Species at Risk
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia)
Northern Leopard Frog
The Discovery Nature Sanctuary harbours the above three species at risk which are designated under Canada's Species at Risk Act (https://laws.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/s-15.3/). Efforts have been made to provide nesting habitat for the Barn Swallow and the Bank Swallow. The sanctuary's wetlands provides habitat and food for the Northern Leopard Frog.
Barn Swallow nesting shelter Bank Swallow nesting bank (in prep.)