Winter Birds of Alberta

Birding doesn't stop when it's winter.

Black-capped Chickadee 1
Poecile atricapillus
Boreal Chickadee 2
Poecile hudsonicus
Mountain Chickadee 3
Poecile gambeli
Black-billed Magpie 4
Pica hudsonia
Bohemian Waxwing 5
Bombycilla garrulus
Common Raven 6
Corvus corax
Canada Goose 7
Branta canadensis
Red-breasted Nuthatch 8
Sitta canadensis
Canada Jay 9
Perisoreus canadensis
Northern Shrike 10
Lanius borealis
Great Gray Owl 11
Strix nebulosa
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 12
Pheucticus ludovicianus
Great Horned Owl 13
Bubo virginianus
Hoary Redpoll 14
Acanthis hornemanni
House Finch 15
Haemorhous mexicanus
Snow Bunting 16
Plectrophenax nivalis
Common Redpoll 17
Acanthis flammea
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 18
Leucosticte tephrocotis
Snowy Owl 19
Bubo scandiacus
Purple Finch 20
Haemorhous purpureus
Cassin's Finch 21
Haemorhous cassinii
Merlin 22
Falco columbarius
Rough-legged Hawk 23
Buteo lagopus
Northern Goshawk 24
Accipiter gentilis
Northern Hawk Owl 25
Surnia ulula
Gyrfalcon 26
Falco rusticolus
Clark's Nutcracker 27
Nucifraga columbiana
House Sparrow 28
Passer domesticus
American Dipper 21
Cinclus mexicanus
White-breasted Nuthatch 29
Sitta carolinensis
Pine Siskin 30
Spinus pinus
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 31
Regulus calendula
Red Crossbill 32
Loxia curvirostra
Pine Grosbeak 33
Pinicola enucleator
White-winged Crossbill 34
Loxia leucoptera
Evening Grosbeak 35
Coccothraustes vespertinus
Golden-crowned Kinglet 10
Regulus satrapa
Ring-necked Pheasant 36
Phasianus colchicus
Ruffed Grouse 37
Bonasa umbellus
Boreal Owl 38
Aegolius funereus
White-tailed Ptarmigan 39
Lagopus leucura
Willow Ptarmigan 40
Lagopus lagopus
Feral Pigeon 21
Columba livia domestica
Gray Partridge 41
Perdix perdix
Downy Woodpecker 42
Dryobates pubescens
Northern Pygmy-Owl 43
Glaucidium gnoma
Hairy Woodpecker 44
Dryobates villosus
Pileated Woodpecker 45
Dryocopus pileatus
Red-naped Sapsucker 46
Sphyrapicus nuchalis
Northern Saw-whet Owl 48
Aegolius acadicus
Varied Thrush 49
Ixoreus naevius
Brown Creeper 50
Certhia americana
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 51
Sphyrapicus varius
Black-backed Woodpecker 52
Picoides arcticus
Dark-eyed Junco 53
Junco hyemalis
Mallard 54
Anas platyrhynchos
Spruce Grouse 55
Falcipennis canadensis
European Starling 56
Sturnus vulgaris
Dusky Grouse 57
Dendragapus obscurus
Bald Eagle 58
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
House Wren 59
Troglodytes aedon
Golden Eagle 60
Aquila chrysaetos
Common Goldeneye 14
Bucephala clangula
Prairie Falcon 22
Falco mexicanus
Townsend's Solitaire 61
Myadestes townsendi
Greater Scaup 62
Aythya marila
Hooded Merganser 63
Lophodytes cucullatus
American White Pelican 64
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Ruddy Duck 65
Oxyura jamaicensis
Sharp-shinned Hawk 66
Accipiter striatus
Blue Jay 67
Cyanocitta cristata
Trumpeter Swan 29
Cygnus buccinator
Northern Harrier 68
Circus hudsonius
Ring-necked Duck 69
Aythya collaris
Common Merganser 70
Mergus merganser
Lesser Scaup 71
Aythya affinis
Red-breasted Merganser 72
Mergus serrator
Canvasback 57
Aythya valisineria
Northern Flicker 73
Colaptes auratus
Barrow's Goldeneye 74
Bucephala islandica
Wood Duck 75
Aix sponsa
Redhead 76
Aythya americana
Wilson's Snipe 77
Gallinago delicata

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