Bird Conservation Strategy for region 14 in New Brunswick and select marine units: priority species

Table 1. Priority bird species in Bird Conservation Region (BCR) 14 New Brunswick (NB), MBU 11 NB, and MBU 12 NB, population objective, and the reason for priority status.
BCR 14 NB MBU 11 NB MBU 12 NB Priority species Bird
group
Population
objective
Footnote1
Species at risk act (SARA)Footnote2 Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC)Footnote3 Provincial listingFootnote4 National/
continental concern
National/
continental stewardship
Regional/
sub-regional concern
Regional/
sub-regional stewardship
WaterfowlFootnote5 Expert reviewFootnote6
Yes (Y) - - American Redstart Landbird Maintain current - - - - - - Y - -
Y - - American Three-toed Woodpecker Landbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - - - - - - Added
Y - - Bald Eagle Landbird Maintain current - - Endangered (EN) - - - - - Added
Y - - Bank Swallow Landbird Increase 100% - - - - - - - - Added
Y - - Barn Swallow Landbird Increase 100% - Threatened (TH) - - - - - - -
Y - - Bay-breasted Warbler Landbird Maintain current - - - - Y - Y - -
Y - - Belted Kingfisher Landbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - - - Y Y - -
Y - - Bicknell's Thrush Landbird Increase 50% Threatened TH Threatened TH - Y - Y Y - -
Y - - Black-backed Woodpecker Landbird Increase 50% - - - - - Y - - -
Y - - Black-billed Cuckoo Landbird Increase 100% - - - Y - Y - - -
Y - - Blackburnian Warbler Landbird Maintain current - - - - Y - - - -
Y - - Black-throated Blue Warbler Landbird Maintain current - - - - - - Y - -
Y - - Black-throated Green Warbler Landbird Maintain current - - - - Y - Y - -
Y - - Blue-headed Vireo Landbird Maintain current - - - - Y - - - -
Y - - Bobolink Landbird Increase 100% - Threatened TH - Y - Y - - -
Y - - Boreal Chickadee Landbird Increase 100% - - - - - Y - - -
Y - - Canada Warbler Landbird Increase 100% Threatened TH Threatened TH - Y Y Y Y - -
Y - - Cape May Warbler Landbird Increase 100% - - - - - Y Y - -
Y - - Chimney Swift Landbird Increase 100% Threatened TH Threatened TH - Y - - - - -
Y - - Common Nighthawk Landbird Increase 100% Threatened TH Threatened TH - - - - - - -
Y - - Eastern Kingbird Landbird Increase 50% - - - - - Y - - -
Y - - Eastern Meadowlark Landbird Increase 50% - Threatened TH - - - - - - -
Y - - Eastern Whip-poor-will Landbird Assess/
Maintain
Threatened TH Threatened TH - Y - - - - -
Y - - Eastern Wood-Pewee Landbird Increase 100% - - - - - Y - - -
Y - - Evening Grosbeak Landbird Increase 100% - - - - - Y Y - -
Y - - Magnolia Warbler Landbird Maintain current - - - - Y - Y - -
Y - - Nelson's Sparrow Landbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - Y Y - -
Y - - Northern Goshawk Landbird Increase 50% - - - - - Y Y - -
Y - - Olive-sided Flycatcher Landbird Increase 100% Threatened TH Threatened TH - Y - Y - - -
Y - - Peregrine Falcon (anatum/
tundrius)
Landbird Assess/
Maintain
Special Concern (SC) Special Concern SC Endangered EN - - - - - -
Y - - Purple Finch Landbird Maintain current - - - - - - Y - -
Y - - Red-shouldered Hawk Landbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - - - - - - Added
Y - - Rose-breasted Grosbeak Landbird Maintain current - - - - - - Y - -
Y - - Ruffed Grouse Landbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - - - Y - - -
Y - - Rusty Blackbird Landbird Increase 100% Special Concern SC Special Concern SC - - - Y - - -
Y - - Short-eared Owl Landbird Assess/
Maintain
Special Concern SC Special Concern SC - - - - - - -
Y - - Tree Swallow Landbird Maintain current - - - - - - Y - -
Y - - Veery Landbird Increase 100% - - - - - Y Y - -
Y - - White-breasted Nuthatch Landbird Maintain current - - - - - - - - Added
Y - - White-throated Sparrow Landbird Maintain current - - - - Y - Y - -
Y - - Wood Thrush Landbird Increase 100% - - - Y - Y - - -
Y - - Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Landbird Maintain current - - - - Y - Y - -
Y - - American Golden-Plover Shorebird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - - - - -
Y - - American Woodcock Shorebird Increase 50% - - - Y - - - - -
- Y Y Black-bellied Plover Shorebird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - - - - -
- Y Y DunlinFootnote7 Shorebird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - - - - -
- Y Y Hudsonian Godwit Shorebird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - - - - -
Y - - Killdeer Shorebird Increase 100% - - - Y - - - - -
- Y Y Least SandpiperFootnote7 Shorebird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - - - - -
Y Y Y Lesser Yellowlegs Shorebird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - - - - -
Y Y Y Piping Plover (melodus) Shorebird Recovery objective Endangered EN Endangered EN Endangered EN Y - - - - -
- Y - Purple Sandpiper Shorebird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - - - - -
- Y Y Red Knot (rufa) Shorebird Assess/
MaintainFootnote7
