Alberta
British Columbia
Manitoba
New Brunswick
Newfoundland and Labrador
Northwest Territories
Nova Scotia
Nunavut
Ontario
Prince Edward Island
Québec
Saskatchewan
Yukon
Yukon
Globally Significant: Threatened Species
Globally Significant: Restricted Range Species
Globally Significant: Congregatory Species
Globally Significant: Waterfowl Concentrations
Globally Significant: Colonial Waterbirds/Seabird Concentrations
Globally Significant: Shorebird Concentrations
Globally Significant: Raptor Concentrations
Globally Significant: Wading Bird Concentrations
Globally Significant: Migratory Landbird Concentrations
Continentally Significant: Congregatory Species
Continentally Significant: Waterfowl Concentrations
Continentally Significant: Colonial Waterbird/Seabird Concentrations
Continentally Significant: Shorebird Concentrations
Continentally Significant: Raptor Concentrations
Continentally Significant: Wading Bird Concentrations
Nationally Significant: Threatened Species
Nationally Significant: Restricted Range Species
Nationally Significant: Congregatory Species
Nationally Significant: Waterfowl Concentrations
Nationally Significant: Colonial Waterbird/Seabird Concentrations
Nationally Significant: Shorebird Concentrations
Nationally Significant: Raptor Concentrations
Nationally Significant: Wading Bird Concentrations
03 Arctic Plains And Mountains
04 Northwestern Interior Forest
05 Northern Pacific Rainforest
06 Boreal Taiga Plains
07 Taiga Shield And Hudson Plains
08 Boreal Softwood Shield
09 Great Basin
10 Northern Rockies
11 Prairie Potholes
12 Boreal Hardwood Transition
13 Lower Great Lakes/ St. Lawrence Plain
14 Atlantic Northern Forest
Abandoned & fallow farmland, disturbed ground
Abandoned & fallow farmland/disturbed ground
Alpine & subalpine grassland
Alpine grassland
Alvar
Alvar
Arable & cultivated lands
Arable land
Bog
Bogs
Boreal coniferous forest
Boreal deciduous forest
Boreal mixed forest
Cliffs, rocky shores & islets (freshwater)
Cliffs/rocky shores (inland)
Coastal cliffs/rocky shores (marine)
Coastal sand dunes & beaches
Coniferous forest (boreal/alpine)
Coniferous forest (temperate)
Deciduous woods (boreal/alpine)
Deciduous woods (temperate)
Desert/semi-desert
Edaphic grassland
Ephemeral wetland
Estuarine waters
Fen
Fens, transition mires & springs
Forestry & agro-industrial plantations
Forestry plantations
Freshwater lake
Freshwater lakes & pools
Freshwater marsh
Freshwater marshes & swamps
Gallery & riparian forest
Improved pasture land
Improved pastureland
Inland cliffs
Inland deltas
Inland saline lake
Inlets/coastal features (freshwater)
Inlets/coastal features (marine)
Intertidal mud, sand & salt flats
Lagoons
Low, seasonally wet grassland
Mixed woods (boreal/alpine)
Mixed woods (temperate)
Mud or sand flats (freshwater)
Mud or sand flats (saline)
Native grassland
Northern temperate grassland
Open sea
Open sea
Other
Other urban & industrial areas
Other urban/industrial areas
Pelagic waters
Perennial crops, orchards & groves
Perennial crops/orchards
Pine forest
Riparian scrub & thickets
River-edge (river-island) forest
Riverine floodplains
Riverine sand dunes & beaches
Rivers
Rivers/streams
Rock stacks & islets
Rocky flats & barrens
Rocky flats & barrens
Saline & alkaline lakes
Salt & brackish marshes
Salt marshes/brackish marshes
Sand dunes & beaches
Savanna
Scree/boulders
Scrub
Scrub/shrub
Sea cliffs & rocky shores
Sea inlets
Second growth/grazed grasslands
Second-growth & disturbed forest
Second-growth & disturbed scrub
Second-growth & grazed grassland
Sedge/grass meadows
Shingle & stony beaches
Streams
Temperate coniferous forest
Temperate deciduous forest
Temperate mixed forest
Tidal rivers/estuaries
Tundra
Unknown
Urban parks & gardens
Urban parks/gardens
Water-fringe vegetation
Agriculture
Fisheries/aquaculture
Forestry
Hunting
Military
Nature conservation and research
Not Utilized (Natural Area)
Other
Rangeland/pastureland
Tourism/recreation
Unknown
Urban/industrial/transport
Water management
Afforestation
Agricultural and forestry effluents and practices
Agricultural pollution/pesticides
Annual crops - shifting agriculture
Arable farming
Commercial and industrial development
Cultural use
Dams and water management/use
Deforestation
