Birds Year List 2017 (243 Species)

All of the bird species I have seen this year, 2017. Listed most recent sightings at the top, life birds are in bold.

243. Great Black-backed Gull (On 10-Oct-17 at Gananoque Boat Tour, CA-ON)

242. Eastern Towhee (On 08-Oct-17 at Mac Johnson CA, CA-ON)

241. Mute Swan (On 08-Oct-17 at Mac Johnson CA, CA-ON)

240. Northern Cardinal (On 07-Oct-17 at Maitland – 4 Jones Court, CA-ON)

239. Eurasian Wigeon (On 29-Sep-17 at Vermillion Lakes, CA-AB)

238. Long-billed Dowitcher (On 18-Sep-17 at Vermillion Lakes, CA-AB)

237. Chestnut-backed Chickadee (On 09-Sep-17 at Martha Creek PP, CA-BC)

236. Stellar’s Jay (On 08-Sep-17 at Field, CA-BC)

235. Lapland Longspur (On 02-Sep-17 at TWP 250, CA-AB)

234. Chestnut-sided Warbler (On 23-Aug-17 at Fish Creek – Mallard Point, CA-AB)

233. Blackburnian Warbler (On 23-Aug-17 at Fish Creek – Mallard Point, CA-AB)

232. Mourning Warbler (On 23-Aug-17 at Confederation Park, CA-AB)

231. Ovenbird (On 23-Aug-17 at Confederation Park, CA-AB)

230. Semi-palmated Sandpiper (On 12-Aug-17 at TWP 250 Cochrane to Jumping Pound, CA-AB)

229. Red-necked Phalarope (On 07-Aug-17 at Weed Lake, CA-AB)

228. Stilt Sandpiper (On 07-Aug-17 at Weed Lake, CA-AB)

227. Semi-palmated Plover (On 07-Aug-17 at Weed Lake, CA-AB)

226. American Golden-Plover (On 07-Aug-17 at Weed Lake, CA-AB)

225. Baltimore Oriole (On 06-Aug-17 at Carburn Park, CA-AB)

224. Philadelphia Vireo (On 06-Aug-17 at Carburn Park, CA-AB)

223. Pacific-slope Flycatcher (On 03-Aug-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

222. Nashville Warbler (On 30-Jul-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

221. Alder Flycatcher (On 28-Jul-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

220. Ruby-throated Hummingbird (On 20-Jul-17 at Ellis Bird Farm, CA-AB)

219. Purple Finch (On 20-Jul-17 at Rochon Sands Provencial Park, CA-AB)

218. Red-eyed Vireo (On 20-Jul-17 at Rochon Sands Provencial Park, CA-AB)

217. Great Crested Flycatcher (On 20-Jul-17 at Rochon Sands Provencial Park, CA-AB)

216. Forster’s Tern (On 20-Jul-17 at Rochon Sands Provencial Park, CA-AB)

215. Great Egret (On 20-Jul-17 at Rochon Sands Provencial Park, CA-AB)

214. Ross’s Goose (On 20-Jul-17 at Rochon Sands Provencial Park, CA-AB)

213. Short-billed Dowitcher (On 19-Jul-17 at Cessford Area, CA-AB

212. Least Sandpiper (On 19-Jul-17 at Patricia Hamlet, CA-AB

211. Baird’s Sparrow (On 19-Jul-17 at Suffield Area, CA-AB)

210. Turkey Vulture (On 19-Jul-17 at Suffield Area, CA-AB)

209. Caspian Tern (On 19-Jul-17 at Police Point Park, CA-AB)

208. Ring-necked Pheasent (On 19-Jul-17 at Police Point Park, CA-AB)

207. Short-eared Owl (On 18-Jul-17 at Cypress Hills Provencial Park, CA-AB)

206. Upland Sandpiper (On 18-Jul-17 at Wild Horse – Range Road 20, CA-AB)

205. Lark Sparrow (On 18-Jul-17 at Medicine Hat County, CA-AB)

204. Brewer’s Sparrow (On 18-Jul-17 at Medicine Hat County, CA-AB)

203. Lark Bunting (On 18-Jul-17 at Eztikom to TWP 62, CA-AB)

202. Loggerhead Shrike (On 18-Jul-17 at Eztikom to TWP 62, CA-AB)

201. Pectoral Sandpiper (On 18-Jul-17 at Eztikom to TWP 62, CA-AB)

200. McCown’s Longspur (On 18-Jul-17 at Pakowki Lake, CA-AB)

199. Grasshopper Sparrow (On 18-Jul-17 at Foremost to Pakowki Lake, CA-AB)

198. Chestnut-collared Longspur (On 18-Jul-17 at Foremost to Pakowki Lake, CA-AB)

