BIRDS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, CHECKLIST OF THE BIRDS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

OISEAUX DE BRITISH COLUMBIA

  Abundance Codes

D

Distribution range deducted from map, not actual record.

P

Present, abundance not determined.

C

Within its range, varying from common to occasional

O

Rare, wandered outside of its normal range but still may be expected from time to time. Between 10 - 100 records.

V

Vagrant, accidental, species far out of its normal distribution range. >10 records.

I

Introduced species.

Q

Not verified.

X

Extinct.

XL

Extinct in country

Status of Permanence Codes

R

Resident, present  year around.

N

Nests in the area but absent during part of the year.

M

Migrant, non-breeding. May spend a short period or the entire winter.

W

Wintering; stays in the area, while its primary nesting range is elsewhere.

E

National endemic.

*

National bird.

How to safe and print a list

British Columbia is home to an impressive number of species of birds that vary from residents, that stay all year around, to breeding birds, that spend a good part of the growing season in British Columbia to raise their young, migrants who pass through British Columbia with the seasons, to wintering birds who like to spend a good part of the winter in British Columbia to escape colder conditions up north. While many species of birds are relatively common as they are part of the ecosystems of the province, it is always a thrill to stumble upon a rare bird or vagrant, that does not really form part of any the British Columbia ecosystems. Maybe it got lost during its travels between its summer and winter residence or it got displaced by bad weather.

Among the species of the checklist of the birds of British Columbia you can find  waterfowl and wading birds, a large suite of songbirds, raptors, game birds, swifts and nighthawks, etc., many of which occupy several ecosystems simultaneously, as they fly to and from forests, meadows, shorelines of waters, cities and and urban green spaces. At Birdlist, we have developed a coding system that can help you predict when you may expect a certain species, with a code for seasonality, such as resident, nesting, wintering, etc. A code for abundance will give you a clue on the likelihood that you may actually see a certain species of bird. As we progressed with the coding, we realized that there should be a differentiation in the coding for "common", such as less common, common and very common birds. However, this would require reliable quantative data, which for most provinces, are not revealed by the commission of bird records. We hope to provide those in the future. In the meantime, enjoy the current checklist of the birds of British Columbia.

 

