Key Habitat Site

A Key Habitat Site is a Canadian Wildlife Service designation for an area that supports at least 1% of the country's population of any migratory bird species, or subspecies, at any time.[1] There may be overlap with areas designated as a migratory bird sanctuary or National Wildlife Area.[2]


  1. ^ "Environment Canada, Canadian Wildlife Service". Archived from the original on 2008-05-09. Retrieved 2008-09-21.
  2. ^ Latour, P.B.; Leger, J.; Hines, J.E.; Mallory, M.L.; Mulders, D.L.; Gilchrist, H.G.; Smith, P.A.; Dickson, D.L. (March 2006). "Key migratory bird terrestrial habitat sites in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut" (PDF). Retrieved 2008-09-21.[permanent dead link]

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