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   OTTAWA BIRD NAMES: English - French - Scientific
   LES NOMS DES OISEAUX D'OTTAWA: Anglais - Français - Scientifique
         There are many local birders whose mother tongue is French. Some whose only language is French. And since many Anglophones speak only English this table is presented as a communication aid. Even for those who are somewhat bilingual there is difficulty with jargon. Bird names fall into that category. Add to that the fact the names are constantly changing. Perhaps this chart will help sort things out from time to time. It may also be useful when phoning the French language rare bird alert run by Le Club des ornithologues de l'Outaouais in Hull. If you find that the names here are not the most current, or if you discover the inevitable typographical error, please let me know at larry.neily@hotmail.com. I will try to make updates as soon as I confirm any new information.
         The main list is based on the Ottawa Field-Naturalist's Checklist of Ottawa - May 1993 edition. There are two additional lists. The Nearby list contains birds seen outside the 50 kilometre circle, but near enough to potenially occur in the circle in future. The Nearby list is garnered from various sources, and is not to be considered official in any way. The Not Yet list is made up of birds that the author and others speculate may occur in the future. Range expansions, migratory patterns and vagrancy patterns are considered. This list is entirely speculative and just for fun.
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    NAMES OF BIRDS SEEN IN THE OTTAWA CHECKLIST AREA          

English - Anglais French - Français Scientific - Scientifique
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygne fauve Dendrocygna bicolor
Greater White-fronted Goose Oie rieuse Anser albifrons
Snow Goose Oie des neiges Chen caerulescens
Ross's Goose Oie de Ross Chen rossii
Brant Bernache cravant Branta bernicla
Cackling Goose Bernache de Hutchins Branta hutchinsii
Canada Goose Bernache du Canada Branta canadensis
Mute Swan Cygne tuberculé Cygnus olor
Trumpeter Swan Cygne trompette Cygnus buccinator
Tundra Swan Cygne siffleur Cygnus columbianus
Wood Duck Canard branchu Aix sponsa TOP
Gadwall Canard chipeau Anas strepera
Eurasian Wigeon Canard siffleur Anas penelope
American Wigeon Canard d'Amérique Anas americana
American Black Duck Canard noir Anas rubripes
Mallard Canard colvert Anas platyrhynchos
Blue-winged Teal Sarcelle à ailes bleues Anas discors
Northern Shoveler Canard souchet Anas clypeata
Northern Pintail Canard pilet Anas acuta
Green-winged Teal Sarcelle d'hiver Anas crecca
Canvasback Fuligule à dos blanc Aythya valisineria TOP
Redhead Fuligule à tête rouge Aythya americana
Ring-necked Duck Fuligule à collier Aythya collaris
Tufted Duck Fuligule morillon Aythya fuligula
Greater Scaup Fuligule milouinan Aythya marila
Lesser Scaup Petit Fuligule Aythya affinus
King Eider Eider à tête grise Somateria spectabilis
Harlequin Duck Arlequin plongeur Histrionicus histrionicus
Surf Scoter Macreuse à front blanc Melanitta perspicillata
White-winged Scoter Macreuse brune Melanitta fusca
Black Scoter Macreuse à bec jaune Melanitta nigra TOP
Long-tailed Duck/Oldsquaw Harelde kakawi Clangula hyemalis
Bufflehead Petit Garrot Bucephala albeola
Common Goldeneye Garrot à oeil d'or Bucephala clangula
Barrow's Goldeneye Garrot d'Islande Bucephala islandica
Hooded Merganser Harle couronné Lophodytes cucullatus
Common Merganser Grand Harle Mergus merganser
Red-breasted Merganser Harle huppé Mergus serrator
Ruddy Duck Érismature rousse Oxyura jamaicensis