CHECKLIST OF THE BIRDS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

OISEAUX DE BRITISH COLUMBIA

Species full name

Birds

Oiseaux

CBC

Alectoris chukar

Chukar

Perdrix choukar

CRI

Perdix perdix

Grey Partridge

Perdrix grise

W

Phasianus colchicus

Common Pheasant

Faisan de Colchide

CRI

Dendragapus obscurus

Dusky Grouse

Tétras sombre

R

Dendragapus fuliginosus

Sooty Grouse

W

Lagopus lagopus

Willow Ptarmigan

Lagopède des saules

O

Lagopus mutus

Rock Ptarmigan

Lagopède alpin

O

Lagopus leucurus

White-tailed Ptarmigan

Lagopède à queue blanche

CR

Bonasa umbellus

Ruffed Grouse

Gélinotte huppée

CR

Tympanuchus phasianellus

Sharp-tailed Grouse

Tétras à queue fine

CR

Meleagris gallopavo

Wild Turkey

Dindon sauvage

CR

Callipepla californica

California Quail

Colin de Californie

CR

Oxyura jamaicensis

Ruddy Duck

Érismature rousse

R

Cygnus olor

Mute Swan

Cygne tuberculé

C

Cygnus buccinator

Trumpeter Swan

Cygne trompette

C

Cygnus columbianus

Tundra Swan

Cygne siffleur

C

Anser albifrons

Greater White-fronted Goose

Oie rieuse

C

Anser caerulescens

Snow Goose

Oie des neiges

M

Chen rossii

Ross's Goose

Oie de Ross

O

Chen canagica

Emperor Goose

Oie empereur

V

Branta canadensis

Canada Goose

Bernache du Canada

R

Branta bernicla

Brent Goose

Bernache cravant

M

Aix sponsa

Wood Duck

Canard branchu

R

Aix galericulata

Mandarin Duck

Canard mandarin

O

Anas strepera

Gadwall

Canard chipeau

R

Anas penelope

Eurasian Wigeon

Canard siffleur

M

Anas americana

American Wigeon

Canard d'Amérique

R

Anas rubripes

American Black Duck

Canard noir

O

Anas platyrhynchos

Mallard

Canard colvert

R

Anas discors

Blue-winged Teal

Sarcelle à ailes bleues

M

Anas cyanoptera

Cinnamon Teal

Sarcelle cannelle

N

Anas clypeata

Northern Shoveler

Canard souchet

R

Anas acuta

Northern Pintail

Canard pilet

R

Anas querquedula

Garganey

Sarcelle d'été

V

Anas crecca

Common Teal

Sarcelle d'hiver

R

Aythya valisineria

Canvasback

Fuligule à dos blanc

C

Aythya americana

Redhead

Fuligule à tête rouge

R

Aythya collaris

Ring-necked Duck

Fuligule à collier

R

Aythya fuligula

Tufted Duck

Fuligule morillon

M

Aythya marila

Greater Scaup

Fuligule milouinan

C

Aythya affinis

Lesser Scaup

Petit Fuligule

R

Somateria spectabilis

King Eider

Eider à tête grise

M

Histrionicus histrionicus

Harlequin Duck

Arlequin plongeur

R

Clangula hyemalis

Long-tailed Duck

Harelde kakawi

M

Melanitta nigra

Black Scoter

Macreuse noire

C

Melanitta perspicillata

Surf Scoter

Macreuse à front blanc

R

Melanitta fusca

White-winged Scoter

Macreuse à ailes blanches

C

Bucephala clangula

Common Goldeneye

Garrot à oeil d'or

V

Bucephala islandica

Barrow's Goldeneye

Garrot d'Islande

R

Bucephala albeola

Bufflehead

Petit Garrot

R

Mergellus albellus

Smew

Harle piette

V

Lophodytes cucullatus

Hooded Merganser

Harle couronné

R

Mergus serrator

Red-breasted Merganser

Harle huppé

C

Mergus merganser

Common Merganser

Grand Harle

R

Melanerpes lewis

Lewis's Woodpecker

Pic de Lewis

C

Sphyrapicus varius

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Pic maculé

M

Sphyrapicus nuchalis

Red-naped Sapsucker

Pic à nuque rouge

N

Sphyrapicus ruber

Red-breasted Sapsucker

Pic à poitrine rouge

R

Sphyrapicus thyroideus

Williamson's Sapsucker

Pic de Williamson

W

Picoides pubescens

Downy Woodpecker

Pic mineur

R

Picoides villosus

Hairy Woodpecker

Pic chevelu

R

Picoides albolarvatus

White-headed Woodpecker

Pic à tête blanche

V

Picoides arcticus

Black-backed Woodpecker

Pic à dos noir

M

Colaptes auratus

Northern Flicker

Pic flamboyant

R

