Bird Conservation Strategy for region 8 in Newfoundland and Labradorand marine units: priority species

Abbreviations

Bird Conservation Region (BCR)
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC)
Eastern Habitat Joint Venture (EHJV)
Marine Biogeographic Units (MBU)
North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP)
Newfoundland (NL)
Special Concern (SC)
Species at Risk Registry (SARA)
Threatened (TH)
Vulnerable (VU)

Table 1. Priority bird species in BCR 8 NL, MBU 10 NL and MBU 12 NL, population objective, and the reason for priority status.
Note: A “Y” indicates a priority species occurrence within the planning unit followed by the reason for inclusion as a priority listing
.
BCR 8 NL MBU 10 NL MBU 12 NL Priority species Bird group Population objectiveFootnote 1 SARAFootnote2 COSEWICFootnote 3 Provincial listingFootnote 4 National/ continental concern National/ continental stewardship Regional/ subregional concern Regional/ subregional stewardship WaterfowlFootnote 5 Expert reviewFootnote 6
Yes (Y) - - Barn Swallow Landbirds Assess/Maintain - TH - - - - - - -
Y - - Black-backed Woodpecker Landbirds Maintain current - - - - Y - Y - -
Y - - Black-throated Green Warbler Landbirds Maintain current - - - Y Y - - - -
Y - - Bobolink Landbirds Assess/Maintain - TH - Y - - - - -
Y - - Chimney Swift Landbirds Assess/MaintainFootnote TH TH TH Y - - - - -
Y - - Common Nighthawk Landbirds Assess/MaintainFootnote TH TH TH Y - - - - -
Y - - Gray-cheeked Thrush Landbirds Assess/Maintain - - VU - - - - - -
Y - - Magnolia Warbler Landbirds Maintain current - - - Y Y - - - -
Y - - Mourning Warbler Landbirds Maintain current - - - Y Y - Y - -
Y - - Northern Hawk Owl Landbirds Maintain current - - - - - - Y - -
Y - - Olive-sided Flycatcher Landbirds Maintain currentFootnote TH TH TH Y - Y - - -
Y - - Peregrine Falcon (anatum/tundrius) Landbirds Assess/MaintainFootnote SC SC VU - Y - - - -
Y - - Purple Finch Landbirds Maintain current - - - - - Y Y - -
Y - - Red Crossbill (percna) Landbirds Recovery objective EN EN EN Y - Y Y - -
Y - - Rusty Blackbird Landbirds Assess/MaintainFootnote SC SC VU Y - - - - -
Y - - Sharp-shinned Hawk Landbirds Maintain current - - - - - - Y - -
Y - - Short-eared Owl Landbirds Assess/MaintainFootnote SC SC VU Y - - - - -
- Y - Snowy Owl Landbirds Maintain current - - - - Y - - - -
Y - - Swamp Sparrow Landbirds Maintain current - - - Y Y - Y - -
Y - - White-throated Sparrow Landbirds Maintain current - - - Y Y - - - -
Y - - Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Landbirds Maintain current - - - - Y - Y - -
Y - - American Golden-Plover Shorebirds Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - - -
- - Y Black-bellied Plover Shorebirds Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - - -
- - Y DunlinFootnote 7 Shorebirds Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - - -
Y - Y Least SandpiperFootnote 7 Shorebirds Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - - -
- Y Y Lesser Yellowlegs Shorebirds Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - - -
Y Y Y Piping Plover (melodus) Shorebirds Recovery objective EN EN EN Y - - - - -
- Y Y Purple Sandpiper Shorebirds Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - - -
- Y Y Red Knot (rufa) Shorebirds Assess/MaintainFootnote EN EN EN Y - - - - -
- Y Y Sanderling Shorebirds Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - - -
Y - Y Semipalmated Sandpiper Shorebirds Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - - -
- Y - Solitary SandpiperFootnote 7 Shorebirds Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - - -
Y Y Y Whimbrel Shorebirds Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - - -
- Y Y White-rumped Sandpiper Shorebirds Maintain current - - - - - - - - Added
- - Y Willet Shorebirds Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - - -
Y - - Wilson's Snipe Shorebirds Maintain current - - - Y - - - - -
Y - - American Bittern Waterbirds Maintain current - - - Y - - Y - -
- Y - Atlantic Puffin Waterbirds Maintain current - - - - - - - - Added
- - Y Black-headed Gull Waterbirds Maintain current - - - - - - - - Added
- Y - Black-legged Kittiwake Waterbirds Maintain current - - - - Y - Y - Added
(MBU 10 NL), Removed
( MBU 12 NL)
Y Y - Common Loon Waterbirds Maintain current ( BCR 8 NL) Assess/Maintain
( MBU 10 NL)
- - - Y - - Y - -
- Y - Common Murre Waterbirds Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - - -
Y Y Y Common Tern Waterbirds Maintain current ( BCR 8 NL) Assess/Maintain
( MBU 10 NL, MBU 12 NL)
- - - Y - - Y - -
- Y - Cory's Shearwater Waterbirds Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - - -
- Y Y Dovekie Waterbirds Assess/Maintain - - - - - Y - - -
- Y Y Great Shearwater Waterbirds Assess/Maintain - - - - - Y - - -
- Y - Great Skua Waterbirds Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - - -
- - Y Horned Grebe Waterbirds Assess/MaintainFootnote ENFootnote8 ENFootnote 8SCFootnote 9 - Y - - - - -
- Y Y Ivory Gull Waterbirds Recovery objective EN EN EN Y - - - - -
- Y - Leach's Storm-Petrel Waterbirds Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - - -
- Y - Manx Shearwater Waterbirds Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - - -
- Y Y Northern Gannet Waterbirds Maintain current - - - - Y - Y - Added
( MBU 12 NL)
- Y - Razorbill Waterbirds Assess/Maintain - - - - - Y - - -
- Y Y Red-necked Grebe Waterbirds Assess/Maintain - - - Y - Y - - -
- Y - Red-throated Loon Waterbirds Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - - -
- Y Y Sooty Shearwater Waterbirds Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - - -
- Y - Thick-billed Murre Waterbirds Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - - -
Y Y Y American Black Duck Waterfowl Maintain current - - - Y - - - EHJV, NAWMP -
- Y Y Barrow's Goldeneye (Eastern) Waterfowl Assess/Maintain SC SC VU Y - - - EHJV, NAWMP -
- Y Y Black Scoter Waterfowl Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - NAWMP Added
( MBU 12 NL)
Y Y Y Canada Goose (North Atlantic) Waterfowl Increase 50% - - - Y - - - EHJV, NAWMP -
- Y Y Common Eider Waterfowl Increase 100% ( MBU 10 NL)
Assess/Maintain
( MBU 12 NL)
- - - Y - - - EHJV, NAWMP -
Y Y Y Common Goldeneye Waterfowl Maintain current ( BCR 8 NL) Assess/Maintain
( MBU 10 NL, MBU 12 NL)
- - - Y - - Y EHJV, NAWMP -
Y Y - Common Merganser Waterfowl Assess/Maintain - - - - - - Y NAWMP -
Y - - Green-winged Teal Waterfowl Increase 50% - - - - - - - EHJV -
Y Y Y Harlequin Duck (Eastern) Waterfowl Assess/Maintain SC SC VU Y - - - EHJV, NAWMP -
- Y - King Eider Waterfowl Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - NAWMP -
- Y Y Long-tailed Duck Waterfowl Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - EHJV, NAWMP Added
( MBU 12 NL)
Y - - Ring-necked Duck Waterfowl Increase 100% - - - - - - Y EHJV, NAWMP -
Y Y - Surf Scoter Waterfowl Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - EHJV, NAWMP Removed
( MBU 12 NL)
- Y - White-winged Scoter Waterfowl Assess/Maintain - - - Y - - - NAWMP Removed
( MBU 12 NL)
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