Gray Partridge Perdrix grise Perdix perdix
Ring-necked Pheasant (Extirpated) Faisan de Colchide Phasianus colchicus TOP
Ruffed Grouse Gélinotte huppée Bonasa umbellus
Spruce Grouse (Extirpated) Tétras du Canada Falcipennis canadensis
Red-throated Loon Plongeon catmarin Gavia stellata
Common Loon Plongeon huard Gavia immer
Yellow-billed Loon Plongeon à bec blanc Gavia adamsii
Pied-billed Grebe Grèbe à bec bigarré Podilymbus podiceps
Horned Grebe Grèbe esclavon Podiceps auritius
Red-necked Grebe Grèbe jougris Podiceps grisegena
Eared Grebe Grèbe à cou noir Podiceps nigricollis
Western Grebe Grèbe élégant Aechmophorus occidentalis TOP
Northern Fulmar Fulmar borèal Fulmarus glacialis
Manx Shearwater Puffin des Anglais Puffinus puffinus
Audubon's Shearwater Puffin d'Audubon Puffinus lherminieri
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Océanite de Wilson Oceanites oceanicus
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel Océanite de Castro Oceanodroma castro
Northern Gannet Fou de Bassan Morus bassanus
American White Pelican Pélican d'Amérique Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Double-crested Cormorant Cormoran à aigrettes Phalacrocorax auritus
American Bittern Butor d'Amérique Botaurus lentiginosus
Least Bittern Petit Blongios Ixobrychus exilis TOP
Great Blue Heron Grand Héron Ardea herodias
Great Egret Grande Aigrette Ardea alba
Snowy Egret Aigrette neigeuse Egretta thula
Little Blue Heron Aigrette bleue Egretta caerulea
Tricolored Heron Aigrette tricolore Egretta tricolor
Cattle Egret Héron garde-boeufs Bubulcus ibis
Green Heron Héron vert Butorides virescens
Black-crowned Night-Heron Bihoreau gris Nycticorax nycticorax
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Bihoreau violacé Nyctanassa violacea
Glossy Ibis Ibis falcinelle Plegadis falcinellus TOP
Black Vulture Urubu noir Coragyps atratus
Turkey Vulture Urubu à tête rouge Cathartes aura
Osprey Balbuzard pêcheur Pandion haliaetus
Swallow-tailed Kite Milan à queue fourchue Elanoides forficatus
Bald Eagle Pygargue à tête blanche Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Northern Harrier Busard Saint-Martin Circus cyaneus
Sharp-shinned Hawk Épervier brun Accipiter striatus
Cooper's Hawk Épervier de Cooper Accipiter cooperii
Northern Goshawk Autour des palombes Accipiter gentilis
Red-shouldered Hawk Buse à épaulettes Buteo lineatus TOP
Broad-winged Hawk Petite Buse Buteo platypterus
Swainson's Hawk Buse de Swainson Buteo swainsoni
Red-tailed Hawk Buse à queue rousse Buteo jamaicensis
Rough-legged Hawk Buse pattue Buteo lagopus
Golden Eagle Aigle royal Aquila chrysaetos
American Kestrel Crécerelle d'Amérique Falco sparverius
Merlin Faucon émerillon Falco columbarius
Gyrfalcon Faucon gerfaut Falco rusticolus
Peregrine Falcon Faucon pèlerin Falco peregrinus
Yellow Rail Râle jaune Coturnicops noveboracensis TOP
King Rail Râle élégant Rallus elegans
Virginia Rail Râle de Virginie Rallus limicola
Sora Marouette de Caroline Porzana carolina
Purple Gallinule Talève violacée Porphyrio martinicus
Common Moorhen Gallinule poule-d'eau Gallinula chloropus
American Coot Foulque d'Amérique Fulica americana
Sandhill Crane Grue du Canada Grus canadensis
Black-bellied Plover Pluvier argenté Pluvialis squatarola
American Golden-Plover Pluvier bronzé Pluvialis dominica
Semipalmated Plover Pluvier semipalmé Charadrius semipalmatus TOP
Piping Plover Pluvier siffleur Charadrius melodus
Killdeer Pluvier kildir Charadrius vociferus
American Avocet Avocette d'Amérique Recurvirostra americana
Greater Yellowlegs Grand Chevalier Tringa melanoleuca
Lesser Yellowlegs Petit Chevalier Tringa flavipes