197. Sprague’s Pipit (On 18-Jul-17 at Lethbridge (HWY 61), CA-AB)

196. Horned Lark (On 18-Jul-17 at Lethbridge (HWY 61), CA-AB)

195. Marsh Wren (On 18-Jul-17 at Stirling Lake, CA-AB)

194. White-faced Ibis (On 18-Jul-17 at Magrath, CA-AB)

193. Western Kingbird (On 17-Jul-17 at Black Diamond, CA-AB)

192. Pacific Wren (On 05-Jul-17 at Banff National Park, CA-AB)

191. Black Swift (On 05-Jul-17 at Banff National Park, CA-AB)

190. Cooper’s Hawk (On 03-Jul-17 at Flowing Waters Trail, CA-AB)

189. Blue-headed Vireo (On 03-Jul-17 at Flowing Waters Trail, CA-AB)

188. MacGillivray’s Warbler (On 23-Jun-17 at Banff – Whiskey Creek, CA-AB)

187. Blackpoll Warbler (On 16-Jun-17 at Banff – Whiskey Creek, CA-AB)

186. Grey Catbird (On 16-Jun-17 at Banff – Whiskey Creek, CA-AB)

185. Palm Warbler (On 08-Jun-17 at Rundle Forebay, CA-AB)

184. Dusky Flycatcher (On 08-Jun-17 at Rundle Forebay, CA-AB)

183. Bullock’s Oriole (On 04-Jun-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

182. Willow Flycatcher (On 04-Jun-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

181. Common Nighthawk (On 03-Jun-17 at Canmore Home, CA-AB)

180. Black Tern (On 03-Jun-17 at Edmonton City Centre, CA-AB)

179. Hermit Thrush (On 30-May-17 at Bow Valley PP South of TCH, CA-AB)

178. Cedar Waxwing (On 27-May-17 at Lac Des Arcs West Path, CA-AB)

177. Magnolia Warbler (On 27-May-17 at Lac Des Arcs Village, CA-AB)

176. Calliope Hummingbird (On 26-May-17 at Canmore Home, CA-AB)

175. Harlequin Duck  (On 20-May-17 at Lake Minnewanka, CA-AB)

174. Townsend’s Warbler  (On 20-May-17 at Martin Stables (Banff) , CA-AB)

173. Cassin’s Vireo  (On 20-May-17 at Canmore – Aspen Glen, CA-AB)

172. Yellow Rail (On 19-May-17 at Horse Creek Marshes, CA-AB)

171. Le Conte’s Sparrow (On 19-May-17 at Horse Creek Marshes, CA-AB)

170. American White Pelican (On 19-May-17 at Carburn Park, CA-AB)

169. Western Wood-Pewee (On 19-May-17 at Carburn Park, CA-AB)

168. Warbling Vireo (On 19-May-17 at Carburn Park, CA-AB)

167. Bank Swallow (On 19-May-17 at Carburn Park, CA-AB)

166. House Wren (On 19-May-17 at Carburn Park, CA-AB)

165. Tennessee Warbler (On 19-May-17 at Carburn Park, CA-AB)

164. Eared Grebe (On 19-May-17 at Weed Lake, CA-AB)

163. Black-crowned Night-Heron (On 19-May-17 at Weed Lake, CA-AB)

162. Black-bellied Plover (On 19-May-17 at Weed Lake, CA-AB)

161. Marbled Godwit (On 19-May-17 at Weed Lake, CA-AB)

160. Baird’s Sandpiper (On 19-May-17 at Weed Lake, CA-AB)

159. Bonaparte’s Gull (On 19-May-17 at Weed Lake, CA-AB)

158. Double-crested Cormorant (On 19-May-17 at Langdon Corner Slough, CA-AB)

157. Arctic Tern (On 19-May-17 at Langdon Corner Slough, CA-AB)

156. Common Tern (On 19-May-17 at Langdon Corner Slough, CA-AB)

155. Eastern Kingbird (On 19-May-17 at Chestermere Purple Martin Colony, CA-AB)

154. Purple Martin (On 19-May-17 at Chestermere Purple Martin Colony, CA-AB)

153. Swainson’s Thrush (On 18-May-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

152. American Pipit (On 18-May-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

151. White-throated Sparrow (On 18-May-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

150. Rufous Hummingbird (On 18-May-17 at Mallard Pond, CA-AB)

149. American Redstart (On 18-May-17 at Mallard Pond, CA-AB)

148. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (On 14-May-17 at HWY 8 Roundabout, CA-AB)

