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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Zonotrichia albicollis

An estimated 83% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Passerina cyanea

This species regularly occurs in North America's boreal forest during breeding, migration, or wintering.

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Pheucticus ludovicianus

An estimated 39% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Icterus galbula

An estimated 13% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Dolichonyx oryzivorus

An estimated 6% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Euphagus cyanocephalus

An estimated 13% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Molothrus ater

An estimated 8% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Quiscalus quiscula

An estimated 21% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Sturnella magna

This species regularly occurs in North America's boreal forest during breeding, migration, or wintering.

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Agelaius phoeniceus

An estimated 6% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Euphagus carolinus

An estimated 85% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Sturnella neglecta

An estimated 6% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus

An estimated 5% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Carduelis tristis

An estimated 13% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Carduelis flammea

An estimated 47% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Coccothraustes vespertinus

An estimated 45% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Leucosticte tephrocotis

An estimated 58% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Carduelis hornemanni

An estimated 18% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Pinicola enucleator

An estimated 89% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Carduelis pinus

An estimated 37% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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