Birds of Canada

Official Provincial and National Birds of Canada

Province Official Name Scientific Name
Alberta Great-horned Owl Bubo virginianus
British Colombia Stellar's Jay* Cyanacitta stelleri
Manitoba; Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa
Newfoundland & Labrador Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
Northwest Territories Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus
Nova Scotia Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Nanavut Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus mutus
Ontario Common Loon Gavia immer
Prince Edward Island Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
Quebec Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus**
Saskatchewan Sharp-tailed Grouse Tympanuchus phasianellus
Yukon Common Raven Cora corax
National Bird of Canada Common Loon Gavia immer

*Common Loon is sometimes incorrectly listed as BC provincial bird.

**Bubo scandiacus* formely Nyctea scandiaca

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