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Summary

SpeciesStatus
Nb of Species258BC Red List90
Mammals18BC Blue List147
Birds1Identified Wildlife18
Breeding Birds23COSEWIC Endangered20
Reptiles5COSEWIC Threatened17
Amphibians5COSEWIC Special Concern23
Fishes15SARA Schedule 147
Insects24Extirpated fom BC3
Molluscs13Extinct0
Vascular Plants103  
Mosses51  
Fungus0  

Mammals

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Grizzly BearUrsus arctosSpecial ConcernNoneBlue
Mountain Beaver Rainieri SubspeciesAplodontia rufa rainieriSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Pacific Water ShrewSorex bendiriiEndangeredSchedule 1Red
Townsend's MoleScapanus townsendiiEndangeredSchedule 1Red
Wolverine (luscus subspecies)Gulo gulo luscusSpecial ConcernNoneBlue
Snowshoe Hare, washingtonii subspeciesLepus americanus washingtoniiNoneNoneRed
Southern Red-backed Vole, occidentalis subspeciesMyodes gapperi occidentalisNoneNoneRed
Townsend's Big-eared BatCorynorhinus townsendiiNoneNoneBlue
Olympic ShrewSorex rohweriNoneNoneRed
Trowbridge's ShrewSorex trowbridgiiNoneNoneBlue
Mountain Beaver Rufus SubspeciesAplodontia rufa rufaSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Keen's MyotisMyotis keeniiData DeficientSchedule 3Blue
Mountain BeaverAplodontia rufaSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Yellow
WolverineGulo guloSpecial ConcernNoneNone
Eastern Red BatLasiurus borealisNoneNoneRed
Long-tailed Weasel, Altifrontalis SubspeciesMustela frenata altifrontalisNoneNoneRed
Western Small-footed MyotisMyotis ciliolabrumNoneNoneBlue
Little Brown MyotisMyotis lucifugusEndangeredNoneYellow

Birds

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Rough-legged HawkButeo lagopusNot at RiskNoneBlue

Breeding Birds

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Barn OwlTyto albaThreatenedSchedule 1Blue
Great Blue Heron (fannini subspecies)Ardea herodias fanniniSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Marbled MurreletBrachyramphus marmoratusThreatenedSchedule 1Blue
Northern Goshawk (laingi subspecies)Accipiter gentilis laingiThreatenedSchedule 1Red
Peregrine Falcon (anatum subspecies)Falco peregrinus anatumSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Red
Short-eared OwlAsio flammeusSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Spotted OwlStrix occidentalisEndangeredSchedule 1Red
Western Screech Owl (kennicotti subspecies)Megascops kennicottii kennicottiiThreatenedSchedule 1Blue
Double-crested CormorantPhalacrocorax auritusNot at RiskNoneBlue
Common NighthawkChordeiles minor ThreatenedSchedule 1Yellow
Caspian TernHydroprogne caspiaNot at RiskNoneBlue
American BitternBotaurus lentiginosusNoneNoneBlue
Barn SwallowHirundo rusticaThreatenedNoneBlue
Purple MartinProgne subisNoneNoneBlue
Olive-sided flycatcherContopus cooperiThreatenedSchedule 1Blue
Band-tailed pigeonPatagioenas fasciataSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Green HeronButorides virescensNoneNoneBlue
Black-crowned Night-heronNycticorax nycticoraxNoneNoneRed
Sooty GrouseDendragapus fuliginosusNoneNoneBlue
Horned Lark, Merrilli SubspeciesEremophila alpestris merrilliNoneNoneBlue
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinusSpecial ConcernNoneNone
Sandhill CraneGrus canadensisNot at RiskNoneYellow
Western Screech-owlMegascops kennicottiiThreatenedSchedule 1None

Reptiles

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Great Basin GophersnakePituophis catenifer deserticolaThreatenedSchedule 1Blue
Rubber BoaCharina bottaeSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Yellow
Western PaintedTurtle (Pacific coast population)Chrysemys picta pop. 1EndangeredSchedule 1Red

