2020/2021 Updates

 
Updates for previous years
 
Additions to the 2020/2021 Winter Bird List
Note: The date specified on the left is the date when I added the species to the list. Unless otherwise specified, this is also the date when the species was observed.
 
 
Feb 24, 2021 Black Vulture / Urubu noir - Penobsquis area (Glen Foster - Feb 15)
12:50 PM Golden-crowned Sparrow / Bruant à couronne dorée - Rothesay (Hank Scarth - Feb 12)
171 species Black-and-white Warbler / Paruline noir et blanc - White Head Island (Roger Burrows - Feb 17)
 
 
Feb 12, 2021 American Woodcock / Bécasse d'Amérique - Tennant's Cove (Jeb Newhouse - Jan 10)
11:00 PM
168 species
Great Gray Owl / Chouette lapone - Stanley (Gareth Davies - Jan 1)
 
 
Feb 1, 2021
5:00 PM
166 species
Sabine's Gull / Mouette de Sabine - Long Eddy Point, Grand Manan (Roger Burrows - Jan 26)
 
 
Jan 31, 2021
10:35 PM
165 species
Wilson's Snipe / Bécassine de Wilson - Lower Lincoln (Tanya Grealey - Jan 31)
 
 
Jan 22, 2021 Dovekie / Mergule nain - Southern Head, Grand Manan (Mark Morse - Jan 17)
10:25 PM
164 species
Red-shouldered Hawk / Buse à épaulettes - Johnson's Mills (Alain Clavette - Jan 22)
 
 
Jan 13, 2021
6:45 PM
162 species
Thick-billed Murre / Guillemot de Brünnich - White Head Ferry (Roger Burrows - Jan 12)
 
 
Jan 7, 2021
10:05 PM
Redwing / Grive mauvis - Alma (observers wish to remain anonimous - Jan 2)
161 species Note: removed Eastern Bluebird previously reported as it may have been a misidentification.
 
 
Jan 4, 2021
10:15 PM
160 species
Ovenbird / Paruline couronnée - Upham (Carol Shea - Jan 2)
 
 
Jan 2, 2021
10:15 PM
159 species
Lapland Longspur / Plectrophane lapon - Scotch Settlement (Don Gibson - Jan 1)
 
 
Jan 2, 2021
1:30 PM
158 species
Rose-breasted Grosbeak / Cardinal à poitrine rose - Wapske (Karen Northrup Green - late Dec)
 
 
Dec 31, 2020 Brown Thrasher / Moqueur roux - St. Andrews (fide Tracey Dean - Dec 26)
9:00 AM
157 species
Indigo Bunting / Passerin indigo - St. Andrews (Tracey Dean - Dec 30)
 
 
Dec 28, 2020
10:00 PM
155 species
Wood Duck / Canard branchu - Quispamsis (Jim Wilson - Dec 14)
 
 
Dec 28, 2020
8:50 AM
154 species
American White Pelican / Pélican d'Amérique - Upper Kingsclear (Charles Howell - Dec 27) ** new species for winter list
 
 
Dec 25, 2020
2:25 PM
153 species
Golden Eagle / Aigle royal - Aulac (Jaden Barney, Ted Barney - Dec 21)
 
 
Dec 21, 2020 Broad-winged Hawk / Petite Buse - Caissie Cape (Marbeth Wilson - Dec 20)
11:50 PM
152 species
Bullock's Oriole / Oriole de Bullock - Cocagne area (Stuart Tingley, home owners names hosting the bird will be added if/when that info becomes available)
 
 
Dec 20, 2020
11:40 PM
150 species
Field Sparrow / Bruant des champs - Quispamsis (Karen Miller)
 
 
Dec 19, 2020 Common Murre / Guillemot marmette - White Head Island (Roger Burrows)
10:00 PM Ash-throated Flycatcher / Tyran à gorge cendrée - Grande-Digue (Clarence Cormier - last seen on Dec 3)
149 species Red Crossbill / Bec-croisé des sapins - White Head Island (Roger Burrows)
 
 
Dec 18, 2020 Dunlin / Bécasseau variable - Murray Corner area (Karel Allard - Dec 14)
11:00 PM Northern Saw-whet Owl / Petite Nyctale - Grand Manan (Jennifer Pierce - Dec 17)
146 species Yellow-headed Blackbird / Carouge à tête jaune - St. Leonard (Roy LaPointe - Dec 17)
 
