson41510
American WoodcockBécasse d'Amérique321116New high
Bonaparte's GullMouette de Bonaparte12416
Ring-billed GullGoéland à bec cerclé661517538320938654
Herring GullGoéland argenté4104905691073
Lesser Black-backed GullGoéland brun22
Great Black-backed GullGoéland marin2394687
Rock PigeonPigeon biset88231301348968
Mourning DoveTourterelle triste39238795244
Eastern Screech OwlPetit-duc maculé11
Great Horned OwlGrand-duc d'Amérique123
Long-eared OwlHibou moyen-duc11
Short-eared OwlHibou des marais44
Belted KingfisherMartin-pêcheur d'Amérique1311318Ties previous high
Yellow-bellied SapsuckerPic maculé112
Downy WoodpeckerPic mineur410312368
Hairy WoodpeckerPic chevelu911232063
Northern FlickerPic flamboyant16310
Pileated WoodpeckerGrand Pic31110327
Eastern PhoebeMoucherolle phébi33
Northern ShrikePie-grièche grise347
Blue-headed VireoViréo à tête bleue11
Blue JayGeai bleu126157194118595
American CrowCorneille d'Amérique3461891105553938685
Common RavenGrand Corbeau91583332214Ties previous high
Horned LarkAlouette hausse-col1158096
Black-capped ChickadeeMésange à tête noire1392788442581519
Red-breasted NuthatchSittelle à poitrine rousse930171066
White-breasted NuthatchSittelle à poitrine blanche9147032125
Brown CreeperGrimpereau brun2314726
Carolina WrenTroglodyte de Caroline22Ties previous high
House WrenTroglodyte familier22New species
Winter WrenTroglodyte mignon4318
Marsh WrenTroglodyte des marais 11
Golden-crowned KingletRoitelet à couronne dorée14869375268
Ruby-crowned KingletRoitelet à couronne rubis109402079
Eastern BluebirdMerlebleu de l'Est93241
Hermit ThrushGrive solitaire211251553
American RobinMerle d'Amérique4813263554691631
Gray CatbirdMoqueur chat1 1
European StarlingÉtourneau sansonnet139910406526236111326
American PipitPipit d'Amérique15258249459
Cedar WaxwingJaseur d'Amérique425615218268New high
Nashville WarblerParuline à joues grises 11Ties previous high
Northern ParulaParuline à collier11Ties previous high
Yellow-rumped WarblerParuline à croupion jaune18274629120
Pine WarblerParuline des pins112New high
Palm WarblerParuline à couronne rousse11
American RedstartParuline flamboyante11Ties previous high
American Tree SparrowBruant hudsonien113516769
Chipping SparrowBruant familier8630347
Vesper SparrowBruant vespéral11
Savannah SparrowBruant des prés134
Fox SparrowBruant fauve12222155
Song SparrowBruant chanteur324410072248
Swamp SparrowBruant des marais2810424
White-throated SparrowBruant à gorge blanche394322096398
White-crowned SparrowBruant à couronne blanche26454234147
Dark-eyed JuncoJunco ardoisé1613255033121301
Lapland LongspurBruant lapon11
Northern CardinalCardinal rouge5137552145New high
Red-winged BlackbirdCarouge à épaulettes135487271759219260
Eastern MeadowlarkSturnelle des prés22
Rusty BlackbirdQuiscale rouilleux164013914209
Common GrackleQuiscale bronzé61218984732
Purple FinchRoselin pourpré154212
House FinchRoselin familier3123633
American GoldfinchChardonneret jaune1438214139405
Evening GrosbeakGros-bec errant22
House SparrowMoineau domestique355977144
TOTAL SPECIES808711599137
PARTICIPANTS1211261563