Residence Description

Description of Residence for Piping Plover (Charadrius Melodus, Circumcinctus and Melodus Subspecies) in Canada

The following is a description of residence for the Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus -circumcinctus and melodus subspecies), created for the purposes of increasing public awareness and aiding enforcement of the above prohibition. As a migratory bird protected under the MBCA, the Piping Plover is under federal jurisdiction and thus the residence prohibition is in effect on all lands where the species occurs. Piping Plovers are known to have one type of residence - a nest.

Consultation period: 2005-02-10 to 2005-03-11

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Wendy Dunford
Recovery Science Officer
Canadian Wildlife Service
351 St Joseph Blvd
4th floor
Gatineau, QC
K1A OH3
Tel: 819-994-2813
Fax: 819-994-3684
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