Spotted Redshank Chevalier arlequin Tringa erythropus
Solitary Sandpiper Chevalier solitaire Tringa solitaria
Willet Chevalier semipalmé Catoptrophorus semipalmatus
Spotted Sandpiper Chevalier grivelé Actitus macularius
Upland Sandpiper Maubèche des champs Bartramia longicauda TOP
Whimbrel Courlis corlieu Numenius phaeopus
Hudsonian Godwit Barge hudsonienne Limosa haemastica
Marbled Godwit Barge marbrée Limosa fedoa
Ruddy Turnstone Tournepierre à collier Arenaria interpres
Red Knot Bécasseau maubèche Calidris canutus
Sanderling Bécasseau sanderling Calidris alba
Semipalmated Sandpiper Bécasseau semipalmé Calidris pusilla
Western Sandpiper Bécasseau d'Alaska Calidris mauri
Little Stint Bécasseau minute Calidris minuta
Least Sandpiper Bécasseau minuscule Calidris minutilla TOP
White-rumped Sandpiper Bécasseau à croupion blanc Calidris fuscicollis
Baird's Sandpiper Bécasseau de Baird Calidris bairdii
Pectoral Sandpiper Bécasseau à poitrine cendrée Calidris melanotos
Purple Sandpiper Bécasseau violet Calidris maritima
Dunlin Bécasseau variable Calidris alpina
Curlew Sandpiper Bécasseau cocorli Calidris ferruginea
Stilt Sandpiper Bécasseau à échasses Calidris himantopus
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Bécasseau roussâtre Tryngites subruficollis
Ruff Combattant varié Philomachus pugnax
Short-billed Dowitcher Bécassin roux Limnodromus griseus TOP
Long-billed Dowitcher Bécassin à long bec Limnodromus scolopaceus
Wilson's Snipe Bécassine de Wilson Gallinago delicata
American Woodcock Bécasse d'Amérique Scolopax minor
Wilson's Phalarope Phalarope de Wilson Phalaropus tricolor
Red-necked Phalarope Phalarope à bec étroit Phalaropus lobatus
Red Phalarope Phalarope à bec large Phalaropus fulicarius
Pomarine Jaeger Labbe pomarin Stercorarius pomarinus
Parasitic Jaeger Labbe parasite Stercorarius parasiticus
Long-tailed Jaeger Labbe à longue queue Stercorarius longicaudus
Laughing Gull Mouette atricille Larus atricilla TOP
Franklin's Gull Mouette de Franklin Larus pipixcan
Little Gull Mouette pygmée Larus minutus
Black-headed Gull Mouette rieuse Larus ridibundus
Bonaparte's Gull Mouette de Bonaparte Larus philadelphia
Mew Gull Goéland cendré Larus canus
Ring-billed Gull Goéland à bec cerclé Larus delawarensis
California Gull Goéland de Californie Larus californicus
Herring Gull Goéland argenté Larus argentatus
Thayer's Gull Goéland de Thayer Larus thayeri
Iceland Gull Goéland arctique Larus glaucoides TOP
Lesser Black-backed Gull Goéland brun Larus fuscus
Glaucous Gull Goéland bourgmestre Larus hyperboreus
Great Black-backed Gull Goéland marin Larus marinus
Sabine's Gull Mouette de Sabine Xema sabini
Black-legged Kittiwake Mouette tridactyle Rissa tridactyla
Caspian Tern Sterne caspienne Sterna caspia
Common Tern Sterne pierregarin Sterna hirundo
Arctic Tern Sterne arctique Sterna paradisaea
Forster's Tern Sterne de Forster Sterna forsteri
Black Tern Guifette noire Chlidonias niger TOP
Dovekie Mergule nain Alle alle
Thick-billed Murre Guillemot de Brünnich Uria lomvia
Long-billed Murrelet Guillemot à long bec Brachyramphus perdix
Atlantic Puffin Macareaux moine Fratercula arctica
Rock Pigeon Pigeon biset Columbia livia
Mourning Dove Tourterelle triste Zenaida macroura
Black-billed Cuckoo Coulicou à bec noir Coccyzus erythropthalmus
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coulicou à bec jaune Coccyzus americanus
Barn Owl Effraie des clochers Tyto alba
Eastern Screech-Owl Petit-duc maculé Megascops asio TOP
Great Horned Owl Grand-duc d'Amérique Bubo virginianus
Snowy Owl Harfang des neiges Bubo scandiacus
Northern Hawk-Owl Chouette épervière Surnia ulula
Barred Owl Chouette rayée Strix varia
