Response Statement - Red-necked Phalarope
This bird has declined over the last 40 years in an important staging area; however, overall population trends during the last three generations are unknown. The species faces potential threats on its breeding grounds including habitat degradation associated with climate change. It is also susceptible to pollutants and oil exposure on migration and during the winter. This is because birds gather in large numbers on the ocean, especially where currents concentrate pollutants.
Consultation period: 2015-12-23 to 2016-10-04
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Wildlife Management and Regulatory Affairs
Canadian Wildlife Service
351 Saint-Joseph Boulevard
1 Please note that this species is not considered to be at risk under SARA, but related documents are included in the Public Registry as a result of the species previously being included or associated with a document of a species at risk.
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