Residence Description

Residence Description - Henslow's Sparrow (Ammodramus Henslowii) in Canada

Section 33 of the Species at Risk Act (SARA) prohibits damaging or destroying the residence of a listed threatened, endangered, or extirpated species. SARA defines residence as: “a dwelling-place, such as a den, nest or other similar area or place, that is occupied or habitually occupied by one or more individuals during all or part of their life cycles, including breeding, rearing, staging, wintering, feeding or hibernating” [s.2(1)].

Preface updated on May 17, 2017.

Consultation period: 2006-11-02 to 2006-12-02


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Madeline Austen
Species at Risk Program
Environment Canada
4905 Dufferin Street
Downsview, ON
M5H 5T4
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