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: January 23, 2019

Recent Additions: Rock Ptarmigan, American Three-toed Woodpecker (belated)

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. Barrow’s Goldeneye
  24. Hooded Merganser
  25. Common Merganser
  26. Red-breasted Merganser
  27. Ruffed Grouse
  28. Willow Ptarmigan
  29. Rock Ptarmigan
  30. Red-throated Loon
  31. Common Loon
  32. Red-necked Grebe
  33. Northern Gannet
  34. Double-crested Cormorant
  35. Great Cormorant
  36. GRAY HERON (ABA Code-5; 2nd winter record)
  37. Bald Eagle
  38. Northern Harrier
  39. Sharp-shinned Hawk
  40. Northern Goshawk
  41. Rough-legged Hawk
  42. Red-tailed Hawk
  43. Gyrfalcon
  44. Peregrine Falcon
  45. American Coot
  46. Killdeer
  47. Sanderling
  48. White-rumped Sandpiper
  49. Purple Sandpiper
  50. Wilson’s Snipe
  51. Black-legged Kittiwake
  52. Ivory Gull
  53. Bonaparte’s Gull
  54. Black-headed Gull
  55. Common (European Mew) Gull
  56. Ring-billed Gull
  57. Herring Gull
  58. Iceland Gull
  59. Lesser Black-backed Gull
  60. Slaty-backed Gull
  61. Glaucous Gull
  62. Great Black-backed Gull
  63. Dovekie
  64. Common Murre
  65. Thick-billed Murre
  66. Razorbill
  67. Black Guillemot
  68. Atlantic Puffin
  69. Rock Dove
  70. Mourning Dove
  71. Great Horned Owl
  72. Snowy Owl
  73. Northern Saw-whet Owl
  74. Belted Kingfisher
  75. Downy Woodpecker
  76. Hairy Woodpecker
  77. Black-backed Woodpecker
  78. American Three-toed Woodpecker
  79. Northern Flicker
  80. Northern Shrike
  81. Canada Jay
  82. Blue Jay
  83. American Crow
  84. Common Raven
  85. Black-capped Chickadee
  86. Boreal Chickadee
  87. Red-breasted Nuthatch
  88. Brown Creeper
  89. Golden-crowned Kinglet
  90. Ruby-crowned Kinglet
  91. Hermit Thrush
  92. American Robin
  93. European Starling
  94. American Pipit
  95. Cedar Waxwing
  96. Bohemian Waxwing
  97. Lapland Longspur
  98. Snow Bunting
  99. Nashville Warbler
  100. Yellow Warbler
  101. Yellow-throated Warbler
  102. Prairie Warbler
  103. Yellow-breasted Chat
  104. Black-and-White Warbler
  105. Eastern Towhee
  106. American Tree Sparrow
  107. Savannah Sparrow (Ipswich)
  108. Fox Sparrow
  109. Song Sparrow
  110. White-throated Sparrow
  111. Golden-crowned Sparrow (1st provincial record)
  112. White-crowned Sparrow
  113. Dark-eyed Junco
  114. Northern Cardinal (2nd winter record)
  115. Rose-breasted Grosbeak
  116. Dickcissel
  117. Red-winged Blackbird
  118. Rusty Blackbird
  119. Common Grackle
  120. Baltimore Oriole
  121. Pine Grosbeak
  122. Purple Finch
  123. Red Crossbill
  124. White-winged Crossbill
  125. Common Redpoll
  126. Pine Siskin
  127. American Goldfinch
  128. Evening Grosbeak
  129. House Sparrow
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