Seasonal bar chart for IBA Eastern Lake St. Clair

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Data used on this page are considered provisional, have not necessarily been reviewed or edited, and may be subject to significant change. These data have been released for public interest only and do not represent an official list of birds for the IBA.

390 species: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Fulvous Whistling-Duck
Greater White-fronted Goose
Snow Goose
Ross's Goose
Cackling Goose
Canada Goose
goose sp.
Cackling/Canada Goose
Mute Swan
Trumpeter Swan
Tundra Swan
swan sp.
Wood Duck
Eurasian Wigeon
American Wigeon
American Black Duck
Mallard (Northern)
Mallard (Domestic type)
Mallard x Northern Pintail (hybrid)
Blue-winged Teal
Northern Shoveler
Green-winged Teal
dabbling duck sp.
Ring-necked Duck
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
Greater/Lesser Scaup
Aythya sp.
King Eider
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Common/Black Scoter
Black Scoter
Long-tailed Duck
Common Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Ruddy Duck (Ruddy)
duck sp.
Ring-necked Pheasant
Ruffed Grouse
Wild Turkey
Northern Bobwhite
Red-throated Loon
Common Loon
Pied-billed Grebe
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
grebe sp.
American White Pelican
Double-crested Cormorant
Magnificent Frigatebird
American Bittern
Least Bittern
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Little Blue Heron
Tricolored Heron
Cattle Egret
Green Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
heron sp.
Glossy Ibis
White-faced Ibis
Glossy/White-faced Ibis
Turkey Vulture
Mississippi Kite
Bald Eagle
Hen/Northern Harrier
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Northern Goshawk
Accipiter sp.
Red-shouldered Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Swainson's Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Ferruginous Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk
Buteo sp.
Golden Eagle
American Kestrel
Peregrine Falcon
falcon sp.
large falcon sp.
small falcon sp.
hawk sp.
King Rail
Virginia Rail
Purple Gallinule
Eurasian Moorhen/Common Gallinule
American Coot (Red-shielded)
Sandhill Crane
Black-bellied Plover
American Golden-Plover
Semipalmated Plover
Plover sp.
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
Spotted Sandpiper
Solitary Sandpiper
Greater Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs
Upland Sandpiper
Hudsonian Godwit
Marbled Godwit
Ruddy Turnstone
Red Knot
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
White-rumped Sandpiper
Baird's Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Purple Sandpiper
Curlew Sandpiper
Stilt Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Short-billed Dowitcher
Long-billed Dowitcher
Common Snipe
Wilson's Snipe
American Woodcock
Wilson's Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Red Phalarope
Little Gull
Bonaparte's Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Iceland Gull (Thayer's)
Iceland Gull (Iceland)
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Glaucous Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
gull sp.
Caspian Tern
Black Tern
Common Tern
Forster's Tern
tern sp.
Pomarine Jaeger
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
White-winged or Pacific Dove
Mourning Dove
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Black-billed Cuckoo
Barn Owl
Eastern Screech-Owl
Great Horned Owl
Snowy Owl
Burrowing Owl
Long-eared Owl
Short-eared Owl
Northern Saw-whet Owl
Common Nighthawk
Eastern Whip-poor-will
Chimney Swift
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Red-headed Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
woodpecker sp.
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher)
Alder Flycatcher
Willow Flycatcher
Least Flycatcher
Empidonax sp.
Eastern Phoebe
Say's Phoebe
Vermilion Flycatcher
Great Crested Flycatcher
Eastern Kingbird
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
White-eyed Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo
solitary vireo sp.
Blue-headed Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Philadelphia Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
Blue Jay
American/Northwestern Crow
Horned Lark
Purple Martin
Tree Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow
swallow sp.
Black-capped Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
