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nearshoreMarine Birds Survey Effort
Areas surveyed for pelagic and nearshore birds across all seasons.
yes
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shorebirdsShorebird Staging Areas – Flat
A selection of flat areas known to host staging shorebirds based on surveys by experts at the Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS).
yes
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shorebirdsShorebird Staging Areas – Rocky
Observations of Surfbird (Aphriza virgata) as a surrogate for rocky staging areas.
yes
from an external site
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at-seaAt-sea Density of Listed Marine Birds
Distribution and density of marine habitat use by birds listed by COSEWIC or listed as a global priority under the Provincial Conservation Framework, shown as at-sea density.
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at-seaAt-sea Density of Marine Birds
Distribution and density of marine habitat use by marine birds, shown as density at-sea.
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at-seaAt-sea Marine Bird Species Richness
Number of different marine bird species found in each planning unit.
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nearshoreCanada Goose
Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) year-round habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreBrant Spring Staging Surveys
Brant (Branta bernicla) spring (March-April) staging areas identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreBrant Winter Surveys
Brant (Branta bernicla) winter (November - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreTrumpeter Swan Winter Surveys
Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator) winter (December - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreTundra Swan Winter Surveys
Tundra Swan (Cygnus columbianus) winter (December - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreGadwall Winter Surveys
Gadwall (Anas strepera) winter (December - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreEurasian Wigeon Winter Surveys
Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope) winter (December - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreAmerican Wigeon Winter Surveys
American Wigeon (Anas americana) winter (December - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreMallard Winter Surveys
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) winter (December - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreBlue-winged Teal Winter
Blue-Winged Teal (Anas discors) winter (December - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreNorthern Pintail Winter Surveys
Northern Pintail (Anas acuta) winter (December - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
direct from this site
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nearshoreGreen-winged Teal Winter Surveys
Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca) winter (December - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreScaup Species Winter Surveys
Greater Scaup (Aythya marila), Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis) and unidentified Scaup winter (December - April) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreHarlequin Duck Moulting Season Surveys
Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus) moulting season (August - September) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreHarlequin Duck Spring Staging Surveys
Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus) spring (March - mid-April) staging areas identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreHarlequin Duck Winter Surveys
Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus) winter (December - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreScoter Species Pre-migration Staging Surveys
Surf Scoter (Melanitta perspicillata), Black Scoter (Melanitta nigra), White-winged scoter (Melanitta fusca) and unidentified Scoters pre-migration (March - May) staging areas identified from survey data.
yes
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nearshoreScoter Species Winter Surveys
Surf Scoter (Melanitta perspicillata), Black Scoter (Melanitta nigra), White-winged scoter (Melanitta fusca) and unidentified Scoters winter (December - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreLong-tailed Duck Winter Surveys
Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) winter (December - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreBufflehead
Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) year-round habitat identified from survey data.
yes
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nearshoreCommon Goldeneye Winter Surveys
Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) winter (December - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreBarrow’s Goldeneye Winter Surveys
Barrow’s Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) winter (December - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreHooded Merganser
Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) year-round habitat identified from survey data.
yes
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nearshoreCommon Merganser
Common Merganser (Mergus merganser) year-round habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreRed-breasted Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) year-round habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreRed-throated Loon Winter Surveys
Red-throated Loon (Gavia stellata) winter (December - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
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nearshorePacific Loon Winter Surveys
Pacific Loon (Gavia pacifica) winter (December - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
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nearshoreCommon Loon Winter Surveys
Common Loon (Gavia immer) winter (December - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
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nearshoreHorned Grebe
Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) year-round habitat identified from survey data.
yes
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nearshoreRed-necked Grebe
Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) year-round habitat identified from survey data.
yes
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nearshoreWestern Grebe
Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis) year-round habitat identified from survey data.
yes
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coloniesStorm Petrel Colonies
Active and historic Fork-tailed Storm Petrels (Oceanodroma furcata) and Leach’s Storm Petrels (Oceanodroma leucorhoa) colonies. Raw Parks Canada data used in this feature can be found in the feature: Parks Canada (Haida Gwaii) seabird datasets.
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nearshoreBrandt’s Cormorant Winter Surveys
Brandt’s Cormorant (Phalacrocorax penicillatus) winter (September-October) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
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coloniesBrandt’s Cormorant Colonies
Active and historic Brandt's Cormorants (Phalacrocorax penicillatus) colonies.
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nearshoreDouble-crested Cormorant Winter Surveys
Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) winter (December - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
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coloniesDouble-crested Cormorant Colonies
Active and historic Double-crested Cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) colonies.
yes
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nearshorePelagic Cormorant
Pelagic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pelagicus) year-round habitat identified from survey data.
yes
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coloniesPelagic Cormorant Colonies
Active and historic Pelagic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pelagicus) colonies. Raw Parks Canada data used in this feature can be found in the feature: Parks Canada (Haida Gwaii) seabird datasets.
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nearshoreGreat Blue Heron Winter Surveys
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) winter (December - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
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shorebirdsGreat Blue Heron Nests and Foraging Areas
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) nest sites and associated foraging habitats.