Direct mortality of trigger species - hunting and trapping
Disturbance
Domestic and urban waste water
Drainage of wetlands
Dredging/canalization
Drought
Dykes/dam/barrages
Egg-collecting
Erosion
Extraction industry
Filling in of wetlands
Fire
Fire and fire suppression
Fisheries
Garbage and solid waste
Grazing
Ground water extraction
Habitat effects - fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Habitat effects - logging
Habitat shifting and alteration
Harvesting
Housing and urban areas
Hunting
Industrial and military effluents
Industrial pollution
Intensified management
Interactions with native species/disease
Introduced species
Invasive alien species
Light pollution
Livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - agro-industry grazing, ranching or farming
Livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming
Mining and quarrying
None
Oil slicks
Other
Other decline in habitat quality
Other ecosystem modifications
Other environmental events
Other habitat loss
Other increased mortality
Perennial non-timber crops - agro-industry plantations
Perennial non-timber crops - small-holder plantations
Persecution
Problematic native species
Recreation/tourism
Recreational activities
Renewable energy
Roads and railroads
Selective logging/cutting
Shipping lanes
Storms and floods
Tourism
Tourism and recreation areas
Unknown
Urban/industrial development
Wood and pulp plantations (includes afforestation) - agro-industry plantations
Work and other activities
Aire de Concentration d'Oiseaux Aquatiques - Quebec (Aquatic Birds Concentration Area)
Bird Banding Station
Bird Observatory
Bird Sanctuary (provincial or private)
British Columbia Parks (owned by)
Buck for Wildlife program (Alberta Conservation Authority)
Canada Goose Refuge
Conservation Area (provincial)
Conservation Authority (owned by)
Ducks Unlimited Canada (owned by)
Ecological Reserve (provincial)
Environmentally Significant Area (provincial)
Game Bird Refuge (provincial)
Game Bird Sanctuary
Habitat faunique, colonie d'oiseaux - Quebec (Wildlife Habitat, Bird Colony)
Heritage Forest (provincial)
Heritage Marsh Program (provincial)
Heritage River (national)
IBA Conservation Plan written/being written
International Monarch Butterfly Reserve
James Bay Preserve
Karner Blue Sanctuary
Landowner Agreement for Wildlife
Marine Park (provincial or federal)
Migratory Bird Sanctuary (federal)
Migratory Bird Sanctuary (provincial)
National Historic Site
National Park
National Wildlife Area (federal)
Natural Area
Nature Conservancy (owned by)
Nature Reserve (provincial)
Nature Trust of British Columbia
Nature Trust of New Brunswick (owned by)
No Hunting Area (Zone d'Interdiction de Chasse - Quebec)
Nova Scotia Bird Society Sanctuary
Pacific Marine Heritage Legacy
Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration
Prince Edward Island Nature Trust
Private Park
Protected Area of Nova Scotia
Provincial Game Preserve
Provincial Game Sanctuary
Provincial Park (including Marine)
Provincial Park Reserve
Provincial Recreation Site
Provincial Wildlife Management Area
Provincial Wildlife Refuge
Ramsar Site (Wetland of International Significance)
Recreational Area
Regional Park (provincial)
Reindeer Grazing Reserve
Research Station (privately owned)
Salmon River (provincial)
Special Management Area
Special Resource Management Zone (B.C. Spotted Owl sites)
Territorial Park
Unknown
Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network
Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network (potential)
Wetlands for Tomorrow site (Ducks Unlimited Canada)
Wild Bird Trust of British Columbia
Wilderness Reserve
Wildland Park
Wildlife Area
Wildlife Habitat (provincial)
Wildlife Management Area
Wildlife Refuge (provincial)
Wildlife Reserve (national)
Wildlife Sanctuary
World Biosphere Reserve
World Heritage Site (UNESCO)
Zone d'exploitation controlée (Quebec)
Zone d'Intervention Prioritaire - Quebec (Priority Intervention Zone)
Zone Inondable Désignée - Quebec (Periodically Flooded Field)
Minimum Latitude (°N)
Maximum Latitude (°N)
Minimum Longitude (°E)
Maximum Longitude (°E)
Minimum Altitude (m)
Maximum Altitude (m)
Minimum Area (log₁₀ km²)
Maximum Area (log₁₀ km²)

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