Boreal Birds
300+ species, billions of birds rely on Canada's boreal forest as critical breeding grounds

Comprehensive Guide to Boreal Birds

 
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Ixoreus naevius

An estimated 35% of the global population of Varied Thrush breeds in the Boreal Forest. 

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Catharus fuscescens

An estimated 32% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Hylocichla mustelina

An estimated 1% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Toxostoma rufum

An estimated 3% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Dumetella carolinensis

An estimated 3% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Sturnus vulgaris

An estimated 7% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Anthus rubescens

An estimated 35% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Motacilla tschutschensis

An estimated 5% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Anthus spragueii

An estimated 19% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Bombycilla garrulus

An estimated 77% of the North American population of Bohemian Waxing breeds in Canada's boreal forest. 

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Bombycilla cedrorum

An estimated 29% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Setophaga ruticilla

An estimated 43% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Dendroica castanea

An estimated 79% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Mniotilta varia

An estimated 52% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Dendroica caerulescens

An estimated 16% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Dendroica virens

An estimated 51% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Dendroica fusca

An estimated 55% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Dendroica striata

An estimated 82% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Wilsonia canadensis

An estimated 64% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Dendroica tigrina

An estimated 83% of the global population of Cape May Warbler breeds in Canada's boreal forest. 

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