Winter List: 2017-18

Newfoundland Winter Bird List: 2017-18

Below is a list of species recorded in Newfoundland THIS winter (December 1, 2017 – February 28, 2018). Please let me know if you have seen or know of any birds that do not already appear below (or any other interesting sightings!).

Last Updated: December 3, 2017

Species shown in bold are rare or very unusual in winter (or possibly any time of year).

A cumulative, all-time list can be found here. (Will be updated with 2016-17 info soon)

  1. Canada Goose
  2. Wood Duck
  3. Eurasian Wigeon
  4. American Wigeon
  5. American Black Duck
  6. Mallard
  7. Northern Pintail
  8. Green-winged Teal
  9. Tufted Duck
  10. Greater Scaup
  11. Lesser Scaup
  12. King Eider
  13. Common Eider
  14. Harlequin Duck
  15. Surf Scoter
  16. White-winged Scoter
  17. Black Scoter
  18. Long-tailed Duck
  19. Common Goldeneye
  20. Barrow’s Goldeneye
  21. Red-breasted Merganser
  22. Willow Ptarmigan
  23. Red-throated Loon
  24. Pacific Loon
  25. Common Loon
  26. Eared Grebe (1st Newfoundland record)
  27. Red-necked Grebe
  28. Great Cormorant
  29. Black Vulture (1st Newfoundland record – continuing since Nov 18)
  30. Bald Eagle
  31. Sharp-shinned Hawk
  32. American Coot
  33. Black-bellied Plover
  34. Dunlin
  35. White-rumped Sandpiper
  36. Purple Sandpiper
  37. Black-legged Kittiwake
  38. Black-headed Gull
  39. Herring Gull
  40. Iceland Gull
  41. Lesser Black-backed Gull
  42. Glaucous Gull
  43. Great Black-backed Gull
  44. Forster’s Tern
  45. Razorbill
  46. Black Guillemot
  47. Rock Dove
  48. Mourning Dove
  49. Great Horned Owl
  50. Belted Kingfisher
  51. Downy Woodpecker
  52. Northern Flicker
  53. White-eyed Vireo
  54. Gray Jay
  55. Blue Jay
  56. American Crow
  57. Common Raven
  58. Black-capped Chickadee
  59. Boreal Chickadee
  60. Blue-grey Gnatcatcher
  61. Golden-crowned Kinglet
  62. American Robin
  63. European Starling
  64. American Pipit
  65. Bohemian Waxwing
  66. Cedar Waxwing
  67. Snow Bunting
  68. Orange-crowned Warbler
  69. Townsend’s Warbler
  70. Prairie Warbler
  71. Chipping Sparrow
  72. Clay-coloured Sparrow
  73. Savannah Sparrow
  74. Grasshopper Sparrow
  75. Fox Sparrow
  76. Song Sparrow
  77. Lincoln’s Sparrow
  78. White-throated Sparrow
  79. Dark-eyed Junco
  80. Common Grackle
  81. Dickcissel
  82. Pine Grosbeak
  83. Purple Finch
  84. Red Crossbill
  85. White-winged Crossbill
  86. Pine Siskin
  87. American Goldfinch
  88. Evening Grosbeak
  89. House Sparrow
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