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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Calidris canutus

This species more relies on the Boreal Forest region for migratory stop-over habitat than for breeding.

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Phalaropus fulicarius

An estimated 10% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Phalaropus lobatus

An estimated 53% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Arenaria interpres

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

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Calidris alba

This species more relies on the Boreal Forest region for migratory stop-over habitat than for breeding.

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Calidris pusilla

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

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Limnodromus griseus

An estimated 97% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Tringa solitaria

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

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Actitis macularius

An estimated 73% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Calidris himantopus

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

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Aphriza virgata

An estimated 82% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Bartramia longicauda

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

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Tringa incana

An estimated 76% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Calidris mauri

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

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Numenius phaeopus

An estimated 76% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Calidris fuscicollis

An estimated 61% of the boreal forest of Alaska and Canada lies within the migratory pathway of this species.

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Tringa semipalmata

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

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Phalaropus tricolor

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

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Gallinago delicata

An estimated 66% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Sterna paradisaea

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

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