Dryocopus pileatus

Pileated Woodpecker

Grand Pic

R

Megaceryle alcyon

Belted Kingfisher

Martin-pêcheur d'Amérique

R

Coccyzus erythropthalmus

Black-billed Cuckoo

Coulicou à bec noir

V

Cypseloides niger

Black Swift

Martinet sombre

W

Chaetura vauxi

Vaux's Swift

Martinet de Vaux

N

Aeronautes saxatalis

White-throated Swift

Martinet à gorge blanche

N

Hylocharis xantusii

Xantus's Hummingbird

Saphir de Xantus

V

Archilochus alexandri

Black-chinned Hummingbird

Colibri à gorge noire

N

Calypte anna

Anna's Hummingbird

Colibri d'Anna

C

Calypte costae

Costa's Hummingbird

Colibri de Costa

V

Stellula calliope

Calliope Hummingbird

Colibri calliope

N

Selasphorus rufus

Rufous Hummingbird

Colibri roux

N

Tyto alba

Barn Owl

Effraie des clochers

C

Otus flammeolus

Flammulated Owl

Petit-duc nain

W

Otus kennicottii

Western Screech-Owl

Petit-duc des montagnes

C

Bubo virginianus

Great Horned Owl

Grand-duc d'Amérique

R

Nyctea scandiaca

Snowy Owl

Harfang des neiges

M

Strix occidentalis

Spotted Owl

Chouette tachetée

V

Strix varia

Barred Owl

Chouette rayée

C

Surnia ulula

Northern Hawk Owl

Chouette épervière

M

Glaucidium gnoma

Mountain Pygmy-Owl

Chevêchette naine

C

Speotyto cunicularia

Burrowing Owl

Chevêche des terriers

W

Aegolius funereus

Boreal Owl

Nyctale de Tengmalm

M

Aegolius acadicus

Saw-whet Owl

Petite Nyctale

C

Asio otus

Long-eared Owl

Hibou moyen-duc

C

Asio flammeus

Short-eared Owl

Hibou des marais

C

Chordeiles minor

Common Nighthawk

N

Phalaenoptilus nuttallii

Common Poorwill

W

Columba livia

Rock Dove

Pigeon biset

R

Columba fasciata

Band-tailed Pigeon

Pigeon à queue barrée

C

Zenaida macroura

Mourning Dove

Tourterelle triste

R

Grus canadensis

Sandhill Crane

Grue du Canada

C

Rallus limicola

Virginia Rail

Râle de Virginie

C

Porzana carolina

Sora

Marouette de Caroline

M

Gallinula chloropus

Common Moorhen

Gallinule poule-d'eau

V

Fulica americana

American Coot

Foulque d'Amérique

R

Gallinago gallinago

Common Snipe

Bécassine des marais

C

Limosa haemastica

Hudsonian Godwit

Barge hudsonienne

O

Limosa lapponica

Bar-tailed Godwit

Barge rousse

O

Limosa fedoa

Marbled Godwit

Barge marbrée

C

Numenius phaeopus

Whimbrel

Courlis corlieu

C

Numenius americanus

Long-billed Curlew

Courlis à long bec

C

Numenius madagascariensis

Far Eastern Curlew

Courlis de Sibérie

V

Bartramia longicauda

Upland Sandpiper

Maubèche des champs

V

Tringa erythropus

Spotted Redshank

Chevalier arlequin

V

Tringa melanoleuca

Greater Yellowlegs

Grand Chevalier

C

Tringa flavipes

Lesser Yellowlegs

Petit Chevalier

C

Tringa solitaria

Solitary Sandpiper

Chevalier solitaire

M

Actitis macularia

Spotted Sandpiper

Chevalier grivelé

C

Heteroscelus incanus

Wandering Tattler

Chevalier errant

W

Catoptrophorus semipalmatus

Willet

Chevalier semipalmé

C

Arenaria interpres

Ruddy Turnstone

Tournepierre à collier

M

Arenaria melanocephala

Black Turnstone

Tournepierre noir

M

Limnodromus griseus

Short-billed Dowitcher

Bécassin roux

W

Limnodromus scolopaceus

Long-billed Dowitcher

Bécassin à long bec

C

Aphriza virgata

Surfbird

Bécasseau du ressac

M

Calidris canutus

Red Knot

Bécasseau maubèche

W

Calidris alba

Sanderling

Bécasseau sanderling

M

Calidris pusilla

Semipalmated Sandpiper

Bécasseau semipalmé

W

Calidris mauri

Western Sandpiper

Bécasseau d'Alaska

C

Calidris ruficollis

Red-necked Stint

Bécasseau à col roux

O

Calidris temminckii

Temminck's Stint

Bécasseau de Temminck

V

Calidris minutilla

Least Sandpiper

Bécasseau minuscule

W

Calidris fuscicollis

White-rumped Sandpiper

Bécasseau à croupion blanc

W

