Winter List: 2019-20

Newfoundland Winter Bird List: 2019-20

Below is a list of species recorded in Newfoundland THIS winter (December 1, 2019 – February 29, 2020). Please let me know if you have seen or know of any birds that do not already appear below (or any other interesting sightings!).

**Note that I will be out of the country December 5-16 and unable to update this list. Please keep up the great reporting, and I’ll update it as soon as 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. Pink-footed Goose (2nd winter record)
  2. Canada goose
  3. Gadwall
  4. Eurasian Wigeon
  5. American Wigeon
  6. American Black Duck
  7. Mallard
  8. Northern Pintail
  9. Green-winged Teal
  10. Ring-necked Duck
  11. Tufted Duck
  12. Greater Scaup
  13. White-winged Scoter
  14. Bufflehead
  15. Common Goldeneye
  16. Common Merganser
  17. Red-breasted Merganser
  18. Ruffed Grouse
  19. Spruce Grouse
  20. Willow Ptarmigan
  21. Pied-billed Grebe
  22. Double-crested Cormorant
  23. Great Cormorant
  24. Turkey Vulture (1st winter record)
  25. Bald Eagle
  26. Sharp-shinned Hawk
  27. Northern Goshawk
  28. Rough-legged Hawk
  29. Peregrine Falcon
  30. Common Gallinule (2nd winter record)
  31. American Coot
  32. Semipalmated Plover
  33. Sanderling
  34. White-rumped Sandpiper
  35. Purple Sandpiper
  36. Semipalmated Sandpiper (1st winter record)
  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. Dovekie
  45. Black Guillemot
  46. Rock Dove
  47. Mourning Dove
  48. Belted Kingfisher
  49. Downy Woodpecker
  50. Hairy Woodpecker
  51. Northern Flicker
  52. Blue Jay
  53. American Crow
  54. Common Raven
  55. Black-capped Chickadee
  56. Boreal Chickadee
  57. Red-breasted Nuthatch
  58. Marsh Wren
  59. Ruby-crowned Kinglet
  60. Golden-crowned Kinglet
  61. American Robin
  62. European Starling
  63. American Pipit
  64. Lapland Longspur
  65. Snow Bunting
  66. Orange-crowned Warbler
  67. Northern Parula
  68. Yellow-rumped Warbler
  69. Townsend’s Warbler
  70. Yellow-throated Warbler
  71. Pine Warbler
  72. Common Yellowthroat
  73. Wilson’s Warbler
  74. American Tree Sparrow
  75. Fox Sparrow
  76. Song Sparrow
  77. White-throated Sparrow
  78. White-crowned Sparrow
  79. Dark-eyed Junco
  80. Dickcissel
  81. Red-winged Blackbird
  82. Common Grackle
  83. Baltimore Oriole
  84. Bullock’s Oriole (3rd provincial record)
  85. Pine Grosbeak
  86. Purple Finch
  87. Red Crossbill
  88. White-winged Crossbill
  89. Pine Siskin
  90. American Goldfinch
  91. Evening Grosbeak
  92. House Sparrow