Hopefully a link to a pdf file you can download!
Link (see the down arrow, the link is right below here).
East Kootenay Common Birds for Beginners
Yush, I think it works.
Using words like "common" and "uncommon" are controversial, but you get my intent.
Common - there are a lot around if you are in the right habitat at the right time of year, so you will probably see some.
Uncommon - there aren't a lot around; you may see some (if you are in the right habitat at the right time of year, or they are feeling noisy - singing to find a mate).
Rare - not a lot around, and quite challenging to spot; but sometimes, there are a bunch of them together - like Vaux's Swift at their nesting site at St. Eugene Mission - a very public place that not many people notice these birds, thank goodness.
Variable - some years there is what is called an "irruption" (not to be confused with what a volcanoe does - which is "erruption") - which means there are a lot around - Pine Siskins, for example, in late summer, or winter.