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Canada (Manitoba) List 2009

Total species seen so far: 264
Lifers: an incredible 28 – i don’t think i quite expected so many! (They are: Pacific Loon, King Eider, Ferruginous Hawk, Upland Sandpiper, Piping Plover, White-rumped Sandpiper, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, California Gull, Thayer’s Gull, Sabine’s Gull, Whip-poor-will, Chimmney Swift, Burrowing Owl, Great Grey Owl, Say’s Phoebe, Mountain Bluebird, Sprague’s Pipit, Conneticut Warbler, Lark Bunting, Grasshopper Sparrow, Baird’s Sparrow, Eastern Towhee, McCown’s Longspur, Lapland Longspur, Chestnut-collared Longspur, Evening Grosbeak, Pine Grosbeak, Hoary Redpoll)
Birds ringed this year are marked with a *
Ringing ticks: 6 (which are: Blue-winged Teal, Solitary Sandpiper, Belted Kingfisher, Western Kingbird, Northern Cardinal, Black-billed Cuckoo)

Updated on 14th August 2009
Red-throated Loon 13-Jun Churchill
Pacific Loon 11-Jun Churchill
Common Loon 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Yellow-billed Loon (A)
Red-necked Grebe 03-May Delta Marsh
Horned Grebe 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Eared Grebe 16-May Oak Hammock
Pied-billed Grebe 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Western Grebe 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Clark’s Grebe
Northern Gannet (A)
American White Pelican 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Double-crested Cormorant 25-Apr Delta Marsh
American Bittern 27-Apr Delta Marsh
Least Bittern 4-Sep Delta Marsh
Great Blue Heron 24-Apr Woodlands
Great Egret 22-May Delta Marsh
Snowy Egret (O)
Little Blue Heron (O) 05-Jun Whitewater
Tricolored Heron (O)
Cattle Egret (R) 05-Jun Whitewater
Green Heron (R)
Black-crowned Night Heron 16-May Oak Hammock
Yellow-crowned Night Heron (O)
White Ibis (A)
Ibis spp
Glossy Ibis (A)
White-faced Ibis (O) 05-Jun Whitewater
Tundra Swan 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Mute Swan (A)
Trumpeter Swan (A)
Greater White-fronted Goose 22-May Delta Marsh
Brant
Canada Goose 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Cackling Goose 06-May Delta Marsh
Lesser Snow Goose 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Ross’s Goose 13-Jun Churchill
Wood Duck 25-Apr Portage
Mallard 25-Apr Delta Marsh
American Black Duck 05-Jun Whitewater
Gadwall 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Northern Pintail 26-Apr Delta Marsh
Eurasian Wigeon (A)
American Wigeon 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Northern Shoveler 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Blue-winged Teal * 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Green-winged Teal 26-Apr Delta Marsh
Garganey (A)
Canvasback 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Cinnamon Teal (A)
Redhead 26-Apr Delta Marsh
Ring-necked Duck 26-Apr Delta Marsh
Greater Scaup 26-Apr Delta Marsh
Lesser Scaup 25-Apr Delta Marsh
King Eider (A) 19-Jun Churchill
Common Eider 14-Jun Churchill
Harlequin Duck
Surf Scoter 11-Jun Churchill
White-winged Scoter 13-Jun Churchill
Black Scoter 11-Jun Churchill
Long-tailed Duck 13-Jun Churchill
Common Goldeneye 26-Apr Delta Marsh
Barrow’s Goldeneye (A)
Bufflehead 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Hooded Merganser 26-Apr Delta Marsh
Common Merganser 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Red-breasted Merganser 26-Apr Delta Marsh
Ruddy Duck 26-Apr Delta Marsh
Turkey Vulture 04-May Delta Marsh
Osprey 23-May Delta Marsh