Calidris bairdii

Baird's Sandpiper

Bécasseau de Baird

W

Calidris melanotos

Pectoral Sandpiper

Bécasseau à poitrine cendrée

W

Calidris acuminata

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper

Bécasseau à queue pointue

O

Calidris ptilocnemis

Rock Sandpiper

Bécasseau des Aléoutiennes

M

Calidris alpina

Dunlin

Bécasseau variable

C

Calidris ferruginea

Curlew Sandpiper

Bécasseau cocorli

O

Calidris himantopus

Stilt Sandpiper

Bécasseau à échasses

O

Tryngites subruficollis

Buff-breasted Sandpiper

Bécasseau roussâtre

O

Eurynorhynchus pygmeus

Spoonbill Sandpiper

Bécasseau spatule

V

Philomachus pugnax

Ruff

Combattant varié

O

Phalaropus lobatus

Red-necked Phalarope

Phalarope à bec étroit

W

Phalaropus fulicaria

Red Phalarope

Phalarope à bec large

O

Haematopus bachmani

Black Oystercatcher

Huîtrier de Bachman

R

Himantopus mexicanus

Black-necked Stilt

Échasse d'Amérique

O

Recurvirostra americana

American Avocet

Avocette d'Amérique

W

Pluvialis fulva

Pacific Golden-Plover

Pluvier fauve

O

Pluvialis dominica

American Golden-Plover

Pluvier bronzé

M

Pluvialis squatarola

Grey Plover

Pluvier argenté

C

Charadrius semipalmatus

Semipalmated Plover

Pluvier semipalmé

W

Charadrius vociferus

Killdeer

Pluvier kildir

R

Charadrius veredus

Oriental Plover

Pluvier oriental

V

Stercorarius pomarinus

Pomarine Jaeger

Labbe pomarin

W

Stercorarius parasiticus

Parasitic Jaeger

Labbe parasite

W

Stercorarius longicaudus

Long-tailed Jaeger

Labbe à longue queue

O

Larus heermanni

Heermann's Gull

Goéland de Heermann

W

Larus canus

Common Gull

Goéland cendré

R

Larus delawarensis

Ring-billed Gull

Goéland à bec cerclé

R

Larus californicus

California Gull

Goéland de Californie

R

Larus glaucescens

Glaucous-winged Gull

Goéland à ailes grises

R

Larus occidentalis

Western Gull

Goéland d'Audubon

C

Larus livens

Yellow-footed Gull

Goéland de Cortez

W

Larus hyperboreus

Glaucous Gull

Goéland bourgmestre

M

Larus glaucoides

Iceland Gull

Goéland arctique

O

Larus argentatus

Herring Gull

Goéland argenté

R

Larus schistisagus

Slaty-backed Gull

Goéland à manteau ardoisé

O

Larus fuscus

Lesser Black-backed Gull

Goéland brun

O

Larus ridibundus

Black-headed Gull

Mouette rieuse

V

Larus philadelphia

Bonaparte's Gull

Mouette de Bonaparte

C

Larus thayeri

Thayer's Gull

C

Larus pipixcan

Franklin's Gull

Mouette de Franklin

W

Larus minutus

Little Gull

Mouette pygmée

V

Xema sabini

Sabine's Gull

Mouette de Sabine

O

Sterna caspia

Caspian Tern

Sterne caspienne

W

Sterna elegans

Elegant Tern

Sterne élégante

V

Sterna hirundo

Common Tern

Sterne pierregarin

W

Sterna paradisaea

Arctic Tern

Sterne arctique

O

Sterna forsteri

Forster's Tern

Sterne de Forster

O

Sterna antillarum

Least Tern

Petite Sterne

V

Chlidonias niger

Black Tern

Guifette noire

W

Uria aalge

Common Murre

Guillemot marmette

C

Uria lomvia

Thick-billed Murre

Guillemot de Brünnich

V

Cepphus columba

Pigeon Guillemot

Guillemot colombin

C

Brachyramphus marmoratus

Marbled Murrelet

Guillemot marbré

C

Brachyramphus brevirostris

Kittlitz's Murrelet

Guillemot de Kittlitz

V

Synthliboramphus antiquus

Ancient Murrelet

Guillemot à cou blanc

C

Ptychoramphus aleuticus

Cassin's Auklet

Starique de Cassin

W

Aethia cristatella

Crested Auklet

Starique cristatelle

V

Cerorhinca monocerata

Rhinoceros Auklet

Macareux rhinocéros

C

Fratercula corniculata

Horned Puffin

Macareux cornu

V

Fratercula cirrhata

Tufted Puffin

Macareux huppé

W

Pandion haliaetus

Osprey

Balbuzard pêcheur

N

Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Bald Eagle

Pygargue à tête blanche

