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Carpodacus mexicanus

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General Notes

The North American population of this species has increased by 83% in the forty years spanning 1966 to 2006, according to a recent analysis of Christmas Bird Count and Breeding Bird Survey records conducted by National Audubon Society scientists. There is sufficient data about this species to have a fairly high level of statistical confidence in this magnitude of growth.

Abundance: Rare
Breeding Status: Accidental

Documented Observations

May 1-2, 1984, One observed in Matachewan by Lloyd Taman.

November 7, 1991, one female observed in Matachewan by Lloyd Taman. Accepted OBRC record on file. 

 

Banding Results

Year

Gillies
Lake

Hilliardton
Marsh

Mountain
Chutes

Year
Total

2006   1   1