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Bird Observations

Date Range:
Apr, 1900-2060

Ottawa

256 species (+44 other taxa) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Snow Goose  
Ross's Goose  
Graylag Goose (Domestic type)  
Greater White-fronted Goose  
Canada Goose  
Mute Swan  
Trumpeter Swan  
Tundra Swan  
Trumpeter/Tundra Swan  
swan sp.  
Wood Duck  
Blue-winged Teal  
Cinnamon Teal  
Blue-winged x Cinnamon Teal (hybrid)  
Northern Shoveler  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Gadwall  
Northern Shoveler x Gadwall (hybrid)  
Eurasian Wigeon  
American Wigeon  
Eurasian x American Wigeon (hybrid)  
Mallard  
Mallard (Domestic type)  
American Black Duck  
Mallard x American Black Duck (hybrid)  
Northern Pintail  
Green-winged Teal  
teal sp.  
dabbling duck sp.  
Canvasback  
Redhead  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Ring-necked Duck  
Tufted Duck  
Greater Scaup  
Lesser Scaup  
Greater/Lesser Scaup  
Aythya sp.  
Surf Scoter  
White-winged Scoter  
scoter sp.  
Long-tailed Duck  
Bufflehead  
Common Goldeneye  
Hooded Merganser  
Common Merganser  
Red-breasted Merganser  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Common/Red-breasted Merganser  
Ruddy Duck  
duck sp.  
Northern Bobwhite  
Ring-necked Pheasant  
Wild Turkey  
Pied-billed Grebe  
Horned Grebe  
Horned/Eared Grebe  
Rock Pigeon  
Eurasian Collared-Dove  
Mourning Dove  
Eastern Whip-poor-will  
Chimney Swift  
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
King Rail  
Virginia Rail  
Sora  
Common Gallinule  
American Coot  
Purple Gallinule  
Yellow Rail  
rail/crake sp.  
Sandhill Crane  
Black-necked Stilt  
American Avocet  
Black-bellied Plover  
American Golden-Plover  
Semipalmated Plover  
Piping Plover  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Killdeer  
Upland Sandpiper  
Marbled Godwit  
Ruddy Turnstone  
Ruff  
Stilt Sandpiper  
Dunlin  
Baird's Sandpiper  
Least Sandpiper  
Pectoral Sandpiper  
Semipalmated Sandpiper  
peep sp.  
Calidris sp.  
Short-billed Dowitcher  
Long-billed Dowitcher  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher  
American Woodcock  
Wilson's Snipe  
Wilson's Phalarope  
Spotted Sandpiper  
Solitary Sandpiper  
Greater Yellowlegs  
Willet  
Lesser Yellowlegs  
Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs  
Tringa sp.  
shorebird sp.  
Bonaparte's Gull  
Ring-billed Gull  
Herring Gull  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Lesser Black-backed Gull  
Great Black-backed Gull  
Larus sp.  
gull sp.  
Caspian Tern  
Black Tern  
Common Tern  
Forster's Tern  
Sterna sp.  
tern sp.  
Red-throated Loon  
Common Loon  
Double-crested Cormorant  
American White Pelican  
American Bittern  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Least Bittern  
Great Blue Heron  
Great Egret  
Snowy Egret  
Little Blue Heron  
Tricolored Heron  
Cattle Egret  
white egret sp.  
Green Heron  
Black-crowned Night-Heron  
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron  
Glossy Ibis  
White-faced Ibis  
Black Vulture  
Turkey Vulture  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Osprey  
Golden Eagle  
Northern Harrier  
Sharp-shinned Hawk  
Cooper's Hawk  
Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk  
Northern Goshawk  
Accipiter sp.  
Bald Eagle  
Red-shouldered Hawk  
Broad-winged Hawk  
Red-tailed Hawk  
Rough-legged Hawk  
Buteo sp.  
hawk sp.  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Barn Owl  
