2020 Wolfville Christmas Bird Count Results

December 19, 2020

Total number of participants: 63
Total number of species: 87
Total party hours: 158 hrs (95 hrs by foot, 63 hrs by car)
Total party distance: 876 km (200 km by foot, 676km by car)

There was cloud cover with a temperature high of 0°C and low of -2°C.

US = Flagged as an unusual species
HC = Flagged as an unusually high count
LC = Flagged as an unusually low count

Canada Goose1,631 
American Black Duck1,891 
American Black Duck x Mallard (hybrid)1 
Northern Pintail4 
Green-winged Teal (American)12 
Greater Scaup2 
Common Eider22 
Surf Scoter28 
White-winged Scoter32 
Black Scoter9 
scoter sp.30 
Common Goldeneye16 
Hooded Merganser2 
Common Merganser59 
Red-breasted Merganser1 
Ring-necked Pheasant152 
Ruffed Grouse3 
Red-throated Loon7 
Common Loon1 
cormorant sp.1 
Northern Harrier21HC, 
Sharp-shinned Hawk4 
Cooper’s Hawk3 
Northern Goshawk1 
Bald Eagle497HC, 
Red-tailed Hawk110 
Rough-legged Hawk1LC
Ring-billed Gull129 
Herring Gull6,913 
Iceland Gull52HC, 
Lesser Black-backed Gull5 
Great Black-backed Gull780 
gull sp.3,058 
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)563 
Mourning Dove1,335 
Great Horned Owl2 
Barred Owl2 
Short-eared Owl9HC, 
owl sp.1 
Downy Woodpecker54 
Hairy Woodpecker68 
Northern Flicker74HC, 
Pileated Woodpecker4 
Peregrine Falcon2 
Blue Jay1,441HC, 
American Crow3,774 
Common Raven427 
Horned Lark378 
Black-capped Chickadee1,351 
Red-breasted Nuthatch44 
White-breasted Nuthatch113HC, 
Brown Creeper10 
Carolina Wren2US, 
Golden-crowned Kinglet33 
American Robin145 
Northern Mockingbird8 
European Starling6,896LC
Bohemian Waxwing122HC, 
Cedar Waxwing54 
Lapland Longspur4 
Snow Bunting233 
Orange-crowned Warbler1US, 
Common Yellowthroat3 
Palm Warbler3 
Pine Warbler2 
Yellow-breasted Chat1US, 
American Tree Sparrow163 
Chipping Sparrow4 
Clay-colored Sparrow2US, 
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)782 
White-throated Sparrow68 
Savannah Sparrow7 
Song Sparrow373 
Swamp Sparrow2 
Northern Cardinal181HC, 
Baltimore Oriole1US, 
Pine Grosbeak160 
Purple Finch9 
Red Crossbill16HC, 
White-winged Crossbill15 
Common Redpoll912 
Hoary Redpoll1US, 
Pine Siskin69 
American Goldfinch1,727 
Evening Grosbeak385 
House Sparrow143