Hoary Redpoll

Acanthis hornemanni (Carduelis hornemanni)

General Status Rank: 
Undetermined
ELCODE: 
ABPBY06020
Common Name: 
Hoary Redpoll
Scientific Name: 
Acanthis hornemanni (Carduelis hornemanni)
Synonyms: 
Carduelis hornemanni
Naming References: 
Taxonomy
Group: 
Bird
Kingdom: 
Animalia
Phylum: 
Chordata
Class: 
Aves
Order: 
Passeriformes
Family: 
Fringillidae
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General Biology
Canada Known Subspecies Count: 
0

Female Age at Maturity

1
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Longevity

4
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Reproduction Frequency Per Year: 
0

Economic/Human Considerations

Non-game species
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Habitat
ravines and rocky slopes
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Distribution

Ecozones

Arctic Cordillera, Northern Arctic, Southern Arctic, Taiga Plains, Taiga Shield
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Distribution

0.06 (B004); "Range extent includes only breeding migratory population, not migratory passage range. Range extent visually estimated from range map (Canadian Wildlife Service ? Prairie & Northern Region 2009. Bird distributions in Nunavut & the Northwest Territories: 2009 Review.) "
Score: 
F
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Winter Distribution Description: 
southern BC to central US

Number of Occurrences

Many (357) records in NWT Bird Checklist database (Fort Smith north to Paulatuk, also Cambridge Bay NU)
Score: 
E
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Historical Distribution

Likely similar to current dist.
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Area of Occupancy

stable? Need data to confirm for NWT
Score: 
-
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Population

Population Size

North American population est. 13 million; Not enough data to generate population estimate for NWTAccessed on <January 25, 2015 (DD16)
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Density

males generally not territorial; several nests may be built in a clump of shrubs
Threats

Threats

none known
Score: 
C
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Intrinsic Vulnerability

Limited effects of climate change likely in next 10 yrs
Score: 
-
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General Status Rank
Rank: 
Undetermined
Status Rank Description: 
Little reliable data for this species, given this species was ranked as undetermined.
S Rank: 
SU
Decision Process Description: 
Drafted by Leslie Wakelyn and S. Carriere mostly based on printed material in 2000; Reviewed in 2005 by Craig Machtans and L. Armer - no change in status.; Reviewed in 2010;no change; Reviewed by Emily Upham-Mills CWS in 2015, no change
Last Updated: 
February 5, 2015

References

Age Of Maturity

  • Know, A.G., Lowther, P.E. (2000) Hoary Redpoll in Birds of North America. No.544 The Academy of Natural Sciences and The American Ornithologists' Union Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. - LA48 Return

Area of Occupancy

  • Dunn, E. (2005) National Action Needs for Canadian Landbird Conservation, Version 1. Canadian Wildlife Service Landbird Committee, Canadian Wildlife Service, Ottawa, Canada http://www.cws-scf.ec.gc.ca/birds/action/index_e.cfm - LA12 Return
  • Emily Upham-Mills and Rhiannon Pankratz (2015) e-copy - H307 Return

Economic Status

  • Wakelyn, Leslie (2000) Pers. communication. Wildlife biologist, CWS, Yellowknife - H129 Return

Ecozones

  • Godfrey WE (1986) The Birds of Canada. National Museums of Canada Revised Edition RWED Library Call #QL685.G6 - B004 Return

Habitat

  • Godfrey WE (1986) The Birds of Canada. National Museums of Canada Revised Edition RWED Library Call #QL685.G6 - B004 Return
  • Wakelyn, Leslie (2000) Pers. communication. Wildlife biologist, CWS, Yellowknife - H129 Return

Historical Distribution

  • Wakelyn, Leslie (2000) Pers. communication. Wildlife biologist, CWS, Yellowknife - H129 Return

Intrinsic Vulnerability

  • Wakelyn, Leslie (2000) Pers. communication. Wildlife biologist, CWS, Yellowknife - H129 Return
  • Know, A.G., Lowther, P.E. (2000) Hoary Redpoll in Birds of North America. No.544 The Academy of Natural Sciences and The American Ornithologists' Union Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. - LA48 Return

Longevity

  • Know, A.G., Lowther, P.E. (2000) Hoary Redpoll in Birds of North America. No.544 The Academy of Natural Sciences and The American Ornithologists' Union Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. - LA48 Return

Naming

  • Chesser et al. (2009) Fiftieth supplement to the AOU check-list of North American birds. The Auk 126(3):705-714 - ASC12 Return

NWT Known Subspecies

Godfrey WE (1986) The Birds of Canada. National Museums of Canada Revised Edition RWED Library Call #QL685.G6 - B004 Return

Number of Occurrences

  • Canadian Wildlife Service (2005) NWT/NU Bird Checklist Survey database. Environment Canada / Canadian Wildlife Service Yellowknife http://www.pnr-rpn.ec.gc.ca/nature/migratorybirds/nwtbcs/index.en.html - LA20 Return

Population Size

Rich, T.D., Beardmore, C.J., Berlanga, H., Blancher, P.J., Bradstreet, M.S.W., Butcher, G.S., Demarest, D.W Dunn, E.H., Hunter, W.C., Inigo-Elias, E.E., Kennedy, J.A., Martell, A.M., Panjabi, A.O.,et al. (2004) Partners in Flight North American Landbird Conservation Plan (janv-04). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithica, NY http://www.partnersinflight.org/cont_plan/default.htm - LA01 Return
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Partners in Flight Science Committee 2013. Population Estimates Database, version 2013. Available at http://rmbo.org/pifpopestimates. Accessed on <January 25, 2015>. (2013) http://rmbo.org/pifpopestimates - DD16 Return

Range Extent

  • Godfrey WE (1986) The Birds of Canada. National Museums of Canada Revised Edition RWED Library Call #QL685.G6 - B004 Return

Taxonomy

  • Godfrey WE (1986) The Birds of Canada. National Museums of Canada Revised Edition RWED Library Call #QL685.G6 - B004 Return

Threats

  • Wakelyn, Leslie (2000) Pers. communication. Wildlife biologist, CWS, Yellowknife - H129 Return
  • Know, A.G., Lowther, P.E. (2000) Hoary Redpoll in Birds of North America. No.544 The Academy of Natural Sciences and The American Ornithologists' Union Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. - LA48 Return