2016/2017 Updates

Updates for previous years
 
Additions to the 2016/2017 Winter 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 22, 2017
10:20 PM
168 species
Great Gray Owl / Chouette lapone - Pocologan area (Gail Taylor - Feb 22)
 
Feb 12, 2017
4:50 PM
167 species
Northern Fulmar / Fulmar boréal - Bay of Fundy near Machias Seal Island (Ralph Eldridge - around Feb 2)
 
Jan 30, 2017
7:30 PM
166 species
Killdeer / Pluvier kildir - Castalia Marsh, Grand Manan (Mark Morse, Jennifer Pierce - Jan 29)
(bird was initially heard on Jan 25 by Ted Barney and another individual from the Canadian Wildlife Service but was not seen until Jan 29)
 
Jan 19, 2017 Harris's Sparrow / Bruant à face noire - Saint-Léolin (Frank Branch, Albert Godin - Jan 19)
6:30 PM
165 species
 
Jan 12, 2017 Snow Goose / Oie des neiges - North Head, Grand Manan (Jennifer Pierce - Jan 12)
8:00 PM
164 species
 
Jan 10, 2017 Townsend's Solitaire / Solitaire de Townsend - Miscou (Michel Roy - Jan 10)
8:00 PM
163 species
 
Jan 8, 2017 White-rumped Sandpiper / Bécasseau à croupion blanc - White Head Island (Roger Burrows - Dec 24)
6:40 PM Western Tanager / Piranga à tête rouge - Nauwigewauk (Sherry and Bruce Bagnall - Jan 4)
162 species
 
Jan 4, 2017 Field Sparrow / Bruant des champs - Stilesville (Jean Renton, Nelson Poirier - Jan 3)
9:10 PM
160 species
 
Jan 2, 2017 American Kestrel / Crécerelle d'Amérique - Cocagne (Jean-Guy Collette - Jan 1)
11:10 PM Wilson's Snipe / Bécassine de Wilson - Lower Jemseg (Andrew MacInnis - Dec 31)
159 species Eastern Phoebe / Moucherolle phébi - Thoroughfare Rd, Grand Manan (Krista Harvey, Jennifer Pierce - Jan 1)
 
Dec 26, 2016 Thick-billed Murre / Guillemot de Brünnich - White Head Island (Roger Burrows - Dec 24)
8:50 AM Black-backed Woodpecker / Pic à dos noir - Brockway (Bev and Derek McGee - Dec 23)
156 species Eastern Meadowlark / Sturnelle des prés - Upper Cape, Cape Tormentine CBC (Garry Donaldson, Roland Chiasson, Julie Mallette, Becky Whittam, Eric Blaney - Dec 14)
 
Dec 20, 2016 Golden Eagle / Aigle royal - Tantramar Marsh (Jason Gallant - Dec 19)
10:00 PM Rusty Blackbird / Quiscale rouilleux - Kent County (Robert Shortall - Dec 19)
153 species
 
Dec 18, 2016 Broad-winged Hawk / Petite Buse - Riverview (Carol Steel - Dec 15)
11:15 PM Sora / Marouette de Caroline - Dieppe (Gilles Belliveau, Normand Belliveau, Cécile Léger, Rose-Alma Mallet - Dec 17)    (** new species for NB Winter List)
151 species Yellow-bellied Sapsucker / Pic maculé - Rothesay (Dorothy Galbraith - Dec 16)
- North Head, Grand Manan (Alan Huckins - Dec 17)
Seaside Sparrow / Bruant maritime - Bayfield (Rose-Alma Mallet, Germaine Léger, Charles Gaudet, Réjean Laforge - Dec 15)    (** new species for NB Winter List)
 
Dec 14, 2016 American Pipit / Pipit d'Amérique - St Martins CBC (Dec 14)
10:20 PM
147 species
 
Dec 13, 2016 Lesser Black-backed Gull / Goéland brun - White Head Island (Roger Burrows - Dec 13)
9:45 PM
146 species
 
