Saskatchewan Species at Risk Farm Program Target Species

Below is a list of species that are included as "target species" in the Saskatchewan Species at Risk Farm Program.  There are links to the Environment and Climate Change Canada website for more detailed information on each of these species.  To help in identifying whether you have a particular bird species on your farm or ranch we have provided links to each of the bird calls.  Check it out!

1. Chestnut Collared Longspur - COSEWIC Status:  Threatened

CCLO - NS - with photo cred

 

Please click on the link below for more detailed species information.

https://species-registry.canada.ca/index-en.html#/species/1064-736

Please click on the link below to hear what a Chestnut Collared Longspur sounds like.

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Chestnut-collared_Longspur/

 

2. McCown's Longspur - COSEWIC Status:  Threatened

McCown's Longsur_with photo credits

 

Please click on the link below for more detailed species information.

https://species-registry.canada.ca/index-en.html#/species/897-623

Please click on the link below to hear what a McCown's Longspur sounds like.

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/McCowns_Longspur/

 

3. Sprague's Pipit - COSEWIC Status:  Threatened

SPPImale_at_LML_SKDavis (2) - with photo cred

 

 

Please click on the link below for more detailed species information.

https://species-registry.canada.ca/index-en.html#/species/573-229

Please click on the link below to hear what a Sprague's Pipit sounds like.

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Spragues_Pipit

 

4. Baird's Sparrow - COSEWIC Status: Special Concern

 

 

Please click on the link below for more detailed species information.

http://www.registrelep-sararegistry.gc.ca/species/speciesDetails_e.cfm?sid=38

Please click on the link below to hear what a Loggerhead Shrike sounds like.

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/search/?q=Loggerhead%20Shrike

5. Barn Swallow - COSEWIC Status:  Threatened

 

 

Please click on the link below for more detailed species information.

https://species-registry.canada.ca/index-en.html#/species/1147-790

Please click on the link below to hear what a Barn Swallow sounds like.

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Barn_Swallow

 

6. Loggerhead Shrike -  COSEWIC Status: Threatened

LOSH - NS - photo credit

 

Please click on the link below for more detailed species information.

https://species-registry.canada.ca/index-en.html#/species/38-36

Please click on the link below to hear what a Loggerhead Shrike sounds like.

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Loggerhead_Shrike

7. Burrowing Owl - COSEWIC Status: Endangered

Burrowing owl 2 LR_with Copyright

 

Please click on the link below for more detailed species information.

https://species-registry.canada.ca/index-en.html#/species/20-21

Please click on the link below to hear what a Burrowing Owl sounds like.

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Burrowing_Owl

 

8. Common Nighthawk - COSEWIC Status:  Threatened

CONI - Tracy Miller - with photo cred

 

Please click on the link below for more detailed species information.

https://species-registry.canada.ca/index-en.html#/species/986-668

Please click on the link below to hear what a Common Nighthawk sounds like.

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Common_Nighthawk/

 

9. Short-eared Owl - COSEWIC Status:  Special Concern

SEOW - Tracy Miller - with photo credit 2

 

Please click on the link below for more detailed species information.

https://species-registry.canada.ca/index-en.html#/species/60-395

Please click on the link below to hear what a Short-Eared Owl sounds like.

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Short-eared_Owl/

 

10. Ferruginous Hawk - COSEWIC Status:  Threatened

Ferruginous Hawk

 

Please click on the link below for more detailed species information.

https://species-registry.canada.ca/index-en.html#/species/47-397

Please click on the link below to hear what a Ferruginous Hawk sounds like.

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Ferruginous_Hawk

 

11. Greater Sage Grouse - COSEWIC Status:  Endangered

GRSG - EK - with photo cred

 

Please click on the link below for more detailed species information.

https://species-registry.canada.ca/index-en.html#/species/305-215

Please click on the link below to hear what a Greater Sage-Grouse sounds like.

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Greater_Sage-Grouse

 

12. Piping Plover - COSEWIC Status:  Endangered

Piping Plover

 

Please click on the link below for more detailed species information.

https://species-registry.canada.ca/index-en.html#/species/686-274

Please click on the link below to hear what a Piping Plover sounds like.

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Piping_Plover/

 

13. Long-billed Curlew - COSEWIC Status:  Special Concern

LBCU - EK with photo cred

 

Please click on the link below for more detailed species information.

https://species-registry.canada.ca/index-en.html#/species/52-283

Please click on the link below to hear what a Long-Billed Curlew sounds like.

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Long-billed_Curlew/

 

14. Little Brown Bat - COSEWIC Status:  Endangered

Little Brown Bat

 

 

Please click on the link below for more detailed species information.

https://species-registry.canada.ca/index-en.html#/species/1173-848

15. Swift Fox - COSEWIC Status:  Threatened

SWFO - NS - with photo cred

 

Please click on the link below for more detailed species information.

https://species-registry.canada.ca/index-en.html#/species/140-124

 

16. Northern Leopard Frog - COSEWIC Status:  Special Concern

Northern Leopard Frog_with photo credits

 

Please click on the link below for more detailed species information.

https://species-registry.canada.ca/index-en.html#/species/552-279

 

17. Monarch - COSEWIC Status:  Endangered

 

 

Please click on the link below for more detailed species information.

https://species-registry.canada.ca/index-en.html#/species/294-90