Amphibians

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Pacific Tailed FrogAscaphus trueiSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Pacific Giant SalamanderDicamptodon tenebrosusThreatenedSchedule 1Red
Oregon Spotted FrogRana pretiosaEndangeredSchedule 1Red
Northern Red-legged FrogRana auroraSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Western ToadAnaxyrus boreasSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue

Fishes

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Cultus Pygmy SculpinCottus sp. 2ThreatenedSchedule 1Red
Green SturgeonAcipenser medirostrisSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Red
Nooksack DaceRhinichthys cataractae - Chehalis lineageEndangeredSchedule 1Red
Salish SuckerCatostomus sp. 4ThreatenedSchedule 1Red
Coho Salmon (interior Fraser populations)Oncorhynchus kisutchEndangeredNoneYellow
Pygmy Longfin SmeltSpirinchus sp. 1Data DeficientNoneRed
ChiselmouthAcrocheilus alutaceusNot at RiskNoneBlue
Dolly VardenSalvelinus malmaNoneNoneYellow
EulachonThaleichthys pacificusEndangeredNoneBlue
Mountain SuckerCatostomus platyrhynchusSpecial ConcernNoneBlue
Bull TroutSalvelinus confluentusSpecial ConcernNoneBlue
Coastal Cutthroat TroutOncorhynchus clarkii clarkiiNoneNoneBlue
White Sturgeon (Lower Fraser River population)Acipenser transmontanus pop. 4 ThreatenedDeclinedRed
White Sturgeon (Middle Fraser River population)Acipenser transmontanus pop. 6 EndangeredDeclinedRed
White SturgeonAcipenser transmontanusEndangeredSchedule 1None

Insects

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Dun SkipperEuphyes vestrisThreatenedSchedule 1Red
MonarchDanaus plexippusSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Sonora SkipperPolites sonoraSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Red
Beaverpond BaskettailEpitheca canisNoneNoneBlue
Western PondhawkErythemis collocataNoneNoneBlue
Western River CruiserMacromia magnificaNot at RiskNoneBlue
GrappletailOctogomphus specularisNoneNoneRed
Audouin's Night-stalking Tiger BeetleOmus audouiniThreatenedNoneRed
Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennisNoneNoneBlue
Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinumNoneNoneBlue
Emma's DancerArgia emmaNoneNoneBlue
Black PetaltailTanypteryx hageniNoneNoneBlue
Indra SwallowtailPapilio indraNoneNoneRed
Vivid DancerArgia vividaCandidate for ListingNoneRed
Western Pine Elfin, Sheltonensis SubspeciesCallophrys eryphon sheltonensisNoneNoneBlue
Johnson's HairstreakCallophrys johnsoniNoneNoneRed
Common Woodnymph, Incana SubspeciesCercyonis pegala incanaNoneNoneRed
Hoffman's CheckerspotChlosyne hoffmanniNoneNoneRed
Silver-spotted SkipperEpargyreus clarusNoneNoneBlue
Propertius DuskywingErynnis propertiusNoneNoneRed
Zerene Fritillary, Bremnerii SubspeciesSpeyeria zerene bremneriiNoneNoneRed
Silver-spotted Skipper, californicus subspeciesEpargyreus clarus californicusNoneNoneRed
Clodius Parnassian, claudianus subspeciesParnassius clodius claudianusNoneNoneBlue
Clodius Parnassian, pseudogallatinus supspeciesParnassius clodius pseudogallatinusNoneNoneBlue

