Alberta, Canada
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PROVINCE OF ALBERTA
Birds     Mammals     Amphibians     Reptiles     Insects     Arthropods     Fish     Plants     At Risk

Birds of Alberta

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Swans, Geese & Ducks
    Fulvous Whistling-DuckDendrocygna bicolor
    Greater White-fronted GooseAnser albifrons
    Snow GooseChen caerulescens
    Ross's GooseChen rossii
    BrantBranta bernicla
    Cackling GooseBranta hutchinsii
    Canada GooseBranta canadensis
    Trumpeter SwanCygnus buccinator
    Tundra SwanCygnus columbianus
    Whooper SwanCygnus cygnus
    Wood DuckAix sponsa
    GadwallAnas strepera
    Eurasian WigeonAnas penelope
    American WigeonAnas americana
    American Black DuckAnas rubripes
    MallardAnas platyrhynchos
    Blue-winged TealAnas discors
    Cinnamon TealAnas cyanoptera
    Northern ShovelerAnas clypeata
    Northern PintailAnas acuta
    GarganeyAnas querquedula
    Baikal TealAnas formosa
    Green-winged TealAnas crecca
    CanvasbackAythya valisineria
    RedheadAythya americana
    Ring-necked DuckAythya collaris
    Tufted DuckAythya fuligula
    Greater ScaupAythya marila
    Lesser ScaupAythya affinis
    King EiderSomateria spectabilis
    Common EiderSomateria mollissima
    Harlequin DuckHistrionicus histrionicus
    Surf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata
    White-winged ScoterMelanitta fusca
    Black ScoterMelanitta nigra
    Long-tailed DuckClangula hyemalis
    BuffleheadBucephala albeola
    Common GoldeneyeBucephala clangula
    Barrow's GoldeneyeBucephala islandica
    Hooded MerganserLophodytes cucullatus
    Common MerganserMergus merganser
    Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator
    Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensis
Grouse & Allies
    ChukarAlectoris chukar
    Gray PartridgePerdix perdix
    Ring-necked PheasantPhasianus colchicus
    Ruffed GrouseBonasa umbellus
    Greater Sage GrouseCentrocercus urophasianus
    Spruce GrouseFalcipennis canadensis
    Willow PtarmiganLagopus lagopus
    Rock PtarmiganLagopus muta
    White-tailed PtarmiganLagopus leucurus
    Blue GrouseDendragapus obscurus
    Sharp-tailed GrouseTympanuchus phasianellus
    Greater Prairie ChickenTympanuchus cupido
    Wild TurkeyMeleagris gallopavo
    Helmeted GuineafowlNumida meleagris
Bobwhites
    Northern BobwhiteColinus virginianus
Loons
    Red-throated LoonGavia stellata
    Pacific LoonGavia pacifica
    Common LoonGavia immer
    Yellow-billed LoonGavia adamsii
Grebes
    Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
    Horned GrebePodiceps auritus
    Red-necked GrebePodiceps grisegena
    Eared GrebePodiceps nigricollis
    Western GrebeAechmophorus occidentalis
    Clark's GrebeAechmophorus clarkii
Pelicans
    American White PelicanPelecanus erythrorhynchos
Cormorants
    Double-crested CormorantPhalacrocorax auritus
Bitterns & Herons
    American BitternBotaurus lentiginosus
    Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
    Great EgretArdea alba
    Snowy EgretEgretta thula
    Little Blue HeronEgretta caerulea
    Tricolored HeronEgretta tricolor
    Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
    Green HeronButorides virescens
    Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax
    Yellow-crowned Night-HeronNyctanassa violacea
Ibises
    White-faced IbisPlegadis chihi
Vultures
    Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Ospreys, Hawks & Eagles
    OspreyPandion haliaetus
    Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalus
    Northern HarrierCircus cyaneus
    Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
    Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperii
    Northern GoshawkAccipiter gentilis
    Broad-winged HawkButeo platypterus
    Swainson's HawkButeo swainsoni
    Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis
    Ferruginous HawkButeo regalis
    Rough-legged HawkButeo lagopus
    Golden EagleAquila chrysaetos
Falcons
    American KestrelFalco sparverius
    MerlinFalco columbarius
    GyrfalconFalco rusticolus
    Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus
    Prairie FalconFalco mexicanus
Rails
    Yellow RailCoturnicops noveboracensis
    Virginia RailRallus limicola
    SoraPorzana carolina
    American CootFulica americana
Cranes
    Sandhill CraneGrus canadensis
    Common CraneGrus grus
    Whooping CraneGrus americana
Plovers
    Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarola
    American Golden-PloverPluvialis dominica
    Pacific Golden-PloverPluvalis fulva
    Lesser Sand PloverCharadrius mongolus
