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Checklist of birds for the area of Saskatchewan and Manitoba defined by Amisk, Athapapuskow and Wekusko Lakes. It includes the communities of Flin Flon, Denare Beach, Snow Lake and Cranberry Portage.




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CODES

OBSERVATION
✔ -Seen
* - Breeding
# - Nest seen
STATUS
P - Passage Migrant
R - Year round resident
S - Seasonal resident
HABITAT
A - Aquatic (marsh, swamps, etc)
LS - Lakeshore
L - Lake
F - Forest
U - Urban
E - Everywhere
O - Open areas

SEASONAL FREQUENCY OF OBSERVATION
a - Abundant
c - Common
o - Occasional
u - Uncommon
r - Rare
LOONS & GREBES STATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
Red necked grebe* # S L c c u
☐ Horned grebe* S L u u u
☐ Pied-billed grebe* S L u u u
Common loon* # S L c c c
GULLS & TERNS STATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
Herring gull* S O c c c
Ring billed gull* SO,LS c c c
✔ Franklin's gull* SO,LS c c c
Bonaparte's gull* # SLS c c c
☐ Caspian tern SLS u u u
✔ Forster's tern* S A u u u
Common tern* # S LS c c c
☐ Black tern* S A r r r
CORMORANTSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
Double-crested cormorant* S L c c c
PELICANSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
White pelican* S L c c c
DUCKS, GEESE & SWANSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
Merganser* # SA c c c
☐ Red-breasted merganser* SL u u u
✔ Hooded merganser* SA u u u
Mallard* SA c c c
✔ Gadwall* SA c c c
American wigeon* SA c c c
Green-winged teal* SA c c c
Blue-winged teal* SA c c c
Northern shoveler* SA c c c
✔ Northern pintail* SA c c c
✔ Wood duck SA u u u
☐ Redhead* SA u u u
☐ Canvas-back* SA u u u
Lesser Scaup* SA c c c
✔ Ring-necked duck SA c c c
Common golden-eye* SA c c c
Buffle-head* SA c c c
☐ White-winged scoter SA u u u
✔ Ruddy duck SA u u u
✔ Snow goose PLS c c
Canada goose* # SLS,O a a a
✔ Tundra swan PLS c c
✔ Trumpeter swan PLS r
BITTERNS & HERONSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
☐ American bittern* SA u u u
Great blue heron* # SLS c c c
☐ Black-crowned night heron SLS u u
CRANESSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
Sandhill crane S LS c u c
RAILS & COOTSSTATUSHABITATSPRING SUMMERFALLWINTER
☐ Sora S A u u u
☐ Yellow rail S A u u u
☐ American coot S A r r r
PHALAROPES & SANDPIPERSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
☐ Wilson's phalarope* S A u u u
✔ Common snipe* S A u u u
Stilt sandpiper P LS u u
Baird's sandpiper P LS u u
Least sandpiper P LS c c
Semipalmated sandpiper P LS c c
☐ Marbled godwit S A r r r
Greater yellow-legs S O,LS c u c
Lesser yellow-legs S O,LS c u c
Solitary sandpiper S A u u u
☐ Willet S A r r r
Spotted sandpiper S LS u u u
PLOVERSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
☐ Black-bellied plover P O,LS u u
☐ American golden plover P O u
Killdeer* # S O,LS c c c
Semipalmated plover P LS c c
GROUSESTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
Ruffed grouse* R F c c cc
✔ Rock ptarmigan S F r rc
✔ Sharp-tailed grouse* R O u u uu
VULTURES STATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
✔ Turkey vulture S O u u ur
HAWKS, KITES & EAGLES STATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
☐ Northern harrier R O u u ur
☐ Sharp-shinned hawk S F u u u
✔ Northern goshawk* R O,F u u uu
✔ Red-tailed hawk S F c c c
Bald eagle* # S LS,F c c c
☐ Gyrfalcon S O r
☐ Peregrine falcon P LS,O u u
✔ Merlin* S F u u u
American kestrel* # S O u u u
✔ Osprey* # S LS u u u
DOVESSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
✔ Rock dove* R U c c cc
OWLSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
☐ Long-eared owl S F u u u
☐ Short-eared owl S O u u u
☐ Barred owl R F c c cc
☐ Boreal owl R F u u uu
✔ Great gray owl* R F u u uu
☐ Saw-whet owl R F r r rr
☐ Great horned owl R F u u uu
☐ Snowy owl R O u u uu
✔ Northern hawk owl* R O c c cc
HUMMINGBIRDSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
✔ Ruby-throated hummingbird* S F,U u c u
KINGFISHERSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
Belted kingfisher * # S LS c c c
WOODPECKERSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