Eastern Screech-Owl  
Great Horned Owl  
Snowy Owl  
Burrowing Owl  
Long-eared Owl  
Short-eared Owl  
Northern Saw-whet Owl  
owl sp.  
Belted Kingfisher  
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  
Red-headed Woodpecker  
Red-bellied Woodpecker  
Downy Woodpecker  
Hairy Woodpecker  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Downy/Hairy Woodpecker  
Pileated Woodpecker  
Northern Flicker  
American Kestrel  
Merlin  
Peregrine Falcon  
Eastern Wood-Pewee  
Least Flycatcher  
Empidonax sp.  
Eastern Phoebe  
Great Crested Flycatcher  
Eastern Kingbird  
White-eyed Vireo  
Yellow-throated Vireo  
Blue-headed Vireo  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Warbling Vireo  
Red-eyed Vireo  
Northern Shrike  
Blue Jay  
American Crow  
Black-capped Chickadee  
Tufted Titmouse  
Horned Lark  
Northern Rough-winged Swallow  
Purple Martin  
Tree Swallow  
Bank Swallow  
Barn Swallow  
Cliff Swallow  
swallow sp.  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Golden-crowned Kinglet  
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  
Red-breasted Nuthatch  
White-breasted Nuthatch  
Brown Creeper  
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  
House Wren  
Winter Wren  
Marsh Wren  
Carolina Wren  
Bewick's Wren  
wren sp.  
European Starling  
Gray Catbird  
Brown Thrasher  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Northern Mockingbird  
Eastern Bluebird  
Veery  
Gray-cheeked Thrush  
Swainson's Thrush  
Hermit Thrush  
Catharus sp.  
Wood Thrush  
American Robin  
Cedar Waxwing  
House Sparrow  
American Pipit  
House Finch  
Purple Finch  
Common Redpoll  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
White-winged Crossbill  
Pine Siskin  
American Goldfinch  
Lapland Longspur  
Chipping Sparrow  
Clay-colored Sparrow  
Field Sparrow  
Spizella sp.  
American Tree Sparrow  
Spizella sp./American Tree Sparrow  
Fox Sparrow  
Dark-eyed Junco  
White-crowned Sparrow  
White-throated Sparrow  
Vesper Sparrow  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Savannah Sparrow  
Henslow's Sparrow  
Song Sparrow  
Lincoln's Sparrow  
Swamp Sparrow  
Eastern Towhee  
sparrow sp.  
Yellow-headed Blackbird  
Bobolink  
Western Meadowlark  
Eastern Meadowlark  
Orchard Oriole  
Baltimore Oriole  
Red-winged Blackbird  
Brown-headed Cowbird  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Rusty Blackbird  
Brewer's Blackbird  
Common Grackle  
blackbird sp.  
Ovenbird  
Worm-eating Warbler  
Louisiana Waterthrush  
Northern Waterthrush  
Louisiana/Northern Waterthrush  
Golden-winged Warbler  
Blue-winged Warbler  
Black-and-white Warbler  
Prothonotary Warbler  
Swainson's Warbler  
Tennessee Warbler  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Orange-crowned Warbler  
Nashville Warbler  
Mourning Warbler  
Kentucky Warbler  
Common Yellowthroat  
Hooded Warbler  
American Redstart  
Cape May Warbler  
Cerulean Warbler  
Northern Parula  
Magnolia Warbler  
Bay-breasted Warbler  
Blackburnian Warbler  
Yellow Warbler  
Chestnut-sided Warbler  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Blackpoll Warbler  
Black-throated Blue Warbler  
Palm Warbler  
Pine Warbler  
Yellow-rumped Warbler  
Yellow-throated Warbler  
Prairie Warbler  
Black-throated Green Warbler  
Wilson's Warbler  
warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)  
Summer Tanager  
Scarlet Tanager  
Northern Cardinal  
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  
Indigo Bunting