Invasive species are plants and animals not naturally found in B.C. that can potentially harm the province's natural environment or adversely affect people's health.
There are 5 priority categories. A bird's priority category determines the province's response.
- Early detection and rapid response (EDRR)
- Provincial Containment
- Regional containment/control
The birds on this page are all in the management category.
Species is more widespread but may be of concern in specific situations with certain high values - For example, conservation lands, specific agriculture crops. Management objective is to reduce the invasive species impacts locally or regionally, where resources are available.
American black duck
Eurasian collared dove
European house sparrow