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Trends in Canadian shorebirds

Lists of Figures, Tables, and appendix

List of Figures

Figure 1. Trends in numbers of Red Knots migrating through the Atlantic Maritime Ecozone+, 1974-2006.

Figure 2. Trends in abundance of shorebirds breeding in the Atlantic Maritime Ecozone+.

Figure 3. Trends in abundance of shorebirds breeding in the Mixedwood Plains, 1968-2006.

Figure 4. East side of Big Quill Lake Saskatchewan: beaches are >1 km wide in dry years (left), while virtually no shoreline habitat remained in the wet year of 2007 (right).

Figure 5. Trends in abundance of priority Prairies Ecozone+ shorebird breeders, 1970s-2000s.

Figure 6. Trends in numbers of Piping Plovers in prairie Canada, 1991-2006.

Figure 7. Shorebird migration monitoring in British Columbia, 1997-2009.

Figure 8. Summary of population trends for Arctic-breeding shorebirds, 2003.

Figure 9. Estimated trends in Arctic-breeding shorebird fall migration counts, 1974-1998.

List of Tables

Table 1. Trends in abundance of shorebirds migrating through coastal areas of the Atlantic Maritime Ecozone+, 1974-2006.

Table 2. Trends of shorebirds counted at sites in southern Ontario by the Ontario Shorebird Survey, 1976-1997.

Table 3. Temporal trends in population counts for selected shorebird species in British Columbia during breeding, wintering, and migration periods, 1997- 2009.

Table 4. Population trend assessments for shorebirds breeding in the boreal and taiga regions.

Table 5. Trends of boreal shorebirds occurring in Quebec.

Table 6. Estimated population trends for shorebirds expressed as the annual rates of change.

Table 7. Population trend assessments for Arctic-breeding shorebirds.

Table 8. Conservation status of tundra-nesting shorebirds as classified in the U.S. Shorebird Conservation Plan.


Appendix 1. Common and scientific names for shorebirds

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