Great Gray Owl Chouette lapone Strix nebulosa
Long-eared Owl Hibou moyen-duc Asio otus
Short-eared Owl Hibou des marais Asio flammeus
Boreal Owl Nyctale de Tengmalm Aegolius funereus
Northern Saw-whet Owl Petite Nyctale Aegolius acadicus
Common Nighthawk Engoulevent d'Amérique Chordeiles minor TOP
Whip-poor-will Engoulevent bois-pourri Caprimulgus vociferus
Chimney Swift Martinet ramoneur Chaetura pelagica
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Colibri à gorge rubis Archilochus colubris
Belted Kingfisher Martin-pêcheur d'Amérique Ceryle alcyon
Red-headed Woodpecker Pic à tête rouge Melanerpes erythrocephalus
Red-bellied Woodpecker Pic à ventre roux Melanerpes carolinus
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Pic maculé Sphyrapicus varius
Downy Woodpecker Pic mineur Picoides pubescens
Hairy Woodpecker Pic chevelu Picoides villosus
American Three-toed Woodpecker Pic à dos rayé Picoides dorsalis TOP
Black-backed Woodpecker Pic à dos noir Picoides arcticus
Northern Flicker Pic flamboyant Colaptes auratus
Pileated Woodpecker Grand Pic Dryocopus pileatus
Olive-sided Flycatcher Moucherolle à côtés olive Contopus cooperi
Eastern Wood-Pewee Pioui de l'Est Contopus virens
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Moucherolle à ventre jaune Empidonax flaviventris
Alder Flycatcher Moucherolle des aulnes Empidonax alnorum
Willow Flycatcher Moucherolle des saules Empidonax traillii
Least Flycatcher Moucherolle tchebec Empidonax minimus
Eastern Phoebe Moucherolle phébi Sayornis phoebe TOP
Great Crested Flycatcher Tyran huppé Myiarchus crinitus
Cassin's Kingbird Tyran de Cassin Tyrannus vociferans
Western Kingbird Tyran de l'Ouest Tyrannus verticalis
Eastern Kingbird Tyran tritri Tyrannus tyrannus
Gray Kingbird Tyran gris Tyrannus dominicensis
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tyran à longue queue Tyrannus forficatus
Fork-tailed Flycatcher Tyran des savanes Tyrannus savana
Loggerhead Shrike Pie-grièche migratrice Lanius ludovidianus
Northern Shrike Pie-grièche grise Lanius excubitor
White-eyed Vireo Viréo aux yeux blancs Vireo griseus TOP
Yellow-throated Vireo Viréo à gorge jaune Vireo flavifrons
Blue-headed Vireo Viréo à tête bleue Vireo solitarius
Warbling Vireo Viréo mélodieux Vireo gilvus
Philadelphia Vireo Viréo de Philadelphie Vireo philadelphicus
Red-eyed Vireo Viréo aux yeux rouges Vireo olivaceus
Gray Jay Mésangeai du Canada Perisoreus canadensis
Blue Jay Geai bleu Cyanocitta cristata
American Crow Corneille d'Amérique Corvus brachyrhynchos
Common Raven Grand Corbeau Corvus corax
Horned Lark Alouette hausse-col Eremophila alpestris TOP
Purple Martin Hirondelle noire Progne subis
Tree Swallow Hirondelle bicolore Tachycineta bicolor
Northern Rough-winged Swallow Hirondelle à ailes hérissées Stelgidopteryx serripennis
Bank Swallow Hirondelle de rivage Riparia riparia
Cliff Swallow Hirondelle à front blanc Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
Barn Swallow Hirondelle rustique Hirundo rustica
Black-capped Chickadee Mésange à tête noir Poecile atricapillus
Boreal Chickadee Mésange à tête brune Poecile hudsonicus
Tufted Titmouse Mésange bicolore Baeolophus bicolor
Red-breasted Nuthatch Sittelle à poitrine rousse Sitta canadensis TOP
White-breasted Nuthatch Sittelle à poitrine blanche Sitta carolinensis
Brown Creeper Grimpereau brun Certhia americana
Carolina Wren Troglodyte de Caroline Thryothorus ludovicianus
House Wren Troglodyte familier Troglodytes aedon
Winter Wren Troglodyte des forêts Troglodytes troglodytes
Sedge Wren Troglodyte à bec court Cistothorus platensis
Marsh Wren Troglodyte des marais Cistothorus palustris
