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Summary

SpeciesStatus
Nb of Species33BC Red List5
Mammals4BC Blue List26
Birds0Identified Wildlife10
Breeding Birds12COSEWIC Endangered2
Reptiles1COSEWIC Threatened8
Amphibians2COSEWIC Special Concern12
Fishes4SARA Schedule 117
Insects1Extirpated fom BC0
Molluscs6Extinct0
Vascular Plants3  
Mosses0  
Fungus0  

Mammals

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Grizzly BearUrsus arctosSpecial ConcernNoneBlue
Steller Sea LionEumetopias jubatusSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Woodland caribou (northern mountain population)Rangifer tarandus pop. 15Threatened/Special ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Wolverine (luscus subspecies)Gulo gulo luscusSpecial ConcernNoneBlue

Breeding Birds

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Ancient MurreletSynthliboramphus antiquusSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Great Blue Heron (fannini subspecies)Ardea herodias fanniniSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Marbled MurreletBrachyramphus marmoratusThreatenedSchedule 1Blue
Northern Goshawk (laingi subspecies)Accipiter gentilis laingiThreatenedSchedule 1Red
Western Screech Owl (kennicotti subspecies)Megascops kennicottii kennicottiiThreatenedSchedule 1Blue
Peregrine Falcon (pealei subspecies)Falco peregrinus pealeiSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Rusty BlackbirdEuphagus carolinusSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Common NighthawkChordeiles minor ThreatenedSchedule 1Yellow
Barn SwallowHirundo rusticaThreatenedNoneBlue
Olive-sided flycatcherContopus cooperiThreatenedSchedule 1Blue
Band-tailed pigeonPatagioenas fasciataSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Brandt’s Cormorant Phalacrocorax penicillatusNoneNoneRed

Reptiles

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Leatherback TurtleDermochelys coriaceaEndangeredSchedule 1Red

Amphibians

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Pacific Tailed FrogAscaphus trueiSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Northern Red-legged FrogRana auroraSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue

Fishes

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
ChiselmouthAcrocheilus alutaceusNot at RiskNoneBlue
Dolly VardenSalvelinus malmaNoneNoneYellow
EulachonThaleichthys pacificusEndangeredNoneBlue
Bull TroutSalvelinus confluentusSpecial ConcernNoneBlue

Insects

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Black PetaltailTanypteryx hageniNoneNoneBlue

Molluscs

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Northern AbaloneHaliotis kamtschatkanaThreatenedSchedule 1Red
Olympia OysterOstrea conchaphilaSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Broadwhorl TightcoilPristiloma johnsoniNoneNoneBlue
Scarletback TaildropperProphysaon vanattaeNoneNoneBlue
Western ThornCarychium occidentaleNoneNoneBlue
Pacific SidebandMonadenia fidelisNoneNoneBlue

Vascular Plants

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Smooth WillowherbEpilobium glaberrimum ssp. fastigiatumNoneNoneBlue
Grey Beach PeavineLathyrus littoralisThreatenedNoneRed
Elegant Jacob's-ladderPolemonium elegansNoneNoneBlue

Extinct or Extirpated

No Extirpated or Extinct

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Regional District All Districts and Municipalities
Forest District North Island - Central Coast Forest District - Mainland (DNI-M)
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.