Molluscs

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Northern AbaloneHaliotis kamtschatkanaThreatenedSchedule 1Red
Olympia OysterOstrea conchaphilaSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Oregon ForestsnailAllogona townsendianaEndangeredSchedule 1Red
Pygmy FossariaFossaria parvaNoneNoneBlue
Northern TightcoilPristiloma arcticumNoneNoneBlue
Scarletback TaildropperProphysaon vanattaeNoneNoneBlue
Rocky Mountain FingernailclamSphaerium patellaNoneNoneRed
Western ThornCarychium occidentaleNoneNoneBlue
Pacific SidebandMonadenia fidelisNoneNoneBlue
Pewter PhysaPhysa acutaNoneNoneRed
Black GlossZonitoides nitidusNoneNoneBlue
Northern TightcoilPristiloma arcticumNoneNoneBlue

Vascular Plants

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Cliff PaintbrushCastilleja rupicolaThreatenedSchedule 1Blue
Giant HelleborineEpipactis giganteaSpecial ConcernSchedule 3Blue
Phantom OrchidCephalanthera austiniaeEndangeredSchedule 1Red
Streambank LupineLupinus rivularisEndangeredSchedule 1Red
Tall BugbaneActaea elata var. elata EndangeredSchedule 1Red
Vancouver Island BeggarticksBidens amplissimaSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Alpine AnemoneAnemone drummondii var. drummondiiNoneNoneBlue
Cut-leaved Water-parsnipBerula erectaNoneNoneBlue
SilvercrownCacaliopsis nardosmiaNoneNoneRed
Small-flowered Bitter-cressCardamine parviflora var. arenicolaNoneNoneRed
Fox SedgeCarex vulpinoideaNoneNoneBlue
Moss GrassColeanthus subtilisNoneNoneRed
Western HawksbeardCrepis occidentalis ssp. conjunctaNoneNoneRed
Steer's HeadDicentra unifloraNoneNoneBlue
Smooth WillowherbEpilobium glaberrimum ssp. fastigiatumNoneNoneBlue
ElmeraElmera racemosa var. racemosaNoneNoneBlue
Nuttall's waterweedElodea nuttalliiNoneNoneBlue
Joe-pye WeedEutrochium maculatum var. bruneriNoneNoneRed
Mountain SneezeweedHelenium autumnale var. grandiflorumNoneNoneBlue
Yellowseed False-pimpernelLindernia dubia var. dubiaNoneNoneRed
Green-fruited SedgeCarex interruptaNoneNoneRed
Two-edged Water-starwortCallitriche heterophylla var. heterophyllaNoneNoneBlue
Western Water-milfoilMyriophyllum hippuroidesNoneNoneBlue
Ussurian Water-milfoilMyriophyllum ussurienseNoneNoneBlue
Nodding SemaphoregrassPleuropogon refractusNoneNoneBlue
Oakes' pondweedPotamogeton oakesianusNoneNoneBlue
California-teaRupertia physodesNoneNoneBlue
Lance-leaved FigwortScrophularia lanceolataNoneNoneRed
Short-fruited SmelowskiaSmelowskia ovalisNoneNoneBlue
Corrupt SpleenwortAsplenium adulterinumNoneNoneRed
Yellow Marsh-marigoldCaltha palustris var. radicansNoneNoneBlue
Bearded SedgeCarex comosaNoneNoneRed
Cascade Parsley FernCryptogramma cascadensisNoneNoneBlue
Neat Spike RushEleocharis nitidaNoneNoneRed
Small Spike-rushEleocharis parvulaNoneNoneBlue
Beaked Spike-rushEleocharis rostellataNoneNoneBlue
Pacific WaterleafHydrophyllum tenuipesNoneNoneRed
ScalepodIdahoa scapigeraNoneNoneRed
Nuttall's QuillwortIsoetes nuttalliiNoneNoneBlue
Pointed RushJuncus oxymerisNoneNoneBlue
Flowering QuillwortLilaea scilloidesNoneNoneBlue
Dotted SmartweedPersicaria punctataNoneNoneYellow
Long-leaved PondweedPotamogeton nodosusNoneNoneRed
Blue VervainVerbena hastata var. scabraNoneNoneBlue
