Conservation of Landbirds in Alaska

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Boreal Partners in Flight is concentration on the following conservation matters in Alaska.

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Small bird in a bush

Black-capped Chickadee perched in a brush.
(Credit: Brian Uher-Koch, USGS, Alaska Science Center. Public domain.)

  • Bird Conservation Regions in Alaska
    Five Bird Conservation Regions were designated in Alaska as part of the North American Bird Conservation Initiative to provide a framework that would facilitate coordinated conservation and evaluations of major bird initiatives.
  • Landbird Conservation Plan for Alaska Biogeographic Regions version 1.0
    The size of Alaska dictates that conservation planning for landbirds generally be framed within a landscape context. To form a Bird Conservation Plan for the state, species, and their habitats, and management issues were considered within 5 Biogeographic Regions. (247 KB PDF)
  • Landbirds of Concern included in the ADF&G’s Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Plan
    Alaska is home to 135 species of breeding birds that principally use terrestrial habitats throughout the year. These birds, commonly referred to as "landbirds", comprise the largest and most ecologically diverse component of Alaska's avifauna and include raptors, grouse, woodpeckers, flycatchers, jays, chickadees, thrushes, warblers, and sparrows, among others. (324 KB PDF)
  • Partners in Flight North American Landbird Conservation Plan
    The Partners in Flight North American Landbird Conservation Plan provides a continental synthesis of priorities and objectives that will guide landbird conservation actions at national and international scales. The scope for this Plan is the 448 species of native landbirds that regularly breed in the U.S. and Canada.


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