147. Sora (On 14-May-17 at Plummers Road, CA-AB)

146. Morning Dove (On 14-May-17 at Plummers Road, CA-AB)

145. Ferruginous Hawk (On 14-May-17 at South of Longview, CA-AB)

144. American Avocet (On 14-May-17 at Pond near Nanton, CA-AB)

143. Wilson’s Phalarope (On 14-May-17 at Pond near Nanton, CA-AB)

142. Spotted Sandpiper (On 14-May-17 at Pond near Nanton, CA-AB)

141. Willet (On 14-May-17 at Pond near Nanton, CA-AB)

140. Yellow-headed Blackbird (On 14-May-17 at Pond near Nanton, CA-AB)

139. Sharp-tailed Grouse (On 14-May-17 at Sharp-tailed Grouse Lek, CA-AB)

138. Long-billed Curlew (On 14-May-17 at Sharp-tailed Grouse Lek, CA-AB)

137. Clay-colored Sparrow (On 14-May-17 at Sharp-tailed Grouse Lek, CA-AB)

136. Cinnamon Teal (On 13-May-17 at Scott Lake Ponds, CA-AB)

135. Cliff Swallow (On 13-May-17 at Scott Lake Ponds, CA-AB)

134. Barn Swallow (On 13-May-17 at Jumping Pound Pond, CA-AB)

133. Northern Waterthrush (On 12-May-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

132. Common Yellowthroat (On 12-May-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

131. Least Flycatcher (On 12-May-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

130. Yellow Warbler (On 12-May-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

129. Western Grebe (On 10-May-17 at Lac Des Arcs, CA-AB)

128. Vesper Sparrow (On 10-May-17 at Seebe Dam, CA-AB)

127. Wilson’s Warbler (On 08-May-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

126. Swamp Sparrow (On 08-May-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

125. Western Tanager (On 07-May-17 at Flowing Waters Trail, CA-AB)

124. Solitary Sandpiper (On 07-May-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

123. Chipping Sparrow (On 07-May-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

122. Brown-headed Cowbird (On 03-May-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

121. Northern Rough-winged Swallow (On 03-May-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

120. Violet-green Swallow (On 30-Apr-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

119. Rusty Blackbird (On 30-Apr-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

118. Sharp-shinned Hawk (On 29-Apr-17 at Seebe Dam, CA-AB)

117. Blue-winged Teal (On 29-Apr-17 at TWP 250, CA-AB)

116. Greater Yellowlegs (On 29-Apr-17 at TWP 250, CA-AB)

115. Lesser Yellowlegs (On 29-Apr-17 at TWP 250, CA-AB)

114. Say’s Pheobe (On 28-Apr-17 at West Banff Townsite, CA-AB)

113. Fox Sparrow (On 28-Apr-17 at West Banff Townsite, CA-AB)

112. Hammond’s Flycatcher (On 27-Apr-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

111. Cassin’s Finch (On 27-Apr-17 at West Banff Townsite, CA-AB)

110. Common Loon (On 24-Apr-17 at Lac Des Arcs, CA-AB)

109. Lincoln’s Sparrow  (On 24-Apr-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

108. Orange-crowned Warbler (On 24-Apr-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

107. Savannah Sparrow (On 23-Apr-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

106. Horned Grebe (On 23-Apr-17 at Lac Des Arcs, CA-AB)

105. Red-necked Grebe (On 23-Apr-17 at Lac Des Arcs, CA-AB)

104. Ruffed Grouse (On 23-Apr-17 at Barrier Lake, CA-AB)

103. Red-naped Sapsucker (On 23-Apr-17 at Barrier Lake, CA-AB)

102. Swainson’s Hawk (On 21-Apr-17 at Calgary, CA-AB)

