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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Accipiter striatus

An estimated 33% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Buteo swainsoni

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

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Falco sparverius

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

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Falco rusticolus

An estimated 25% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Falco columbarius

An estimated 50% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Falco peregrinus

An estimated 14% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Falco mexicanus

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

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Dendragapus obscurus

An estimated 18% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Perdix perdix

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

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Phasianus colchicus

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

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Lagopus muta

An estimated 30% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Bonasa umbellus

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

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Tympanuchus phasianellus

An estimated 8% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Falcipennis canadensis

An estimated 87% of the global population of Spruce Grouse breeds in Canada's boreal forest. 

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Lagopus leucura

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

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Lagopus lagopus

An estimated 24% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Fulica americana

An estimated 9% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Porzana carolina

An estimated 65% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Rallus limicola

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

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Coturnicops noveboracensis

An estimated 57% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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