    Snowy PloverCharadrius alexandrinus
    Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
    Piping PloverCharadrius melodus
    KilldeerCharadrius vociferus
    Mountain PloverCharadrius montanus
Stilts & Avocets
    Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanus
    American AvocetRecurvirostra americana
Shorebirds
    Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
    Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
    Spotted RedshankTringa erythropus
    Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria
    WilletCatoptrophorus semipalmatus
    Wandering TattlerHeteroscelus incanus
    Spotted SandpiperActitis macularia
    Upland SandpiperBartramia longicauda
    Eskimo CurlewNumenius borealis
    WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
    Long-billed CurlewNumenius americanus
    Hudsonian GodwitLimosa haemastica
    Marbled GodwitLimosa fedoa
    Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
    Black TurnstoneArenaria melanocephala
    SurfbirdAphriza virgata
    Red KnotCalidris canutus
    SanderlingCalidris alba
    Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusilla
    Western SandpiperCalidris mauri
    Red-necked StintCalidris ruficollis
    Little StintCalidris minuta
    Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
    White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollis
    Baird's SandpiperCalidris bairdii
    Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos
    Sharp-tailed SandpiperCalidris acuminata
    DunlinCalidris alpina
    Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferruginea
    Stilt SandpiperCalidris himantopus
    Spoonbilleded SandpiperEurynorhynchus pygmaeus
    Buff-breasted SandpiperTryngites subruficollis
    RuffPhilomachus pugnax
    Short-billed DowitcherLimnodromus griseus
    Long-billed DowitcherLimnodromus scolopaceus
    Wilson's SnipeGallinago delicata
    American WoodcockScolopax minor
    Wilson's PhalaropePhalaropus tricolor
    Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus
    Red PhalaropePhalaropus fulicarius
Jaegers, Gulls & Terns
    Pomarine JaegerStercorarius pomarinus
    Parasitic JaegerStercorarius parasiticus
    Long-tailed JaegerStercorarius longicaudus
    Franklin's GullLarus pipixcan
    Little GullLarus minutus
    Bonaparte's GullLarus philadelphia
    Mew GullLarus canus
    Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
    California GullLarus californicus
    Herring GullLarus argentatus
    Thayer's GullLarus thayeri
    Iceland GullLarus glaucoides
    Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscus
    Slaty-backed GullLarus schistisagus
    Glaucous-winged GullLarus glaucescens
    Glaucous GullLarus hyperboreus
    Great Black-backed GullLarus marinus
    Sabine's GullXema sabini
    Black-legged KittiwakeRissa tridactyla
    Ross's GullRhodostethia rosea
    Ivory GullPagophila eburnea
    Least TernSternula antillarum
    Caspian TernSterna caspia
    Common TernSterna hirundo
    Arctic TernSterna paradisaea
    Forster's TernSterna forsteri
    Black TernChlidonias niger
Alcids
    Black GuillemotCepphus grylle
    Long-billed MurreletBrachyramphus perdix
    Marbled MurreletBrachyramphus marmoratus
    Ancient MurreletSynthliboramphus antiquus
Pigeons & Doves
    Rock PigeonColumba livia
    Band-tailed PigeonColumba fasciata
    White-winged DoveZenaida asiatica
    Eurasian Collared-DoveStreptopelia decaocto
    Mourning DoveZenaida macroura
    Passenger PigeonZenaida macroura
Old World Parrots
    BudgerigarMelopsittacus undulatus
Cuckoos & Allies
    Black-billed CuckooCoccyzus erythropthalmus
    Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus
Barn Owls
    Barn OwlTyto alba
Owls
    Flammulated OwlOtus flammeolus
    Western Screech-OwlMegascops kennicottii
    Eastern Screech-OwlMegascops asio
    Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
    Snowy OwlBubo scandiacus
    Northern Hawk OwlSurnia ulula
    Northern Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium gnoma
    Burrowing OwlAthene cunicularia
    Barred OwlStrix varia
    Great Gray OwlStrix nebulosa
    Long-eared OwlAsio otus
    Short-eared OwlAsio flammeus
    Boreal OwlAegolius funereus
    Northern Saw-whet OwlAegolius acadicus
Nighthawks & Poorwills
    Common NighthawkChordeiles minor
    Common PoorwillPhalaenoptilus nuttalii
Swifts
    Black SwiftCypseloides niger
    Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagica
    Vaux's SwiftChaetura vauxi
    White-throated SwiftAeronautes saxatalis
Hummingbirds
    Green Violet-earColibri thalassinus
    Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubris
    Black-chinned HummingbirdArchilochus alexandri
    Anna's HummingbirdCalypte anna
    Costa's HummingbirdCalypte costae
    Calliope HummingbirdStellula calliope
    Rufous HummingbirdSelasphorus rufus
Kingfishers
    Belted KingfisherCeryle alcyon
Woodpeckers
    Lewis's WoodpeckerMelanerpes lewis
    Red-headed WoodpeckerMelanerpes erythrocephalus
    Red-bellied WoodpeckerMelanerpes carolinus
    Williamson's SapsuckerSphyrapicus thyroideus
    Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
    Hybrid SapsuckerSphyrapicus sp. HYBRID
    Red-naped SapsuckerSphyrapicus nuchalis
    Red-breasted SapsuckerSphyrapicus ruber
    Downy WoodpeckerPicoides pubescens
    Hairy WoodpeckerPicoides villosus
    American Three-toed WoodpeckerPicoides dorsalis
    Black-backed WoodpeckerPicoides arcticus
    Northern FlickerColaptes auratus
    Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatus
Tyrant Flycatchers
    Olive-sided FlycatcherContopus cooperi
    Western Wood-PeweeContopus sordidulus
    Yellow-bellied FlycatcherEmpidonax flaviventris
    Alder FlycatcherEmpidonax alnorum
    Willow FlycatcherEmpidonax traillii
    Least FlycatcherEmpidonax minimus
    Hammond's FlycatcherEmpidonax hammondii
    Gray FlycatcherEmpidonax wrightii
    Dusky FlycatcherEmpidonax oberholseri
    Pacific-slope FlycatcherEmpidonax difficilis
    Cordilleran FlycatcherEmpidonax occidentalis
    Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebe
    Say's PhoebeSayornis saya
    Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitus
    Western KingbirdTyrannus verticalis
    Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannus
    Scissor-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus forficatus
Shrikes
    Loggerhead ShrikeLanius ludovicianus
    Northern ShrikeLanius excubitor
Vireos
    Cassin's VireoVireo cassinii
    Blue-headed VireoVireo solitarius
    Warbling VireoVireo gilvus
    Philadelphia VireoVireo philadelphicus
    Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
Corvids
    Gray JayPerisoreus canadensis
    Steller's JayCyanocitta stelleri
    Blue JayCyanocitta cristata
    Clark's NutcrackerNucifraga columbiana
    Black-billed MagpiePica hudsonia
    American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
    Common RavenCorvus corax
    Hooded CrowCorvus cornix
Larks
    Horned LarkEremophila alpestris
Swallows
    Purple MartinProgne subis
    Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolor
    Violet-green SwallowTachycineta thalassina
    Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennis
    Bank SwallowRiparia riparia
    Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonota
    Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Chickadees
    Black-capped ChickadeePoecile atricapillus
    Mountain ChickadeePoecile gambeli
    Chestnut-backed ChickadeePoecile rufescens
    Boreal ChickadeePoecile hudsonica
Nuthatches
    Red-breasted NuthatchSitta canadensis
    White-breasted NuthatchSitta carolinensis
    Pygmy NuthatchSitta pygmaea
Creepers
    Brown CreeperCerthia americana
Wrens
    Rock WrenSalpinctes obsoletus
    Carolina WrenThryothorus ludovicianus
    House WrenTroglodytes aedon
    Winter WrenTroglodytes troglodytes
    Sedge WrenCistothorus platensis
    Marsh WrenCistothorus palustris
Dippers
    American DipperCinclus mexicanus
Kinglets
    Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapa
    Ruby-crowned KingletRegulus calendula
Gnatcatchers
    Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea
Thrushes & Allies
    Northern WheatearOenanthe oenanthe
    Eastern BluebirdSialia sialis
    Western BluebirdSialia mexicana
    Mountain BluebirdSialia currucoides
    Townsend's SolitaireMyadestes townsendi
    VeeryCatharus fuscescens
    Gray-cheeked ThrushCatharus minimus
    Swainson's ThrushCatharus ustulatus
    Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatus
    Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelina
    American RobinTurdus migratorius
    Varied ThrushIxoreus naevius
Mimids
    Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
    Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
    Sage ThrasherOreoscoptes montanus
    Brown ThrasherToxostoma rufum
    Bendire's ThrasherToxostoma bendirei
    Curve-billed ThrasherToxostoma curvirostre
Starlings
    European StarlingSturnus vulgaris
Accentors
    Siberian AccenterPrunella montanella
Pipits
    American PipitAnthus rubescens
    Sprague's PipitAnthus spragueii
Waxwings
    Bohemian WaxwingBombycilla garrulus
    Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorum
Wood-Warblers