Northern Harrier 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Sharp-shinned Hawk 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Cooper’s Hawk 15-May Delta Marsh
Northern Goshawk (R)
Red-shouldered Hawk (O)
Broad-winged Hawk 06-May Delta Marsh
Swainson’s Hawk 05-Jun Delta Marsh
Red-tailed Hawk 26-Apr Delta Marsh
Ferruginous Hawk 24-Jun Poverty Plains
Rough-legged Hawk 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Bald Eagle 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Golden Eagle (R)
Merlin 29-Apr Delta Marsh
American Kestrel 24-Apr Woodside
Gyrfalcon (R)
Prairie Falcon 14-May Delta Marsh
Peregrine Falcon (R) 07-May Delta Marsh
Grey Partridge 04-Jul Melitta
Ring-necked Pheasant 24-Jun Melitta
Spruce Grouse
Ruffed Grouse 09-May Delta Marsh
Sharp-tailed Grouse 25-Jun Poverty Plains
Willow Ptarmigan 11-Jun Churchill
Rock Ptarmigan
Wild Turkey 05-Jun Spruce Woods
American Coot 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Yellow Rail
King Rail (A)
Virginia Rail 22-May Delta Marsh
Sora 30-Apr Delta Marsh
Common Moorhen (A)
Sandhill Crane 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Whooping Crane (A)
Black-bellied Plover 17-May Delta Marsh
American Golden Plover 18-May Westbourne
Semipalmated Plover 22-May Delta Marsh
Piping Plover 23-May Delta Marsh
Killdeer 25-Apr Delta Marsh
American Avocet 30-Apr Delta Marsh
Black-necked Stilt
Greater Yellowlegs 09-May Delta Marsh
Lesser Yellowlegs 06-May Delta Marsh
Solitary Sandpiper * 15-May Delta Marsh
Willet 09-May Delta Marsh
Wandering Tatler (A)
Spotted Sandpiper 06-May Delta Marsh
Upland Sandpiper 16-May near St. Ambroise
Eskimo Curlew (Extinct??)
Whimbrel 11-Jun Churchill
Long-billed Curlew (A)
Hudsonian Godwit 17-May Delta Marsh
Marbled Godwit 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Ruddy Turnstone 23-May Delta Marsh
Red Knot
Sanderling 25-May Delta Marsh
Pectoral Sandpiper 22-May Delta Marsh
Baird’s Sandpiper 22-May Delta Marsh
Semipalmated Sandpiper 18-May Westbourne
Western Sandpiper (A)
Least Sandpiper 18-May Westbourne
White-rumped Sandpiper 05-Jul Whitewater
Purple Sandpiper 20-Jun Churchill
Dunlin 18-May Westbourne
Curlew Sandpiper (A)
Stilt Sandpiper 22-May Delta Marsh
Buff-breasted Sandpiper 12-Aug upper diversion
Ruff (A)
Long-billed Dowitcher 14-May Delta Marsh
Short-billed Dowitcher 23-May St. Marks
American Woodcock 15-May Delta Marsh
Wilson’s Snipe 24-Apr Woodside
Wilson’s Phalarope 09-May Delta Marsh
Red-necked Phalarope 05-Jun Whitewater
Red Phalarope 13-Jun Churchill
Pomerine Jeager
Parasitic Jeager 14-Jun Churchill
Long-tailed Jeager
Little Gull 13-Jun Churchill
Black-headed Gull (A)
Laughing Gull (A)
Bonaparte’s Gull 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Franklin’s Gull 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Mew Gull (A)
Ring-billed Gull 25-Apr Delta Marsh
California Gull 19-May Hwy 227 Landfill
Herring Gull 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Thayer’s Gull 19-May Hwy 227 Landfill
Iceland Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull (A)
Great Black-backed Gull (A)
Glaucous-winged Gull (A)
Glaucous Gull 09-May Delta Marsh
Sabine’s Gull 15-Jun Churchill
Black-legged Kitiwake (A)
Ross’s Gull
Ivory Gull (A)
Caspian Tern 09-May Delta Marsh
Common Tern 15-May Delta Marsh
Artic Tern 11-Jun Churchill
Forster’s Tern 24-Apr Delta Marsh
Least Tern (A)
White-winged Tern (A)
Black Tern 15-May Delta Marsh
Dovekie (A)
Black Guillemot
Ancient Murrelet (A)
Rock Pigeon (Dove) 05-May Portage la Prairie
Band-tailed Pigeon (A)
White-winged Pigeon (A)
Mourning Dove * 24-Apr Woodside
Black-billed Cuckoo * 04-Jul Broomhill