Northern Water-mealWolffia borealisNoneNoneRed
Pointed Broom SedgeCarex scopariaNoneNoneBlue
Spring HornwortCeratophyllum echinatumNoneNoneBlue
Small-fruited WillowherbEpilobium leptocarpumNoneNoneYellow
Slender-spiked MannagrassGlyceria leptostachyaNoneNoneBlue
Brandegee's lomatiumLomatium brandegeeiNoneNoneBlue
Leafy MitrewortMitellastra caulescensNoneNoneBlue
Green Parrot's-featherMyriophyllum pinnatumNoneNoneRed
Snow BrambleRubus nivalisNoneNoneBlue
Henderson's Checker-mallowSidalcea hendersoniiNoneNoneBlue
Purple-marked Yellow VioletViola purpurea var. venosaNoneNoneRed
Washington SpringbeautyClaytonia washingtonianaNoneNoneRed
Field DodderCuscuta campestrisNoneNoneBlue
Three-flowered WaterwortElatine rubellaNoneNoneBlue
HeterocodonHeterocodon rariflorumNoneNoneBlue
Western St. John's-wortHypericum scouleri ssp. nortoniaeNoneNoneBlue
False-pimpernelLindernia dubia var. anagallideaNoneNoneBlue
Needle-leaved NavarretiaNavarretia intertextaNoneNoneRed
Elegant Jacob's-ladderPolemonium elegansNoneNoneBlue
Kruckeberg's holly fernPolystichum kruckebergiiNoneNoneBlue
Stiff-leaved PondweedPotamogeton strictifoliusNoneNoneBlue
White WintergreenPyrola ellipticaNoneNoneBlue
Water Bur-reedSparganium fluctuansNoneNoneBlue
Poison OakToxicodendron diversilobumNoneNoneBlue
Rydberg's spring beauty Claytonia multiscapa ssp. pacificaNoneNoneYellow
Slender Hawksbeard Crepis atribarba ssp. atribarbaNoneNoneRed
Tweedy's Lewisia Lewisiopsis tweedyiEndangeredNoneRed
American Sweet-flagAcorus americanusNoneNoneBlue
Carolina Meadow-foxtailAlopecurus carolinianusNoneNoneRed
ChaffweedAnagallis minimaNoneNoneBlue
Riverbank AnemoneAnemone virginiana var. cylindroideaNoneNoneBlue
Small-flowered BittercressCardamine parvifloraNoneNoneBlue
Back's SedgeCarex backiiNoneNoneBlue
Miner's-lettuceClaytonia perfoliata ssp. intermontanaNoneNoneRed
Rockslide LarkspurDelphinium glareosumNoneNoneRed
Smooth DouglasiaDouglasia laevigataNoneNoneBlue
Lance-fruited DrabaDraba lonchocarpa var. thompsoniiNoneNoneBlue
Hall's WillowherbEpilobium halleanumNoneNoneBlue
Hairy-stemmed WillowherbEpilobium mirabileNoneNoneRed
Trelease's Hybrid WillowherbEpilobium x treleasianumNoneNoneBlue
Dwarf GroundsmokeGayophytum humileNoneNoneBlue
Nuttall's SunflowerHelianthus nuttallii ssp. rydbergiiNoneNoneRed
Columbia LewisiaLewisia columbiana var. columbianaNoneNoneBlue
Montana LupineLupinus arbustus ssp. pseudoparviflorusNoneNoneRed
Water MarigoldMegalodonta beckiiNoneNoneBlue
OniongrassMelica bulbosaNoneNoneBlue
Little OniongrassMelica fugaxNoneNoneRed
Brewer's Monkey-flowerMimulus breweriNoneNoneBlue
Slender MuhlyMuhlenbergia filiformisNoneNoneRed
Whitebark PinePinus albicaulisEndangeredSchedule 1Blue
Sawatch KnotweedPolygonum sawatchense ssp. obliviumNoneNoneRed
Perfoliate PondweedPotamogeton perfoliatusNoneNoneBlue
Dwarf BrambleRubus lasiococcusNoneNoneBlue
Menzies' BurnetSanguisorba menziesiiNoneNoneBlue
Blunt-sepaled StarwortStellaria obtusaNoneNoneBlue
Nevada ArnicaArnica nevadensisNoneNoneRed
Echo MoonwortBotrychium echoNoneNoneRed
Salt Marsh Philadelphia FleabaneErigeron philadelphicus var. glaberNoneNoneRed
Short-tailed RushJuncus brevicaudatusNoneNoneRed

