Kouchibouguac National Park of Canada

Lincoln's Sparrow
This shy, subtly beautiful little sparrow with a gorgeous, rolling song is a typical bird of the bogs and bog edges here in Kouchibouguac.
© Parks Canada / D. Doucet

Birds of Kouchibouguac

English Common NameScientific name
Geese and Ducks
Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
Brant Branta bernicla
Wood Duck Aix sponsa
Gadwall Anas strepera
American Wigeon Anas americana
American Black Duck Anas rubripes
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
Northern Shoveler Ansa clypeata
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
Greater Scaup Aythya marila
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
King Eider Somateria spectabilis
Common Eider Somateria mollissima
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus
Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
Black Scoter Melanitta nigra
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica
Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
Common Merganser Mergus merganser
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
Grouse
Ruffed Grouse Bonasa umbellus
Spruce Grouse Falcipennis canadensis
Loons
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata
Common Loon Gavia immer
Grebes
Pied-bill Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena
Storm-petrels
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa
Gannets
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
Cormorants
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
Bitterns and Herons
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
Snowy Egret Egretta thula
Green Heron Butorides virescens
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Ibises
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
American vultures
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
Osprey, Hawks and Eagles
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus
Falcons
American Kestrel Falco sparverius
Merlin Falco columbarius
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Rails
Sora Porzana carolina
Plovers
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
Sandpipers and allies
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularia
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
Willet Tringa semipalmata
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica 
Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Red Knot Calidris canutus
Sanderling Calidris alba
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
American Woodcock Scolopax minor
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius
Gulls and Terns
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla
Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
Black Tern Chlidonias niger
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
Alcids- Murres and allies
Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle
Dovekie Alle alle
Common Murre Uria aalge
Thick-billed Murre Uria lomvia
Pigeons and Doves
Rock Pigeon Columba livia
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
Cuckoos
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus
Owls
Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus
Barred Owl Strix varia
Long-eared Owl Asio otus
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
Northern Saw-whet Owl Aegolius acadicus
Goatsuckers
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
Whip-poor-will Caprimulgus vociferus
Swifts
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
Hummingbirds
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
Kingfishers
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
Woodpeckers
Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
Tyrant Flycatchers
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi
Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Empidonax flaviventris
Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum
Least Flycatcher Empidonax minimus
Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus
Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus
Shrikes
Northern Shrike Lanius excubitor
Vireos
Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
Jays and Crows
Gray Jay Perisoreus canadensis
Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
Common Raven Corvus corax
Larks
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
Swallows
Purple Martin Progne subis
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Chickadees
Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
Boreal Chickadee Poecile hudsonica
Nuthatches
Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
Creepers
Brown Creeper Certhia americana
Wrens
Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis
Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis
Kinglets
Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
Thrushes
Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
Veery Catharus fuscescens
Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
American Robin Turdus migratorius
Mockers
Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
Starlings
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
Pipit
American Pipit Anthus rubescens
Waxwings
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
Longspurs
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis
Wood Warblers
Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
Northern Parula Setophaga americana
Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia
Chestnut-sided Warbler Setophaga pensylvanica
Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia
Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina
Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
Blackburnian Warbler Setophaga fusca
Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
Bay-breasted Warbler Setophaga castanea
Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapillus
Northern Waterthrush Parkesia noveboracensis 
Mourning Warbler Geothlypis philadelphia
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
Hooded Warbler Setophaga citrina
Wilson's Warbler Cardellina pusilla
Canada Warbler Cardellina canadensis
Towhees and Sparrow
Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
American Tree Sparrow Spizella arborea
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
Vesper Sparrow Pooecetes gramineus
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow Ammodramus nelsoni
Seaside Sparrow Ammodramus maritimus
Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia 
Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
Cardinals and allies
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
Blackbirds and allies
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
Finches
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator
Purple Finch Carpodacus purpureus
House Finch Carpodacus mexicanus
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera
Common Redpoll Acanthis flammea
Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus
Old World Sparrows
House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Species of Kouchibouguac

Choose from the catagories below to view a full list of species that currently live in Kouchibouguac National Park.