KEY NORTH AMERICAN MIGRATION SITES FOR
Red Knots & Semipalmated Sandpipers

Barre de Portneuf

Country: Canada

Region: Quebec,

Site: Barre de Portneuf

Species/Sub-species: REKN-rufa, SESA

Total biogeographic population: 42,000 (rufa), 2,260,000 (SESA)

Count Method: Total estimate

Count: 1,200 (rufa)1, 58,282 (SESA)2

% biogeographic pop. at site: 2.86 (rufa), 2.58 (SESA)

Season (primarily): Fall

Sources: 11200 on 20 August 1991, 600 on 8 Aug. 1989, 400 2 sept 1995; source: EPOQ checklist database (www.oiseauxqc.org/epoq.jsp)/ no recent data 2The data is from 1993, published by Heppell, M., F. Bélisle, C. Théberge, V. Boucher et B. Limoges. 2002. ZICO du Banc-de-Portneuf, Randonnée en milieu maritime. Plan de conservation. Québec: Comité ZIP de la rive nord de l’estuaire, Union québécoise pour la conservation de la nature, Fédération canadienne de la nature et Études d’oiseaux Canada.