Snowy Owl

Bubo scandiacus
Scale 6 Diat: carnivore , Hierachy 3
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6 POINTS

PLAY: Move of 3. Diagonally in an arctic climate.
FACT: The snowy owl does not breed if the lemming population is very small. Contrary, it hatches multiple chicks when the lemming population is great.

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Graphic by Thøgersen&Stoubywww.thogersen-stouby.dk/
The snowy owl (Bubo scandiacus) is a large, white owl of the typical owl family. Snowy owls are native to Arctic regions in North America and Eurasia. Males are almost all white, while females have more flecks of black plumage. Juvenile snowy owls have black feathers until they turn white. The snowy owl is a ground nester that primarily hunts rodents and waterfowl, and opportunistically eats carrion. […] read more

Palm Warbler

Setophaga palmarum
Scale 6 Diat: carnivore , Hierachy 3
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5 POINTS

Play: The palm warbler has a MOVE of 2

Fact: The palm warbler is one of the most northern songbirds, with nearly the entire species breeding in Canada’s boreal forest.

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Graphic by Jonathan DeMoorwww.borealisimages.ca/
The palm warbler (Setophaga palmarum) is a small songbird of the New World warbler family. (From: Wikipedia, April 2017) read more

Hermit Thrush

Catharus guttatus
Scale 6 Diat: omnivore , Hierachy 3
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5 POINTS

Play: The hermit thrush has a MOVE of 2

Fact: The haunting flute-like song of the hermit thrush can be heard in almost any part fo the boreal forest in Canada.

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Graphic by Jonathan DeMoorwww.borealisimages.ca/
The hermit thrush (Catharus guttatus) is a medium-sized North American thrush. It is not very closely related to the other North American migrant species of Catharus, but rather to the Mexican russet nightingale-thrush.[2] The specific name guttatus is Latin for “spotted”.[3] (From: Wikipedia, April 2017) read more

Red-eyed Vireo

Vireo olivaceus
Scale 6 Diat: carnivore , Hierachy 3
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5 POINTS

Play: The Red-eyed Vireo has a MOVE of 2

Fact: Red-eyed Vireos are known for their enthusiastic singing-even in the afternoon-up to 20,000 songs in a single day.

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Graphic by Jonathan DeMoorwww.borealisimages.ca/
The red-eyed vireo (Vireo olivaceus) is a small American songbird, 13–14 cm (5.1–5.5 in) in length. It is somewhat warbler-like but not closely related to the New World warblers (Parulidae). Common across its vast range, this species is not considered threatened by the IUCN. “Vireo” is a Latin word referring to a green migratory bird, perhaps the […] read more

Grey Jay

Perisoreus canadensis
Diat: omnivore , Hierachy 3
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4 POINTS

Play: Grey Jay has a MOVE of 2

Fact: It’s our national bird because it is found across Canada, can withstand cold temperatures, and is friendly and smart.

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Graphic by Jonathan DeMoorwww.borealisimages.ca/
The grey jay (Perisoreus canadensis), also gray jay, Canada jay, or whisky jack, is a passerine bird of the family Corvidae. It is found in boreal forests of North America north to the tree line, and in the Rocky Mountains subalpine zone south to New Mexico and Arizona. A fairly large songbird, the grey jay […] read more

Common Nighthawk

Chordeiles minor
Scale 6 Diat: carnivore , Hierachy 3
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3 POINTS

Play: Species at Risk: No development events permitted. The common nighthawk has a MOVE of 2

Fact: Instead of singing, Common Nighthawks make a BOOM by forcing air through their wingtips while diving through the air.

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Graphic by Elly Knighttwitter.com/ellycknight
The common nighthawk (Chordeiles minor) is a medium-sized [3][4] crepuscular or nocturnal bird[3][5]within the nightjar family, whose presence and identity are best revealed by its vocalization. Typically dark[3] (grey, black and brown),[5] displaying cryptic colouration and intricate patterns, this bird is difficult to spot with the naked eye during the day. Once aerial, with its […] read more