Winter List: 2012-13

Newfoundland Winter Bird List: 2012-13

Below is a list of the species reported in Newfoundland during winter (December – February) 2012-2013.

A cumulative, all-time list can be found here.

Bold = Notable or less than annual species (for winter period)

  1. Pink-footed Goose (1st winter record)
  2. Snow Goose
  3. Brant
  4. Canada Goose
  5. Wood Duck
  6. Gadwall
  7. Eurasian Wigeon
  8. American Wigeon
  9. American Black Duck
  10. Mallard
  11. Northern Shoveler
  12. Northern Pintail
  13. Green-winged Teal (American & Eurasian)
  14. Ring-necked Duck
  15. Tufted Duck
  16. Greater Scaup
  17. Lesser Scaup
  18. King Eider
  19. Common Eider
  20. Harlequin Duck
  21. Surf Scoter
  22. White-winged Scoter
  23. Black Scoter
  24. Long-tailed Duck
  25. Bufflehead
  26. Common Goldeneye
  27. Barrow’s Goldeneye
  28. Hooded Merganser
  29. Common Merganser
  30. Red-breasted Merganser
  31. Ruddy Duck
  32. Ruffed Grouse
  33. Spruce Grouse
  34. Willow Ptarmigan
  35. Rock Ptarmigan
  36. Red-throated Loon
  37. Common Loon
  38. Pied-billed Grebe
  39. Horned Grebe
  40. Red-necked Grebe
  41. Northern Fulmar
  42. Great Shearwater
  43. Northern Gannet
  44. Double-crested Cormorant
  45. Great Cormorant
  46. Gray Heron (1st winter record)
  47. Bald Eagle
  48. Northern Harrier
  49. Sharp-shinned Hawk
  50. Northern Goshawk
  51. Rough-legged Hawk
  52. American Kestrel
  53. Merlin
  54. Gyrfalcon
  55. Peregrine Falcon
  56. American Coot
  57. Black-bellied Plover
  58. Greater Yellowlegs
  59. Ruddy Turnstone
  60. White-rumped Sandpiper
  61. Purple Sandpiper
  62. Dunlin
  63. Wilson’s Snipe
  64. American Woodcock (1st winter record)
  65. Black-legged Kittiwake
  66. Ivory Gull
  67. Bonaparte’s Gull
  68. Black-headed Gull
  69. Common Gull
  70. Ring-billed Gull
  71. Herring Gull
  72. Iceland Gull
  73. Lesser Black-backed Gull
  74. Glaucous Gull
  75. Great Black-backed Gull
  76. Dovekie
  77. Common Murre
  78. Thick-billed Murre
  79. Razorbill
  80. Black Guillemot
  81. Atlantic Puffin
  82. Rock Dove
  83. Mourning Dove
  84. Great Horned Owl
  85. Snowy Owl
  86. Long-eared Owl
  87. Short-eared Owl
  88. Boreal Owl
  89. Northern Saw-whet Owl
  90. Belted Kingfisher
  91. Downy Woodpecker
  92. Hairy Woodpecker
  93. (American) Northern Three-toed Woodpecker
  94. Black-backed Woodpecker
  95. Northern Flicker
  96. Northern Shrike
  97. Gray Jay
  98. Blue Jay
  99. American Crow
  100. Common Raven
  101. Horned Lark
  102. Black-capped Chickadee
  103. Boreal Chickadee
  104. Red-breasted Nuthatch
  105. Brown Creeper
  106. Marsh Wren (2nd winter record)
  107. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
  108. Golden-crowned Kinglet
  109. Hermit Thrush
  110. Fieldfare
  111. American Robin
  112. Northern Mockingbird
  113. European Starling
  114. American Pipit
  115. Bohemian Waxwing
  116. Lapland Longspur
  117. Snow Bunting
  118. Orange-crowned Warbler
  119. Nashville Warbler
  120. Yellow Warbler
  121. Cape May Warbler
  122. Yellow-rumped Warbler
  123. Townsend’s Warbler
  124. Yellow-throated Warbler
  125. Pine Warbler
  126. Black-and-white Warbler
  127. Common Yellowthroat
  128. Yellow-breasted Chat
  129. American Tree Sparrow
  130. Clay-coloured Sparrow
  131. Savannah Sparrow
  132. Fox Sparrow
  133. Song Sparrow
  134. Lincoln’s Sparrow
  135. Swamp Sparrow
  136. White-throated Sparrow
  137. White-crowned Sparrow
  138. Dark-eyed Junco
  139. Rose-breasted Grosbeak
  140. Dickcissel
  141. Common Grackle
  142. Baltimore Oriole
  143. Common Chaffinch (3rd winter record)
  144. Pine Grosbeak
  145. Purple Finch
  146. Red Crossbill
  147. White-winged Crossbill
  148. Common Redpoll
  149. Hoary Redpoll
  150. Pine Siskin
  151. American Goldfinch
  152. Evening Grosbeak
  153. House Sparrow

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