Winter List: 2018-19

Newfoundland Winter Bird List: 2018-19

Below is a list of species recorded in Newfoundland THIS winter (December 1, 2018 – February 28, 2019). 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 5, 2018

*NOTE: I will be away Dec 5-17, but will update the list as soon as possible when I return*

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.

  1. Wood Duck
  2. Gadwall
  3. Eurasian Wigeon
  4. American Wigeon
  5. American Black Duck
  6. Mallard
  7. Northern Pintail
  8. Green-winged Teal (American & Eurasian)
  9. Blue-winged Teal
  10. Ring-necked Duck
  11. Tufted Duck
  12. Greater Scaup
  13. Lesser Scaup
  14. King Eider
  15. Common Eider
  16. Harlequin Duck
  17. Surf Scoter
  18. White-winged Scoter
  19. Black Scoter
  20. Long-tailed Duck
  21. Bufflehead
  22. Common Goldeneye
  23. Common Merganser
  24. Red-breasted Merganser
  25. Willow Ptarmigan
  26. Red-throated Loon
  27. Common Loon
  28. Red-necked Grebe
  29. Northern Gannet
  30. Double-crested Cormorant
  31. Great Cormorant
  32. GRAY HERON (ABA Code-5; 2nd winter record)
  33. Bald Eagle
  34. Northern Harrier
  35. Sharp-shinned Hawk
  36. Northern Goshawk
  37. Red-tailed Hawk
  38. American Coot
  39. Killdeer
  40. White-rumped Sandpiper
  41. Purple Sandpiper
  42. Black-legged Kittiwake
  43. Black-headed Gull
  44. Ring-billed Gull
  45. Herring Gull
  46. Iceland Gull
  47. Lesser Black-backed Gull
  48. Glaucous Gull
  49. Great Black-backed Gull
  50. Common Murre
  51. Razorbill
  52. Black Guillemot
  53. Atlantic Puffin
  54. Rock Dove
  55. Mourning Dove
  56. Great Horned Owl
  57. Snowy Owl
  58. Belted Kingfisher
  59. Downy Woodpecker
  60. Northern Flicker
  61. Canada Jay
  62. Blue Jay
  63. American Crow
  64. Common Raven
  65. Black-capped Chickadee
  66. Boreal Chickadee
  67. Red-breasted Nuthatch
  68. Golden-crowned Kinglet
  69. Ruby-crowned Kinglet
  70. European Starling
  71. American Pipit
  72. Bohemian Waxwing
  73. Lapland Longspur
  74. Snow Bunting
  75. Nashville Warbler
  76. Yellow Warbler
  77. Prairie Warbler
  78. Black-and-White Warbler
  79. Savannah Sparrow (Ipswich)
  80. Fox Sparrow
  81. Song Sparrow
  82. White-throated Sparrow
  83. White-crowned Sparrow
  84. Dark-eyed Junco
  85. Northern Cardinal (2nd winter record)
  86. Red-winged Blackbird
  87. Common Grackle
  88. Baltimore Oriole
  89. Pine Grosbeak
  90. Purple Finch
  91. Red Crossbill
  92. White-winged Crossbill
  93. Pine Siskin
  94. American Goldfinch
  95. Evening Grosbeak
  96. House Sparrow
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