Dec 11, 2016
11:00 PM
Dovekie / Mergule nain - White Head Island (Miriam Cosseboom - Dec 3)
- Bay of Fundy near Grand Manan (Russel Ingalls - Dec 11)
145 species Lincoln's Sparrow / Bruant de Lincoln - Dieppe (Mitch Doucet - Dec 10)
 
Dec 9, 2016 Pied-billed Grebe / Grèbe à bec bigarré - Seal Cove, Grand Manan (Mark Morse - Dec 9)
10:00 PM Sandhill Crane / Grue du Canada - Norton (Don Robinson - Dec 9)
143 species
 
Dec 8, 2016 Redhead / Fuligule à tête rouge - Atholville (Andrew Olive - Dec 8)
10:00 PM King Eider / Eider à tête grise - White Head Ferry (Roger Burrows - Dec 8)
141 species Ash-throated Flycatcher / Tyran à gorge cendrée - Hampton (Kathryn Guravich - Dec 8)
Northern Mockingbird / Moqueur polyglotte - Grand Harbour, Grand Manan (Mark Morse - Dec 8)
Common Yellowthroat / Paruline masquée - Brownville, Grand Manan (Mark Morse - Dec 8)
Fox Sparrow / Bruant fauve - Petit-Paquetville (Jolande St-Pierre, Denise Godin - Dec 8)
White-crowned Sparrow / Bruant à couronne blanche - Saint-Thomas-de-Kent (Robert Shortall - Dec 8)
 
Dec 7, 2016 Cooper's Hawk / Épervier de Cooper - Salisbury (Bill Winsor - Dec 7)
10:45 PM Blue-headed Vireo / Viréo à tête bleue - Quispamsis (Jim Russel - Dec 6)
134 species Eastern Bluebird / Merlebleu de l'Est - Johnson's Mills (Stuart Tingley, Louis-Emile Cormier, Donald Pellerin, Jason Gallant - Dec 7)
 
Dec 6, 2016 Peregrine Falcon / Faucon pèlerin - White Head Island (Roger Burrows - Dec 5)
9:20 PM Common Murre / Guillemot marmette - Bay of Fundy near Grand Manan (Peter Wilcox - Dec 5)
131 species Razorbill / Petit Pingouin - Bay of Fundy (various reports - Dec 6)
Atlantic Puffin / Macareux moine - Bay of Fundy near Grand Manan (Peter Wilcox - Dec 5)
Snowy Owl / Harfang des neiges - White Head Island (White Head Ferry crew - Dec 3)
 
Dec 4, 2016 Brant / Bernache cravant - White Head Island (Mark Morse - seen Dec 3)
8:10 PM Eurasian Wigeon / Canard siffleur - Hampton (Eric Johnsen - Dec 4)
126 species Northern Saw-whet Owl / Petite Nyctale - Dark Harbour Rd, Grand Manan (Karen Miller, Joanne Savage, David Putt - Dec 4)
Winter Wren / Troglodyte des forêts - Woodwards Cove, Grand Manan (Mark Morse)
- Deep Cove, Grand Manan (Jennifer Pierce, Krista Harvey - Dec 4)
Hermit Thrush / Grive solitaire - Eel Lake Rd, Grand Manan (Mark Morse - Dec 4)
Brown Thrasher / Moqueur roux - Lower Queensbury (Don Floyd - Dec 4)
Lapland Longspur / Plectrophane lapon - Hay Island, Neguac (Aldo Dorio - Dec 4)
Yellow-rumped Warbler / Paruline à croupion jaune - Ross's Island, Grand Manan (Mark Morse - Dec 4)
 
