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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 reproductive performance. The goals of this recovery plan include the attainment of a well-distributed,...


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October 1, 2018

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The Alberta Government, in partnership with a number of stakeholders, formed the Alberta Ferruginous Hawk Recovery Team. This team developed recovery strategies which were outlined in the Alberta Ferruginous Hawk Recovery Plan 2009 – 2014. The team reconvened from 2015 - 2017 to evaluate the plan...


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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 Alberta and Canada due to the contraction of its range and small, possibly declining, population....


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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 large historic population decline and potential for continuing habitat alteration. This plan provides...


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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 become more fragmented in Alberta. This plan provides background information on the species and outlines...


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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 Wildlife Act. The provincial ferruginous hawk population has been estimated every five years since...


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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 southeastern Alberta. Over a two year period (2011-2012) 41 sage-grouse were captured in Montana and...


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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 every five years since 1982, except between the years 1993 and 1999. The population estimate is based...


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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 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...