101. Yellow-rumped Warbler (On 20-Apr-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

100. Common Grackle (On 18-Apr-17 at Canmore Town, CA-AB)

99. Great Blue Heron (On 16-Apr-17 at Exshaw Pond, CA-AB)

98. Osprey (On 15-Apr-17 at Mt. Norquay, CA-AB)

97. Wilson’s Snipe (On 15-Apr-17 at the Cave and Basin Marsh, CA-AB)

96. Barred Owl (On 15-Apr-17 at the Cave and Basin Marsh, CA-AB)

95. Ruby-crowned Kinglet (On 12-Apr-17 at South Canmore, CA-AB)

94. Wood Duck (On 10-Apr-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

93. Cackling Goose (On 10-Apr-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

92. House Finch (On 08-Apr-17 at Waterton, CA-AB)

91. American Kestrel (On 08-Apr-17 at Waterton, CA-AB)

90. Sandhill Crane (On 07-Apr-17 at Hay Barnes Trail, CA-AB)

89. Prairie Falcon (On 07-Apr-17 at Hay Barnes Trail, CA-AB)

88. Northern Harrier (On 06-Apr-17 at Pincher Creek, CA-AB)

87. Western Meadowlark (On 06-Apr-17 at High River, CA-AB)

86. Gadwall (On 06-Apr-17 at Frank Lake, CA-AB)

85. Northern Shoveler (On 06-Apr-17 at Frank Lake, CA-AB)

84. Greater Scaup (On 06-Apr-17 at Frank Lake, CA-AB)

83. Northern Pintail (On 06-Apr-17 at Frank Lake, CA-AB)

82. Red-breasted Merganser (On 06-Apr-17 at Frank Lake, CA-AB)

81. Ruddy Duck (On 06-Apr-17 at Frank Lake, CA-AB)

80. American Coot (On 06-Apr-17 at Frank Lake, CA-AB)

79. Franklin’s Gull (On 06-Apr-17 at Frank Lake, CA-AB)

78. Red-winged Blackbird (On 06-Apr-17 at Frank Lake, CA-AB)

77. Green-winged Teal (On 06-Apr-17 at Calgary – Hwy 22X CA-AB)

76. American Tree Sparrow (On 03-Apr-17 at Canmore Railroad CA-AB)

75. Eastern Pheobe (On 02-Apr-17 at Canmore Boardwalk CA-AB)

74. Mountain Bluebird (On 02-Apr-17 at Seebe Dam, CA-AB)

73. Ring-billed Gull (On 01-Apr-17 at Pearce Estate Park, CA-AB)

72. California Gull (On 01-Apr-17 at Pearce Estate Park, CA-AB)

71. Herring Gull (On 01-Apr-17 at Pearce Estate Park, CA-AB)

70. Glaucous Gull (On 01-Apr-17 at Pearce Estate Park, CA-AB)

69. Tree Swallow (On 01-Apr-17 at Calgary – Hwy 8, CA-AB)

68. Tundra Swan (On 01-Apr-17 at Jumping Pound Pond, CA-AB)

67. Red Crossbill (On 28-Mar-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

66. Golden Eagle (On 25-Mar-17 at Hay Meadows, CA-AB)

65. Brewer’s Blackbird (On 24-Mar-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

64. American Wigeon (On 19-Mar-17 at Seebe Dam, CA-AB)

63. Varied Thrush (On 16-Mar-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

62. Killdeer (On 16-Mar-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

61. Golden-crowned Kinglet (On 10-Mar-17 at Banff – Whiskey Creek, CA-AB)

60. Trumpeter Swan (On 08-Mar-17 at Bow River Lookout West of Exshaw, CA-AB)

59. Northern Pygmy-Owl (On 05-Mar-17 at Canmore – Larch, CA-AB)

58. Song Sparrow (On 25-Feb-17 at Canmore Boardwalk, CA-AB)

57. Northern Goshawk (On 25-Feb-17 at Lac Des Arcs, CA-AB)

56. Townsend’s Solitaire (On 23-Feb-17 at Vermillion Lakes, CA-AB)

55. Grey Partridge (On 12-Feb-17 at McKnight/ TWP 250 Junction, CA-AB)

54. White-crowned Sparrow (On 30-Jan-17 at Canore, The Boardwalk, CA-AB)

53. Northern Saw-whet Owl (On 21-Jan-17 at The Weaselhead, CA-AB)

52. American Robin (On 21-Jan-17 at The Weaselhead, CA-AB)

51. White-winged Crossbill (On 21-Jan-17 at The Weaselhead, CA-AB)

