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CUMULATIVE OTTAWA WINTER LIST

This list has a column showing the birds seen in the Ottawa Checklist Circle during each winter since the winter of 2005-06.
The "winter" birders use is the months of December, January and February.
To see the current year's reported species go to the Birding Ottawa  Current Ottawa Winter List.
There is also a column (Earlier) to indicate earlier records that occurred during the winter months.
Finally, there is a column (Cumulative) which gives the cumulative species total at the top;
and shows the number of years seen out of the years listed for each species.
Yellow shading highlights the species seen in at least 5 of the previous six years.

Species 2010-11 2009-10 2008-09 2007-08 2006-07 2005-06 Earlier Cumulative
Number of Species 109 111 106 110 120 111 34 188
Greater White-fronted Goose X       X X   3
Snow Goose X X X X X X   6
Ross's Goose X             1
Brant             X 0
Cackling Goose X X X   X X   5
Canada Goose X X X X X X   6
Tundra Swan         X X   2
Mute Swan             X 0
Wood Duck X X X X X X   6
Gadwall   X           1
American Wigeon X X           2
American Black Duck X X X X X X   6
Mallard X X X X X X   6
Blue-winged Teal             X 0
Northern Shoveler X X     X X   4
Northern Pintail X X X   X     4
Green-winged Teal X X   X X X   5
Canvasback X       X     2
Redhead       X       1
Ring-necked Duck X X X X X X   6
Greater Scaup X X X X X X   6
Lesser Scaup X X X X X X   6
King Eider             X 0
Harlequin Duck       X X     2
Surf Scoter   X   X   X   3
White-winged Scoter   X X X X X   5
Black Scoter   X X X X X   5
Long-tailed Duck X X X X X X   6
Bufflehead X X X X X X   6
Common Goldeneye X X X X X X   6
Barrow's Goldeneye X X X X X X   6
Hooded Merganser X X X X X X   6
Common Merganser X X X X X X   6
Red-breasted Merganser X X X X X X   6
Ruddy Duck         X     1
Gray Partridge X X X X X X   6
Ruffed Grouse X X X X X X   6
Wild Turkey X X X X X X   6
Red-throated Loon   X   X X     3
Common Loon X X X X X X   6
Northern Fulmar             X 0
Northern Gannet             X 0
Pied-billed Grebe     X         1
Horned Grebe         X     1
Red-necked Grebe X   X X X X   5
Double-crested Cormorant   X   X X     3
Great Blue Heron X X X X X X   6
Cattle Egret             X 0
Turkey Vulture       X       1
Bald Eagle X X X X X X   6
Northern Harrier X X X X X X   6
Sharp-shinned Hawk X X X X X X   6
Cooper's Hawk X X X X X X   6
Northern Goshawk X X X X X X   6
Red-Shouldered Hawk X X X X X     5
Broad-winged Hawk X             1
Red-tailed Hawk X X X X X X   6
Rough-legged Hawk X X X X X X   6
Golden Eagle X X X X X X   6
American Kestrel X X   X X X   5
Merlin X X X X X X   6
Gyrfalcon   X X X   X   4
Peregrine Falcon X X X X X X   6
Purple Gallinule             X 0
Common Moorhen           X   1
American Coot   X     X     2
Sandhill Crane X X           2
Wilson's Snipe   X     X     2
Greater Yellowlegs             X 0
Purple Sandpiper             X 0
Killdeer             X 0
Black-headed Gull             X 0
Bonaparte's Gull   X     X     2
Ring-billed Gull X X X X X X   6
Herring Gull X X X X X X   6
Iceland Gull X X X X X X   6
Thayer's Gull   X X X X     4
Lesser Black-backed Gull X X X X X X   6
Glaucous Gull X X X X X X   6
Great Black-backed Gull X X X X X X   6
Black-legged Kittiwake             X 0
Thick-billed Murre             X 0
Rock Pigeon X X X X X X   6
Mourning Dove X X X X X X   6
Barn Owl             X 0
Eastern Screech-Owl X X X X X X   6
Great Horned Owl X X X X X X   6
Snowy Owl   X X X X X   5
Northern Hawk-Owl X   X   X X   4
Barred Owl X X X X X X   6
Great Gray Owl   X X   X X   4
Long-eared Owl     X         1
Short-eared Owl   X X X X     4
Boreal Owl     X         1
Northern Saw-whet Owl X X X X X     5
Belted Kingfisher X X X X X X   6
Red-headed Woodpecker           X   1
Red-bellied Woodpecker X   X X X     4
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker     X X       2
Downy Woodpecker X X X X X X   6
Hairy Woodpecker X X X X X X   6
American Three-toed Woodpecker       X X     2
Black-backed Woodpecker X X   X X     4