Golden-crowned Kinglet Roitelet à couronne dorée Regulus satrapa
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Roitelet à couronne rubis Regulus calendula
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Gobemoucheron gris-bleu Polioptila caerulea TOP
Northern Wheatear Traquet motteux Oenanthe oenanthe
Eastern Bluebird Merlebleu de l'Est Sialia sialis
Townsend's Solitaire Solitaire de Townsend Myadestes townsendi
Veery Grive fauve Catharus fuscescens
Gray-cheeked Thrush Grive à joues grises Catharus minimus
Swainson's Thrush Grive à dos olive Catharus ustulatus
Hermit Thrush Grive solitaire Catharus guttatus
Wood Thrush Grive des bois Hylocichla mustelina
Fieldfare Grive litorne Turdus pilaris
American Robin Merle d'Amérique Turdus migratorius TOP
Varied Thrush Grive à collier Ixoreus naevius
Gray Catbird Moqueur chat Dumetella carolinensis
Northern Mockingbird Moqueur polyglotte Mimus polyglottos
Brown Thrasher Moqueur roux Toxostoma rufum
European Starling Étourneau sansonnet Sturnus vulgaris
American Pipit Pipit d'Amérique Anthus rubescens
Bohemian Waxwing Jaseur boréal Bombycilla garrulus
Cedar Waxwing Jaseur d'Amérique Bombycilla cedrorum
Blue-winged Warbler Paruline à ailes bleues Vermivora pinus
Golden-winged Warbler Paruline à ailes dorées Vermivora chrysoptera TOP
Tennessee Warbler Paruline obscure Vermivora peregrina
Orange-crowned Warbler Paruline verdâtre Vermivora celata
Nashville Warbler Paruline à joues grises Vermivora ruficapilla
Northern Parula Paruline à collier Parula americana
Yellow Warbler Paruline jaune Dendroica petechia
Chestnut-sided Warbler Paruline à flancs marron Dendroica pensylvanica
Magnolia Warbler Paruline à tête cendrée Dendroica magnolia
Cape May Warbler Paruline tigrée Dendroica tigrina
Black-throated Blue Warbler Paruline bleue Dendroica caerulescens
Yellow-rumped Warbler Paruline à croupion jaune Dendroica coronata TOP
Black-throated Green Warbler Paruline à gorge noire Dendroica virens
Blackburnian Warbler Paruline à gorge orangée Dendroica fusca
Yellow-throated Warbler Paruline à gorge jaune Dendroica dominica
Pine Warbler Paruline des pins Dendroica pinus
Prairie Warbler Paruline des prés Dendroica discolor
Palm Warbler Paruline à couronne rousse Dendroica palmarum
Bay-breasted Warbler Paruline à poitrine baie Dendroica castanea
Blackpoll Warbler Paruline rayée Dendroica striata
Cerulean Warbler Paruline azurée Dendroica cerulea
Black-and-white Warbler Paruline noir et blanc Mniotilta varia TOP
American Redstart Paruline flamboyante Setophaga ruticilla
Prothonotary Warbler Paruline orangée Protonotaria citrea
Worm-eating Warbler Paruline vermivore Helmitheros vermivorus
Ovenbird Paruline couronnée Seiurus aurocapilla
Northern Waterthrush Paruline des ruisseaux Seiurus noveboracensis
Louisiana Waterthrush Paruline hochequeue Seiurus motacilla
Connecticut Warbler Paruline à gorge grise Oporornis agilis
Mourning Warbler Paruline triste Oporornis philadelphia
Common Yellowthroat Paruline masquée Geothlypis trichas
Hooded Warbler Paruline à capuchon Wilsonia citrina TOP
Wilson's Warbler Paruline à calotte noire Wilsonia pusilla
Canada Warbler Paruline du Canada Wilsonia canadensis
Yellow-breasted Chat Paruline polyglotte Icteria virens
Summer Tanager Tangara vermillion Piranga rubra
Scarlet Tanager Tangara écarlate Piranga olivacea
Spotted Towhee Tohi tacheté Pipilo maculatus
Eastern Towhee Tohi à flancs roux Pipilo erythrophthalmus
American Tree Sparrow Bruant hudsonien Spizella arborea
Chipping Sparrow Bruant familier Spizella passerina
Clay-colored Sparrow Bruant des plaines Spizella pallida TOP
Field Sparrow Bruant des champs Spizella pusilla
