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May 25, 2021

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Recovery plan for peregrine falcons in Alberta that include the current situational analysis (including threats), recovery goals and objectives, and recovery strategies and actions.


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January 8, 2021

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This science support document provides a summary of biological and policy rationale for the greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus urophasianus) wildlife sensitivity layer. Additionally, ...


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February 1, 2020

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The white-winged scoter is considered a Species of Special Concern in Alberta due to significant declines in population size over the long term. Conservation management plans are developed for ...


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February 1, 2019

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The peregrine falcon, a migratory bird of prey once listed as Endangered, is now listed as Threatened in Alberta in recognition of an increasing population and demonstrated improvements in ...


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December 1, 2018

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This guide provides users of the Fish and Wildlife Internet Mapping Tool (FWMIT) with a listing of Alberta Environment and Parks business area datasets relevant to fish and wildlife species ...


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November 1, 2018

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This wildlife status report provides a comprehensive summary of the prarie falcon and is intended to be useful to those managing populations of the species and its habitat. The prairie falcon is a ...


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May 2, 2017

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The Sprague's pipit is a small, ground-nesting songbird which, in Alberta, is found almost exclusively on native prairie. The bird is designated a Species of Special Concern in Alberta due to its ...


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May 2, 2017

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The long-billed curlew is the largest member of the sandpiper family and is distinguishable by its long downward curved bill and large size. It has been designated a Species of Special Concern in ...


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March 1, 2017

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Lists the status of wild species (amphibians, birds, fish, mammals and reptiles) in Alberta by category. The use of the same methodology and terms as previous listings in 2000, 2005, 2010 allows ...


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February 1, 2016

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The barred owl has been designated a Species of Special Concern in Alberta because it requires large tracts of old mixedwood forests and is subject to increased predation risk as these forests ...


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February 1, 2016

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The ferruginous hawk is a large raptor within the Grassland Natural Region of Alberta; inhabiting areas dominated by native prairie. It is currently listed as an Endangered species under Albert’s ...


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December 1, 2015

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In 2008, a collaborative project was initiated between Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and Alberta Environment and Parks to augment the remaining Canadian population of Greater sage-grouse in ...


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December 1, 2015

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The ferruginous hawk is a large raptor within the Grassland Natural Region of Alberta; inhabiting areas dominated by native prairie. The provincial ferruginous hawk population has been estimated ...


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January 1, 2015

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This wildlife status report looks at the chestnut-collared longspur, a small ground-nesting passerine that is native to the shortgrass and mixed grass prairies throughout the United States and ...


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January 1, 2015

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Starlings were brought to North America from Europe in the late 1890’s. Since that time, they have greatly increased in number and have spread across most of the North American continent. In ...


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January 1, 2015

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The house sparrow, like many pest birds, was introduced to North America in the mid-1800s. Since then, the house or English sparrow (not a true sparrow but a European finch), has become one of the ...


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October 1, 2014

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Presents background information on the burrowing owl, including its risk category and where it can be found in Alberta. Lists the recovery plan in effect and the recovery goal for the burrowing ...


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May 1, 2014

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This wildlife status report looks at the Canada warbler, a medium-sized migrant songbird whose northern and western breeding limits include the northern part of Alberta in the Boreal Forest and ...


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March 1, 2014

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In Alberta, the black-throated green warbler has been designated a Species of Special Concern, and the bay-breasted warbler and Cape May warbler have been recommended for Species of Special ...