Provincial Birds of Canada

National Bird -- Common Loon (Gavia immer)

Provincial birds and territory birds of Canada.

Canada is such a beautiful and diverse country, I enjoy my limted visits.

She also has some interesting and diverse official birds.

How appropriate to have the Common loon as a nation bird, a true sound and symbol of the wild.

The 13 provinces and territories that make up Canada each have a special birds.


Alberta --- Great Horned Owl, (Bubo virginianus)

British Columbia --- Steller's Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri)

Manitoba --- Great Grey Owl or Lapland Owl (Strix nebulosa)

New Brunswick --- Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)

Newfoundland and Labrador --- Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica)

Nova Scotia --- Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)

Ontario --- Common Loon (Gavia immer)

Prince Edward Island --- Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)

Quebec --- Snowy owl (Nyctea scandica)

Saskatchewan --- Sharp-tailed Grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus )


Northwest Territories --- Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus)

Nunavut --- Ptarmigan (Lagopus muta)

Yukon --- Common Raven (Corvus corax)

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