Seabirds – sentinel species for the Gulf / prepared by: Jean-François Rail.: En153-114/2-2020E-PDF
"Seabird populations breeding in the migratory bird sanctuaries of the North Shore of the Gulf of St. Lawrence are influenced by such factors as food availability, predator abundance, and human disturbance. A census of these populations is conducted every five years. Given the positive status of Razorbill and Common Murre populations, the reduced but recently stabilized size of Herring Gull and Atlantic Puffin populations, and the presence of just a few remaining Caspian Terns, the status of this indicator is considered “moderate"--Highlights.
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|Department/Agency|| Canada. Environment and Climate Change Canada, issuing body. |
Québec (Province). Ministère de l'environnement, issuing body.
|Title||Seabirds – sentinel species for the Gulf / prepared by: Jean-François Rail.|
|Series title||Monitoring the state of the St. Lawrence River|
|Publication type||Series - View Master Record|
|Other language editions||[French]|
|Earlier edition||Seabirds 2014|
|Note(s)|| Caption title. |
Issued also in French under title: Les oiseaux de mer – des espèces sentinelles du golfe.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Publishing information|| [Gatineau, Quebec] : Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment and Climate Change Canada ; [Québec] : Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change, Gouvernement du Québec,  |
|Author / Contributor||Rail, Jean-François, author.|
|Description||1 online resource (8 unnumbered pages) : maps, graphs.|
|Catalogue number|| |
|Subject terms|| Sea bird populations -- Saint Lawrence, Gulf of. |
Indicators (Biology) -- Saint Lawrence, Gulf of.
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