Vesper Sparrow Bruant vespéral Pooecetes gramineus
Lark Sparrow Bruant à joues marron Chondestes grammacus
Savannah Sparrow Bruant des prés Passerculus sandwichensis
Grasshopper Sparrow Bruant sauterelle Ammodramus savannarum
Henslow's Sparrow Bruant de Henslow Ammodramus henslowii
Le Conte's Sparrow Bruant de LeConte Ammodramus leconteii
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow Bruant de Nelson Ammodramus nelsoni
Fox Sparrow Bruant fauve Passerella iliaca
Song Sparrow Bruant chanteur Melospiza melodia TOP
Lincoln's Sparrow Bruant de Lincoln Melospiza lincolnii
Swamp Sparrow Bruant des marais Melospiza georgiana
White-throated Sparrow Bruant à gorge blanche Zonotrichia albicollis
Harris' Sparrow Bruant à face noire Zonotrichia querula
White-crowned Sparrow Bruant à couronne blanche Zonotrichia leucophrys
Dark-eyed Junco Junco ardoisé Junco hyemalis
Lapland Longspur Plectrophane lapon Calcarius lapponicus
Snow Bunting Plectrophane des neiges Plectrophenax nivalis
Northern Cardinal Cardinal rouge Cardinalis cardinalis
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Cardinal à poitrine rose Pheucticus ludovicianus TOP
Lazuli Bunting Passerin azuré Passerina amoena
Indigo Bunting Passerin indigo Passerina cyanea
Dickcissel Dickcissel d'Amérique Spiza americana
Bobolink Goglu des prés Dolichonyx oryzivorus
Red-winged Blackbird Carouge à épaulettes Agelaius phoeniceus
Eastern Meadowlark Sturnelle des prés Sturnella magna
Western Meadowlark Sturnelle de l'Ouest Sturnella neglecta
Yellow-headed Blackbird Carouge à tête jaune Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
Rusty Blackbird Quiscale rouilleux Euphagus carolinus
Brewer's Blackbird Quiscale de Brewer Euphagus cyanocephalus TOP
Common Grackle Quiscale bronzé Quiscalus quiscula
Brown-headed Cowbird Vacher à tête brun Molothrus ater
Orchard Oriole Oriole des vergers Icterus spurius
Baltimore Oriole Oriole de Baltimore Icterus galbula
Pine Grosbeak Durbec des sapins Pinicola enucleator
Purple Finch Roselin pourpré Carpodacus purpureus
House Finch Roselin familier Carpodacus mexicanus
Red Crossbill Bec-croisé des sapins Loxia curvirostra
White-winged Crossbill Bec-croisé bifascié Loxia leucoptera
Common Redpoll Sizerin flammé Carduelis flammea TOP
Hoary Redpoll Sizerin blanchâtre Carduelis hornemanni
Pine Siskin Tarin des pins Carduelis pinus
American Goldfinch Chardonneret jaune Carduelis tristis
Evening Grosbeak Gros-bec errant Coccothraustes vespertinus
House Sparrow Moineau domestique Passer domesticus TOP


    NAMES OF BIRDS NOT SEEN IN THE OTTAWA CHECKLIST AREA - BUT SEEN NEARBY AND EXPECTED          

English - Anglais French - Français Scientific - Latin Location(s)
Pink-footed Goose Oie à bec court Anser brachyrhynchus Petite Presqu'île, QC (Apr. 17 - 28, 2004)
Barnacle Goose Bernache nonnette Branta leucopsis Ottawa - origin doubtful
Cinnamon Teal Sarcelle cannelle Anas cyanoptera Grand Presqu'île, QC
Garganey Sarcelle d'été Anas querquedula Codben, ON (1993)
Common Eider Eider à duvet Somateria mollissima Montreal, QC
Spruce Grouse Tétras du Canada Falcipennis canadensis Clear Lake, ON (2001)
Wild Turkey Dindon sauvage Meleagris gallopavo Widely in Ottawa area - but introductions, not yetcountable
Northern Bobwhite Colin de Virginie Colinus virginianus Southern ON, escapees in Ottawa TOP
Pacific Loon Plongeon du Pacifique Gavia pacifica Pr. Edward Pt., ON & Cayuga Lk., NY (several recent records)
Brown Pelican Pélican brun Pelecanus occidentalis Rideau Lakes, ON (1994)
Great Cormorant Grand Cormoran Phalacrocorax carbo Oswego, NY & Montreal, QC
Anhinga Anhinga d'Amérique Anhinga anhinga Southern ON
