Species Seen: Year List

Below is the complete list of birds seen in the city in 2010.  To see the quarterly lists and dates of first report, use the links under “Species Seen: Year List”.


The following species have been reported within the city limits in 2010.  Birds marked with a double asterisk (**) are reportable birds.  The list includes all reports, whether by Birds Calgary 2010 competitors or not.


Complete List of Species Seen in 2010:

Date:  December 31     Species Seen :  273     Reportable Species:  115

**Greater White-fronted Goose

**Snow Goose

**Cackling Goose

Canada Goose

Trumpeter Swan

Tundra Swan

**Mute Swan

Wood Duck


**Eurasian Wigeon

American Wigeon


Blue-winged Teal

Cinnamon Teal

Northern Shoveler

Northern Pintail

Green-winged Teal



Ring-necked Duck

**Greater Scaup

Lesser Scaup

**Harlequin Duck

**Surf Scoter

**White-winged Scoter

**Long-tailed Duck


Common Goldeneye

Barrow’s Goldeneye

Hooded Merganser

Common Merganser

**Red-breasted Merganser

Ruddy Duck

Gray Partridge

Ring-necked Pheasant

Ruffed Grouse

**Pacific Loon

Common Loon

Pied-billed Grebe

Horned Grebe

Red-necked Grebe

Eared Grebe

Western Grebe

American White Pelican

Double-crested Cormorant

**American Bittern

Great Blue Heron

Black-crowned Night-Heron

**White-faced Ibis

**Turkey Vulture


Bald Eagle

Northern Harrier

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Cooper’s Hawk

**Northern Goshawk

**Broad-winged Hawk

Swainson’s Hawk

Red-tailed Hawk

**Ferruginous Hawk

Rough-legged Hawk

**Golden Eagle

American Kestrel



Peregrine Falcon

**Prairie Falcon

**Virginia Rail


American Coot

**Sandhill Crane

Black-bellied Plover

**American Golden-Plover

**Pacific Golden-Plover

Semipalmated Plover


Black-necked Stilt

American Avocet

Greater Yellowlegs

Lesser Yellowlegs

Solitary Sandpiper


Spotted Sandpiper

**Upland Sandpiper


**Long-billed Curlew

**Hudsonian Godwit

Marbled Godwit


Semipalmated Sandpiper

**Western Sandpiper

Least Sandpiper

**White-rumped Sandpiper

Baird’s Sandpiper

Pectoral Sandpiper

**Stilt Sandpiper

**Buff-breasted Sandpiper

**Short-billed Dowitcher

Long-billed Dowitcher

Wilson’s Snipe

Wilson’s Phalarope

**Red-necked Phalarope

Franklin’s Gull

Bonaparte’s Gull

**Mew Gull

Ring-billed Gull

California Gull

Herring Gull

**Thayer’s Gull

**Iceland Gull

**Lesser Black-backed Gull

**Slaty-backed Gull

**Glaucous-winged Gull

**Glaucous Gull

**Sabine’s Gull

**Caspian Tern

**Common Tern

**Arctic Tern

**Forster’s Tern

Black Tern

Rock Pigeon

**Eurasian Collared-Dove

Mourning Dove

Great Horned Owl

**Snowy Owl

**Northern Hawk Owl

**Northern Pygmy-Owl

**Great Gray Owl

**Long-eared Owl

**Short-eared Owl

**Northern Saw-whet Owl

**Common Nighthawk

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

**Anna’s Hummingbird

Calliope Hummingbird

Rufous Hummingbird

Belted Kingfisher

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Red-naped Sapsucker

Downy Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker

**American Three-toed Woodpecker

Northern Flicker

Pileated Woodpecker

**Olive-sided Flycatcher

Western Wood-Pewee

**Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

**Alder Flycatcher

**Willow Flycatcher

Least Flycatcher

**Hammond’s Flycatcher

**Dusky Flycatcher

**Pacific-slope (Western) Flycatcher

Eastern Phoebe

**Say’s Phoebe

**Great Crested Flycatcher

Western Kingbird

Eastern Kingbird

Northern Shrike

**Cassin’s Vireo

**Blue-headed Vireo

Warbling Vireo

**Philadelphia Vireo

Red-eyed Vireo

**Gray Jay

**Steller’s Jay

Blue Jay

Black-billed Magpie

American Crow

Common Raven

Horned Lark

**Purple Martin

Tree Swallow

**Violet-green Swallow

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Bank Swallow

Cliff Swallow

Barn Swallow

Black-capped Chickadee

**Mountain Chickadee

Boreal Chickadee

Red-breasted Nuthatch

White-breasted Nuthatch

Brown Creeper

House Wren

**Winter Wren

**Marsh Wren

**American Dipper

Golden-crowned Kinglet

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Mountain Bluebird

**Townsend’s Solitaire


**Gray-cheeked Thrush

Swainson’s Thrush

**Hermit Thrush

American Robin

**Varied Thrush

Gray Catbird

**Northern Mockingbird

**Brown Thrasher

European Starling

American Pipit

Bohemian Waxwing

Cedar Waxwing

Tennessee Warbler

Orange-crowned Warbler

**Nashville Warbler

Yellow Warbler

**Chestnut-sided Warbler

**Magnolia Warbler

**Cape May Warbler

Yellow-rumped Warbler

**Black-throated Green Warbler

**Townsend’s Warbler

**Blackburnian Warbler

**Palm Warbler

**Bay-breasted Warbler

Blackpoll Warbler

Black-and-white Warbler

American Redstart


Northern Waterthrush

**Connecticut Warbler

**Mourning Warbler

**MacGillivray’s Warbler

Common Yellowthroat

**Hooded Warbler

Wilson’s Warbler

**Canada Warbler

**Summer Tanager

Western Tanager

Spotted Towhee

American Tree Sparrow

Chipping Sparrow

Clay-colored Sparrow

Vesper Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow

**Baird’s Sparrow

**Le Conte’s Sparrow

**Nelson’s Sparrow

**Fox Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Lincoln’s Sparrow

**Swamp Sparrow

White-throated Sparrow

**Harris’s Sparrow

White-crowned Sparrow

**Golden-crowned Sparrow

Dark-eyed Junco

**Lapland Longspur

Snow Bunting

**Northern Cardinal

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

**Black-headed Grosbeak

**Lazuli Bunting

Red-winged Blackbird

Western Meadowlark

Yellow-headed Blackbird

**Rusty Blackbird

Brewer’s Blackbird

Common Grackle

Brown-headed Cowbird

Baltimore Oriole

Pine Grosbeak

**Purple Finch

House Finch

**Red Crossbill

**White-winged Crossbill

Common Redpoll

Pine Siskin

American Goldfinch

**Evening Grosbeak

House Sparrow

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