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Barrow's Goldeneye

Endangered Status

The Barrow's Goldeneye is listed by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada list as being of special concern. For more information on species at risk in Canada, consult the Species at Risk website of the Canadian Wildlife Service.

Good Viewing Locations

The following locations are good places to start if your interested in viewing members of the Barrow's Goldeneye species.

More about the Barrow's Goldeneye on the Internet

The following websites can help you learn more about the Barrow's Goldeneye species. These websites are maintained by other organizations, and when you click on the links below, you'll be visiting their websites, not ours.

Seasonal Frequency

You can use the following as a guide to when you can most easily expect to spot members of the Barrow's Goldeneye species on Prince Edward Island. This information comes from The Natural History Society of Prince Edward Island which retains and publishes records of bird sightings.

Spring
March 16 to May 31
(northerly migration)

Fairly common, 1 - 9 birds per day
Summer
June 1 to August 15
(nesting season)

Not found
Autumn
August 16 to December 14
(southerly migration)

Fairly common, 1 - 9 birds per day
Winter
December 15 to March 15
Fairly common, 1 - 9 birds per day
Common, 10 - 49 birds per day

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