 
Dec 13, 2020 White-winged Dove / Tourterelle à ailes blanches - Saint John (Joan Pearce - Dec 7, last seen Dec 10)
10:30 PM White-crowned Sparrow / Bruant à couronne blanche - Newburg (Joan and Doug Russel - Dec 12)
143 species Savannah Sparrow / Bruant des prés - St Martins (Jim and Therese Carroll - Dec 11)
 
 
Dec 12, 2020
11:25 PM
140 species
American Bittern / Butor d'Amérique - Salisbury (Bill Winsor)
 
 
Dec 11, 2020
8:25 PM
139 species
Little Gull / Mouette pygmée - Head Harbour Passage (Chris Bartlett)
 
 
Dec 10, 2020
11:15 PM
138 species
Short-eared Owl / Hibou des marais - Moncton (Georges Brun - Dec 9)
 
 
Dec 9, 2020 American Kestrel / Crécerelle d'Amérique - Lorneville area (Jim Carroll, Therese Carroll)
10:00 PM Horned Lark / Alouette hausse-col - Saint John (Ellen Bonnell)
137 species Fox Sparrow / Bruant fauve - Grand Manan (Rebecca Bainbridge)
 
 
Dec 8, 2020 Snow Goose / Oie des neiges - Edmunston (several Facebook postings from various Edmunston residents - reported by Louise Duguay)
11:25 PM
134 species
King Eider / Eider à tête grise - White Head Island (Roger Burrows - Dec 7)
 
 
Dec 6, 2020 Atlantic Puffin / Macareux moine - Bay of Fundy off Grand Manan (Brian Guptil - Dec 5)
10:40 PM
132 species
Brown-headed Cowbird / Vacher à tête brune - Pennfield (Shirley Stewart)
 
 
Dec 5, 2020 Northern Pintail / Canard pilet - Cap Brule (Stuart Tingley)
8:05 PM Northern Flicker / Pic flamboyant - Fredericton (Shirley Murphy - Dec 4)
130 species Tufted Titmouse / Mésange bicolore - St Andrews (Andrya Schulte)
Winter Wren / Troglodyte des forêts - Ayers Lake (Grant Milroy - Dec 4)
Marsh Wren / Troglodyte des marais - Sussex (Andrew McCartney)
Carolina Wren / Troglodyte de Caroline - Edmunston (Louise Duguay)
Purple Finch / Roselin pourpré - White Head Island (Barry Russel - Dec 2)
- Miscou (Rosemonde Duguay, Jolande St Pierre, Corinne Degrace, Rejean Laforge)
Orange-crowned Warbler / Paruline verdâtre - White Head Island (Mark Morse)
Yellow-rumped Warbler / Paruline à croupion jaune - Miscou (Rosemonde Duguay, Jolande St Pierre, Corinne Degrace, Rejean Laforge)
 
 
Dec 4, 2020 Green-winged Teal / Sarcelle d'hiver - Rothesay (Richard Blacquiere - Dec 3)
- Salisbury (Bill Winsor)
11:10 PM Killdeer / Pluvier kildir - Black Brooke (Jim Carroll, Therese Carroll)
121 species Razorbill / Petit Pingouin - Point Lepreau (Tracey Dean - Dec 3)
Black-headed Gull / Mouette rieuse - Murray Corner (Mitch Doucet - Dec 3)
Lesser Black-backed Gull / Goéland brun - Rivière Verte (Roy LaPointe - Dec 3)
Snowy Owl / Harfang des neiges - Grand Falls area (Roy LaPointe - Dec 3)
Black-backed Woodpecker / Pic à dos noir - Caraquet (Rosita Lanteigne)
- Fundy National Park (Paul Langelaan, Rhonda Matthews Langelaan)
- Blackville area (Andrew Olive)
Hermit Thrush / Grive solitaire - Point Lepreau (Tracey Dean - Dec 3)
Hoary Redpoll / Sizerin blanchâtre - Rivière Verte (Roy LaPointe - Dec 3)
Swamp Sparrow / Bruant des marais - Dieppe (Normand Belliveau, Gilles Belliveau)
Yellow-breasted Chat / Ictérie polyglotte - Cape Tormentine (Marc Leblanc)
Rusty Blackbird / Quiscale rouilleux - Cape Tormentine (Marc Leblanc)
 
 
Dec 4, 2020 Ruby-crowned Kinglet / Roitelet à couronne rubis - Cap Pele (Les ami(e)s de la Nature - Dec 3)
8:00 AM Eastern Towhee / Tohi à flancs roux - Quispamsis (Jim Wilson, Janet Kempster - Dec 3)
109 species
 
