Mark Dennis: Cape Sable Island Life List ABA, All records Record(s) 1 to 300 of 300 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Snow Goose Anser caerulescens 2 Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons 3 Brant Branta bernicla 4 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 5 Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus 6 Wood Duck Aix sponsa 7 Blue-winged Teal Spatula discors 8 Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata 9 Gadwall Mareca strepera 10 Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope 11 American Wigeon Mareca americana 12 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 13 American Black Duck Anas rubripes 14 Northern Pintail Anas acuta 15 Green-winged Teal Anas crecca 16 Canvasback Aythya valisineria 24/02/2018 Barrington Causeway. 17 Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris 18 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 27/01/2016 Bakers Flats, Cape Sable Island Second island record. 19 Greater Scaup Aythya marila 20 Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis 21 Common Eider Somateria mollissima 22 Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus 23 Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata 24 White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi 25 Black Scoter Melanitta americana 26 Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis 27 Bufflehead Bucephala albeola 28 Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 29 Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica 30 Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus 31 Common Merganser Mergus merganser 32 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 33 Ruffed Grouse Bonasa umbellus 34 Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 35 Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps 36 Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus 37 Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena 38 Rock Pigeon Columba livia 39 White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica 40 Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura 41 Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus 42 Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus 43 Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor 44 Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica 45 Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris 46 Virginia Rail Rallus limicola 47 Sora Porzana carolina 48 Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata 49 Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica 50 Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis 51 American Avocet Recurvirostra americana 52 American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus 53 Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola 54 American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica 55 Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus 56 Piping Plover Charadrius melodus 57 Killdeer Charadrius vociferus 58 Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda 59 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 60 Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica 61 Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa 62 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres 63 Red Knot Calidris canutus 64 Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus 65 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea 07/05/2016 The Hawk, Cape Sable Island, NS 66 Sanderling Calidris alba 67 Dunlin Calidris alpina 68 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima 69 Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii 70 Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla 71 White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis 72 Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis 73 Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos 74 Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla 75 Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri 76 Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus 77 Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus 78 American Woodcock Scolopax minor 79 Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata 80 Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor 81 Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus 82 Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius 83 Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius 84 Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria 85 Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca 86 Willet Tringa semipalmata 87 Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes 88 South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki 89 Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus 90 Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus 91 Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus 92 Dovekie Alle alle 93 Common Murre Uria aalge 94 Thick-billed Murre Uria lomvia 95 Razorbill Alca torda 96 Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle 97 Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica 98 Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 99 Sabine's Gull Xema sabini 100 Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia 101 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 25/09/2015 Cape Island, Nova Scotia 102 Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 01/12/2017 Daniel's Head, CSI, NS 103 Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla 104 Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis 105 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 106 Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides Also thayeri 107 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 108 Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus 21/01/2019 Swimm Point, Cape Sable Island NS 2nd for Nova Scotia 109 Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus 110 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 111 Least Tern Sternula antillarum 112 Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica 113 Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia 114 Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii 115 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 116 Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 117 Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri 118 Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus 119 Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 120 Black Skimmer Rynchops niger 121 Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata 122 Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica 123 Common Loon Gavia immer 124 Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus 125 Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa 126 Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 127 Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea 128 Great Shearwater Ardenna gravis 129 Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea 130 Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus 131 Northern Gannet Morus bassanus 132 Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 133 Double-crested Cormorant Nannopterum auritum 134 American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos 135 American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus 136 Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis 137 Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias 138 Great Egret Ardea alba 139 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 22/11/2019 Cape Sable Island, NS. 140 Snowy Egret Egretta thula 141 Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea 142 Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor 143 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 144 Green Heron Butorides virescens 145 Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax 146 Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea 147 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus 148 Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura 149 Osprey Pandion haliaetus 150 Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius 151 Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus 152 Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii 153 Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis 154 Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus 155 Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus 156 Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis 157 Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus 158 Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus 159 Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus 160 Barred Owl Strix varia 161 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 162 Northern Saw-whet Owl Aegolius acadicus 163 Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon 164 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius 165 Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus 166 Downy Woodpecker Dryobates pubescens 167 Hairy Woodpecker Dryobates villosus 168 Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus 169 American Kestrel Falco sparverius 170 Merlin Falco columbarius 171 Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus 172 Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus 173 Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi 174 Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens 175 Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Empidonax flaviventris 176 Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum 177 Willow Flycatcher Empidonax traillii 178 Least Flycatcher Empidonax minimus 179 Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe 180 Say's Phoebe Sayornis saya 181 Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis 182 Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus 183 White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus 184 Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons 185 Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius 186 Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus 187 Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus 188 Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus 189 Northern Shrike Lanius borealis 190 Canada Jay Perisoreus canadensis 191 Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata 192 American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos 193 Common Raven Corvus corax 194 Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus 195 Boreal Chickadee Poecile hudsonicus 196 Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris 197 Purple Martin Progne subis 198 Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor 199 Bank Swallow Riparia riparia 200 Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica 201 Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota 202 Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa 203 Ruby-crowned Kinglet Corthylio calendula 204 Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis 205 White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis 206 Brown Creeper Certhia americana 207 Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea 208 House Wren Troglodytes aedon 209 Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis 210 Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris 211 European Starling Sturnus vulgaris 212 Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis 213 Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum 214 Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos 215 Mountain Bluebird Sialia currucoides 216 Veery Catharus fuscescens 217 Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus 218 Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus 219 Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus 220 American Robin Turdus migratorius 221 Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus 222 Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum 223 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 224 American Pipit Anthus rubescens 225 Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus 226 Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator 227 House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus 228 Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus 229 Common Redpoll Acanthis flammea 230 Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra 231 White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera 232 Pine Siskin Spinus pinus 233 American Goldfinch Spinus tristis 234 Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus 235 Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis 236 Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina 237 Clay-colored Sparrow Spizella pallida 238 Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla 239 Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus 240 American Tree Sparrow Spizelloides arborea 241 Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca 242 Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis 243 White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys 244 White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis 245 Nelson's Sparrow Ammospiza nelsoni 246 Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis 247 Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia 248 Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii 249 Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana 250 Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus 251 Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus 252 Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens 253 Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus 254 Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus 255 Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta 256 Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna 257 Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius 258 Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula 259 Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus 260 Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater 261 Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus 262 Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus 263 Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula 264 Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla 265 Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorum 266 Northern Waterthrush Parkesia noveboracensis 267 Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora cyanoptera 268 Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia 269 Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea 270 Tennessee Warbler Leiothlypis peregrina 271 Orange-crowned Warbler Leiothlypis celata 272 Nashville Warbler Leiothlypis ruficapilla 273 Mourning Warbler Geothlypis philadelphia 274 Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas 275 Hooded Warbler Setophaga citrina 276 American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla 277 Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina 278 Northern Parula Setophaga americana 279 Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia 280 Bay-breasted Warbler Setophaga castanea 281 Blackburnian Warbler Setophaga fusca 282 Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia 283 Chestnut-sided Warbler Setophaga pensylvanica 284 Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata 285 Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens 286 Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum 287 Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus 288 Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata 289 Yellow-throated Warbler Setophaga dominica 290 Prairie Warbler Setophaga discolor 291 Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens 292 Canada Warbler Cardellina canadensis 293 Wilson's Warbler Cardellina pusilla 294 Summer Tanager Piranga rubra 295 Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea 296 Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis 297 Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus 298 Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea 299 Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea 300 Dickcissel Spiza americana