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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Grus canadensis

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

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Grus americana

Over 70% of the species' non-captive North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Pluvialis dominica

An estimated 41% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Pluvialis squatarola

An estimated 9% of the boreal forest of Alaska and Canada lies within the migratory pathway of this species.

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Charadrius vociferus

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

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Charadrius melodus

An estimated 16% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Charadrius semipalmatus

An estimated 59% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Recurvirostra americana

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

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Scolopax minor

An estimated 25% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Calidris bairdii

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

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Tryngites subruficollis

An estimated 7% of the boreal forest of Alaska and Canada lies within the migratory pathway of this species.

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Calidris alpina

An estimated 41% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Tringa melanoleuca

An estimated 71% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Limosa haemastica

An estimated 67% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Calidris minutilla

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

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Tringa flavipes

An estimated 94% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Limnodromus scolopaceus

An estimated 21% of the boreal forest of Alaska and Canada lies within the migratory pathway of this species.

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Limosa fedoa

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

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Calidris melanotos

An estimated 54% of the boreal forest of Alaska and Canada lies within the migratory pathway of this species.

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Calidris maritima

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

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