Bird Conservation Strategy for region 12 in Quebec: priority species

Table 1. Priority species in Bird Conservation Region (BCR) 12- Quebec (QC) population objective, and the reason for priority status.
Priority speciesFootnote 1 Bird group Population objective Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC)Footnote 2 Species at Risk Act (SARA)Footnote3 Provincial listingFootnote 4 National/ continental concernFootnote 5
(landbirds)
Regional concernFootnote 5
(landbirds)
Continental stewardshipFootnote 5
(landbirds)
Regional stewardship Footnote 5
(landbirds)
Conservation category and ruleFootnote 6 (shorebirds) National priority levelFootnote 7
(waterbirds)
North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP) rankFootnote 8
(waterfowl)
Expert reviewFootnote9 (added to priority list)
American Three-toed Woodpecker Landbird Assess/Maintain - - - - - - - - - - Yes (Y)
Black-backed Woodpecker Landbird Assess/Maintain - - - - - Y - - - - -
Bald Eagle Landbird Recovery objective - - Vulnerable (V) - - Y - - - - -
Bank Swallow Landbird Increase 100% - - - - Y - - - - - -
Barn Swallow Landbird Increase 100% Threatened (T) - - - Y - - - - - -
Bay-breasted Warbler Landbird Increase 50% - - - Y Y - - - - - -
Belted Kingfisher Landbird Maintain - - - - - - Y - - - -
Bicknell's ThrushFootnote 10 Landbird Recovery objective T T V Y Y - Y - - - -
Black-billed Cuckoo Landbird Maintain - - - - - - Y - - - -
Blackburnian Warbler Landbird Maintain - - - Y - Y Y - - - -
Black-throated Blue Warbler Landbird Maintain - - - - - - Y - - - -
Black-throated Green Warbler Landbird Maintain - - - Y - Y Y - - - -
Bobolink Landbird Increase 50% T - - Y Y - - - - - -
Boreal Owl Landbird Assess/Maintain - - - - - - - - - - Y
Broad-winged Hawk Landbird Maintain - - - - - - Y - - - -
Brown Creeper Landbird Assess/Maintain - - - - - - - - - - Y
Brown Thrasher Landbird Increase 100% - - - - Y Y - - - - -
Canada WarblerFootnote 10 Landbird Recovery objective T T L Y Y - Y - - - -
Cerulean Warbler Landbird Recovery objective Endangered (E) E T Y - - - - - - -
Chestnut-sided Warbler Landbird Maintain - - - Y - Y Y - - - -
Chimney SwiftFootnote 10 Landbird Recovery objective T T L Y Y - - - - - -
Common NighthawkFootnote10 Landbird Recovery objective T T L Y - - - - - - -
Common Yellowthroat Landbird Maintain - - - - - - Y - - - -
Connecticut Warbler Landbird Increase 50% - - - Y Y Y - - - - -
Eastern Meadowlark Landbird Increase 100% T - - - - - - - - - -
Eastern whip-poor-willFootnote 10 Landbird Recovery objective T T L Y Y - - - - - -
Eastern Wood-Pewee Landbird Increase 50% Special Concern (SC) - - - - - - - - - -
Field Sparrow Landbird Increase 100% - - - - Y - - - - - -
Golden Eagle Landbird Recovery objective - - V - - - - - - - -
Golden-winged WarblerFootnote 10 Landbird Recovery objective T T L Y - - Y - - - -
Least Flycatcher Landbird Maintain - - - - - - Y - - - -
Mourning Warbler Landbird Maintain - - - Y - Y Y - - - -
Nashville Warbler Landbird Maintain - - - - - Y - - - - -
Northern Flicker Landbird Increase 50% - - - - Y - - - - - -
Northern Rough-winged Swallow Landbird Increase 100% - - - - Y - - - - - -
Northern Saw-whet Owl (acadicus) Landbird Assess/Maintain - - - - - - - - - - Y
Olive-sided FlycatcherFootnote10 Landbird Recovery objective T T L Y Y - - - - - -
Ovenbird Landbird Maintain - - - - - - - - - - Y
Peregrine Falcon (anatum/tundrius)Footnote 10 Landbird Recovery objective SC SC VFootnote 11 Y - - - - - - -
Pine Grosbeak Landbird Assess/Maintain - - - - - Y - - - - -
Purple Finch Landbird Maintain - - - - Y - - - - - -
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Landbird Maintain - - - - - - Y - - - -
Ruffed Grouse Landbird Maintain - - - - - - Y - - - -
Rusty BlackbirdFootnote 10 Landbird Recovery objective SC SC L Y Y - - - - - -
Sedge Wren Landbird Increase - - L - - - Y - - - -
Short-eared OwlFootnote 10 Landbird Recovery objective SC SC L Y - - - - - - -
Swamp Sparrow Landbird Maintain - - - Y - Y - - - - -
Veery Landbird Increase 50% - - - - Y - Y - - - -
White-throated Sparrow Landbird Maintain - - - Y - Y - - - - -
Wood Thrush Landbird Increase 50% T - - Y Y - - - - - -
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Landbird Maintain - - - - - Y Y - - - -
Killdeer Shorebird Increase 50% - - - - - - - 3a - - -
Solitary Sandpiper Shorebird Assess/Maintain - - - - - - - 3b - - Y
American Bittern Waterbird Increase 50% - - - - - - - - Tier 1 - -
Common Loon Waterbird Maintain - - - - - - - - Tier 1 - -
Sora Waterbird Assess/Maintain - - - - - - - - Tier 2 - -
Virginia Rail Waterbird Assess/Maintain - - - - - - - - Tier 2 - -
American Black Duck Waterfowl Increase - - - - - - - - - High -
Barrow's Goldeneye (Eastern population) Waterfowl Recovery objective SC SC V - - - - - - Not Applicable (N/A) -
Common Goldeneye Waterfowl Maintain - - - - - - - - - Moderately high -
Hooded Merganser Waterfowl Maintain - - - - - - - - - High -
Wood Duck Waterfowl Maintain - - - - - - - - - Moderately low Y
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