Hairy woodpecker* R F c c cr
Downy woodpecker* R F c c cr
✔ Black-backed woodpecker* R F u u uu
☐ Three-toed woodpecker R F r r rr
Yellow-bellied sapsucker* S F u u u
Pileated woodpecker* R F c c cc
Flicker* S F,U c c c
NIGHTJARSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
✔ Common nighthawk S O u u u
KINGBIRDSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
Eastern kingbird* S U,O u u u
TYRANT FLYCATCHERSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
Eastern phoebe* S U,F c c c
☐ Olive sided flycatcher* S F,O c c c
☐ Yellow-bellied flycatcher* S F c c c
☐ Least flycatcher* S F c c c
LARKSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
Horned lark P O c c c
MAGPIES, JAYS & CROWSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
Black-billed magpie* R E c c cc
☐ Blue jay R U,F u u uu
Gray jay* R E c c cc
Common raven* # R E c c cc
American Crow* # S E c c c
STARLINGSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
✔ Starling S U,O u u u
BLACKBIRDS & GRACKLESSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
Red-winged blackbird S A,O u u u
Rusty blackbird S F,A u u u
Common grackle* # S E c c c
GROSBEAKSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
Evening grosbeak R F c c cc
Pine grosbeak R F,O,U c u cc
FINCHESSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
Purple finch S F u u u
☐ Red Crossbill R F u u u
☐ American Goldfinch S O r r r
☐ White winged crossbill R F u u u
Common Redpoll S U,F c rc
✔ Pine siskin* S U,F c c cr
SPARROWS & ALLIESSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
Snow bunting P O,LS c cr
Lapland longspur P O c c
✔ Savannah sparrow* S O u u u
☐ Harris's sparrow* S O u u u
☐ White crowned sparrow* S O c c c
White-throated sparrow* S F c c c
Chipping sparrow* # S O,U,F c c c
Dark-eyed junco* S O,F c c cr
Song sparrow* S O c c c
☐ Lincoln's sparrow* S O c c c
☐ Swamp sparrow* S A u u u
Fox sparrow* S F c c c
☐ Rose-breasted grosbeak* S F u u u
SWALLOWSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
Cliff swallow * # S U,O c c c
✔ Barn swallow* # S U,O u u u
Tree swallow * # S O c c c
☐ Bank swallow S O,LS u u u
WAXWINGSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
Bohemian waxwing* R U,F,O c u cc
Cedar waxwing* S E c c cr
SHRIKESSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
✔ Northern shrike P O,F r ru
VIREOSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
Warbling vireo*
☐ Red-eyed vireo* S F c c c
Red-eyed vireo* # S O,F u u u
WOOD-WARBLERSSTATUSHABITATSPRING SUMMERFALLWINTER
Black and white warbler* S F c c c
☐ Orange-crowned warbler* S F c c c
Tennessee warbler* S U,F c c c
✔ Cape May warbler* S F c c c
Yellow warbler* S U,O,LS u u u
Yellow-rumped warbler* S U,O,F c c c
Magnolia warbler* S O,F c c c
☐ Black-poll warbler* S F c c c
☐ Palm warbler* S F c c c
☐ Oven bird* S F u u u
✔ Northern waterthrush* S F,A c c c
☐ Connecticut warbler* S F,A u u u
☐ Mourning warbler* S F u u u
☐ Common yellow-throat* S A u u u
☐ Wilson's warbler* S A u u u
☐ Canada warbler* S F c c c
✔ American redstart* S F u u u
PIPITSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
American Pipit P LS c c
CREEPERSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
☐ Brown creeper S F u u ur
NUTHATCHESSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
Red-breasted nuthatch* S F c c cr
CHICKADEESSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
Black-capped chickadee* R F,U c c cc
☐ Boreal chickadee* R F u u uu
KINGLETSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
Golden-crowned kinglet* S F c c c
✔ Ruby-crowned kinglet* S F c c c
THRUSHESSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
☐ Swainson's thrush* S F c c c
Hermit thrush* S F u u u
American robin* # S U,O c c c
OLD WORLD SPARROWSSTATUSHABITATSPRINGSUMMERFALLWINTER
House sparrow* R U c c cc
POSSIBLE SPECIES
☐ Eastern bluebird
☐ Western grebe
☐ Pectoral sandpiper
☐ White-rumped sandpiper
☐ Sanderling
☐ Buff-breasted sandpiper
☐ Ruddy turnstone
☐ Rough-legged hawk
☐ Golden eagle
☐ Brown-headed Cowbird
☐ Vesper sparrow
☐ Rustic Bunting SINGLE OCCURRENCE - DECEMBER 2009 - B & H SCHMIDT
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