White-faced Ibis Ibis à face blanche Plegadis chihi Montezuma NWR, NY (Sep. 27, 2003)
Wood Stock Tantale d'Amérique Mycteria americana Clyde, NY (late summer 2001)
Mississippi Kite Milan du Mississippi Ictinia mississippiensis Pair seen 300 km SSE in Root, NY (summer of 2009) (sight records from Ottawa)
Black-necked Stilt Échasse d'Amérique Himantopus mexicanus Stoney Point, ON
Black-tailed Gull Goéland à queue noire Larus crassirostris Charlottetown Beach, VT (Oct.-Nov. 2005), Port Burwell, ON (Sep.-Nov. 2009)
Heermann's Gull Goéland de Heermann Larus heermanni Hamilton, ON
Slaty-backed Gull Goéland à dos ardoise Larus schistisagus Pembroke, ON (Nov. 12-27, 2003 & Nov. 20-27, 2007)
Ross's Gull Mouette rosée Rhodostethia rosea Chambley, QC (1994) TOP
Ivory Gull Mouette blanche Pagophila ebrunea Lake Doré, ON (Nov.1995), Scriba, NY (Dec.2001)
Gull-billed Tern Sterne hansel Sterna nilotica ?, ON
White-winged Tern Guifette leucoptère Chlidonias leucopterus ?, QC & NY
Razorbill Petit Pingouin Alca torda Lac Doré, ON (Dec. 1-5, 1989)
Black Guillemot Guillemot à miroir Cepphus grylle Grand Isle, VT (Oct. 18, 2001 - 3) & Cayuga Lake, NY (Oct.-Nov. 2004)
Ancient Murrelet Guillemot à cou blanc Synthliboramphus antiquus Point Edward, near Sarnia, ON (Nov. 8, 2004)
Eurasian Collared Dove Tourterelle turque Streptopelia decaocto L'Île-du-Grand-Calumet, QC (May 25 - 26, 2004)
White-winged Dove Tourterelle à ailes blanches Zenaida asiatica East of Oswego, NY (May 9, 2001)
Common Ground-Dove Colombe à queue noire Columbina passerina Long Point, ON (Nov. 1, 2008)
Groove-billed Ani Ani à bec cannelé Crotophaga sulcirostris Sarnia, ON TOP
Burrowing Owl Chevêche des terriers Athene cunicularia Arnprior, ON (May 1991)
Chuck-will's Widow Engoulevent de Caroline Caprimulgus carolinensis Long Point, ON & Montreal QC (May 2004)
Broad-billed Hummingbird Colibri circé Cynanthus latirostris S. of Buckhorn, ON (Oct. 1989)
Rufous Hummingbird Colibri roux Selasphorus rufus Frontenac County, ON
Lewis's Woodpecker Pic de Lewis Melanerpes lewis Brockville, ON (Oct. 1 - 7, 1999)
Say's Phoebe Moucherolle à ventre roux Sayornis saya ON
Vermilion Flycatcher Moucherolle vermillon Pyrocephalus rubinus Montreal, QC (Oct. 28-30, 2001)
Ash-throated Flycatcher Tyran à gorge cendrée Myiarchus cinerascens Montreal, QC (Nov. 20 - Dec. 3, 2004)
Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher Tyran tigré Myiodynastes luteiventris Presqu'ile Prov Pk, ON
Variegated Flycatcher Tyran tacheté Empidonomus varius Toronto, ON TOP
Black-billed Magpie Pie d'Amérique Pica hudsonia W ON
Fish Crow Corneille de rivage Corvus ossifragus Breeding in Syracuse, NY
Cave Swallow Hirondelle à front brun Petrochelidon fulva along the St. Lawrence River in recent Novembers
Rock Wren Troglodyte des rochers Salpinctes obsoletus Toronto, ON
Mountain Bluebird Merlebleu azuré Sialia currucoides Ellis Hollow, NY ( Mar. 6, 2005)
Bicknell's Thrush Grive de Bicknell Catharus bicknelli Kingston, ON
Sage Thrasher Moqueur des armoises Oreoscoptes montanus Cabot Point, Bruce Peninsula, ON (May 31, 2005)
Black-throated Gray Warbler Paruline grise Dendroica nigrescens Montreal, QC (winter 2006-07)
Kirtland's Warbler Paruline de Kirtland Dendroica kirtlandii Petawawa, ON & Oka, QC
Kentucky Warbler Paruline du Kentucky Oporornis formosus Montreal, QC (2000) TOP
Hepatic Tanager Tangara orangé Piranga flava Montreal, QC
Western Tanager Tangara à tête rouge Piranga ludoviciana Long Point, ON Nov. 2007
Green-tailed Towhee Tohi à queue verte Pipilo chlorurus Montreal, QC (winter 2006-07)
Black-throated Sparrow Bruant à gorge noire Amphispiza bilineata ?
