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 - Threatened

CCLO - NS - with photo cred

 

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

http://www.sararegistry.gc.ca/species/speciesDetails_e.cfm?sid=1064#ot10

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

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/search/?q=Chestnut-collared%20Longspur

2. McCown's Longspur - Threatened

McCown's Longsur_with photo credits

 

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

http://www.registrelep-sararegistry.gc.ca/species/speciesDetails_e.cfm?sid=897

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

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/search/?q=McCown%27s%20Longspur

3. Sprague's Pipit - Threatened

SPPImale_at_LML_SKDavis (2) - with photo cred

 

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

http://www.registrelep-sararegistry.gc.ca/species/speciesDetails_e.cfm?sid=573

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

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/search/?q=Sprague%27s%20Pipit

4. Loggerhead Shrike - Endangered

LOSH - NS - photo credit

 

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. Burrowing Owl - Endangered

Burrowing owl 2 LR_with Copyright

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

http://www.sararegistry.gc.ca/species/speciesDetails_e.cfm?sid=20#ot10

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

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/search/?q=burrowing%20owl

6. Common Nighthawk - Threatened

CONI - Tracy Miller - with photo cred

 

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

http://www.sararegistry.gc.ca/species/speciesDetails_e.cfm?sid=986#ot10

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

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/search/?q=Common%20Nighthawk

7. Short-eared Owl - Special Concern

SEOW - Tracy Miller - with photo credit 2

 

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

http://www.sararegistry.gc.ca/species/speciesDetails_e.cfm?sid=60

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

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/search/?q=Short%20eared%20owl

8. Ferruginous Hawk - Threatened

Ferruginous Hawk

 

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

http://www.sararegistry.gc.ca/species/speciesDetails_e.cfm?sid=47#ot10

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

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/search/?q=Ferruginous%20Hawk

9. Greater Sage Grouse - Endangered

GRSG - EK - with photo cred

 

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

http://www.sararegistry.gc.ca/species/speciesDetails_e.cfm?sid=305#ot10

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

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/search/?q=greater%20sage%20grouse

10. Piping Plover - Endangered

Piping Plover

 

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

http://www.registrelep-sararegistry.gc.ca/species/speciesDetails_e.cfm?sid=687

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

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/search/?q=piping%20plover

11. Long-billed Curlew - Special Concern

LBCU - EK with photo cred

 

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

http://www.registrelep-sararegistry.gc.ca/species/speciesDetails_e.cfm?sid=52

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

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/search/?q=Long-billed%20curlew

12. Little Brown Bat - Endangered

Little Brown Bat

 

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

http://www.registrelep-sararegistry.gc.ca/species/speciesDetails_e.cfm?sid=1173

 

13. Swift Fox - Threatened

SWFO - NS - with photo cred

 

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

http://www.registrelep-sararegistry.gc.ca/species/speciesDetails_e.cfm?sid=140

 

14. Northern Leopard Frog - Special Concern

Northern Leopard Frog_with photo credits

 

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

http://www.registrelep-sararegistry.gc.ca/species/speciesDetails_e.cfm?sid=552