Bird Conservation Strategy for region 3 in Quebec: priority species

Table 1a. Priority species in Bird Conservation Region Strategies (BCR) 3-Quebec (QC), population objective and the reason for priority status.
Priority species Table Footnotea Bird group Population objective Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) Table Footnoteb Species at Risk Act (SARA) Table Footnotec Provincial listing Table Footnoted National/continental concern (landbirds) Table Footnotee Regional concern (landbirds) Table Footnotee
Golden Eagle Landbird Recovery objective blank blank Vulnerable (V) blank blank
Gyrfalcon Landbird Assess/Maintain blank blank blank blank blank
Hoary Redpoll Landbird Assess/Maintain blank blank blank Yes blank
Lapland Longspur Landbird Assess/Maintain blank blank blank Yes blank
Peregrine Falcon (anatum/tundrius) Table Footnotej Landbird Recovery objective Special Concern (SC) SC V Table Footnotek Yes blank
Rock Ptarmigan Landbird Assess/Maintain blank blank blank blank blank
Rough-legged Hawk Landbird Assess/Maintain blank blank blank blank blank
Short-eared Owl Table Footnote j Landbird Recovery objective SC SC Likely to be designated threatened or vulnerable (L) Yes blank
Snow Bunting Landbird Assess/Maintain blank blank blank Yes blank
Snowy Owl Landbird Assess/Maintain blank blank blank blank blank
American Golden Plover Shorebird Assess/Maintain blank blank blank blank blank
Dunlin Shorebird Assess/Maintain blank blank blank blank blank
Red Knot (rufa) Table Footnote j Shorebird Recovery objective Endangered (E) E L blank blank
Red-necked Phalarope Shorebird Increase 50% blank blank blank blank blank
Semipalmated Sandpiper Shorebird Increase 100% blank blank blank blank blank
Arctic Tern Waterbird Assess/Maintain blank blank blank blank blank
Common Loon Waterbird Assess/Maintain blank blank blank blank blank
Thick-billed Murre Waterbird Assess/Maintain blank blank blank blank blank
American Scoter Waterfowl Maintain blank blank blank blank blank
Canada Goose
(Atlantic population)
Waterfowl Increase blank blank blank blank blank
Common Eider (borealis) Waterfowl Maintain blank blank blank blank blank
Common Eider (sedentaria) Waterfowl Maintain blank blank blank blank blank
Greater Scaup Waterfowl Increase blank blank blank blank blank
Long-tailed Duck Waterfowl Increase blank blank blank blank blank
Red-breasted Merganser Waterfowl Maintain blank blank blank blank blank
Table 1b. Priority species in Bird Conservation Region Strategies (BCR) 3-Quebec (QC), population objective and the reason for priority status.
Priority species Table Footnotea Bird group Population objective Continental stewardship (landbirds) Table Footnotee Regional stewardship (landbirds) Table Footnotee Conservation category and rule (shorebirds) Table Footnotef National priority level (waterbirds) Table Footnoteg North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP) rank (waterfowl) Table Footnoteh Expert review (changes to priority list) Table Footnotei
Golden Eagle Landbird Recovery objective blank Yes blank blank blank blank
Gyrfalcon Landbird Assess/Maintain Yes Yes blank blank blank blank
Hoary Redpoll Landbird Assess/Maintain Yes blank blank blank blank blank
Lapland Longspur Landbird Assess/Maintain Yes blank blank blank blank blank
Peregrine Falcon (anatum/tundrius) Table Footnotej Landbird Recovery objective blank Yes blank blank blank blank
Rock Ptarmigan Landbird Assess/Maintain Yes blank blank blank blank blank
Rough-legged Hawk Landbird Assess/Maintain Yes Yes blank blank blank blank
Short-eared Owl Table Footnote j Landbird Recovery objective blank blank blank blank blank blank
Snow Bunting Landbird Assess/Maintain Yes blank blank blank blank blank
Snowy Owl Landbird Assess/Maintain Yes Yes blank blank blank blank
American Golden Plover Shorebird Assess/Maintain blank blank 4a,b blank blank blank
Dunlin Shorebird Assess/Maintain blank blank 3a blank blank blank
Red Knot (rufa) Table Footnote j Shorebird Recovery objective blank blank 4a blank blank blank
Red-necked Phalarope Shorebird Increase 50% blank blank 3a blank blank blank
Semipalmated Sandpiper Shorebird Increase 100% blank blank 3a blank blank blank
Arctic Tern Waterbird Assess/Maintain blank blank blank Tier 2 blank blank
Common Loon Waterbird Assess/Maintain blank blank blank Tier 1 blank blank
Thick-billed Murre Waterbird Assess/Maintain blank blank blank Tier 2 blank blank
American Scoter Waterfowl Maintain blank blank blank blank Moderately Low Yes
Canada Goose
(Atlantic population)
Waterfowl Increase blank blank blank blank Very high blank
Common Eider (borealis) Waterfowl Maintain blank blank blank blank Very high blank
Common Eider (sedentaria) Waterfowl Maintain blank blank blank blank Very high blank
Greater Scaup Waterfowl Increase blank blank blank blank Not Available N/A Yes
Long-tailed Duck Waterfowl Increase blank blank blank blank High blank
Red-breasted Merganser Waterfowl Maintain blank blank blank blank N/A Yes
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