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Summary

SpeciesStatus
Nb of Species37BC Red List12
Mammals5BC Blue List23
Birds1Identified Wildlife9
Breeding Birds12COSEWIC Endangered3
Reptiles1COSEWIC Threatened9
Amphibians1COSEWIC Special Concern9
Fishes4SARA Schedule 118
Insects1Extirpated fom BC0
Molluscs6Extinct0
Vascular Plants6  
Mosses0  
Fungus0  

Mammals

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Steller Sea LionEumetopias jubatusSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Wolverine (vancouverensis subspecies)Gulo gulo vancouverensisSpecial ConcernNoneRed
Townsend's Big-eared BatCorynorhinus townsendiiNoneNoneBlue
American Water Shrew, brooksi subspecies Sorex palustris brooksiNoneNoneRed
Townsend's Vole, cowani subspecies Microtus townsendii cowaniNoneNoneRed

Birds

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Laysan Albatross Phoebastria immutabilisNoneNoneRed

Breeding Birds

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Great Blue Heron (fannini subspecies)Ardea herodias fanniniSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Marbled MurreletBrachyramphus marmoratusThreatenedSchedule 1Blue
Northern Goshawk (laingi subspecies)Accipiter gentilis laingiThreatenedSchedule 1Red
Short-eared OwlAsio flammeusSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Western Screech Owl (kennicotti subspecies)Megascops kennicottii kennicottiiThreatenedSchedule 1Blue
Peregrine Falcon (pealei subspecies)Falco peregrinus pealeiSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Common NighthawkChordeiles minor ThreatenedSchedule 1Yellow
American BitternBotaurus lentiginosusNoneNoneBlue
Barn SwallowHirundo rusticaThreatenedNoneBlue
Olive-sided flycatcherContopus cooperiThreatenedSchedule 1Blue
Band-tailed pigeonPatagioenas fasciataSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Northern Pygmy-Owl, swarthi subspecies Glaucidium gnoma swarthiNoneNoneBlue

Reptiles

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Leatherback TurtleDermochelys coriaceaEndangeredSchedule 1Red

Amphibians

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Northern Red-legged FrogRana auroraSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue

Fishes

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Cowichan Lake LampreyEntosphenus macrostomusThreatenedSchedule 1Red
Dolly VardenSalvelinus malmaNoneNoneYellow
Misty Lake "Lake" SticklebackGasterosteus sp. 18 EndangeredSchedule 1Red
Misty Lake "Stream" SticklebackGasterosteus sp. 19 EndangeredSchedule 1Red

Insects

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Quatsino Cave Amphipod Stygobromus quatsinensisNoneNoneBlue

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
Vancouver Island BeggarticksBidens amplissimaSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Nodding SemaphoregrassPleuropogon refractusNoneNoneBlue
Grey Beach PeavineLathyrus littoralisThreatenedNoneRed
White WintergreenPyrola ellipticaNoneNoneBlue
Queen Charlotte Avens Geum schofieldiiNoneNoneRed
Yellow Sand-verbena Abronia latifoliaNoneNoneBlue

Extinct or Extirpated

No Extirpated or Extinct

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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.