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Organizations: Environment and Sustainable Resource Development Tags: birds species at risk

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January 1, 2015

Description

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 Canada, including the Grassland Natural Region of Alberta. The species is fairly common in Alberta, but...


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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 Foothills natural regions. The Canada warbler is designated as Sensitive in Alberta due its low numbers...


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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 Concern status due to perceived population declines and projected future habitat loss. All three species...


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February 20, 2014

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This directive has been developed in response to the federal emergency order for the Protection of the Greater Sage-Grouse, which addresses imminent threats to specified habitat in order to stabilize the sage-grouse population. Land use application and approval processes under the authority of...


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December 1, 2013

Description

In Alberta, the loggerhead shrike is considered to be a Species of Special Concern. Since 1987, a prairie-wide roadside survey has been conducted every five years to monitor populations. This report summarizes results of the 2013 survey conducted in Alberta, and compares results with surveys...


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September 1, 2013

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The greater sage-grouse, the largest species of grouse in North America, is listed as Endangered in Alberta. The goals of this recovery plan are to enhance and maintain habitat for the greater sage-grouse and to achieve recovery of the species to a level that provides for sustainable recreational...


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August 1, 2013

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This wildlife status report looks at the trumpeter swan. Once common throughout North America, by the early 20th century a combination of habitat destruction and hunting nearly extirpated this species from Canada and the lower 48 states. Trumpeter swan populations increased in the second half of...


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July 1, 2013

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A greater sage-grouse avian predator monitoring survey was needed to provide information on distribution, habitat associations, and baseline populations prior to initiation of a sage-grouse predator management program. The survey is designed for repeating in subsequent years once predator...


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May 1, 2013

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This wildlife status report looks at the western grebe, a North American waterbird that winters on the Pacific coast and migrates inland to breed at the shallow margins of medium to large lakes and wetlands. The species is local and uncommon in Alberta and is ranked as Sensitive, and in 2007 was...


Views: 81
Last Modified

March 1, 2013

Description

Trumpeter swan is the largest of all North American waterfowl. In Alberta, most of the trumpeter swan population is concentrated in the northwestern part of the province. The species is listed as Threatened in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to achieve a self-sustaining trumpeter swan...