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Number of species: 239
Number of globally threatened species: 2
 
GAVIIFORMES: Gaviidae
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata
Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica Rare/Accidental
Common Loon Gavia immer
Yellow-billed Loon Gavia adamsii Rare/Accidental
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena Rare/Accidental
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus Rare/Accidental
Horned Grebe Podiceps nigricollis Rare/Accidental
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Diomedeidae
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris Rare/Accidental
Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche chlororhynchos Rare/Accidental
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis
Greater Shearwater Puffinus gravis
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus Rare/Accidental
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Rare/Accidental
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Rare/Accidental
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea Rare/Accidental
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Rare/Accidental
Green Heron Butorides virescens Rare/Accidental
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Rare/Accidental
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia Rare/Accidental
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus Rare/Accidental
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus Rare/Accidental
Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
Greylag Goose Anser anser Rare/Accidental
Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
Emperor Goose Chen canagica Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Brant Branta bernicla
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis
Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope Rare/Accidental
American Wigeon Anas americana Rare/Accidental
Gadwall Anas strepera Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca
Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis Rare/Accidental
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors Rare/Accidental
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Rare/Accidental
Redhead Aythya americana Rare/Accidental
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris Rare/Accidental
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula Rare/Accidental
Greater Scaup Aythya marila Rare/Accidental
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis Rare/Accidental
Common Eider Somateria mollissima
King Eider Somateria spectabilis
Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis
Black Scoter Melanitta nigra Rare/Accidental
Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata Rare/Accidental
White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca Rare/Accidental
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula Rare/Accidental
Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola Rare/Accidental
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
Common Merganser Mergus merganser Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus Rare/Accidental
Merlin Falco columbarius Rare/Accidental
Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
GALLIFORMES: Tetraonidae
Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta
 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae
Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis Rare/Accidental
Common Crane Grus grus Rare/Accidental
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Virginia Rail Rallus limicola Rare/Accidental
Water Rail Rallus aquaticus Rare/Accidental
Corn Crake Crex crex Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana Rare/Accidental
Sora Porzana carolina Rare/Accidental
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Rare/Accidental
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Rare/Accidental
Common Coot Fulica atra Rare/Accidental
American Coot Fulica americana Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
American Avocet Recurvirostra americana Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Rare/Accidental
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva Rare/Accidental
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Golden-Plover Pluvialis apricaria
Black-bellied lover Pluvialis squatarola
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Rare/Accidental
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Rare/Accidental
Oriental Plover Charadrius veredus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola Rare/Accidental
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago Rare/Accidental
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata Rare/Accidental
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus Rare/Accidental
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis Rare/Accidental Critically endangered (possibly extinct)
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Rare/Accidental
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda Rare/Accidental
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Rare/Accidental
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Rare/Accidental
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca Rare/Accidental
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia Rare/Accidental
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Rare/Accidental
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola Rare/Accidental
Common Redshank Tringa totanus Rare/Accidental
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Red Knot Calidris canutus
Sanderling Calidris alba
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla Rare/Accidental
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii Rare/Accidental
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla Rare/Accidental
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis Rare/Accidental
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Rare/Accidental
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea Rare/Accidental
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima
Buff-breasted Sandpipe Tryngites subruficollis Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Ruff Philomachus pugnax Rare/Accidental
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Mew Gull Larus canus Rare/Accidental
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Rare/Accidental
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides
Thayer's Gull Larus thayeri
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus Rare/Accidental
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus Rare/Accidental
American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus Rare/Accidental
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia Rare/Accidental
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Rare/Accidental
Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan Rare/Accidental
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus Rare/Accidental
Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea Near-threatened
Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea
Sabine's Gull Xema sabini
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki Rare/Accidental
Great Skua Stercorarius skua
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Alcidae
Dovekie Alle alle
Common Murre Uria aalge
Thick-billed Murre Uria lomvia
Razorbill Alca torda
Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle
Crested Auklet Aethia cristatella Rare/Accidental
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura Rare/Accidental
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus Rare/Accidental
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus Rare/Accidental
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Rare/Accidental
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Rare/Accidental
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor Rare/Accidental
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica Rare/Accidental
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon Rare/Accidental
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Tyrannidae
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Empidonax flaviventris Rare/Accidental
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Alaudidae
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor Rare/Accidental
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Rare/Accidental
House-Martin Delichon urbicum Rare/Accidental
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis
American Pipit Anthus rubescens
White Wagtail Motacilla alba
 
Passeriformes.: Regulidae
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Bombycillidae
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Troglodytidae
Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Scaly Thrush Zoothera dauma Rare/Accidental
Grey-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus Rare/Accidental
Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula Rare/Accidental
Fieldfare Turdus pilaris
Redwing Turdus iliacus
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos Rare/Accidental
American Robin Turdus migratorius Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus Rare/Accidental
Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Greenland Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe leucorhoa
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
Eurasian Jackdaw Corvus monedula Rare/Accidental
Rook Corvus frugilegus Rare/Accidental
Hooded Crow Corvus cornix Rare/Accidental
Common Raven Corvus corax
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Vireonidae
Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius Rare/Accidental
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs Rare/Accidental
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator Rare/Accidental
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra Rare/Accidental
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera Rare/Accidental
Common Redpoll Carduelis flammea
Hoary Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni
 
Passeriformes.: Parulidae
Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Tennessee Warbler Vermivora peregrina Rare/Accidental
Orange-crowned Warbler Vermivora celata Rare/Accidental
Nashville Warbler Vermivora ruficapilla Rare/Accidental
Northern Parula Parula americana Rare/Accidental
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia Rare/Accidental
Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica Rare/Accidental
Magnolia Warbler Dendroica magnolia Rare/Accidental
Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens Rare/Accidental
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata Rare/Accidental
Black-throated Grey Warbler Dendroica virens Rare/Accidental
Blackburnian Warbler Dendroica fusca Rare/Accidental
Pine Warbler Dendroica pinus Rare/Accidental
Bay-breasted Warbler Dendroica castanea Rare/Accidental
Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata Rare/Accidental
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla Rare/Accidental
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla Rare/Accidental
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis Rare/Accidental
Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla Rare/Accidental
Mourning Warbler Oporornis philadelphia Rare/Accidental
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas Rare/Accidental
Wilson's Warbler Wilsonia pusilla Rare/Accidental
Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis Rare/Accidental
Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca Rare/Accidental
Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii Rare/Accidental
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys Rare/Accidental
Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis Rare/Accidental
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis
 
Passeriformes.: Cardinalidae
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Icteridae
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus Rare/Accidental
Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus Rare/Accidental
Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus Rare/Accidental
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula

   Data from Avibase

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01/03/2008 0000000

25/10/2009 500,000

28/02/2012 870,300

 


 

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01/10/2010 562,291

24/09/2012 1,000,000

 

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