Sage Sparrow Bruant de Bell Amphispiza belli ?
Lark Bunting Bruant noir et blanc Calamospiza melanocorys NY
Golden-crowned Sparrow Bruant à couronne dorée Zonotrichia atricapilla Cranberry Marsh, Whitby-Ajax, ON (Nov. 2004)
Smith's Longspur Bruant de Smith Calcarius pictus Ile Verennes, QC
Chestnut-collared Longspur Bruant à ventre noir Calcarius ornatus Keene in the Adirondacks, NY (Dec. 2000)
Black-headed Grosbeak Cardinal à tête noire Pheucticus melanochephalus n. Almonte, ON (Nov. 21 to Dec. 28, 2003)
Blue Grosbeak Guiraca bleu Guiraca caerulea Montreal, QC & ON TOP
Painted Bunting Passerin nonpareil Passerina ciris n. Picton, ON (May 12, 2004)
Bullock's Oriole Oriole de Bullock Icterus bullockii n. Rochester, NY (May 10, 2001)
Common Chaffinch Pinson des arbres Fringilla coelebs ON
Brambling Pinson du Nord Fringilla montifringilla Hamilton Township, ON (Mar. 1991)
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch Roselin à tête grise Leucosticte tephrocotis Chelmsford, ON (Jan. 2005)
Eurasian Siskin Tarin des aulnes Carduelis spinus Gaspe Peninsula, QC (2004) & Michigan (2004) TOP


    NAMES OF BIRDS NOT YET SEEN IN THE OTTAWA CHECKLIST AREA - BUT REMOTELY POSSIBLE          

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Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygne à ventre noir Dendrocygna autumnalis
Bean Goose Oie des moissons Anser fabalis
Smew Harle piette Mergellus albellus
Willow Ptarmigan Lagopède des saules Lagopus lagopus
Rock Ptarmigan Lagopède alpin Lagopus muta
Sharp-tailed Grouse Tétras à queue fine Tympanuchus phasianellus
Arctic Loon Plongeon arctique Gavia arctica
Clark's Grebe Grèbe à face blanche Aechmophorus clarkii
Zone-tailed Hawk Buse à queue barrée Buteo albonotatus TOP
Ferruginous Hawk Buse rouilleuse Buteo regalis
Crested Caracara Caracara du Nord Caracara cheriway
Eurasian Kestrel Faucon crécerelle Falco tinnunculus
Common Murre Guillemot marmette Uria aalge
Rhinoceros Auklet Macareaux rhinocéros Cerorhinca monocerata
Acadian Flycatcher Moucherolle vert Empidonax virescens
Tropical Kingbird Tyran mélancolique Tyrannus melancholicus
Eurasian Blackbird Merle noir Turdus merula
Sprague's Pipit Pipit de Sprague Anthus spragueii
Townsend's Warbler Paruline de Townsend Dendroica townsendi TOP
Boat-tailed Grackle Quiscale des marais Quiscalus major
Great-tailed Grackle Quiscale à longue queue Quiscalus mexicanus
Shiny Cowbird Vacher luisant Molothrus bonariensis TOP

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