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
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Earlier edition Seabirds 2014
Format Electronic
Electronic document
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, [2020]
Author / Contributor Rail, Jean-François, author.
Description 1 online resource (8 unnumbered pages) : maps, graphs.
ISBN 9780660356334
Catalogue number
  • En153-114/2-2020E-PDF
Edition 4th edition
Subject terms Sea bird populations -- Saint Lawrence, Gulf of.
Indicators (Biology) -- Saint Lawrence, Gulf of.
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