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Barn Owl (O)
Eastern Screech Owl
Snowy Owl
Northern Hawk Owl
Burrowing Owl 04-Jul (Confidential)
Barred Owl
Great Grey Owl 28-Jun Riding Mountain
Long-eared Owl
Short-eared Owl 26-Apr Delta Marsh
Great Horned Owl 27-Apr Delta Marsh
Boreal Owl
Northern Saw-whet Owl 20-Jul Delta Marsh
Common Nighthawk 25-May Delta Marsh
Whip-poor-will 12-May Delta Marsh
Chimney Swift 29-Jul Portage la Prairie
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 18-May Delta Marsh
Rufous Hummingbird (O)
Belted Kingfisher * 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Lewis’s Woodpecker (O)
Red-headed Woodpecker 05-Jun Spruce Woods
Red-bellied Woodpecker (O)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker * 24-Apr Woodside
Downy Woodpecker * 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Hairy Woodpecker 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Three-toed Woodpecker 27-Jun Duck Mountain
Black-backed Woodpecker
Northern (Yellow-shafted) Flicker * 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Pileated Woodpecker 27-Jun Duck Mountain
Olive-sided Flycatcher 31-May Delta Marsh
Western Wood-Pewee
Eastern Wood-Pewee 02-Jun Delta Marsh
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher * 21-May Delta Marsh
Alder Flycatcher * 20-May Delta Marsh
Willow Flycatcher
Least Flycatcher * 11-May Delta Marsh
Eastern Phoebe * 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Say’s Phoebe 26-Jun Lyleton
Great Crested Flycatcher 25-May Delta Beach
Eastern Kingbird * 18-May Delta Marsh
Western Kingbird * 23-May Delta Marsh
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (O)
Loggerhead Shrike 24-Jun Poverty Plains
Northern Shrike
White-eyed Vireo (A)
Red-eyed Vireo * 21-May Delta Marsh
Warbling Vireo * 25-May Delta Beach
Philadelphia Vireo * 31-May Delta Marsh
Yellow-throated Vireo 07-Jun Riding Mountain
Blue-headed Vireo 31-May Delta Marsh
Blue Jay * 24-Apr Woodside
Gray Jay 07-Jun Riding Mountain
Western Scrub Jay (A)
Pinyon Jay (A)
Clark’s Nutcracker (A)
Black-billed Magpie 28-May Poplar Point
Common Raven 24-Apr Woodside
American Crow 24-Apr Woodside
Horned Lark 19-May Fulton’s Corner
Purple Martin 16-May Oak Hammock
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 31-May Delta Marsh
Bank Swallow 13-May Delta Marsh
Tree Swallow * 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Violet-green Swallow (A)
Cliff Swallow 09-May Delta Marsh
Barn Swallow * 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Black-capped Chickadee * 24-Apr Woodside
Boreal Chickadee 08-Jun Riding Mountain
Red-breasted Nuthatch * 29-Apr Delta Marsh
White-breasted Nuthatch 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Brown Creeper * 26-Apr Delta Marsh
Rock Wren (A)
Carolina Wren (A)
House Wren * 06-May Delta Marsh
Winter Wren 30-Apr Delta Marsh
Sedge Wren 20-May Delta Marsh
Marsh Wren 11-May Delta Marsh
Golden-crowned Kinglet * 29-Apr Delta Marsh
Ruby-crowned Kinglet * 24-Apr Woodside
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher (A)
Northern Wheatear (O)
Mountain Bluebird 25-Jun Lyleton
Eastern Bluebird 16-May near St. Ambroise
Townend’s Solitaire (O)
American Robin * 24-Apr Woodside
Veery * 13-May Delta Marsh
Swainson’s Thrush * 03-May Delta Marsh
Grey-cheeked Thrush * 13-May Delta Marsh
Hermit Thrush * 26-Apr Delta Marsh
Wood Thrush (O)
Varied Thrush (R)
Grey Catbird * 15-May Delta Marsh
Northern Mockingbird
Sage Thrasher (A)
Brown Thrasher * 12-May Delta Marsh
Curve-billed Thrasher (A)
European Starling 24-Apr Woodside
