Birds


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Here is a list of the birds which you might find on Nose Hill:

YEAR ROUND RESIDENTS

House Sparrow



Short-eared Owl

SUMMER RESIDENT NESTERS

Red-tailed Hawk
Swainson's Hawk
Mallard
Northern Harrier
Gray Partridge
Ring-necked Pheasant
Sharp-tailed Grouse
Killdeer
Mourning Dove
Great Horned Owl
Alder Flycatcher
Downy Woodpecker
Horned Lark
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Bank Swallow
Barn Swallow
Black-billed Magpie
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee



Rock Wren
House Wren
American Robin
Sprague's Pipit
European Starling
Lazuli Bunting
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-coloured Sparrow
Brewer's Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Baird's Sparrow
Le Conte's Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Western Meadowlark
Brewer's Blackbird
Northern Oriole
American Goldfinch


SUMMER RESIDENTS

American Kestrel
long-eared Owl
Northern Flicker
Least Flycatcher
Common Night Hawk



Eastern Kingbird
Brown Thrasher
Cedar Waxwing
Pine Siskin
Yellow Warbler

SUMMER VISITORS

Canada Goose
Gadwall
Northern Pintail
American Wigeon
Blue-winged Teal
Common Merganser
Prairie Falcon
Great Blue Heron
Black-billed Cuckoo



Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Western Kingbird
Chestnut-collared Longspur
Brown-headed Cowbird
Red-winged Blackbird
Rufous-sided Towhee
Tree Swallow
Blue Jay


WINTER RESIDENTS

Snow Bunting
Common Redpoll



Hoary Redpoll


WINTER VISITORS

Merlin
Snowy Owl
Northern Saw-whet Owl
Bohemian Waxwing



Northern Shrike
Pine Grosbeak
Red Crossbill
White-winged Crossbill

MIGRANTS

Pied-billed Grebe
Double-crested Cormorant
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Ferruginous Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
lesser Yellowlegs
Spotted Sandpiper
long-billed Curlew
Marbled Godwit
Common Snipe
Franklin's Gull
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Western Wood Pewee
Say's Phoebe
Boreal Chickadee
Red-breated Nuthatch
Sedge Wren
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Northern Wheatear
Mountain Bluebird
Townsend's Solitaire



Swainson's Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Gray Catbird
Water Pipit
Veery
Warbling Vireo
Philadelphia Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
Tennessee Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Palm Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Lincoln's Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Harris' Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
American Tree Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Lapland Longspur
Rosy Finch

OTHER VISITORS

Common loon
Snow Goose
Bald Eagle
Northern Goshawk
Rough-legged Hawk
Golden Eagle



Gyrfalcon
Upland Sandpiper
Ring-billed Gull
California Gull
Rock Dove
Common Raven



                  Source of Information: Biophysical and Land Use Inventory and Analysis of Nose Hill Park,
                  December 1993, For the City of Calgary.