 
Dec 3, 2020 Brant / Bernache cravant - White Head Island (Roger Burrows)
11:00 PM White-winged Scoter / Macreuse à ailes blanches - Cap Lumière (Normand Belliveau, Gilles Belliveau)
107 species Wild Turkey / Dindon sauvage - St. Stephen area (Ralph Eldridge)
Spruce Grouse / Tétras du Canada - Gardner Creek (Joanne Savage)
Black-legged Kittiwake / Mouette tridactyle - Bay of Fundy off Grand Manan (Peter Wilcox)
Glaucous Gull / Goéland bourgmestre - White Head Island (Roger Burrows)
Northern Fulmar / Fulmar boréal - Bay of Fundy off Grand Manan (Peter Wilcox)
Great Shearwater / Puffin majeur - Bay of Fundy off Grand Manan (Brian Guptil)
Northern Gannet / Fou de Bassan - Bay of Fundy off Grand Manan (Peter Wilcox)
Northern Goshawk / Autour des palombes - Cap Lumière (Normand Belliveau, Gilles Belliveau)
Red-tailed Hawk / Buse à queue rousse - Sheffield/Jemseg (Don Gibson - Dec 2)
Great Horned Owl / Grand-duc d'Amérique - Memramcook area (Marco Vachon)
Boreal Chickadee / Mésange à tête brune - Memramcook area (Marco Vachon)
White-winged Crossbill / Bec-croisé bifascié - Memramcook area (Marco Vachon)
Clay-colored Sparrow / Bruant des plaines - Grand Harbour, Grand Manan (Rebecca Bainbridge)
 
 
Dec 2, 2020 Greater Scaup / Fuligule milouinan - Cocagne (Stuart Tingley, Louis-Émile Cormier)
- Salisbury (Bill Winsor)
9:30 PM Hooded Merganser / Harle couronné - Cocagne (Stuart Tingley, Louis-Émile Cormier)
92 species Horned Grebe / Grèbe esclavon - Campobello Island (Susan Cline, Sandra Bourque)
Red-necked Grebe / Grèbe jougris - Campobello Island (Marina Bourque)
White-rumped Sandpiper / Bécasseau à croupion blanc - Atholville (Andrew Olive)
Black Guillemot / Guillemot à miroir - Campobello Island (Susan Cline, Sandra Bourque)
Turkey Vulture / Urubu à tête rouge - Hampton (Richard Blacquiere - Dec 1)
Northern Harrier / Busard des marais - Tantramar Marsh, Sackville (Louise Nichols)
Sharp-shinned Hawk / Épervier brun - Salisbury (Bill Winsor)
Cooper's Hawk / Épervier de Cooper - White Head Island (Roger Burrows)
Rough-legged Hawk / Buse pattue - Tantramar Marsh, Sackville (Louise Nichols)
Barred Owl / Chouette rayée - Norton (Joanne Savage)
Belted Kingfisher / Martin-pêcheur d'Amérique - Cornhill (Jeanne Finn-Allen)
Pileated Woodpecker / Grand Pic - Bloomfield (Joanne Savage)
- Salisbury area (Paul Langelaan, Rhonda Matthews Langelaan)
Peregrine Falcon / Faucon pèlerin - White Head Island (Roger Burrows)
Northern Shrike / Pie-grièche boréale - Riverview area (Alyssa Lane)
Canada Jay / Mésangeai du Canada - Allardville (Rosemonde Duguay)
- Salisbury area (Paul Langelaan, Rhonda Matthews Langelaan)
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher / Gobemoucheron gris-bleu - Grand Manan (Mark Morse)
American Robin / Merle d'Amérique - Edmunston (Louise Duguay)
Northern Mockingbird / Moqueur polyglotte - Hampton (Richard Blacquiere)
- Cocagne (Stuart Tingley, Louis-Émile Cormier)
Chipping Sparrow / Bruant familier - Boudreau Ouest (Rose-Alma Mallet - Dec 1)
Baltimore Oriole / Oriole de Baltimore - Campobello Island (Sandra Bourque, Susan Cline)
Red-winged Blackbird / Carouge à épaulettes - Bouctouche (Stella Leblanc - Dec 1)
Pine Warbler / Paruline des pins - Boudreau Ouest (Rose-Alma Mallet - Dec 1)
species - location (observer - date seen)
 