Carolina Wren
House Wren
Pacific/Winter Wren
Sedge Wren
Marsh Wren
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Eastern Bluebird
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Swainson's Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Wood Thrush
American Robin
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird
Brown Thrasher
European Starling
American Pipit
Cedar Waxwing
Blue-winged Warbler
Golden-winged Warbler
Golden-winged/Blue-winged Warbler
Brewster's Warbler (hybrid)
Tennessee Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Northern Parula
Yellow Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Magnolia Warbler
Cape May Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler
Yellow-throated Warbler
Pine Warbler
Kirtland's Warbler
Palm Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Cerulean Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
American Redstart
Prothonotary Warbler
Swainson's Warbler
Northern Waterthrush
Louisiana Waterthrush
Kentucky Warbler
Connecticut Warbler
Mourning Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Hooded Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Canada Warbler
Yellow-breasted Chat
Summer Tanager
Scarlet Tanager
Green-tailed Towhee
Eastern Towhee
American Tree Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
Lark Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Grasshopper Sparrow
Henslow's Sparrow
LeConte's Sparrow
Nelson's Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Lapland Longspur
Snow Bunting
Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Indigo Bunting
Red-winged Blackbird
Eastern Meadowlark
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Rusty Blackbird
Brewer's Blackbird
Common Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
blackbird sp.
Orchard Oriole
Baltimore Oriole
Purple Finch
House Finch
White-winged Crossbill
Common/Lesser Redpoll
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch
Evening Grosbeak
House Sparrow
Northern Pintail
White-winged Dove
Bank Swallow
American Crow
Ruddy Duck
Greater White-fronted x Canada Goose (hybrid)
Snow x Ross's Goose (hybrid)
Snow/Ross's Goose
Trumpeter/Tundra Swan
Mallard x American Black Duck (hybrid)
Black-bellied Plover/golden-plover sp.
Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
Herring x Lesser Black-backed Gull (hybrid)
Iceland Gull
Downy/Hairy Woodpecker
Winter Wren
kinglet sp.
Catharus sp.
warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)
American Tree Sparrow/Spizella sp.
sparrow sp.
grackle sp.
House/Purple Finch
passerine sp.
vireo sp.
flycatcher sp. (Tyrannidae sp.)
Snow x Canada Goose (hybrid)
Common/Red-breasted Merganser
rail/crake sp.
Common Gallinule
Large Shorebird sp.
Shorebird sp.
Muscovy Duck x Mallard (hybrid)
Mallard/American Black Duck
waterfowl sp.
eagle sp.
Larus sp.
thrush sp.
teal sp.
Sterna sp.
merganser sp.
Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk
gallinule/moorhen/coot sp.
Yellow-billed/Black-billed Cuckoo
owl sp.
Dark-eyed Junco
Common Redpoll
Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type)
peep sp.
Rock Pigeon
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)
American Coot
Peregrine Falcon
Aztec/King Rail
Northern Shrike
American Toad
Bufo americanus
Gray Treefrog
Hyla versicolor
Chorus Frogs
Pseudacris sp.
Spring Peeper
Pseudacris crucifer
American Bullfrog
Rana catesbeiana
Northern Green (Green) Frog
Rana clamitans melanota
Pickerel Frog
Rana palustris
Northern Leopard Frog
Rana pipiens
Wood Frog
Rana sylvatica
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of surveys
(total: 7,640)

KEY:| = insufficient data | = rare to widespread

Datasets used in this page:

  • Christmas Bird Counts (36 surveys)
  • EBird Canada (Ontario) (4,092 surveys)
  • Great Backyard Bird Count (35 surveys)
  • Marsh Monitoring Program - Bird Surveys (945 surveys)
  • Marsh Monitoring Program - Amphibian Surveys (162 surveys)
  • Project Nestwatch (1,781 surveys)
  • Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas (2001-2005): point count data (223 surveys)
  • Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas (2001-2005): rare species and colonial data (217 surveys)
  • Project FeederWatch (Canada) (132 surveys)
  • Ontario Shorebird Survey (21 surveys)
  • SwiftWatch (1 surveys)
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