50. Canada Goose (On 21-Jan-17 at Carburn Park, CA-AB)

49. Canvasback (On 21-Jan-17 at Carburn Park, CA-AB)

48. Redhead (On 21-Jan-17 at Carburn Park, CA-AB)

47. Ring-necked Duck (On 21-Jan-17 at Carburn Park, CA-AB)

46. Lesser Scaup (On 21-Jan-17 at Carburn Park, CA-AB)

45. Bufflehead (On 21-Jan-17 at Carburn Park, CA-AB)

44. Barrow’s Goldeneye (On 21-Jan-17 at Carburn Park, CA-AB)

43. Hooded Merganser (On 21-Jan-17 at Carburn Park, CA-AB)

42. Pied-billed Grebe (On 21-Jan-17 at Carburn Park, CA-AB)

41. Belted Kingfisher (On 21-Jan-17 at Carburn Park, CA-AB)

40. Hairy Woodpecker (On 21-Jan-17 at Carburn Park, CA-AB)

39. Northern Shrike (On 21-Jan-17 at Carburn Park, CA-AB)

38. Eurasian Collared-Dove (On 21-Jan-17 at Twp 234, CA-AB)

37. European Starling (On 21-Jan-17 at RR 255, CA-AB)

36. Snowy Owl (On 21-Jan-17 at Hwy 566 between Hwy 9 and RR 255, CA-AB)

35. Common Redpoll (On 21-Jan-17 at Hwy 566 between Hwy 9 and RR 255, CA-AB)

34. Pine Siskin (On 21-Jan-17 at Hwy 566 between Hwy 9 and RR 255, CA-AB)

33. American Goldfinch (On 21-Jan-17 at Hwy 566 between Hwy 9 and RR 255, CA-AB)

32. Bald Eagle (On 21-Jan-17 at RR 284 Conrich to Hwy 564, CA-AB)

31. Rough-legged Hawk (On 21-Jan-17 at RR 284 Conrich to Hwy 564, CA-AB)

30. Red-tailed Hawk (On 21-Jan-17 at McKnight/Twp 250, CA-AB)

29. Great Horned Owl (On 21-Jan-17 at Hwy 1 East of Way-Station, CA-AB)

28. Pileated Woodpecker (On 17-Jan-17 at Canmore – Spurline Trail to Bridge Road, CA-AB)

27. Bohemian Waxwing (On 17-Jan-17 at Canmore – Spurline Trail to Bridge Road, CA-AB)

26. American Crow (On 14-Jan-17 at Canmore – Town, CA-AB)

25. American Three-toed Woodpecker (On 08-Jan-17 at Canmore – South Canmore, CA-AB)

24. Dark-eyed Junco (On 07-Jan-17 at Dead Man’s Flats, CA-AB)

23. Brown Creeper (On 07-Jan-17 at Dead Man’s Flats, CA-AB)

22. Grey Jay (On 07-Jan-17 at Dead Man’s Flats, CA-AB)

21. Snow Bunting (On 07-Jan-17 at Lac Des Arcs, CA-AB)

20. Evening Grosbeak (On 07-Jan-17 at Lac Des Arcs Village, CA-AB)

19. Clark’s Nutcracker (On 07-Jan-17 at Lac Des Arcs Village, CA-AB)

18. Blue Jay (On 05-Jan-17 at Canmore – Home, CA-AB)

17. White-breasted Nuthatch (On 05-Jan-17 at Canmore – Home, CA-AB)

16. Merlin (On 04-Jan-17 at Canmore- Policeman’s Creek Boardwalk Trail, CA-AB)

15. House Sparrow (On 01-Jan-17 at Canmore – South Canmore, CA-AB)

14. Common Goldeneye (On 01-Jan-17 at Canmore – South Canmore, CA-AB)

13. Pine Grosbeak (On 01-Jan-17 at Lac Des Arcs Village, CA-AB)

12. Boreal Chickadee (On 01-Jan-17 at Lac Des Arcs Village, CA-AB)

11. Downy Woodpecker (On 01-Jan-17 at Lac Des Arcs Village, CA-AB)

10. American Dipper (On 01-Jan-17 at Lac Des Arcs, CA-AB)

9. Rock Pigeon (On 01-Jan-17 at Canmore – Downtown, CA-AB)

8. Common Merganser (On 01-Jan-17 at Exshaw – Grotto Pond/ Bow River, CA-AB)

7. Mallard (On 01-Jan-17 at Canmore – Mallard Pond, CA-AB)

6. Red-breasted Nuthatch (On 01-Jan-17 at Canmore – Home, CA-AB)

5. Black-capped Chickadee (On 01-Jan-17 at Canmore – Home, CA-AB)

4. Mountain Chickadee (On 01-Jan-17 at Canmore – Home, CA-AB)

3. Common Raven (On 01-Jan-17 at Canmore – Home, CA-AB)

2. Black-billed Magpie (On 01-Jan-17 at Canmore – Home, CA-AB)

1. Northern Flicker (On 01-Jan-17 at Canmore – Home, CA-AB)