Dec 3, 2016 Wood Duck / Canard branchu - Saint George (Ralph Eldridge - Dec 3)
11:15 PM Spruce Grouse / Tétras du Canada - Saint George area (Ralph Eldridge - Dec 3)
118 species Northern Goshawk / Autour des palombes - Upper Cape (Normand & Gilles Belliveau, Cécile Léger - Dec 3)
American Coot / Foulque d'Amérique - Long Pond, Grand Manan (Mark Morse - Dec 3)
Sanderling / Bécasseau sanderling - Anne's Acres, Botsford (Normand & Gilles Belliveau, Cécile Léger - Dec 3)
American Woodcock / Bécasse d'Amérique - Utopia and Pennfield area (Ralph Eldridge - Dec 3)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet / Roitelet à couronne rubis - Seal Cove, Grand Manan (Mark Morse - Dec 2)
Orange-crowned Warbler / Paruline verdâtre - Seal Cove, Grand Manan (Mark Morse - Dec 2)
- North Head, Grand Manan (Jennifer Pierce - Dec 3)
Nashville Warbler / Paruline à joues grises - Seal Cove, Grand Manan (Mark Morse - Dec 2)
Palm Warbler / Paruline à couronne rousse - Seal Cove, Grand Manan (Mark Morse - Dec 2)
Wilson's Warbler / Paruline à calotte noir - Central Hamptsead (Scott Makepeace - Dec 3)
Swamp Sparrow / Bruant des marais - Grand Manan (Mark Morse - Dec 3)
Brown-headed Cowbird / Vacher à tête brune - Bouctouche (Jean-Paul and Stella Leblanc - Dec 3)
 
Dec 2, 2016 Ruffed Grouse / Gélinotte huppée - Saint John (Karen Miller - Dec 2)
11:30 PM Northern Gannet / Fou de Bassan - Grande-Anse (Frank Branch - Dec 2)
105 species Rough-legged Hawk / Buse pattue - Tantramar Marsh area (Kathy Popma, Denis Leblanc, Normand & Gilles Belliveau, Cécile Léger - Dec 2)
Merlin / Faucon émerillon - Saint John (Karen Miller - Dec 2)
Black Guillemot / Guillemot à miroir - White Head Ferry (Roger Burrows - Dec 2)
- Campobello Island (Susan Cline - Dec 2)
Barred Owl / Chouette rayée - Miramichi (Pam Watters - Dec 2)
Short-eared Owl / Hibou des marais - Tantramar Marsh (Normand & Gilles Belliveau, Cécile Léger - Dec 2)
Horned Lark / Alouette hausse-col - Castalia Marsh, Grand Manan (Roger Burrows - Dec 2)
- Tantramar Marsh (Normand & Gilles Belliveau, Cécile Léger - Dec 2)
Boreal Chickadee / Mésange à tête brune - Bouctouche area (Jean-Paul and Stella Leblanc - Dec 2)
Carolina Wren / Troglodyte de Caroline - Grand Manan (Jennifer Pierce - Dec 2)
- Saint John (Karen Miller - Dec 2)
Savannah Sparrow / Bruant des prés - Memramcook (Normand & Gilles Belliveau, Cécile Léger - Dec 2)
Pine Grosbeak / Durbec des sapins - Saint-Louis-De-Kent (Jean-Guy Gallant - Dec 2)
Red Crossbill / Bec-croisé des sapins - Fundy National Park (Denis Doucet - seen Dec 1)
White-winged Crossbill / Bec-croisé bifascié - Campobello Island (Susan Cline - Dec 2)
Common Redpoll / Sizerin flammé - Eel River Bar (Jim Clifford - Dec 2)
House Sparrow / Moineau domestique - Jolicure (Normand & Gilles Belliveau, Cécile Léger - Dec 2)
 
Dec 2, 2016 Surf Scoter / Macreuse à front blanc - Campobello (Susan Cline - Dec 1)
7:40 AM Great Horned Owl / Grand-duc d'Amérique - Cocagne (Stuart Tingley - Dec 1)
89 species
 
Dec 1, 2016:
10:00 PM
87 species
Below is a list of the species reported as of 10:00 pm on Dec 1 - due to the amount of species listed in this update, I am only including location/observer information for the rarer species reported