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nearshoreBald Eagle Winter Surveys
Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) winter (October - December) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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shorebirdsSandhill Crane Nests
Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis) nests.
yes
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birdsSandhill Crane Observations
Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis) observations.
yes
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shorebirdsSemipalmated Plover Nests
Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus) nesting site observations. Raw Parks Canada data used in this feature can be found in the feature: Parks Canada (Haida Gwaii) seabird datasets.
yes
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coloniesBlack Oystercatcher Breeding Sites
Active and historic Black Oystercatcher (Haematopus bachmani) breeding sites. Raw Parks Canada data used in this feature can be found in the feature: Parks Canada (Haida Gwaii) seabird datasets.
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nearshoreBonaparte’s Gull Autumn Surveys
Bonaparte’s Gull (Chroicocephalus philadelphia) autumn (September-October) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
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nearshoreBonaparte’s Gull Spring Surveys
Bonaparte’s Gull (Chroicocephalus philadelphia) spring (April-May) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreMew Gull Winter Surveys
Mew Gull (Larus canus) winter (October - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreCalifornia Gull Winter Surveys
California Gull (Larus californicus) winter (October - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreHerring Gull Winter Surveys
Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) winter (October - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreThayer’s Gull Winter Surveys
Thayer’s Gull (Larus thayeri) winter (October - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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nearshoreGlaucous-winged Gull Winter Surveys
Glaucous-winged Gull (Larus glaucescens) winter (October - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
from an external site
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coloniesGlaucous-winged Gull Colonies
Active and historic Glaucous-winged Gulls (Larus glaucescens) colonies. Raw Parks Canada data used in this feature can be found in the feature: Parks Canada (Haida Gwaii) seabird datasets.
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nearshoreCommon Murre Winter Surveys
Common Murre (Uria aalge) winter (December - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
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coloniesCommon Murre Colonies
Active and historic Common Murre (Uria aalge) colonies. Raw Parks Canada data used in this feature can be found in the feature: Parks Canada (Haida Gwaii) seabird datasets.
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coloniesThick-billed Murre Colonies
Active and historic Thick-billed Murre (Uria lomvia) colonies.
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coloniesPigeon Guillemot Colonies
Active and historic Pigeon Guillemot (Cepphus Columba) colonies. Raw Parks Canada data used in this feature can be found in the feature: Parks Canada (Haida Gwaii) seabird datasets.
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nearshoreMarbled Murrelet Winter Surveys
Marbled Murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus) winter (December - January habitat identified from survey data.
yes
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at-seaAt-sea Density of Marbled Murrelet
Distribution and density of marine habitat use by Marbled Murrelet, shown as density at-sea.
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nearshoreAncient Murrelet Winter Surveys
Ancient Murrelet (Synthliboramphus antiquus) winter (December - February) habitat identified from survey data.
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coloniesAncient Murrelet Colonies
Active and historic Ancient Murrelet (Synthliboramphus antiquus) colonies. Raw Parks Canada data used in this feature can be found in the feature: Parks Canada (Haida Gwaii) seabird datasets.
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coloniesCassin’s Auklet Colonies
Active and historic Cassin's Auklet (Ptychoramphus aleuticus) colonies. Raw Parks Canada data used in this feature can be found in the feature: Parks Canada (Haida Gwaii) seabird datasets.
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at-seaCassin’s Auklet Foraging Habitat
Marine distribution (and presumed foraging habitat) of the planktivorous Cassin’s Auklet.
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coloniesRhinoceros Auklet Colonies
Active and historic Rhinoceros Auklet (Cerorhinca monocerata) colonies. Raw Parks Canada data used in this feature can be found in the feature: Parks Canada (Haida Gwaii) seabird datasets.
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at-seaRhinoceros Auklet Foraging Habitat
Marine distribution (and presumed foraging habitat) of the piscivorous Rhinoceros Auklets.
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coloniesHorned Puffin Colonies
Active and historic Horned Puffin (Fratercula corniculata) colonies. Raw Parks Canada data used in this feature can be found in the feature: Parks Canada (Haida Gwaii) seabird datasets.
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coloniesTufted Puffin Colonies
Active and historic Tufted Puffin (Fratercula cirrhata) colonies. Raw Parks Canada data used in this feature can be found in the feature: Parks Canada (Haida Gwaii) seabird datasets.
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birds,
feature count
Marine Birds Feature Count
Number of marine bird features found in each planning unit.
yes
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nearshoreNorthern Shoveler Winter Surveys
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) winter (December - February) habitat identified from survey data.
yes
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at-seaCommon Murre Migration
Marine distribution of the piscivorous Common Murre following the end of the land-based nesting season on Triangle Island, one of the Scott Islands.
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colonies,
shorebirds
Parks Canada (Haida Gwaii) Seabird Datasets
Raw data for three Parks Canada seabird datasets used in the creation of the following BCMCA features: Seabird Colonies (Ancient Murrelet, Black Oystercatcher, Cassin's Auklet, Common Murre, Glaucous-winged Gull, Horned Puffin, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Rhinoceros Auklet, Storm Petrel, Tufted Puffin) and Semipalmated Plover Nests
yes
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