R

Circus cyaneus

Northern Harrier

Busard Saint-Martin

R

Accipiter striatus

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Épervier brun

R

Accipiter cooperii

Cooper's Hawk

Épervier de Cooper

R

Accipiter gentilis

Northern Goshawk

Autour des palombes

C

Buteo platypterus

Broad-winged Hawk

Petite Buse

V

Buteo swainsoni

Swainson's Hawk

Buse de Swainson

W

Buteo jamaicensis

Red-tailed Hawk

Buse à queue rousse

R

Buteo regalis

Ferruginous Hawk

Buse rouilleuse

V

Buteo lagopus

Rough-legged Hawk

Buse pattue

M

Aquila chrysaetos

Golden Eagle

Aigle royal

C

Falco sparverius

American Kestrel

Crécerelle d'Amérique

R

Falco columbarius

Merlin

Faucon émerillon

R

Falco rusticolus

Gyrfalcon

Faucon gerfaut

M

Falco mexicanus

Prairie Falcon

Faucon des prairies

C

Falco peregrinus

Peregrine Falcon

Faucon pèlerin

R

Podilymbus podiceps

Pied-billed Grebe

Grèbe à bec bigarré

R

Podiceps grisegena

Red-necked Grebe

Grèbe jougris

R

Podiceps auritus

Horned Grebe

Grèbe esclavon

C

Podiceps nigricollis

Black-necked Grebe

Grèbe à cou noir

C

Aechmophorus occidentalis

Western Grebe

Grèbe élégant

R

Aechmophorus clarkii

Clark's Grebe

Grèbe à face blanche

W

Phalacrocorax penicillatus

Brandt's Cormorant

Cormoran de Brandt

C

Phalacrocorax auritus

Double-crested Cormorant

Cormoran à aigrettes

R

Phalacrocorax pelagicus

Pelagic Cormorant

Cormoran pélagique

R

Ardea herodias

Great Blue Heron

Grand Héron

R

Bubulcus ibis

Cattle Egret

Héron garde-boeufs

M

Butorides virescens

Green Heron

Héron vert

C

Nycticorax nycticorax

Black-crowned Night-Heron

Bihoreau gris

C

Botaurus lentiginosus

American Bittern

Butor d'Amérique

C

Plegadis chihi

White-faced Ibis

Ibis à face blanche

V

Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

American White Pelican

Pélican d'Amérique

M

Pelecanus occidentalis

Brown Pelican

Pélican brun

V

Cathartes aura

Turkey Vulture

Urubu à tête rouge

C

Gavia stellata

Red-throated Loon

Plongeon catmarin

C

Gavia pacifica

Pacific Loon

Plongeon du Pacifique

C

Gavia immer

Common Loon

Plongeon huard

R

Gavia adamsii

Yellow-billed Loon

Plongeon à bec blanc

M

Fulmarus glacialis

Northern Fulmar

Fulmar boréal

W

Puffinus bulleri

Buller's Shearwater

Puffin de Buller

V

Puffinus carneipes

Flesh-footed Shearwater

Puffin à pieds pâles

O

Puffinus creatopus

Pink-footed Shearwater

Puffin à pieds roses

O

Puffinus griseus

Sooty Shearwater

Puffin fuligineux

W

Puffinus tenuirostris

Short-tailed Shearwater

Puffin à bec grêle

O

Oceanodroma leucorhoa

Leach's Storm-Petrel

Océanite cul-blanc

O

Oceanodroma furcata

Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel

Océanite à queue fourchue

W

Contopus sordidulus

Western Wood-Pewee

Pioui de l'Ouest

N

Empidonax flaviventris

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

Moucherolle à ventre jaune

V

Empidonax alnorum

Alder Flycatcher

Moucherolle des aulnes

W

Empidonax minimus

Least Flycatcher

Moucherolle tchébec

W

Empidonax hammondii

Hammond's Flycatcher

Moucherolle de Hammond

N

Empidonax wrightii

Grey Flycatcher

Moucherolle gris

W

Empidonax oberholseri

Dusky Flycatcher

Moucherolle sombre

N

Empidonax difficilis

Pacific-slope Flycatcher

Moucherolle côtier

N

Empidonax occidentalis

Cordilleran Flycatcher

Moucherolle des ravins

O

Sayornis phoebe

Eastern Phoebe

Moucherolle phébi

W

Sayornis saya

Say's Phoebe

Moucherolle à ventre roux

N

Sayornis nigricans

Black Phoebe

Moucherolle noir

V

Myiarchus cinerascens

Ash-throated Flycatcher

Tyran à gorge cendrée

O

Tyrannus melancholicus

Tropical Kingbird

Tyran mélancolique

V

