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Anticosti

This checklist includes all bird species found in Anticosti , based on the best information available at this time. It is based on a wide variety of sources that I collated over many years. I am pleased to offer these checklists as a service to birdwatchers. If you find any error, please do not hesitate to .

The taxonomic order and nomenclature follows Clements 6th edition (updated 2013). If you prefer to view the list based on a different authority, click on one of the list available below. Globally threatened species (status in red) were identified by Birdlife International in Threatened Birds of the World (Birds to Watch 3).

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Country or region: Anticosti
Number of species: 237
Number of globally threatened species: 2
Number of extinct species: 1
Number of introduced species: 1
Date last reviewed: 2004-06-26

 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Snow GooseChen caerulescensRare/Accidental
BrantBranta bernicla
Canada GooseBranta canadensis
Mute SwanCygnus olorRare/Accidental
Wood DuckAix sponsaRare/Accidental
GadwallAnas streperaRare/Accidental
American WigeonAnas americanaRare/Accidental
American Black DuckAnas rubripes
MallardAnas platyrhynchos
Blue-winged TealAnas discors
Northern ShovelerAnas clypeataRare/Accidental
Northern PintailAnas acuta
Green-winged TealAnas crecca
RedheadAythya americanaRare/Accidental
Ring-necked DuckAythya collaris
Greater ScaupAythya marila
Lesser ScaupAythya affinis
King EiderSomateria spectabilis
Common EiderSomateria mollissima
Harlequin DuckHistrionicus histrionicus
Surf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata
White-winged ScoterMelanitta fusca
Black ScoterMelanitta americanaNear-threatened
Long-tailed DuckClangula hyemalisVulnerable
Common GoldeneyeBucephala clangula
Barrow's GoldeneyeBucephala islandica
Hooded MerganserLophodytes cucullatusRare/Accidental
Common MerganserMergus merganser
Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator

 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae

Ruffed GrouseBonasa umbellus
Spruce GrouseFalcipennis canadensis
Rock PtarmiganLagopus mutaExtirpated

 
GAVIIFORMES: Gaviidae

Red-throated LoonGavia stellata
Common LoonGavia immer

 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae

Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podicepsRare/Accidental
Horned GrebePodiceps auritusRare/Accidental
Red-necked GrebePodiceps grisegenaRare/Accidental

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Northern FulmarFulmarus glacialis
Great ShearwaterPuffinus gravis
Sooty ShearwaterPuffinus griseusNear-threatened
Manx ShearwaterPuffinus puffinus

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae

Wilson's Storm-PetrelOceanites oceanicus
Leach's Storm-PetrelOceanodroma leucorhoa

 
SULIFORMES: Sulidae

Northern GannetMorus bassanus

 
SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Double-crested CormorantPhalacrocorax auritus
Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

American BitternBotaurus lentiginosus
Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
Little Blue HeronEgretta caeruleaRare/Accidental
Green HeronButorides virescensRare/Accidental

 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae

Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellusRare/Accidental

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

OspreyPandion haliaetus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Golden EagleAquila chrysaetosRare/Accidental
Northern HarrierCircus cyaneus
Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
Northern GoshawkAccipiter gentilis
Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalus
Broad-winged HawkButeo platypterusRare/Accidental
Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensisRare/Accidental
Rough-legged HawkButeo lagopus

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Virginia RailRallus limicola
SoraPorzana carolina
Common GallinuleGallinula galeataRare/Accidental
American CootFulica americanaRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarola
American Golden-PloverPluvialis dominica
Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
Piping PloverCharadrius melodusRare/Accidental Near-threatened
KilldeerCharadrius vociferus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria
Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
Upland SandpiperBartramia longicaudaRare/Accidental
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Hudsonian GodwitLimosa haemastica
Marbled GodwitLimosa fedoaRare/Accidental
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Red KnotCalidris canutus
SanderlingCalidris alba
DunlinCalidris alpina
Purple SandpiperCalidris maritima
Baird's SandpiperCalidris bairdii
Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollis
Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos
Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusillaNear-threatened
Short-billed DowitcherLimnodromus griseus
Wilson's SnipeGallinago delicata
American WoodcockScolopax minorRare/Accidental
Wilson's PhalaropePhalaropus tricolorRare/Accidental
Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus
Red PhalaropePhalaropus fulicarius

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae

Pomarine JaegerStercorarius pomarinus
Parasitic JaegerStercorarius parasiticus
Long-tailed JaegerStercorarius longicaudus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Alcidae

DovekieAlle alle
Common MurreUria aalge
Thick-billed MurreUria lomviaRare/Accidental
RazorbillAlca torda
Black GuillemotCepphus grylle
Atlantic PuffinFratercula arctica

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Black-legged KittiwakeRissa tridactyla
Ivory GullPagophila eburneaRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Sabine's GullXema sabini
Bonaparte's GullChroicocephalus philadelphia
Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundusRare/Accidental
Little GullHydrocoloeus minutusRare/Accidental
Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
Herring GullLarus argentatus
Iceland GullLarus glaucoides
Glaucous GullLarus hyperboreus
Great Black-backed GullLarus marinus
Common TernSterna hirundo
Arctic TernSterna paradisaea

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Mourning DoveZenaida macrouraRare/Accidental
Passenger PigeonEctopistes migratoriusRare/Accidental Extinct