Northern Flicker   X X X X X   5
Pileated Woodpecker X X X X X X   6
Eastern Phoebe             X 0
Blue-headed Vireo   X           1
Northern Shrike X X X X X X   6
Loggerhead Shrike             X 0
Gray Jay X             1
Blue Jay X X X X X X   6
American Crow X X X X X X   6
Common Raven X X X X X X   6
Horned Lark X X X X X X   6
Barn Swallow             X 0
Black-capped Chickadee X X X X X X   6
Boreal Chickadee           X   1
Tufted Titmouse     X X       2
Red-breasted Nuthatch X X X X X X   6
White-breasted Nuthatch X X X X X X   6
Brown Creeper X X X X X X   6
Carolina Wren X X X X X X   6
Winter Wren X     X X X   4
Marsh Wren             X 0
Ruby-crowned Kinglet   X           1
Golden-crowned Kinglet X X X X X X   6
Eastern Bluebird X             1
Townsend's Solitaire       X   X   2
Swainson's Thrush             X 0
Hermit Thrush X X X X   X   5
Fieldfare             X 0
American Robin X X X X X X   6
Varied Thrush   X X         2
Gray Catbird       X X     2
Northern Mockingbird     X X X X   4
Brown Thrasher X X     X     3
European Starling X X X X X X   6
American Pipit X             1
Bohemian Waxwing X X X X X X   6
Cedar Waxwing X X X X X X   6
Tennessee Warbler             X 0
Nashville Warbler             X 0
Northern Parula             X 0
Yellow-rumped Warbler X X X X   X   5
Black-throated Green Warbler         X     1
Yellow-throated Warbler             X 0
Pine Warbler X             1
Black-and-White Warbler             X 0
Ovenbird         X     1
Common Yellowtroat   X           1
Eastern Towhee     X     X   2
Spotted Towhee             X 0
American Tree Sparrow X X X X X X   6
Chipping Sparrow         X X   2
Clay-colored Sparrow             X 0
Field Sparrow             X 0
Vesper Sparrow             X 0
Savannah Sparrow             X 0
Grasshopper Sparrow             X 0
Fox Sparrow           X   1
Song Sparrow X X X X X X   6
Swamp Sparrow X X     X X   4
White-throated Sparrow X X X X X X   6
White-crowned Sparrow X   X X X     4
Harris' Sparrow             X 0
Dark-eyed Junco X X X X X X   6
Lapland Longspur X X X X X X   6
Snow Bunting X X X X X X   6
Northern Cardinal X X X X X X   6
Rose-breasted Grosbeak           X   1
Bobolink             X 0
Red-winged Blackbird   X X X X X   5
Eastern Meadowlark         X     1
Yellow-headed Blackbird           X   1
Rusty Blackbird X     X   X   3
Common Grackle X X   X X X   5
Brown-headed Cowbird X X X X X X   6
Baltimore Oriole X             1
Pine Grosbeak X X X X X X   6
Purple Finch X X X X X X   6
House Finch X X X X X X   6
Red Crossbill X   X   X X   4
White-winged Crossbill X   X X X X   5
Common Redpoll X X X X X X   6
Hoary Redpoll X   X X   X   4
Pine Siskin X X X X X X   6
American Goldfinch X X X X X X   6
Evening Grosbeak X X X   X X   5
House Sparrow X X X X X X   6
Number of Species 109 111 106 110 120 111 34 189
Species Species
Seen in each of the last 6 winters   75 Seen in each of the last 6 winters   75
Seen in 5 of the last 6 winters   16 Seen in at least 5 of the last 6 winters   90
Seen in 4 of the last 6 winters   15 Seen in at least 4 of the last 6 winters   105
Seen in 3 of the last 6 winters   6 Seen in at least 3 of the last 6 winters   111
Seen in 2 of the last 6 winters   16 Seen in at least 2 of the last 6 winters   127
Seen in one of the last 6 winters   27 Seen in at least one of the last 6 winters 154
Seen previous to the last 6 winters   34 Seen in the last 6 winters or previously 189
Not on Checklist
Ring-necked Pheasant             X 0
Eurasian Goldfinch     X X   X   3



Check the Birding Ottawa  Current Ottawa Winter List.
Check the Birding Ottawa  Past Years' Ottawa Winter Lists.
Check the current Birding Ottawa Winter Specialty Status page.
Review Birding Ottawa Older Winter Specialty Status Pages.
See the Birding Ottawa  Ottawa Winter Listing page.
Review the Birding Ottawa  Current RBA or Older RBAs.
Check the Current Winter Finch Forecast or Past Winter Finch Forecasts courtesy Ron Pittaway.
Return to Birding Ottawa  Where and When to See Guide.
Return to Birding Ottawa  Table of Contents.



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