    Golden-winged WarblerVermivora chrysoptera
    Blue-winged WarblerVermivora pinus
    Tennessee WarblerVermivora peregrina
    Orange-crowned WarblerVermivora celata
    Nashville WarblerVermivora ruficapilla
    Lucy's WarblerVermivora luciae
    Northern ParulaParula americana
    Yellow WarblerDendroica petechia
    Chestnut-sided WarblerDendroica pensylvanica
    Magnolia WarblerDendroica magnolia
    Cape May WarblerDendroica tigrina
    Black-throated Blue WarblerDendroica caerulescens
    Yellow-rumped WarblerDendroica coronata
    Black-throated Gray WarblerDendroica nigrescens
    Black-throated Green WarblerDendroica virens
    Townsend's WarblerDendroica townsendi
    Hermit WarblerDendroica occidentalis
    Blackburnian WarblerDendroica fusca
    Yellow-throated WarblerDendroica dominica
    Pine WarblerDendroica pinus
    Palm WarblerDendroica palmarum
    Bay-breasted WarblerDendroica castanea
    Blackpoll WarblerDendroica striata
    Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
    American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
    OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapillus
    Northern WaterthrushSeiurus noveboracensis
    Kentucky WarblerOporornis formosus
    Connecticut WarblerOporornis agilis
    Mourning WarblerOporornis philadelphia
    MacGillivray's WarblerOporornis tolmiei
    Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
    Hooded WarblerWilsonia citrina
    Wilson's WarblerWilsonia pusilla
    Canada WarblerWilsonia canadensis
    Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
Tanagers
    Summer TanagerPiranga rubra
    Scarlet TanagerPiranga olivacea
    Western TanagerPiranga ludoviciana
Emberizine Sparrows & Allies
    Green-tailed TowheePipilo chlorurus
    Spotted TowheePipilo maculatus
    Eastern TowheePipilo erythrophthalmus
    Cassin's SparrowAimophila cassinii
    American Tree SparrowSpizella arborea
    Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
    Clay-colored SparrowSpizella pallida
    Brewer's SparrowSpizella breweri
    Field SparrowSpizella pusilla
    Vesper SparrowPooecetes gramineus
    Lark SparrowChondestes grammacus
    Black-throated SparrowAmphispiza bilineata
    Lark BuntingCalamospiza melanocorys
    Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
    Grasshopper SparrowAmmodramus savannarum
    Baird's SparrowAmmodramus bairdii
    Le Conte's SparrowAmmodramus leconteii
    Nelson's Sharp-tailed SparrowAmmodramus nelsoni
    Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
    Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
    Lincoln's SparrowMelospiza lincolnii
    Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
    White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
    Harris's SparrowZonotrichia querula
    White-crowned SparrowZonotrichia leucophrys
    Golden-crowned SparrowZonotrichia atricapilla
    Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
    McCown's LongspurCalcarius mccownii
    Lapland LongspurCalcarius lapponicus
    Smith's LongspurCalcarius pictus
    Chestnut-collared LongspurCalcarius ornatus
    Snow BuntingPlectrophenax nivalis
Cardinals & Allies
    Northern CardinalCardinalis cardinalis
    Rose-breasted GrosbeakPheucticus ludovicianus
    Black-headed GrosbeakPheucticus melanocephalus
    Lazuli BuntingPasserina amoena
    Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea
    Painted BuntingPasserina ciris
    DickcisselSpiza americana
Blackbirds & Allies
    BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorus
    Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus
    Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
    Western MeadowlarkSturnella neglecta
    Yellow-headed BlackbirdXanthocephalus xanthocephalus
    Rusty BlackbirdEuphagus carolinus
    Brewer's BlackbirdEuphagus cyanocephalus
    Common GrackleQuiscalus quiscula
    Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus ater
    Bullock's OrioleIcterus bullockii
    Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbula
    Scott's OrioleIcterus parisorium
Finches
    BramblingFringilla montifringilla
    Gray-crowned Rosy-FinchLeucosticte tephrocotis
    Pine GrosbeakPinicola enucleator
    Purple FinchCarpodacus purpureus
    Cassin's FinchCarpodacus cassinii
    House FinchCarpodacus mexicanus
    Red CrossbillLoxia curvirostra
    White-winged CrossbillLoxia leucoptera
    Common RedpollCarduelis flammea
    Hoary RedpollCarduelis hornemanni
    Pine SiskinCarduelis pinus
    American GoldfinchCarduelis tristis
    Evening GrosbeakCoccothraustes vespertinus
Old World Sparrows
    House SparrowPasser domesticus