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Black-billed CuckooCoccyzus erythropthalmusRare/Accidental

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
Snowy OwlBubo scandiacus
Northern Hawk OwlSurnia ululaRare/Accidental
Short-eared OwlAsio flammeusRare/Accidental
Boreal OwlAegolius funereusRare/Accidental
Northern Saw-whet OwlAegolius acadicusRare/Accidental

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

Common NighthawkChordeiles minorRare/Accidental

 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae

Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagicaRare/Accidental Near-threatened

 
APODIFORMES: Trochilidae

Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubrisRare/Accidental

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon

 
PICIFORMES: Picidae

Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
Downy WoodpeckerPicoides pubescens
Hairy WoodpeckerPicoides villosus
American Three-toed WoodpeckerPicoides dorsalis
Black-backed WoodpeckerPicoides arcticus
Northern FlickerColaptes auratus
Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatusRare/Accidental

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

American KestrelFalco sparverius
MerlinFalco columbarius
GyrfalconFalco rusticolus
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinusRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae

Olive-sided FlycatcherContopus cooperiNear-threatened
Yellow-bellied FlycatcherEmpidonax flaviventris
Alder FlycatcherEmpidonax alnorum
Willow FlycatcherEmpidonax trailliiRare/Accidental
Least FlycatcherEmpidonax minimusRare/Accidental
Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebeRare/Accidental
Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicusRare/Accidental
Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannusRare/Accidental
Fork-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus savanaRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Laniidae

Northern ShrikeLanius excubitor

 
PASSERIFORMES: Vireonidae

Blue-headed VireoVireo solitarius
Philadelphia VireoVireo philadelphicusRare/Accidental
Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

Gray JayPerisoreus canadensis
Blue JayCyanocitta cristataRare/Accidental
American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
Common RavenCorvus corax

 
PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae

Horned LarkEremophila alpestris

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolor
Bank SwallowRiparia riparia
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonotaRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Paridae

Black-capped ChickadeePoecile atricapillus
Boreal ChickadeePoecile hudsonicus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sittidae

Red-breasted NuthatchSitta canadensis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Certhiidae

Brown CreeperCerthia americana

 
PASSERIFORMES: Troglodytidae

Winter WrenTroglodytes hiemalis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Regulidae

Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapa
Ruby-crowned KingletRegulus calendula

 
PASSERIFORMES: Muscicapidae

Northern WheatearOenanthe oenantheRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

Eastern BluebirdSialia sialisRare/Accidental
VeeryCatharus fuscescensRare/Accidental
Gray-cheeked ThrushCatharus minimus
Swainson's ThrushCatharus ustulatus
Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatus
American RobinTurdus migratorius

 
PASSERIFORMES: Mimidae

Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensisRare/Accidental
Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottosRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae

European StarlingSturnus vulgarisIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

American PipitAnthus rubescens

 
PASSERIFORMES: Bombycillidae

Bohemian WaxwingBombycilla garrulusRare/Accidental
Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorumRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Calcariidae

Lapland LongspurCalcarius lapponicusRare/Accidental
Snow BuntingPlectrophenax nivalis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Parulidae

OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
Northern WaterthrushParkesia noveboracensis
Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
Tennessee WarblerOreothlypis peregrina
Orange-crowned WarblerOreothlypis celataRare/Accidental
Nashville WarblerOreothlypis ruficapilla
Mourning WarblerGeothlypis philadelphia
Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
Cape May WarblerSetophaga tigrina
Northern ParulaSetophaga americanaRare/Accidental
Magnolia WarblerSetophaga magnolia
Bay-breasted WarblerSetophaga castanea
Blackburnian WarblerSetophaga fuscaRare/Accidental
Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
Blackpoll WarblerSetophaga striata
Black-throated Blue WarblerSetophaga caerulescensRare/Accidental
Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
Black-throated Green WarblerSetophaga virens
Canada WarblerCardellina canadensis
Wilson's WarblerCardellina pusilla

 
PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae

American Tree SparrowSpizella arborea
Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
Lark SparrowChondestes grammacusRare/Accidental
Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
Nelson's SparrowAmmodramus nelsoniRare/Accidental
Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
Lincoln's SparrowMelospiza lincolnii
Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
White-crowned SparrowZonotrichia leucophrys
Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cardinalidae

Summer TanagerPiranga rubraRare/Accidental
Scarlet TanagerPiranga olivaceaRare/Accidental
Blue GrosbeakPasserina caeruleaRare/Accidental
Indigo BuntingPasserina cyaneaRare/Accidental
DickcisselSpiza americanaRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Icteridae

BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorus
Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus
Yellow-headed BlackbirdXanthocephalus xanthocephalusRare/Accidental
Rusty BlackbirdEuphagus carolinusVulnerable
Common GrackleQuiscalus quiscula
Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus ater
Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbulaRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

Pine GrosbeakPinicola enucleator
Purple FinchHaemorhous purpureus
Red CrossbillLoxia curvirostraRare/Accidental
White-winged CrossbillLoxia leucoptera
Common RedpollAcanthis flammea
Pine SiskinSpinus pinus
American GoldfinchSpinus tristis
Evening GrosbeakCoccothraustes vespertinus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

House SparrowPasser domesticusRare/Accidental

 

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