Tyrannus verticalis

Western Kingbird

Tyran de l'Ouest

N

Tyrannus forficatus

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Tyran à longue queue

V

Tyrannus tyrannus

Eastern Kingbird

Tyran tritri

N

Lanius ludovicianus

Loggerhead Shrike

Pie-grièche migratrice

O

Lanius excubitor

Northern Shrike

Pie-grièche grise

C

Vireo huttoni

Hutton's Vireo

Viréo de Hutton

C

Vireo cassinii

Cassin's Vireo

Viréo de Cassin

N

Vireo solitarius

Blue-headed Vireo

Viréo à tête bleue

V

Vireo philadelphicus

Philadelphia Vireo

Viréo de Philadelphie

V

Vireo olivaceus

Red-eyed Vireo

Viréo aux yeux rouges

N

Vireo gilvus

Eastern Warbling-Vireo

Viréo mélodieux

N

Cyanocitta cristata

Blue Jay

Geai bleu

C

Cyanocitta stelleri

Steller's Jay

Geai de Steller

R

Aphelocoma coerulescens

Florida Scrub-Jay

Geai à gorge blanche

O

Perisoreus canadensis

Grey Jay

Mésangeai du Canada

R

Pica pica

Black-billed Magpie

Pie bavarde

R

Nucifraga columbiana

Clark's Nutcracker

Cassenoix d'Amérique

R

Corvus caurinus

Northwestern Crow

Corneille d'Alaska

R

Corvus brachyrhynchos

American Crow

Corneille d'Amérique

R

Corvus corax

Common Raven

Grand Corbeau

R

Bombycilla garrulus

Bohemian Waxwing

Jaseur boréal

C

Bombycilla cedrorum

Cedar Waxwing

Jaseur d'Amérique

C

Cinclus mexicanus

American Dipper

Cincle d'Amérique

C

Zoothera naevia

Varied Thrush

Grive à collier

R

Sialia mexicana

Western Bluebird

Merlebleu de l'Ouest

C

Sialia currucoides

Mountain Bluebird

Merlebleu azuré

M

Myadestes townsendi

Townsend's Solitaire

Solitaire de Townsend

R

Catharus fuscescens

Veery

Grive fauve

N

Catharus minimus

Grey-cheeked Thrush

Grive à joues grises

V

Catharus ustulatus

Swainson's Thrush

Grive à dos olive

N

Catharus guttatus

Hermit Thrush

Grive solitaire

C

Turdus naumanni

Dusky Thrush

Grive à ailes rousses

V

Turdus migratorius

American Robin

Merle d'Amérique

R

Oenanthe oenanthe

Northern Wheatear

Traquet motteux

V

Sturnus vulgaris

Common Starling

Étourneau sansonnet

R

Acridotheres cristatellus

Crested Myna

Martin huppé

OI

Dumetella carolinensis

Grey Catbird

Moqueur chat

N

Mimus polyglottos

Northern Mockingbird

Moqueur polyglotte

O

Oreoscoptes montanus

Sage Thrasher

Moqueur des armoises

O

Toxostoma rufum

Brown Thrasher

Moqueur roux

V

Sitta pygmaea

Pygmy Nuthatch

Sittelle pygmée

R

Sitta canadensis

Red-breasted Nuthatch

Sittelle à poitrine rousse

R

Sitta carolinensis

White-breasted Nuthatch

Sittelle à poitrine blanche

R

Certhia americana

Brown Creeper

Grimpereau brun

R

Salpinctes obsoletus

Rock Wren

Troglodyte des rochers

C

Catherpes mexicanus

Canyon Wren

Troglodyte des canyons

C

Cistothorus platensis

Sedge Wren

Troglodyte à bec court

V

Cistothorus palustris

Marsh Wren

Troglodyte des marais

R

Thryomanes bewickii

Bewick's Wren

Troglodyte de Bewick

R

Troglodytes troglodytes

Winter Wren

Troglodyte mignon

R

Troglodytes aedon

House Wren

Troglodyte familier

N

Polioptila caerulea

Blue-grey Gnatcatcher

Gobemoucheron gris-bleu

V

Poecile atricapillus

Black-capped Chickadee

Mésange à tête noire

R

Poecile gambeli

Mountain Chickadee

Mésange de Gambel

R

Poecile hudsonicus

Boreal Chickadee

Mésange à tête brune

C

Poecile rufescens

Chestnut-backed Chickadee

Mésange à dos marron

R

Psaltriparus minimus

Bushtit

Mésange buissonnière

R

Tachycineta bicolor

Tree Swallow

Hirondelle bicolore

N

Tachycineta thalassina

Violet-green Swallow

Hirondelle à face blanche

N

Progne subis

Purple Martin

Hirondelle noire

W

Stelgidopteryx serripennis

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Hirondelle à ailes hérissées

