National coverage

Map of all active Breeding Bird Survey routes in Canada

Figure 1. Map of Canada showing all active Breeding Bird Survey routes. Map by: Environment and Climate Change Canada
Map of Breeding Bird Survey routes in Canada. See long description below

This map shows all active Breeding Bird Survey routes in Canada. To find a vacant route in your area, please visit the United States Geological Survey's Vacant Route tool.

Graph of total number of Breeding Bird Survey routes run across Canada from 1966 to 2014

Figure 2. Graph showing Number of Breeding Bird Survey Routs Run Per Year in Canada from 1966 to 2014
Graph showing Number of Breeding Bird Survey Routs Run Per Year in Canada from 1966 to 2014. See long description below

This graph shows the total number of Breeding Bird Survey routes submitted to Environment and Climate Change Canada each year from the survey's inception in 1966 to 2014. These totals are also available in the "Canada" column in the table below.

National coverage of the Breeding Bird Survey broken down by the number of routes run per province or territory per year from 1966 to 2014.

Table 1: National coverage of the Breeding Bird Survey (BBS) broken down by the number of BBS routes run per province or territory per year from 1966 to 2014.
YearABBCNTMBNBNLNUNSONPEQCSKYTCanada
2014835572911201201191732721467
20138954113419171191284842513498
2012896184819231171201772512501
2011956264423321181241792517527
2010977135415201211241672620520
200999646611919119115-612711502
2008102708611821-191002652911506
200798699612220-201024732214514
200683713522015-201094733418502
200589726391914120781613419453
200482787362214120803533221449
200384734431714-13823513612432
20028381548228122773473312442
20019675644239126903534512483
20009072547225-24863583817467
19998469538188-29903553212443
19988762445167-26812573313433
19978260246176428842623113437
19969160143153-23922583313434
19959167140157-22922592715438
19948259-31132-17882462817385
19936555231153-15634462815342
19926842629121-14683363015324
19914850533162-1354238271301
19904544631121-1247242277276
19894041630131-1248226269254
19883136212141-1249227167209
19873231117173-13492242210221
19862333-17133-1148424149199
19853036-13152-124442917-202
19842436-151624 124943214-226
19832632-151523-115343421-234
19822636-161521-1558438202251
19813838-181914-165634020-262
19803235-181612-1861340222259
19792735-18171-185434123-237
19782734-16193-175743518-230
19772234-16192-196342021-220
19762942-13184-1465221207235
19753350-13166-1760324205247
19743152-14214-1957421197249
19733736-12222-2054424285244
1972278-1424--2348227201194
19711712-1124--215322513-178
19701117-1123--204633310-174
1969813-1223--20404206-146
1968415-1322--20364143-131
1967---919--20349--64
1966----15--14-23--34
Total2,6772,2981351,411875417148913,4441352,1051,14742715,976

Data source: M.-A. Hudson (CWS)

Download the MS Excel version of Table 1: National coverage of the Breeding Bird Survey (BBS) (.csv: 16 KB)

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