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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Vireo solitarius

An estimated 55% of the global population of Blue-headed Vireo breeds in Canada's boreal forest. 

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Vireo cassinii

An estimated 7% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Vireo philadelphicus

An estimated 86% of the global population of Philadelphia Vireo breeds in Canada's boreal forest. 

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Vireo olivaceus

An estimated 52% of the global population of Red-eyed Vireo breeds in Canada's boreal forest. 

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Vireo gilvus

An estimated 16% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Corvus brachyrhynchos

An estimated 17% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Pica hudsonia

An estimated 27% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Cyanocitta cristata

An estimated 15% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Corvus corax

An estimated 23% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Perisoreus canadensis

An estimated 73% of the global population of Gray Jay breeds in Canada's boreal forest. 

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Eremophila alpestris

An estimated 23% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Riparia riparia

An estimated 36% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Hirundo rustica

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

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Petrochelidon pyrrhonota

An estimated 12% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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Stelgidopteryx serripennis

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

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Progne subis

An estimated 4% of the species' North American breeding range lies within the Boreal Forest.

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Tachycineta bicolor

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

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Tachycineta thalassina

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

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Poecile atricapillus

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

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Poecile hudsonica

An estimated 88% of the species' North American population breeds within the Boreal Forest.

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