N

Riparia riparia

Sand Martin

Hirondelle de rivage

N

Hirundo rustica

Barn Swallow

Hirondelle rustique

C

Petrochelidon pyrrhonota

Cliff Swallow

Hirondelle à front blanc

N

Regulus calendula

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Roitelet à couronne rubis

R

Regulus satrapa

Golden-crowned Kinglet

Roitelet à couronne dorée

R

Alauda arvensis

Sky Lark

Alouette des champs

CI

Eremophila alpestris

Horned Lark

Alouette hausse-col

C

Passer domesticus

House Sparrow

Moineau domestique

R

Anthus rubescens

American Pipit

Pipit d'Amérique

C

Fringilla montifringilla

Brambling

Pinson du Nord

V

Carduelis pinus

Pine Siskin

Tarin des pins

R

Carduelis tristis

American Goldfinch

Chardonneret jaune

R

Carduelis flammea

Common Redpoll

Sizerin flammé

M

Leucosticte tephrocotis

Grey-crowned Rosy-Finch

Roselin à tête grise

C

Carpodacus purpureus

Purple Finch

Roselin pourpré

R

Carpodacus cassinii

Cassin's Finch

Roselin de Cassin

C

Carpodacus mexicanus

House Finch

Roselin familier

R

Pinicola enucleator

Pine Grosbeak

Durbec des sapins

C

Loxia curvirostra

Red Crossbill

Bec-croisé des sapins

R

Loxia leucoptera

White-winged Crossbill

Bec-croisé bifascié

C

Hesperiphona vespertina

Evening Grosbeak

Gros-bec errant

R

Emberiza rustica

Rustic Bunting

Bruant rustique

V

Calcarius lapponicus

Lapland Longspur

Bruant lapon

M

Calcarius ornatus

Chestnut-collared Longspur

Bruant à ventre noir

V

Plectrophenax nivalis

Snow Bunting

Bruant des neiges

M

Plectrophenax hyperboreus

McKay's Bunting

Bruant blanc

V

Calamospiza melanocorys

Lark Bunting

Bruant noir et blanc

V

Passerella iliaca

Fox Sparrow

Bruant fauve

R

Melospiza melodia

Song Sparrow

Bruant chanteur

R

Melospiza lincolnii

Lincoln's Sparrow

Bruant de Lincoln

R

Melospiza georgiana

Swamp Sparrow

Bruant des marais

C

Zonotrichia querula

Harris's Sparrow

Bruant à face noire

M

Zonotrichia albicollis

White-throated Sparrow

Bruant à gorge blanche

C

Zonotrichia leucophrys

White-crowned Sparrow

Bruant à couronne blanche

R

Zonotrichia atricapilla

Golden-crowned Sparrow

Bruant à couronne dorée

C

Junco hyemalis

Dark-eyed Junco

Junco ardoisé

R

Passerculus sandwichensis

Savannah Sparrow

Bruant des prés

C

Ammodramus leconteii

Le Conte's Sparrow

Bruant de Le Conte

V

Ammodramus savannarum

Grasshopper Sparrow

Bruant sauterelle

O

Spizella arborea

American Tree Sparrow

Bruant hudsonien

C

Spizella passerina

Chipping Sparrow

Bruant familier

N

Spizella pallida

Clay-colored Sparrow

Bruant des plaines

W

Spizella breweri

Brewer's Sparrow

Bruant de Brewer

W

Pooecetes gramineus

Vesper Sparrow

Bruant vespéral

N

Chondestes grammacus

Lark Sparrow

Bruant à joues marron

W

Amphispiza bilineata

Black-throated Sparrow

Bruant à gorge noire

V

Pipilo erythrophthalmus

Eastern Towhee

Tohi à flancs roux

R

Vermivora peregrina

Tennessee Warbler

Paruline obscure

W

Vermivora celata

Orange-crowned Warbler

Paruline verdâtre

M

Vermivora ruficapilla

Nashville Warbler

Paruline à joues grises

N

Parula americana

Northern Parula

Paruline à collier

V

Dendroica petechia

Yellow Warbler

Paruline jaune

N

Dendroica pensylvanica

Chestnut-sided Warbler

Paruline à flancs marron

V

Dendroica magnolia

Magnolia Warbler

Paruline à tête cendrée