Endangered EN Endangered EN - Y - - - - -
- Y - Red Phalarope Shorebird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - - - - -
- Y - Red-necked Phalarope Shorebird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - - - - -
- Y Y Sanderling Shorebird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - - - - -
- Y Y Semipalmated Sandpiper Shorebird Increase 100%(MBU 11)
Assess/
Maintain
(MBU 12)
- - - Y - - - - -
Y Y Y Solitary SandpiperFootnote7 Shorebird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - - - - -
Y - - Spotted Sandpiper Shorebird Increase 50% - - - Y - - - - -
Y Y Y Whimbrel Shorebird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - - - - -
- Y Y Willet Shorebird Increase 50% - - - Y - - - - -
Y - - Wilson's Snipe Shorebird Increase 100% - - - Y - - - - -
Y - - American Bittern Waterbird Increase 100% - - - Y - Y - - -
- Y - Arctic Tern Waterbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - - - - - - Added
Y - - Black Tern Waterbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - - - - - - Added
- Y - Black-legged Kittiwake Waterbird Maintain current - - - - Y - - - Added
- Y - Bonaparte's Gull Waterbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - - - - -
Y Y Y Common Loon Waterbird Maintain current
(BCR 14)
Assess/
Maintain
(MBU 11, 12)
- - - Y - Y - - -
- Y - Common Murre Waterbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - - - - -
Y Y Y Common Tern Waterbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - - - Y - - -
- Y - Dovekie Waterbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - - - - Removed in MBU 12 NB
- Y - Great Cormorant Waterbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - - - - -
- Y - Great Shearwater Waterbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y Y - Y - Removed in MBU 12 NB
Y - - Green Heron Waterbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - - - Y - - -
- Y Y Horned Grebe Waterbird Assess/
Maintain
Endangered ENFootnote8 Endangered ENFootnote8
Special Concern SCFootnote9
- - - - - - -
- Y - Leach's Storm-Petrel Waterbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y Y Y Y - Removed in MBU 12 NB
Y - - Least Bittern Waterbird Recovery objective Threatened TH Threatened TH - Y - Y - - -
- Y - Manx Shearwater Waterbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - Y - - -
Y - - Pied-billed Grebe Waterbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - - - - -
- Y - Razorbill Waterbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - - - - -
- Y Y Red-necked Grebe Waterbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - Y - - -
- Y Y Red-throated Loon Waterbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - - - - -
- Y - Roseate Tern Waterbird Recovery objective Endangered EN Endangered EN - - - - - - -
- Y - Sooty Shearwater Waterbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - - - - -
Y - - Sora Waterbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - - - - -
- Y - Thick-billed Murre Waterbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - Y - - -
Y - - Virginia Rail Waterbird Assess/
Maintain
- - - Y - - - - -
Y - - Yellow Rail Waterbird Assess/
Maintain
Special Concern SC Special Concern SC - Y - - - - -
Y Y Y American Black Duck Waterfowl Maintain current - - - - - - - Eastern Habitat Joint Venture (EHJV), North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP) -
Y Y Y Barrow's Goldeneye (Eastern) Waterfowl Assess/
Maintain
Special Concern SC Special Concern SC - - - - - Eastern Habitat Joint Venture EHJV -
- Y Y Black Scoter Waterfowl Assess/
Maintain
- - - - - - - Eastern Habitat Joint Venture EHJV -
Y Y Y Canada Goose (North Atlantic) Waterfowl Maintain current - - - - - - - Eastern Habitat Joint Venture EHJV, North American Waterfowl Management Plan NAWMP -
Y Y Y Canada Goose (Temperate-breeding in Eastern Canada) Waterfowl Decrease - - - - - - - Management concernFootnote10 -
- Y Y Common Eider Waterfowl Increase 50% - - - - - - - Eastern Habitat Joint Venture EHJV, North American Waterfowl Management Plan NAWMP -
Y Y Y Common Goldeneye Waterfowl Increase 50%(BCR 14)
Assess/
Maintain
(MBU 11, 12)
- - - - - - - Eastern Habitat Joint Venture EHJV -
Y Y Y Green-winged Teal Waterfowl Increase 50% - - - - - - - Eastern Habitat Joint Venture EHJV -
Y Y Y Harlequin Duck (Eastern) Waterfowl Assess/
Maintain
Special Concern SC Special Concern SC Endangered EN - - - - Eastern Habitat Joint Venture EHJV -
- Y Y Long-tailed Duck Waterfowl Assess/
Maintain
- - - - - - - North American Waterfowl Management Plan NAWMP -
Y - - Mallard Waterfowl Increase 100% - - - - - - - Eastern Habitat Joint Venture EHJV -
Y - - Ring-necked Duck Waterfowl Increase 50% - - - - - - - Eastern Habitat Joint Venture EHJV -
- Y Y Surf Scoter Waterfowl Assess/
Maintain
- - - - - - - North American Waterfowl Management Plan NAWMP -
Y - - Wood Duck Waterfowl Increase 50% - - - - - - - Eastern Habitat Joint Venture EHJV -
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