American Pipit 18-May Westbourne
Sprague’s Pipit 24-Jun Poverty Plains
Bohemian Waxwing
Cedar Waxwing * 24-May Delta Marsh
Blue-winged Warbler (A)
Golden-winged Warbler 29-Jun Riding Mountain
Orange-crowned Warbler * 26-Apr Delta Marsh
Tennessee Warbler * 13-May Delta Marsh
Nashville Warbler * 06-May Delta Marsh
Northern Parula
Yellow Warbler * 12-May Delta Marsh
Chestnut-sided Warbler * 22-May Delta Marsh
Magnolia Warbler * 16-May Delta Marsh
Cape May Warbler * 15-May Delta Marsh
Black-throated Blue Warbler (O)
Blackburnian Warbler * 22-May Delta Marsh
Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler * 24-Apr Woodside
Yellow-throated Warbler (A)
Pine Warbler
Prairie Warbler (A)
Black-throated Green Warbler * 01-Jun Delta Marsh
Western Palm Warbler * 03-May Delta Marsh
Bay-breasted Warbler * 24-May Delta Marsh
Blackpoll Warbler * 14-May Delta Marsh
Cerulean Warbler (A)
Black-and-white Warbler * 01-May Delta Marsh
American Redstart * 14-May Delta Marsh
Prothonotary Warbler (A)
Worm-eating warbler (A)
Ovenbird * 13-May Delta Marsh
Northen Waterthrush * 29-Apr Delta Marsh
Kentucky Warbler (A)
Connecticut Warbler 30-Jun Riding Mountain
Mourning Warbler * 21-May Delta Marsh
Common Yellowthroat * 16-May Delta Marsh
Hooded Warbler (A)
Wilson’s Warbler * 12-May Delta Marsh
Canada Warbler * 22-May Delta Marsh
Yellow-breasted Chat (A)
Summer Tanager (A)
Scarlet Tanager (O)
Western Tanager (A)
Northern Cardinal (O) * 12-Jul Delta Marsh
Black-headed Grosbeak (O)
Rose-breasted Grosbeak * 13-May Delta Marsh
Lazuli Bunting (O)
Indigo Bunting 29-Jun Riding Mountain
Dickcissel (O)
Green-tailed Towhee (A)
Spotted Towhee (O)
Eastern Towhee (O) 15-May Delta Marsh
American Tree Sparrow 01-May Delta Marsh
Clay-coloured Sparrow * 25-Apr Woodside
Chipping Sparrow * 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Brewers Sparrow (A)
Field Sparrow (O)
Lark Sparrow 14-May Delta Marsh
Lark Bunting 03-Jul Coulter
Vesper Sparrow 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Savannah Sparrow * 05-May Delta Marsh
Grasshopper Sparrow 24-Jun Poverty Plains
Baird’s Sparrow 04-Jul Broomhill WMA
Le Conte’s Sparrow 05-Jul Whitewater
Nelson’s Sharp-tailed Sparrow 05-Jul Whitewater
Harris’s Sparrow * 04-May Delta Marsh
White-throated Sparrow * 26-Apr Delta Marsh
White-crowned Sparrow * 05-May Delta Marsh
Fox Sparrow 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Song Sparrow * 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Lincoln’s Sparrow * 05-May Delta Marsh
Swamp Sparrow * 26-Apr Delta Marsh
Golden-crowned Sparrow (A)
Slate-coloured Junco * 24-Apr Woodside
McCown’s Longspur (A) 05-Jun Whitewater
Lapland Longspur 05-May Delta Marsh
Smith’s Longspur 16-Jun Churchill
Chestnut-collared Longspur 24-Jun Poverty Plains
Snow Bunting 25-Apr Delta Marsh
Eastern Meadowlark (O)
Western Meadowlark 24-Apr Woodside
Bobolink 16-May Oak Hammock
Brown-headed Cowbird * 04-May Delta Marsh
Yellow-headed Blackbird * 28-Apr Delta Marsh
Red-winged Blackbird * 24-Apr Woodside
Brewer’s Blackbird 14-May Delta Marsh
Rusty Blackbird * 24-Apr Woodside
Common Grackle * 24-Apr Woodside
Baltimore Oriole * 12-May Delta Marsh
Orchard Oriole * 31-May Delta Marsh
Evening Grosbeak 27-Jun Duck Mountain
Pine Grosbeak 16-Jun Churchill
Brambling (A)
Grey-crowned Rosy-Finch (O)
Purple Finch * 26-Apr Delta Marsh
House Finch
Red Crossbill
White-winged Crossbill
Common Redpoll 02-May Delta Marsh
Hoary Redpoll 17-Jun Churchill
Pine Siskin * 28-Apr Delta Marsh
American Goldfinch * 05-May Delta Marsh
House Sparrow 25-Apr Woodside
Eurasian Tree Sparrow