Burrowing Owl

Burrowing Owl

Burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia) Species Status: Endangered in Canada Action Required: Conservation breeding, reintroduction, and translocation With fewer than 1,000 pairs thought to exist in this country, the burrowing owl is one of the most endangered birds in...
Eastern Loggerhead Shrike

Eastern Loggerhead Shrike

Eastern Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus ssp.) Species Status: Endangered in Canada Action Required: Conservation breeding and population augmentation Since 2003, Wildlife Preservation Canada has been leading the recovery effort for this critically endangered...
Swallows of the Maritimes

Swallows of the Maritimes

Swallows of the Maritimes Bank swallow (Riparia riparia): Threatened in Canada (COSEWIC assessment); Threatened in Ontario Barn swallow (Hirundo rustica): Threatened in Canada (COSEWIC assessment); Threatened in Ontario; Endangered in Nova Scotia Cliff swallow...
Piping Plover

Piping Plover

Piping plover (Charadrius melodus) Species Status: Endangered in Canada Action Required: Conservation rearing of abandoned eggs The endangered piping plover is extremely sensitive to disturbances on the beaches where it nests. As a result, it is not uncommon for...
Roseate Tern

Roseate Tern

Roseate tern (Sterna dougallii) Species Status: Endangered in Canada Action Required: Nest protection and colony establishment This endangered seabird experienced sharp declines during the 1970s. Today, there are fewer than 250 adults in Canada....