Gadwall / Canard chipeau
Northern Shoveler / Canard souchet
Northern Pintail / Canard pilet
Green-winged Teal / Sarcelle d'hiver
Lesser Scaup / Petit Fuligule
Bufflehead / Petit Garrot
Great Cormorant / Grand Cormoran
Great Blue Heron / Grand Héron
Bald Eagle / Pygargue à tête blanche
Sharp-shinned Hawk / Épervier brun
Purple Sandpiper / Bécasseau violet
Black-headed Gull / Mouette rieuse (Frank Branch, Michel Roy, Denise Godin, Nicole Ferron, Jolande St Pierre - Tracadie)
Glaucous Gull / Goéland bourgmestre
Belted Kingfisher / Martin-pêcheur d'Amérique
Northern Flicker / Pic flamboyant
Northern Shrike / Pie-grièche grise
Gray Jay / Mésangeai du Canada
Tufted Titmouse / Mésange bicolore (Ralph Eldridge - St George)
Brown Creeper / Grimpereau brun
Golden-crowned Kinglet / Roitelet à couronne dorée
American Robin / Merle d'Amérique
Cedar Waxwing / Jaseur d'Amérique
Snow Bunting / Plectrophane des neiges
Pine Warbler / Paruline des pins
Chipping Sparrow / Bruant familier
Song Sparrow / Bruant chanteur
White-throated Sparrow / Bruant à gorge blanche
Dark-eyed Junco / Junco ardoisé
Summer Tanager / Piranga vermillon (Ralph Eldridge - St George)
Dickcissel / Dickcissel d'Amérique (David Christie - Harvey, Albert County)
Red-winged Blackbird / Carouge à épaulettes
Common Grackle / Quiscale bronzé
Baltimore Oriole / Oriole de Baltimore
House Finch / Roselin familier
Pine Siskin / Tarin des pins
 
Dec 1, 2016:
5:55 PM
52 species
Below is a list of the species reported as of 5:10pm on Dec 1 - due to the amount of species listed in this update, I am only including location/observer information for the rarer species reported

Canada Goose / Bernache du Canada
American Wigeon / Canard d'Amérique
American Black Duck / Canard noir
Mallard / Canard colvert
Ring-necked Duck / Fuligule à collier
Greater Scaup / Fuligule milouinan
Common Eider / Eider à duvet
Harlequin Duck / Arlequin plongeur
White-winged Scoter / Macreuse brune
Black Scoter / Macreuse à bec jaune
Long-tailed Duck / Harelde kakawi
Common Goldeneye / Garrot à oeil d'or
Barrow's Goldeneye / Garrot d'Islande
Hooded Merganser / Harle couronné
Common Merganser / Grand Harle
Red-breasted Merganser / Harle huppé
Ring-necked Pheasant / Faisan de Colchide
Red-throated Loon / Plongeon catmarin
Common Loon / Plongeon huard
Horned Grebe / Grèbe esclavon
Red-necked Grebe / Grèbe jougris
Double-crested Cormorant / Cormoran à aigrettes
Turkey Vulture / Urubu à tête rouge
Northern Harrier / Busard St-Martin
Red-tailed Hawk / Buse à queue rousse
Black-legged Kittiwake / Mouette tridactyle
Bonaparte's Gull / Mouette de Bonaparte
Ring-billed Gull / Goéland à bec cerclé
Herring Gull / Goéland argenté
Iceland Gull / Goéland arctique
Great Black-backed Gul / Goéland marinl
Rock Pigeon / Pigeon biset
Mourning Dove / Tourterelle triste
Red-bellied Woodpecker / Pic à ventre roux
Downy Woodpecker / Pic mineur
Hairy Woodpecker / Pic chevelu
Pileated Woodpecker / Grand Pic
Western Kingbird / Tyran de l'Ouest (Susan Cline - Campobello Island)
Blue Jay / Geai bleu
American Crow / Corneille d'Amérique
Common Raven / Grand Corbeau
Black-capped Chickadee / Mésange à tête noire
Red-breasted Nuthatch / Sittelle à poitrine rousse
White-breasted Nuthatch / Sittelle à poitrine blanche
European Starling / Étourneau sansonnet
Bohemian Waxwing / Jaseur boréal
Yellow-throated Warbler / Paruline à gorge jaune (Carmella Melanson - Grand Barachois)
American Tree Sparrow / Bruant hudsonien
Northern Cardinal / Cardinal rouge
Purple Finch / Roselin pourpré
American Goldfinch / Chardonneret jaune
Evening Grosbeak / Gros-bec errant
 
 
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