 
Dec 1, 2020 Common Loon / Plongeon huard - Mill Cove, Campobello Island (Susan Cline)
11:10 PM Brown Creeper / Grimpereau brun - Zionville (Anonymous eBirder)
68 species House Finch / Roselin familier - Moncton (Marbeth Wilson)
Pine Siskin / Tarin des pins - Quispamsis (Karen Miller)
White-throated Sparrow / Bruant à gorge blanche - Quispamsis (Karen Miller)
Song Sparrow / Bruant chanteur - Quispamsis (Karen Miller)
- Atholville (Andrew Olive)
Northern Cardinal / Cardinal rouge - Quispamsis (Karen Miller)
- Shediac (Cécile Légère)
 
 
Dec 1, 2020:
6:10 PM
61 species
Due to the quantity of species reported in the first update, I'm only including details on the species that were only reported by a single observer or group
Cackling Goose / Bernache de Hutchins (Moncton - Lois Budd)
Canada Goose / Bernache du Canada (several)
Northern Shoveler / Canard souchet (several)
Gadwall / Canard chipeau (several)
Eurasian Wigeon / Canard siffleur (Hampton - Richard Blaquiere)
American Wigeon / Canard d'Amérique (several)
Mallard / Canard colvert (several)
American Black Duck / Canard noir (several)
Ring-necked Duck / Fuligule à collier (several)
Lesser Scaup / Petit Fuligule (several)
Common Eider / Eider à duvet (several)
Harlequin Duck / Arlequin plongeur (Petit Cap - Normand Belliveau, Gilles Belliveau)
Surf Scoter / Macreuse à front blanc (several)
Black Scoter / Macreuse à bec jaune (several)
Long-tailed Duck / Harelde kakawi (several)
Bufflehead / Petit Garrot (several)
Common Goldeneye / Garrot à oeil d'or (several)
Barrow's Goldeneye / Garrot d'Islande (several)
Common Merganser / Grand Harle (several)
Red-breasted Merganser / Harle huppé (several)
Ruffed Grouse / Gélinotte huppée (several)
Ring-necked Pheasant / Faisan de Colchide (several)
Rock Pigeon / Pigeon biset (several)
Mourning Dove / Tourterelle triste (several)
American Coot / Foulque d'Amérique (St Stephen - Eric Marcum)
Sanderling / Bécasseau sanderling (Petit Cap - Normand Belliveau, Gilles Belliveau)
Purple Sandpiper / Bécasseau violet (Cape Tormentine - Normand Belliveau, Gilles Belliveau)
Bonaparte's Gull / Mouette de Bonaparte (several)
Ring-billed Gull / Goéland à bec cerclé(several)
Herring Gull / Goéland argenté (several)
Iceland Gull / Goéland arctique (several)
Great Black-backed Gull / Goéland marin (several)
Red-throated Loon / Plongeon catmarin (several)
Great Cormorant / Grand Cormoran (Pointe du Chêne - Rose-Alma Mallet)
Double-crested Cormorant / Cormoran à aigrettes (several)
Great Blue Heron / Grand Héron (Dalhousie - Anne Marie Leger)
Great Egret / Grande Aigrette (Cap Lumiè - Robert Shortall)
Bald Eagle / Pygargue à tête blanche (several)
Red-headed Woodpecker / Pic à tête rouge (Edgett's Landing - Dwayne Biggar)
Red-bellied Woodpecker / Pic à ventre roux (several)
Downy Woodpecker / Pic mineur (several)
Hairy Woodpecker / Pic chevelu (several)
Merlin / Faucon émerillon (Bouctouche - Stuart Tingley)
Blue Jay / Geai bleu (several)
American Crow / Corneille d'Amérique (several)
Common Raven / Grand Corbeau (several)
Black-capped Chickadee / Mésange à tête noire (several)
Red-breasted Nuthatch / Sittelle à poitrine rousse (several)
White-breasted Nuthatch / Sitelle à poitrine blanche (several)
Golden-crowned Kinglet / Roitelet à couronne dorée (several)
European Starling / Étourneau sansonnet (several)
Bohemian Waxwing / Jaseur boréal (several)
House Sparrow / Moineau domestique (several)
Evening Grosbeak / Gros-bec errant (several)
Pine Grosbeak / Durbec des sapins (several)
Common Redpoll / Sizerin flammé (several)
American Goldfinch / Chardonneret jaune (several)
Snow Bunting / Plectrophane des neiges (several)
American Tree Sparrow / Bruant hudsonien (several)
Dark-eyed Junco / Junco ardoisé (several)
Common Grackle / Quiscale bronzé (Edmunston - Louise Duguay)