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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Chlidonias niger

An estimated 26% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Larus ridibundus

An estimated 100% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Larus philadelphia

An estimated 95% of the global population of Bonaparte's Gull breeds in wetlands within the boreal forest region of Canada and Alaska. 

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Larus californicus

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

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Hydroprogne caspia

An estimated 10% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Sterna hirundo

An estimated 74% of the North American population of Common Tern breeds in the wetlands of the boreal forest of Canada. 

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Sterna forsteri

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

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Larus pipixcan

An estimated 48% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Larus hyperboreus

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

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Larus glaucescens

An estimated 11% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Larus marinus

An estimated 84% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Larus argentatus

An estimated 81% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Larus glaucoides

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

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Larus minutus

Over 50% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Stercorarius longicaudus

An estimated 20% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Larus canus

An estimated 58% of the global population of Mew Gull breeds in the wetlands of the boreal forest of western Canada and Alaska. 

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Stercorarius parasiticus

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

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Larus delawarensis

An estimated 22% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Rhodostethia rosea

An estimated 54% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Xema sabini

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

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