W

Dendroica tigrina

Cape May Warbler

Paruline tigrée

V

Dendroica caerulescens

Black-throated Blue Warbler

Paruline bleue

V

Dendroica coronata

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Paruline à croupion jaune

C

Dendroica nigrescens

Black-throated Grey Warbler

Paruline grise

W

Dendroica townsendi

Townsend's Warbler

Paruline de Townsend

M

Dendroica occidentalis

Hermit Warbler

Paruline à tête jaune

V

Dendroica virens

Black-throated Green Warbler

Paruline à gorge noire

V

Dendroica graciae

Grace's Warbler

Paruline de Grace

V

Dendroica palmarum

Palm Warbler

Paruline à couronne rousse

O

Dendroica striata

Blackpoll Warbler

Paruline rayée

V

Mniotilta varia

Black-and-white Warbler

Paruline noir et blanc

O

Setophaga ruticilla

American Redstart

Paruline flamboyante

N

Seiurus aurocapillus

Ovenbird

Paruline couronnée

V

Seiurus noveboracensis

Northern Waterthrush

Paruline des ruisseaux

N

Oporornis agilis

Connecticut Warbler

Paruline à gorge grise

V

Oporornis philadelphia

Mourning Warbler

Paruline triste

V

Oporornis tolmiei

MacGillivray's Warbler

Paruline des buissons

N

Geothlypis trichas

Common Yellowthroat

Paruline masquée

C

Wilsonia pusilla

Wilson's Warbler

Paruline à calotte noire

N

Wilsonia canadensis

Canada Warbler

Paruline du Canada

V

Icteria virens

Yellow-breasted Chat

Paruline polyglotte

W

Piranga ludoviciana

Westfern Tanager

Tangara à tête rouge

N

Spiza americana

Dickcissel

Dickcissel d'Amérique

V

Pheucticus ludovicianus

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Cardinal à poitrine rose

W

Pheucticus melanocephalus

Black-headed Grosbeak

Cardinal à tête noire

N

Passerina amoena

Lazuli Bunting

Passerin azuré

N

Passerina cyanea

Indigo Bunting

Passerin indigo

V

Passerina ciris

Painted Bunting

Passerin nonpareil

V

Icterus galbula

Baltimore Oriole

Oriole du Nord

V

Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus

Yellow-headed Blackbird

Carouge à tête jaune

M

Agelaius phoeniceus

Red-winged Blackbird

Carouge à épaulettes

R

Sturnella neglecta

Western Meadowlark

Sturnelle de l'Ouest

R

Quiscalus mexicanus

Great-tailed Grackle

Quiscale à longue queue

V

Quiscalus quiscula

Common Grackle

Quiscale bronzé

W

Euphagus carolinus

Rusty Blackbird

Quiscale rouilleux

M

Euphagus cyanocephalus

Brewer's Blackbird

Quiscale de Brewer

R

Molothrus ater

Brown-headed Cowbird

Vacher à tête brune

C

Dolichonyx oryzivorus

Bobolink

Goglu des prés

N

Falcipennis canadensis

Spruce Grouse

Tétras du Canada

CR

Picoides dorsalis

American Three-toed Woodpecker

C

Phalaropus tricolor

Wilson's Phalarope

Phalarope de Wilson

N

Ardea alba

Great Egret

Grande Aigrette

W

Phoebastria nigripes

Black-footed Albatross

Albatros à pieds noirs

O

Contopus cooperi

Olive-sided Flycatcher

Moucherolle à côtés olive

N

Icterus bullockii

Bullock's Oriole

N

 

Birds of BRITISH COLUMBIA, a checklist of the birds of BRITISH COLUMBIA. Oiseaux de BRITISH COLUMBIA. The information from BIRDLIST is based on research from from literature, the official national checklists of the birds, information from birdwatchers and extrapolation of our own data. On this checklist of the birds of BRITISH COLUMBIA the presence and abundance of each bird is coded with our standardized system.