Mosses

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Poor Pocket MossFissidens pauperculusEndangeredSchedule 1Red
Silver Hair MossFabronia pusillaEndangeredSchedule 1Red
Lacks a Common NameAlsia californicaNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameAmblystegium variumNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameAndreaea schofieldianaNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameAndreaea sinuosaNoneNoneRed
Lacks a Common NameAtrichum flavisetumNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameBarbula amplexifoliaNoneNoneRed
Lacks a Common NameBrachydontium olympicumCandidate for ListingNoneRed
Lacks a Common NameBrachythecium holzingeriNoneNoneBlue
Roell's BrotherellaBrotherella roelliiEndangeredNoneRed
Lacks a Common NameBryum canarienseNoneNoneYellow
Lacks a Common NameBryum capillare var. barbatumNoneNoneRed
Lacks a Common NameBryum gemmiparumNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameBryum schleicheriNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameCallicladium haldanianumNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameDiphyscium foliosumNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameDiscelium nudumNoneNoneRed
Lacks a Common NameDrepanocladus aduncusNoneNoneYellow
Lacks a Common NameEpipterygium tozeriNoneNoneYellow
Lacks a Common NameFissidens fontanusNoneNoneRed
Lacks a Common NameFissidens ventricosusNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameFunaria muhlenbergiiNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameGrimmia anomalaNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameGrimmia incurvaNoneNoneRed
Lacks a Common NameHygroamblystegium fluviatileNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameHygrohypnum alpinumNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameHymenostylium recurvirostre var. insigneNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameHypnum holmeniiNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameOrthotrichum cupulatumNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameOrthotrichum rivulareNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameOrthotrichum striatumNoneNoneYellow
Lacks a Common NamePhilonotis yezoanaNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NamePhyscomitrium immersumNoneNoneRed
Lacks a Common NamePhyscomitrium pyriformeNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NamePlatyhypnidium riparioidesNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NamePohlia cardotiiNoneNoneRed
Lacks a Common NamePohlia erectaNoneNoneRed
Lacks a Common NamePseudephemerum nitidumNoneNoneRed
Lacks a Common NamePtychomitrium gardneriNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameRacomitrium pacificumNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameRacomitrium pygmaeumNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameSchistidium trichodonNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameSeligeria tristichoidesNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameSphagnum contortumNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameSteerecleus serrulatusNoneNoneRed
Lacks a Common NameTortula bolanderiNoneNoneRed
Lacks a Common NameTortula leucostomaNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameTripterocladium leucocladulumNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameWarnstorfia pseudostramineaNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NameAtrichum flavisetumNoneNoneBlue

Extinct or Extirpated

Reptiles

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Pacific GophersnakePituophis catenifer cateniferExtirpatedSchedule 1Red - Extirpated
Pacific Pond TurtleActinemys marmorataExtirpatedSchedule 1Red - Extirpated

Molluscs

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Puget Oregonian SnailCryptomastix deviaExtirpatedSchedule 1Red - Extirpated

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Please cite these pages as: Pearson, Mike and Healey, M.C.2012. Species at Risk and Local Government: a Primer for BC. Stewardship Centre of British Columbia, Courtenay BC.